Michael O. Halloran
Michael O. Halloran
  • June 5, 1941 - May 21, 2017
  • Meadowlakes, Texas

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Michael Halloran, 75, of Meadowlakes, passed away on May 21, 2017 at St. David's Hospital South, Austin, Texas. He was born in Williamsport, Pennsylvania on June 5, 1941, the son of Augustine and Hazel Halloran.

Funeral services for Mike will be Tuesday, May 30th at 9:00 am at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Marble Falls, Texas. Vigil service will be Monday, May 29th at 5:00 pm at Clements Wilcox Funeral Home with visitation to follow.

Michael graduated from St. Joseph's Catholic High School in Williamsport, Pennsylvania in 1960. Mike completed a very distinguished career of 30 years in the United States Air Force. He commanded two squadrons, one of which was recognized as the 'best' in the entire Strategic Air Command. Mike and his family crisscrossed the country, stationed in locales like Columbus, Ohio; Salt Lake City, Utah, Omaha, Nebraska; Pensacola, Florida; San Juan, Puerto Rico; Rome, New York and Rantoul, Illinois. He also had two highly decorated tours; one in Vietnam and the other in South Korea.

While in the Air Force, he was awarded the Air Force Scholarship to the University of Utah. Mike earned his Bachelor's Degree from the University of Utah in Business Management, followed by earning his Master's Degree in Management & Supervision from Central Michigan University. While an undergrad at Utah, he was awarded the Small Business Association (SBA) "National Student Consultant of the Year". Fortune and Business Week magazines made the selection from among 10,000 entries across the country.

Following his retirement as a Major from the Air Force, Mike enjoyed successes with senior level positions in the banking and manufacturing industries. He found his true second career when he began teaching various business, supervision and management courses. He taught at Iowa Western Community College, Metropolitan Community College in Nebraska and Concordia University in Wisconsin. He taught for several years at Milwaukee Area Technical College, becoming Chair of the Management Department and Coordinator of the Management Accelerated Program. His last teaching position was at Texas Tech University, where he specialized in business and corporate management.

Mike was a tireless volunteer and supporter of The Society of St. Vincent de Paul, the Knights of Columbus and Baylor Scott & White Medical Center in Marble Falls.

He is survived by 4 children, Mike and wife Julie of St. Joseph, Missouri, Bill and wife Jana of Omaha, Nebraska, Mary Nabity and her fiancé Scott Gagner of Omaha, Nebraska, and Christie and husband Walker Trudeau of Marble Falls, Texas. Mike is the proud grandfather of six grandchildren, Andrew Nabity of Omaha, Nebraska, Jordan and Emily Halloran of Omaha, Nebraska, Jackson and Sophia Trudeau of Marble Falls, Texas and Anthony Frump of St. Joseph, Missouri.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to the American Cancer Society or The Society of St. Vincent de Paul-Diocesan Council of Austin.