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“Caroline, Jeff, Donna, Steve, Patti, Darla and Neal. We are So sorry to hear about Alberts passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.. ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: David & Karen Averbeck - Marissa, IL

“Dear Darla, Patti,Steve,and all the Galle family,We would like to extend our condolences on the loss if your father. How lucky you all are to have...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Lori Mavers Schneider - Waterloo, IL

“My prayers uplifted and sympathys extended on behalf of the Galle family. Albert's son Neal was a classmate of mine growing up in Marissa, and I...Read More »
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“Being life time friends with Neal, I got to know Albert during my teen years along with all the Galle family while spending time at their house. His...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Charlie Strube Jr. - Ridgefield, WA

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Albert Walter Galle, 91, of Marissa, IL; born on September 7, 1924 in Marissa, IL; passed away on Saturday, January 9, 2016 at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, MO.

Mr. Galle was a lifelong farmer. He was a United States Army Veteran serving during the Korean War. He was twice awarded the Purple Heart. Albert was a member of the Marissa VFW. He was a member of Friedens United Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by his parents –William H. and Emma, nee Albers, Galle. One sister – Viola Kraus.

He is survived by his loving wife Caroline, nee Shubert, Galle whom he married on October 17, 1954 at Holy Ghost United Church of Christ in Darmstadt, IL. His children – Jeffrey (Denise) Galle of Sparta, IL; Donna Galle of Marissa, IL; Steven (Cynthia) Galle of Lenzburg, IL; Darla (Donald) Borrenpohl of Venedy, IL; Patti (David) Dickey of Marissa, IL; Neal (Joan) Galle of Marissa, IL. His grandchildren – Rachel Galle; Steve Galle; Sarah Larson; Carrie Huntley; Jackie Borrenpohl; Kenny Borrenpohl; Jill Prest; Scott Dickey; Katie Carpenter; Zachary Galle; Kevin Galle. Fourteen great grandchildren. Two brothers – William G. (Berniece) Galle of Marissa, IL; Martin (Alberta) Galle of Marissa, IL.

Memorials may be made to Friedens United Church of Christ or the Sparta VFW.

Visitation: Friends may call at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Tuesday, January 12, 2016 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm and on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 from 9:00am to 11:00am.

Funeral: Services will be held at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 11:00am with Rev. Gail Geisel officiating.

Interment: Burial will be held in the Marissa Township Cemetery in Marissa, IL.