Shirley Jean Galloway, 1929-2020

Shirley Jean Galloway, 91, of La Porte, Ind. passed away Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020 at Miller’s Health and Rehab in La Porte.

She was born June 26, 1929 in La Porte to Herman and Mabel (Swanson) Schweder.

In July of 1947, Shirley married Edward Galloway, Sr.

A life-long resident of La Porte, Shirley was a member of St John’s Lutheran Church, La Porte. She and her husband owned Galloway Shell, where she was the office manager.  Shirley enjoyed traveling, especially to Vegas. A wonderful mom and grandmother, she really enjoyed her family, especially those grand-babies and great-grand-babies.

Survivors include her daughter, Linda (Ernie) Livinghouse of La Porte; grandchildren, Julie (Mike) Kirkham and Randy (Dana) Livinghouse; great-grandchildren, Brittney Ryan, Morgan Livinghouse, Madeline Livinghouse, Nick Ryan, Jordan Ryan, Jeffrey Mayer, Madison (Michael) Showalter, and Riley Kirkham; great-great-grandchildren, Makinlee and Mason; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 2011; son, Eddie, Jr. on Dec. 27, 2010; brothers Bud and Bob Schweder; and sisters, Margaret and Eleanor.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11  a.m. Monday, Sept. 28 at Haverstock Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 602 Maple Ave., La Porte, where a celebration of life will follow at 11 with Pastor Carl Galloway officiating.  Interment will then take place at the Heckman Cemetery Heston, Ind.

Memorial contributions may be made to St John’s Lutheran Church or to the Paladin Workshop.

Messages of condolence may be posted below on WNLP as well as at www.haverstockfuneralhome.com

7 Responses to “Shirley Jean Galloway, 1929-2020”

  1. Lois

    Sep 23. 2020

    My sincere sympathy to Linda and all of Shirley’s family. I have happy memories of our days at S. John’s and beyond..

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  2. Donna Hunsley

    Sep 23. 2020

    My sincere sympathy to Shirley’s family. I remember her from when I was a bank teller. She was such a sweet lady. RIP Shirley.

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  3. Virginia K Behenna

    Sep 23. 2020

    One of the most sweetie ladies I have cared for!
    Deepest sympathy Linda, to you and your family.

    Virginia

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  4. Betty Wheatbrook

    Sep 24. 2020

    My sincere sympathy to Linda & family. I have known your family for years and always so glad whenever June I was able to come visit. Prayers to you & your family..

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  5. Betty Wheatbrook

    Sep 24. 2020

    My sincere sympathy to Linda & family. I have known your family for years and always so glad whenever June I was able to come visit. Prayers for you all.

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  6. Bette Conroy

    Sep 25. 2020

    Linda, I am so sorry for your families loss. You are in my prayers during this time in your life.

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    • Christine Morrow

      Sep 26. 2020

      We are sorry for your loss! May GOD give you Strength through this difficult time!
      Your family is in our thoughts and prayers!
      Lyle & Janet Morrow and families

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