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Eugene "Gene" Halas

February 17, 1934 ~ August 2, 2019 (age 85)
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Eugene “Gene” Halas, age 85 of Dorr, went to be with the Lord, Friday, August 2, 2019.  He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Dolores Halas (Miklusicak) their children, Kathryn (Joe) Rybiski, Lisa (Jeff) Jareo, Cindy (Marc) Cook, John (Jana) Halas, Dave (Rita) Halas; grandchildren, Heather, Michael, Hannah, Zac Rybiski, Jimmy, Joey, Douglas Mitchell, Geoffrey, Marshal Gabala, Kyle, Dan, Katie, Rachel Campbell, Hayley, Jill, Isabella, Edward Halas, Sarah, Jacqueline Halas; great grandchildren, Jimmy Jr. Dougie, Beau, Lucas, Summer, Roman, Rion, Angelo, Noelle, Mia and his sister Angeline Serwatowski and several nieces, nephews and extended family and friends.

Visitation with family, friends, and well-wishers to remember and celebrate Gene’s life will be held 5-8 p.m. on Sunday, August 4, 2019 at the Kubiak-Cook Funeral Home, 4330 18th Ave Dorr. Rosary service from 4:30 - 5 p.m. on Sunday. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 a.m., Monday, at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church, 1871 136th Ave, Dorr, with visitation from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home, with Fr. Derda presiding.  Interment will be at St. Stanislaus Cemetery. Gene and Dee were the former owners of the Royal Knight (Hillards Corner Bar). Gene took pride in his home, yard, and his family.  Playing “I buy it” and time in Las Vegas were very special to Gene. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.  The family welcomes memories and messages in their online guestbook at

Donations may be made to:

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

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