Saint Meinrad Seminary & School of Theology

Formation and Education for the Life of the Church

Alumni Obituaries

Robert Hallisy, Sr.

RACINE – Mr. Robert
Hallisy, Sr., 85, passed away at the Bay at Burlington Heath and Rehab Center
on Tuesday, October 23, 2018.

He was born in
Manitowoc on July 11, 1933, the son of the late Raymond Joseph and Margaret
Leona (nee: Franz) Hallisy.  Bob graduated from Manitowoc Lincoln High
School in 1951. After graduation he attended St. Lawrence and St. Meinrad
Seminaries.   Following his time in the seminary he served his nation
in the U.S. Army from 1958-1960.  After his service, Bob earned his teaching
degree from UW Manitowoc MCTC in 1963.

After graduation, Bob
moved to Racine where he met Jeanne Adamski as teachers at Roosevelt
Elementary.   On August 8, 1964, Bob and Jeanne married at Holy Name
Catholic Church.  Bob worked at J. I. Case – Clausen Works from 1963 to

Bob was a longtime member of Holy Name and St. Richard of Chichester Catholic
Church.  He was a fanatic golfer, card player and always looked
forward to playing in his Schafskopf and Humble Park card clubs.  However,
Bob was happiest in the company of his family.

He is survived by his
daughter, Ann (Patrick) Grady of Racine; his son, Robert (Angela) Hallisy, Jr.;
his grandchildren, Madeline Hallisy and Robert John Hallisy all of Pleasant
Prairie; his brother, Richard (Lorraine) Hallisy of Lewiston, ID; his sister,
Barbara (Grattan) Murphy of Sun City Center, FL; as well as dear nieces and
nephews.   Bob was preceded in death by his wife, Jeanne on
August 12, 1998; by his parents and brother and sister in law, Raymond and
Dodie Hallisy and nephew, Mark Hallisy.