GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE                                 Monday, January 17, 2005

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Viola M. Gallus

    CHINOOK - Viola M. (Simenson) Gallus, 91, a homemaker, died of natural causes Thursday at her home in Chinook.

    Rosary is 7 p.m. Wednesday at Saint Gabriel's Catholic Church in Chinook. Funeral Mass is 11 a.m. Thursday at the church, with burial in Kuper Memorial Cemetery. Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook is handling arrangements.

    Viola is survived by four sons and one daughter: Donald E. (Bonnie) Gallus, Robert C. (Anna Marie) Gallus and James S. Gallus, all of Chinook, Patricia A. (John) Gray of Tumwater, Wash., and Michael L. (Linda) Gallus of Geelong, Australia. Viola had eight grandchildren, Scott, Michelle, Jason, Randy, Benjamin, Tristan, Carl and Anna.

    She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Dr. J. Edward Gallus, in 1991; and two sisters, Luella McCorquodale and Myrtle Ekfelt, both of Minnesota.

    Viola was born Nov. 12, 1913, to Simeon O. and Anna J. (Ring) Simenson in Minnehaha County, S.D. She was raised in Pipestone, Minn., where she attended school. Viola attended St. Olaf's College in St. Paul, Minn., where she met Edward J. Gallus, who was attending the dental school at the University of Minnesota. They were married in Minneapolis, Minn., on June 15, 1936. They moved to Edward's home state of Montana where Edward practiced dentistry for 48 years.

    Memorials may be sent to Saint Gabriel's Catholic Church or to Sweet Medical Center.

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HAVRE DAILY NEWS                                 Thursday, January 20, 2005

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VIOLA M. GALLUS


Gallus

    CHINOOK - Viola M. (Simenson) Gallus, 91, a homemaker, died of natural causes Thursday, Jan. 13, 2005, at her home in Chinook.

    A funeral Mass will be today at 11 a.m. in St. Gabriel's Catholic Church, with burial following in Kuper Memorial Cemetery.

    Viola was born Nov. 12, 1913, to Simeon O. and Anna J. (Ring) Simenson in Minnehaha County, S.D. She was raised in Pipestone, Minn., where she attended school.

    Viola attended St. Olaf's College in St. Paul, Minn., where she met Edward J. Gallus, who was attending dental school at the University of Minnesota. They were married in Minneapolis, Minn. on June 15, 1936. They moved to Edward's home state of Montana, where Edward practiced dentistry for 48 years.

    Viola was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Edward, in 1991, and two sister, Luella McCorquodale and Myrtle Ekfelt, both of Minnesota.

    She is survived by her children: Donald E. (Bonnie) Gallus, Robert C. (Anna Marie) Gallus, James S. Gallus, all of Chinook; Patricia A. (John) Gray of Tumwater, Wash., and Michael L. (Linda) Gallus of Geelong, Australia; and eight grandchildren.

    Memorials may be sent to St. Gabriel's Catholic Church or to Sweet Medical Center.

Arrangments are by Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook.

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THE BLAINE CO. JOURNAL NEWS-OPINION                  Wednesday, January 19, 2005

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    Viola M. (Simenson) - Gallus, 91; a homemaker, died peacefully of natural causes on Thursday morning. January 13, 2005 at her home in Chinook. Funeral mass will be Thursday. January 20, 2005 at II am. in St. Gabriel's Catholic Church with burial following in Kuper Memorial Cemetery. Rosary will be recited on Wednesday, January 19. 2005 at 7 p.m. in St. Gabriel's Catholic Church.            Memorials may be sent to St. Gabriel's Catholic Church or to Sweet Medical Center. Arrangements are by Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook. Viola was born on November 12. 1913 to Simeon 0. and Anna J. (Ring) Simenson in Minnehaha County, South Dakota. She was raised in Pipestone, Minnesota where she attended school. Viola attended St. Olaf’s College in St. Paul. Minnesota where she met Edward J. Gallus who was attending dental school at the University of Minnesota. They were married in Minneapolis. Minnesota on June 15, 1936. They moved to Edward's home state of Montana where Edward practiced Dentistry for 48 years.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Edward GalIus in 1991, and two sisters Luella McCorquodale and Myrtle

Ekfelt both of Minnesota.

    Viola is survived by four sons and one daughter; Donald E (Bonnie) Gallus, Robert C. (Anna Marie) Gallus, James S. Gallus all of Chinook; Patricia A. (John) Gray of Tumwatcr. Washington and Michael. (Linda) Gallus of Geelong, Australia. Viola had eight grandchildren. Scott, Michelle, Jason, Randy. Benjamin, Tristan, Carl. and Anna.

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