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  • Delos John “De” Welp, 87 of Galena, IL died peacefully from natural causes with his family at his side on December 9, 2017 at Galena Stauss Senior Care Community. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 AM, Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Galena. Friends may call from 4 to 7 PM, Monday, December 11, […]

  • James Edward Storjohann, 92 of Galena, IL and formerly Marshalltown, IA passed away Thursday, November 30, 2017 at Midwest Medical Center, Galena with his daughter at his side. He was born September 24, 1925 in Beaman, IA the son of George and Elsie (Kroeger) Storjohann. Jim graduated from Gladbrook High School with the class of […]

  • Deborah “Deb” Louise Erickson, 62 of Galena, IL passed away Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at her home. Friends may gather from 1 to 3 PM Saturday, December 9, 2017 at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena. There will be no services and burial will be held immediately following the gathering in Greenwood Cemetery, Galena. Cremation rites […]

  • Nicholaus “Nic” V. Urban, 23 of Stockton, IL died unexpectedly Thursday, November 16, 2017. Friends may gather from 2 to 5 PM, Saturday, November 25, 2017 at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena. A Celebration of Life will follow the gathering at Jugg’s Main Street Tap, 200 North Main Street, Elizabeth, IL. Cremation rites have been […]

  •   Gregory C. Winkens, 68 of Galena, IL passed away Monday, November 13, 2017 at his home. In keeping with his wishes there will be no public services and burial will be at a later date. A few words about his brother from Tom Winkens. My brother was a character, on the verge of being […]

  • Ruth “Ruthie” A. Shuey, 74, of Galena, passed away after a brief illness, Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at Mercy Medical Center, Dubuque, IA. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:30 AM. Monday, November 20, 2017, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Galena, Illinois with Bishop John Manz and Reverend David Reese officiating. Friends may […]

  • Stephen “Steve” Langas, 81, of Galena, IL was chosen to meet with God on Monday November 13, 2017. He died peacefully at his home with his wife and daughter by his side. Funeral service will be 11 AM, Saturday, November 18, 2017 at the United Methodist Church, Galena and where friends may gather after 10 AM […]

  • Mary S. Leinen, 75, of Galena, died Sunday, November 5, 2017, at home with her children at her side. A funeral mass will be held at 1 PM, on Friday, November 10, 2017 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Galena where friends may gather after 11:30 AM until time of mass. Burial will be held at […]

  • Robert John “R.J.” Shanley, 21, of Galena, IL was granted his angel wings on October 28, 2017 passing away peacefully in his sleep. Friends may gather from 4 to 7 PM, Thursday, November 2, 2017 at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena. Burial will be at a later date. Cremation rites have been accorded. He was […]

  • Richard Sigafus, also known as “Ricky” passed away peacefully on October, 14, 2017 at the age of 39. A Celebration of Life will be held 11 AM on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at Centenary United Methodist Church, Shullsburg, WI where friends may gather after 10 AM at the church until time of service. Burial will […]