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Donald Robert Gallagher, born on August 28,1934, of Flossmoor, Illinois, the loving husband of Patricia (McNichol) for 55 years; loving father of Margaret (Jeffrey) Kroning, Daniel (Sarah) Gallagher,Kerry (David) DiSanto, Mary (Brian) McCann, Colleen (Chris) O'Hea, Patrick (Rose) Gallagher and Katie (Sean) McClellan; cherished grandfather of twenty-two, Katrin, Meghan and Liam Kroning, Donald, William and Janie Gallagher, Jack and Nora DiSanto, Bridget, Molly, Meghan, Bailey, Danny and Timmy McCann, Matthew, Andrew and Catherine O'Hea, Brendan, Ian and Cara Gallagher, and Tommy Jack and Evelyn McClellan; dear brother of Jack (the late Princie and Lois) Gallagher, Joan (the late David) Padden, the late Mert Creagan, James (the late Honey) Gallagher, Rosalie (Robert) Lawinger, Peggy (Thomas) Gutrich, and Nancy McCreedy; and many devoted nieces and nephews. An inductee in the National Asphalt Pavement Association Hall of Fame, Don was a well-known and respected pioneer in the paving industry. As a Beverly native, Don attended St. Barnabas and continued on to St. Ignatius College Prep. A proud alumnus of Purdue University, Don was Black & Gold to his core. Don will be remembered fondly by many for his big, loving bear hugs and infectious smile. The epitome of a family man, Don will be greatly missed by his wife, sisters, brothers, daughters, sons and grandchildren. Visitation Thursday, December 6, 2012, 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., at Adolf Funeral Home, 7000 S. Madison Street, Willowbrook, IL 60527. Funeral Friday, December 7, 9:15a.m. at the funeral home proceeding to Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 124 N. Spring, LaGrange for Mass of Christian Burial at 10a.m. Private Family Interment. Services will conclude at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to at www.alz.org. For Info:630-325-2300 or www.adolfservices.com


Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication from Dec. 4 to Dec. 5, 2012
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