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58307obit: Latrelle Hunt Hallack & Jonathan Hallack

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  • Rosemary Ermis
    Aug 4, 2011




      Funeral services for Mrs. Edward N. Hallack, 32, and her infant son, Jonathan, who were fatally injured Sunday afternoon in an automobile accident near Rockwall while enroute to visit her parents here will be held 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. Philips church, near Buchner's Orphans home, Dallas.


      Mrs. Hallack was the former Latrelle Hunt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herman H. Hunt, 2407 Mayo street.


      She and her husband, chief director of Dallas television station KRLD-TV, and their three children were enroute from Dallas to Commerce to enjoy an Easter dinner with her parents when the fatal accident occurred.


      Mr. Hallack and two other children, Michelle, 11 and Nick, 10, were seriously hurt.  Mrs. Dorothy Byrd Hawkins, of Memphis, Tenn., who was traveling to Phoenix, Ariz. was not seriously injured.  Her car skidded on slick pavement into the path of the Hallack car.


      Mrs. Hallack was born and reared here.  She attended high school in Denton, where her parents moved, and was graduated from Texas State College for Women with a major in designing.  Upon graduation, she was a designer for C. A. Fogg & Co's Mary-Louise Sportswear at Greenville.


      She met Mr. Hallack while he was stationed at Majors field during World War II, and they were married in the post chapel.  They later lived in California before returning to Dallas in 1949, where Mr. Hallack became connected with KRLD-TV.


      Commerce Daily Journal, Tuesday, April 3, 1956


      Submitted by Rosemary Ermis