Nicholas “Nick” Hale


MONTE VISTA  — Nicholas “Nick” Hale, 81, of Monte Vista, died May 29, 2019 at the family home in Monte Vista.

Nick was born in Springfield, Mo. on March 4, 1938 to George and Susie Hale.

He farmed in Missouri for a time then moved to California and worked for the Ventura County until he retired.   In 2005 he moved to Colorado to own “a piece of Heaven,” since then he has been improving his “piece of Heaven.”

He is preceded in death by his parents George and Susie Hale. Uncle and aunt, James and Mildred Pitts.

He is survived by his wife of 45 years Janet Sue Hale, a son John Lynn (Rebecca) Hale, brother George Clark (Martha) Hale and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at St. Josephs Catholic Church on Monday, June 3, 2019 at 10 a.m.  A vigil service will be Sunday, June 2, at 7 p.m.  Interment will be at the Monte Vista Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers the family asks to please donate to Hospice Del Valle through Rogers Family Mortuary of Monte Vista, at 404 Morris Street Monte Vista.

Rogers Family Mortuary of Monte Vista, is in care of arrangements.  To leave online condolences, tributes or remarks for Mr. Hale’s family, please visit