Obituaries

Karin S. Hallen

January 29, 1919 - January 13, 2021

Karin S. Hallen

Obituary

Karin A. S. Hallen, 101, of Davenport, Fla., passed away peacefully, January 13, 2021, at the Florida home of her daughter, Janet. She was born January 29, 1919, daughter of Albin and Gerda (Karlberg) Persson in Spring Township,  Boone County. She married Walter Hallen, August 10, 1945, at Zion Lutheran Church in Belvidere. Karin graduated  from Belvidere High School and  worked for Garden Prairie Seed Corn Company. She was a homemaker and later became a bookkeeper/business owner with her late husband, Walter. She was a member of the Belvidere’s Women’s Club for many years and a life long member of Zion Lutheran Church where she held many positions in the church and Sunday School. Karin enjoyed spending many winters in Florida and summer weekends at the cottage at Lake Delavan, WI where family and friends were always welcome.

She was loved and will be dearly missed by her daughter, Janet (Michael) Truitt; step-grandchildren, Jennifer (Vince) Zalapi and Daniel (Lydia) Truitt; step great-grandchildren, Braden, Blake, and Ben Zalapi and Nora and Ella Truitt; brother in-law, Don (Sue) Hallen; and God daughter, Margaret, Buss.

Karin is preceded in death by her parents; husband; and several cousins.

There will be a graveside service at 10 a.m., Friday , January 29, 2021, at Belvidere Cemetery, Belvidere, IL. Pastor David Petersen will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Zion Lutheran Church. To light a candle or share a condolence please visit www.AndersonFCS.com.

Service Schedule

Belvidere Cemetery

There will be a graveside service at 10 a.m., Friday , January 29, 2021, at Belvidere Cemetery, Belvidere, IL. Pastor David Petersen will officiate.

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My sincere condolences and prayers.
I knew both your parents, Walter and Karin, in my podiatry practice and always looked forward to seeing of them in my office. I loved the wonderful stories they shared and the magnificent bond they shared.
I am grateful they touched my life and will think of them fondly.
With heartfelt prayers,
Dr. Dino Pandya

Dr. Dino Pandya 2021-01-27T20:58:52

Auntie Karin has been an important part of our lives from when Miriam was little to when Katie and Anna graduated. She was always the ultimate hostess!! She was our tie to Belvidere for so many years.

Kiyo, Miriam, Katie, and Anna Nakayama 2021-01-26T20:41:12

She was a beautiful person and a great neighbor .

Paul and Shauna Arco

Shauna Arco 2021-01-25T12:59:00

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