Vinetta Augusta Oelrich Hale

Hale—Vinetta Augusta Oelrich Hale, 96, on May 26, 2018, in Tucson, Ariz. Vinetta was born on April 6, 1922, in Cincinnati, Ohio, to Vinetta Roughten Mann and Herman August Oelrich (known as Gus). She grew up in Danville, Ky., not far from the Wilderness Road, and received a bachelor’s in biology and English from Centre College. She taught science and was working on her master’s at University of Chicago, with a thesis involving the life cycle of the newt, when she met Edgar Brewer Hale. They married in 1946. She worked as a teacher’s aide in Chicago and then moved🔒

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