Evan Lyle Hall, age 31, originally from Luck, WI died Friday, March 16, 2018 in Iowa City, IA from heart failure, after a long battle with the eating disorder anorexia nervosa. He was born the son of Mark and Naomi (Rich) Hall on April 25, 1986 in Plentywood, MT. Moving from Montana to the Midwest, Evan attended school in Wisconsin, graduating from Luck High School with the class of 2005. He received his BA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, majoring in Journalism and English. Evan then did graduate studies at the University of Virginia, Vanderbilt University, and he was recently accepted in the PHD English Literature program at the University of Iowa in Iowa City. Evan was a talented writer, artist and musician. His thoughtfulness, kindness and exuberance were a gift and a blessing to his family and friends. He is survived by his parents, Pastor Mark and Naomi Hall of River Falls, WI; brothers, Erik (Laura) Hall of Blaine, MN, Peter Hall of Oakland, CA; niece, Beda Hall; grandparents, Joy Hall formerly of Eau Claire, WI and Lyle and Joan Rich of Moorhead, MN; other cherished relatives and friends. Evan was preceded in death by his grandfather, Marshall Hall. A memorial service was held Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 11:00 am at Ezekiel Lutheran Church (202 S 2nd St.) in River Falls. Visitation was held on Friday, March 23, 2018 from 4-7 pm at Ezekiel Lutheran Church and on Saturday from 10-11 am. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to eating disorder programs in the Twin Cities: The Emily Program or Park Nicollet Melrose Institute. Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services of River Falls.