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  •   Rose Marie Hess, 66, of Galena, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015, as the result of an automobile accident. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 14, 2015, at Furlong Funeral Chapel, where friends may visit from 4 p.m. until time of the service. The Reverend Joe Corbin […]

  • Patricia A. Kugel, 84 of Galena, IL passed away at her home Thursday, September 3, 2015. In keeping with her wishes there will be no public services and burial will be held at a later date. Cremation rites have been accorded. The Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena is assisting the family. She was born September 7, […]

  • Steven “Steve” Reisen, 70 of Dubuque, IA and formerly Galena, IL passed away Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at his home. In keeping with his wishes there will be no public services. Burial will be held at a later date. Cremation rites have been accorded.

  • Rina Ballerini, 79 of Elizabeth, IL passed away Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at her home. Funeral Mass will be 11 AM, Saturday, September 12, 2015 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Elizabeth. Burial will be held at a later date. Cremation rites have been accorded. The Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena is assisting the family. She was […]

  • Rosemary “Rosie” Kollman, 87 years old of Galena, IL died August 22, 2015 at Mercy Medical Center, Dubuque. Friends may call from 4 to 7 pm on Thursday August 27, 2015 at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena where a parish rosary will be held at 4 pm. The Catholic Daughters of America service will follow […]

  • Eugenia (Jeanne) Irene Trian, 83, passed away Monday, August 17th at her home after fighting long against the tragic aspects of Alzheimer’s  Happily, she is now reunited with her husband of 58 years, Russell Trian, loving daughter Cynthia Ravenscraft, father Michael Mitchell, mother Anna Mitchell, and the incalcuable number of friends and family acquired over […]

  • Lois Jean Wienen, 67 of Galena, IL passed away Thursday, July 30, 2015 at her home after displaying a courageous battle in her fight against breast/bone cancer surrounded by family and friends. Funeral mass will be 10:30 AM Monday, August 3, 2015 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church. Galena. Burial will be in Greenwood cemetery, Galena. […]

  • Betty J. Holland 65, of Galena, IL passed away Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Funeral service will be 11 AM, Saturday August 1, 2015 at the Galena Bible Church and where friends may gather after 9 AM at the church. Burial will be held at a later date. […]

  • Florence “Poemie” Mary Knobbe Dimke passed away on July 24, 2015 at Independence Village, Rockford, surrounded by her family. A committal service will be held at 4 PM, Thursday, July 30, 2015 in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Galena. There will be fellowship immediately following the committal service at Emmy Lou’s Restaurant, Galena. The Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena is assisting the […]

  • Rita V. Holland, 98 of Galena, IL passed away Tuesday July 21, 2015 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Funeral mass will be noon, Friday, July 25, 2015 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Galena and where friends may call after 10 AM until time of service. Burial will be in the church cemetery. […]