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  • Cristine Michele Gronner, 57 of Galena, IL, found peace September 14, 2018 at Pearl Pavilion, Freeport, IL. In keeping with her wishes there will be no public services. Cremation rites have been accorded. The Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena is assisting the family. She was born September 1, 1961 in Dubuque, IA the daughter of Lloyd […]

  • John David Connor, 82 of Galena, IL passed away Friday, September 14, 2018, at Ennoble Skilled Nursing, Dubuque, IA. The funeral mass will be 10:30 AM, Thursday, September 20, 2018, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Galena. Friends may call from 4 to 7 PM, Wednesday, September 19, 2018, at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena where […]

  • Ethel “Toody” Harris, 76 of Galena, IL passed away Wednesday, September 12, 2018, at Galena Stauss Senior Care Community. Funeral service will be 7 PM, Friday, September 21, 2018, at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena and where friends may gather after 5 PM until time of service. Burial will be held at a later date […]

  • Danny “Dan” R. Ripley, 79, of Galena, IL passed away on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 in Lombard, IL surrounded by loved ones. A memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, October 13th, 2018 at the First United Methodist Church, Galena where friends may gather after 9:30 at the church. Burial will be at […]

  • Richard Alden Laubhan, 89, of Galena, IL, died September 7 at the Elizabeth Nursing Home in Elizabeth IL. In keeping with Dick’s wishes, no religious ceremony is planned. However, an autumn “celebration of life” get-together and lunch will be held at The Galena Territory lounge at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 3, 2018. The Furlong […]

  • Marie L. Chorak, 62 of Galena, IL passed away Thursday, August 30, 2018, at Manor Care Health Services, Dubuque, IA. Funeral mass will be 11:30 AM, Wednesday, September 5, 2018, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Galena. Friends may call from 4 to 8 PM, Tuesday, September 4, 2018, at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena. Burial […]

  • Donna E. Spurr, 83 of Galena, IL passed away Sunday, August 26, 2018, at Galena Stauss Senior Care Community. Funeral service will be 11 AM Thursday, August 30, 2018, at Westminster Presbyterian Church, Galena and where friends may gather after 10:30 AM at the church until time of service. Friends may gather from 5 to […]

  • Laurel C. Lawson, 70, of Galena, IL passed away on Monday, August 20, 2018 at Stonehill Care Center, Dubuque, IA.  Funeral Service will be 11:00 am, Saturday, August 25, 2018 at St. Matthews Lutheran Church, Galena and where friends may call after 9:30 am until time of service.  Cremation rites have been accorded.  Arrangements with […]

  • Merilee L. Curtis, 74, passed away peacefully on July 15, 2018 at her home in Apple Canyon Lake, IL, surrounded by her loving family. Merilee was born on August 15, 1943 in Fort Rucker, AL, the daughter of the late John and LaVern LaPota.  She grew up in Evanston and graduated from ETHS in 1961. Merilee graduated from Northern Illinois University in 1966 with her teaching degree and taught in the St. Charles Public School District for four years until her […]

  • Pauline F. Halstead, 81 of Galena, IL passed away Monday, July 16, 2018, at Mercy Medical Center, Dubuque, IA. Funeral service will be 11 AM Saturday, July 21, 2018, at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena and where friends may call after 9 AM until the time of service at the funeral home. Burial will be […]