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Obituaries

Jean S. Galloway

STERLING – Jean S. Galloway, 84, of Sterling, died Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, at Sterling Pavilion Nursing Home.

Jean was born Sept. 27, 1933, in Sterling, the daughter of Robert and Ruth (Frye) Sonneman. She married James Galloway on June 6, 1953, at First Christian Church in Sterling. He preceded her in death on May 24, 2009. Jean was a homemaker and a lifelong member of First Christian Church in Sterling. She was very active in the church, serving as an elder and Sunday school teacher for many years, and was a member of the church circle. Jean enjoyed knitting, reading, and playing bridge and pinochle. 

She is survived by her three daughters, Ann (Joe) Conway of Sterling, Susan (Scott) Uknes of Apex, North Carolina, and Patricia (Brian) Hurley of Sterling; her son, Barry (Gina) Galloway of Hilton, New York; six grandchildren, Haley Meekma, Hannah Moore, Jim Galloway, Melissa Hurley, Ryan Hurley, and Kelly Galloway; one great-grandchild, Caleb Meekma; and two brothers, Warren Sonneman of Florida and Ronald Sonneman of Michigan.

She also was preceded in death by her parents and two grandchildren, Alison and Michael Hurley.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, and the funeral at 11 a.m. Saturday at First Christian Church in Sterling, with the Rev. Tanya Tyler officiating. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Sterling. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First Christian Church in Sterling.

Visit mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com to send condolences.

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