John M. “Mike” Corridor, 84, of St. Joseph handed absent on Thursday, March 24, 2022.
Mike was born on Nov. 25, 1937, to James and Charlotte (Pulsipher) Hall in Decatur. He graduated from Decatur Substantial School and afterwards ongoing his schooling at Western Michigan College earning his bachelor’s diploma.
Mike proudly served his country in the U.S. Army right before currently being honorably discharged.
On Oct. 3, 1965, Mike married the really like of his daily life B. Gail Baker in Kalamazoo.
Mike taught two several years in Paw Paw Public Educational institutions and spent the upcoming 30 a long time instructing in St. Joseph Public Schools as an elementary actual physical education and learning trainer. “Mr. Corridor” taught in each individual elementary making in the course of his teaching vocation in St. Joe: Lincoln Elementary, Brown Elementary, Washington Elementary (now administrative workplaces for Berrien County), Jefferson Elementary (now condominiums), E.P. Clarke Elementary, and North Lincoln Elementary (now a senior centre).
“Mr. Hall” also coached soccer at Upton Center School, youth basketball, baseball and softball. Quite a few summers were invested as the director of the St. Joseph City Summer time Recreation Method at Whittlesey Park (now John & Dede Howard Ice Arena) and Kiwanis Park in which little ones used their time in arranged summertime things to do.
He created an Elementary University Observe Fulfill for St. Joseph students in 3rd, fourth and fifth grades held at Dickinson Stadium every single year in Might. Towards the conclusion of his instructing job, “Mr. Hall” observed himself at the scorer’s desk at house basketball online games for St. Joseph Higher College boys and ladies basketball video games. He also expended numerous hrs offering beginning pitching lessons to future rapidly-pitch softball players.
Mike is survived by his young children: J. Michael Hall of St. Joseph, and Michelle L. (Mark) Kloha of Bay Metropolis, Mich. grandchildren: Emma and Riley Kloha brother, William “Monthly bill” (Barb) Hall of Arizona sister-in-regulation, Marjorie Hall of Kalamazoo, Mich.
Mike was preceded in dying by his wife, B. Gail Hall parents stepmom, Mary Brigham and brother, James “Ike” Hall.
A celebration of lifestyle services will be at 1 p.m. on Friday, April 29, at Fairplain Presbyterian Church, 210 W. Napier Ave., Benton Harbor, with Pastor David Schell officiating. Inurnment will consider position in Lakeside Cemetery. Good friends may perhaps go to with Mike’s loved ones from 4-6 p.m. on Thursday, April 28, at Starks & Menchinger Chapel & Cremation Companies, 2650 Niles Highway, St. Joseph.
Memorial contributions may well be made to St. Joseph General public Educational institutions Basis, 2580 S. Cleveland Ave., St. Joseph.
Individuals wishing to go away an online condolence could do so at www.starks-menhcinger.com. Preparations have been entrusted to Starks & Menchinger Chapel & Cremation Services, 559-9450.
Posted by The Herald-Palladium on Mar. 31, 2022.