Garnet Galetich Obituary

Garnet M. Galetich
Garnet Galetich
Garnet M. Galetich

September 27, 1916 - September 18, 2009
Born in Scandia, IA
Resided in Madrid, IA
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Obituary

Garnet Marie Galetich, 92, died September 18, 2009, at the Madrid Home. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 22, at St. Malachy's Catholic Church, in Madrid, of which she was a lifetime member. Burial will be at Glendale Cemetery in Des Moines.

Garnet was born in Scandia, Iowa, on September 27, 1916, to Ernest and Ann Morgan Cavanaugh, she lived in Madrid most of her life.

She is survived and lovingly remembered by her daughter, Susann (Mark) Nelson of West Des Moines, two sons, Larry (Sonia) and Steve (Jana) Galetich both of Madrid, six grandchildren, Beth Ratcliff, Tim Nelson, Toni Christofferson, Todd Galetich, Kyle Galetich and Lisa Jesse; and fourteen great-grandchildren; brothers, Oliver and Charles Cavanaugh; and nieces and nephews. Garnet was preceded in death by her husband, Anthony M. Galetich; parents and nine siblings.

The family will greet friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Monday, September 21, at St. Malachy's Catholic Church, where a scripture service will begin at 7 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the church.

ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES ~ SUNDBERG/KIRKPATRICK CHAPEL.

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Visitation
St. Malachy's Catholic Church
207 Gerald Street
Madrid, IA 50156
Monday, September 21, 2009
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Service
St. Malachy's Catholic Church
405 Gerald Street
Madrid, IA US 50156
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
10:30 AM
Cemetery
Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Tuesday, September 22, 2009