Craig Richard Halleck was born on August 17, 1946, in Waterloo, Iowa to Lloyd and Gladys (Brownson) Halleck. He graduated from Waterloo East High School and worked at John Deere’s as a machinist for 30 years. He also worked at Titus for 9 ½ years. Craig was united in marriage with Merry Keith on December 26, 1966, and this year would have been their 50th anniversary. Craig and Merry didn’t have any children; however, they consider their close friends Rhonda and Roy “Allen” Pearce to be their adopted children.
Craig passed away Sunday, December 4, 2016, at the University of Iowa Hospital & Clinics at the age of 70. He is preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Sharon Howe; and a godson, Brandon Pearce. He is survived by his wife; a brother, Gary Halleck; his close friends Rhonda and Roy “Allen” Pearce, Sam Nielsen, Richard Folkers, and Mary Voy; and three godchildren: Ross Pearce, Samantha Pearce, and Rhonda Holmes.
Memorials may be made to Cedar Valley Hospice.
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