FUNERAL SERVICES FOR

Florence C. Galley
Age - 100
5/28/1911 - 6/14/2011
Columbus, NE


Mass of Christian Burial
10:00 AM, 
Monday, June 20, 2011
St. Isidore Catholic Church
3921 20th Street
Columbus,  NE 

Vigil
7:00 PM, 
Sunday, June 19, 2011
St. Isidore Catholic Church
3921 20th Street
Columbus,  NE 

CDA Rosary
5:00 PM, 
Sunday, June 19, 2011
St. Isidore Catholic Church
3921 20th Street
Columbus,  NE 

Visitation
Sunday, June 19, 2011
St. Isidore Catholic Church
3921 20th Street
Columbus,  NE 
5-7 pm Sunday
9-10 am Monday

Interment
St. Bonaventure Cemetery
Columbus,  NE 
     
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Florence Galley of Columbus died Tuesday, June 14 at her home in Columbus.

Florence Cecelia Galley, the daughter of Levi and Catherine (Beidinger) Messersmith was born May 28, 1911 in Madison County, Nebraska. She attended school in Humphrey for 10 years and graduated from St. Bonaventure High School in 1932. Florence was united in marriage to Vincent L. Galley, Sr. on February 7, 1933 in Omaha, Nebraska. They made their home in Columbus. Florence worked numerous jobs befroe retiring at age 80. She was the first badge carrying policewoman in Columbus. She policed many teen and wedding dances as well as being the night guard at the jail. Florence also worked at Scott's Dime Store, the Sales Pavillion, Y-Knot Cafe, Joe and Al's Grocery, and at the Telegram. She was a member of St. Isidores Catholic Church, Catholic Daughters of America, Eagles Auxiliary, and served on the Election board. Florence enjoyed embroidering quilts that she loved to give to family and friends.

She is survived by:
Son Vincent Earl (Linda) Galley Jr. of Columbus, NE
Daughter Helen Sohl of Columbus, NE
Son David D. Galley of Columbus, NE
Daughter Jean (Adrian) Iwan of Columbus, NE
Daughter Cathy Sansoni of Columbus, NE
Son Cliff C. (Terri) Galley of Kansas
18 Grandchildren
30 Great Grandchildren
11 Great Great Grandchildren
Brother Bernard Messersmith of Rockford, IL

She is preceded in death by:
Parents
Husband Vincent L. Galley, Sr.
Grandson Eric Sansoni
Son-in-law's Dick Sansoni and Val Sohl
Sister Josephine Bothe
Sister Theresa George
Brother Charles Messersmith
Brother Daniel Messersmith
Brother Eugene Messersmith
Brother Robert Messersmith
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