Philip “Dick” Hallman, age 81, of Isanti passed away February 25, 2018 at home. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, March 3rd at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Isanti. A time for visiting will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Military Honors will be provided by Rum River VFW Post 2735 of Isanti.
Philip “Dick” Richard Hallman was born March 26, 1936 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to George and Virginia (Majerus) Hallman. He grew up and attended school in Minneapolis. He met Eleanor (Little) at a Saturday Nighter’s dance at the Catholic Youth Center in Minneapolis and they were married on October 3, 1959 at St. Peter’s Church in Richfield. Dick served his country in the US Army and was deployed to Korea in November 1959. They raised their family in Coon Rapids and East Bethel and in 2005 they moved to Isanti. Dick was involved with the Knights of Columbus in Coon Rapids and in Isanti. He volunteered at Mana Market Food Shelf in St. Francis, enjoyed helping with the fish fries and funeral lunches at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Isanti. He also enjoyed gardening, country music, dancing, reading Louis Lamoure books, bowling, bonfires, and nature. He loved being with his dogs, cats and his family.
Dick passed away February 25, 2018 at home at the age of 81 years, 10 months and 30 days. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his brother, Garry Hallman.
He is survived by his loving wife, Eleanor; eight children, Neil (Connie) Lageson, Sis (Lageson) Knutson, Lynnette Hallman, Monica (Kelly) Hallman, Jeff (Sheila) Hallman, Kerry (Reid) Nelson, Nancy Hallman (Ben Lombardi), and Tony (Dawn) Hallman; two sisters, Roberta (Jerome) Hacker, and Cindy Hallman; 11 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.