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June  Galetich
June Galetich

July 13, 1924 - October 9, 2019
Born in Luther, Iowa
Resided in Madrid, Iowa
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June Beverly Galetich, 95, of Madrid, IA, passed away peacefully surrounded by family Wednesday, October 9, 2019, at the Madrid Home in Madrid.

June was born July 13, 1924, in Luther, IA, daughter of the late William Asa and Amy Lucinda (Sturdivant) Williams. She moved to Madrid at the age of 17 and graduated from Madrid High School. On November 22, 1946 she married Emil (Buck) Galetich in Madrid, where they made their home.

June was a homemaker, loving mother, grandmother and devoted Christian. She was employed at Federal Prescription and the Madrid Telephone Company, where she retired.

June was a member of the Church of Christ in Des Moines. She enjoyed volunteering at the Madrid Elementary School and Boone County Hospital where she made baby caps for newborns and worked in the gift shop. She was an avid reader, accomplished seamstress, quilter, enjoyed working in her flower garden and listening to music.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three brothers, Clifford, Richard and Kenneth, son-in-law Butch Grow and grandson Bill Henry.

June is survived by three daughters, Terry Galetich-Bayless, Debbie Grow, and Gail Longhenry, six grandchildren, Scott and Laine Henry, Nicki Grow, Natalie McAlpin, Melissa Harshbarger, Jeremy Longhenry; eight great-grandchildren, Madeline, Jordan, Robbie, and Hunter Henry, Finnigan and Ronin McAlpin, and Sinjun and Sophia Harshbarger.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 13, 2019 at the Sundberg-Kirkpatrick Funeral Home where friends may call one hour prior to services. Interment will be in the Fairview Cemetery, rural Madrid.

Memorial may be directed Alzheimer’s Association or the Israel Family Hospice House in Ames, Iowa.

ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES ~ SUNDBERG-KIRKPATRICK CHAPEL.

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Visitation
Sundberg - Kirkpatrick Funeral Home
202 S. Market Street
Madrid, IA US 50156
Saturday, October 12, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Service
Sundberg - Kirkpatrick Funeral Home
202 S. Market Street
Madrid, IA US 50156
Saturday, October 12, 2019
11:00 AM
Burial
Fairview Cemetery
Rose Road/315th St.
Madrid, Iowa 50156
Saturday, October 12, 2019

Charities

Alzheimer's Association
225 N. Michigan Avenue, #1700
Chicago, IL US 60601-7633
Israel Family Hospice House
400 South Dakota Street
Ames, IA 50014