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Mary J. Galloway

Published: Thursday, May 15, 2014 4:42 p.m. CDT

Mary J. Galloway, 87, Mendota, formerly of Oregon, died on Friday, May 9, 2014 at Mendota Community Hospital.

She was born Oct. 11, 1926 in Sheboygan, Wis., the daughter of Earl and Florence (McQuillon) Holbrook.

Mary was a member of the Class of 1943 of Waldo High School, Waldo, Wis.

She married Walter E. Galloway in Waldo, Wis., on June 8, 1946; he died in 1972.

Mary was employed at several places including Swift & Company, Blackhawk Engraving, Progressive Graphics, Wayside Press, Combined Communications Services, and Bergner’s.

Survivors include her sons, David and Dan, both of Mendota; sister, Elizabeth “Mickey” Wals; and sister-in-law, June Galloway.

She was also preceded in death by her parents, sister, Jean Wood, and brothers, Robert and Earl Holbrook.

A celebration of Mary’s life will be held at a later date.

Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, Oregon assisted the family with arrangements.

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