She was born Dec. 1, 1949, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Oscar Henry and Dorothy Juanita Clubb Fornkohl. She and Carl Hale were married July 7, 1979.
She worked for Superior Electric Co. as a press operator and was a member of the Scriptural Evangelical Lutheran Church.
Survivors include her husband, Carl, of Patton; three brothers, Larry Fornkohl, Thomas Fornkohl and David Fornkohl, all of Cape Girardeau; three sisters, Carolyn Blechle, Fawn Morgan and Joy Schlegal, all of Cape Girardeau.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Liley Funeral Home in Patton.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Henry Gieschen officiating.
Burial will be in the Patton Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to the Scriptural Evangelical Lutheran Church.
Condolences may be left at www.lileyfuneralhomes.com.