Galle, Frances Elizabeth Dirckx age 75, born October 11th, 1937 in Tracy, MN, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on February 20th, 2013. Preceded in death by father, Louis; mother, Elizabeth; brother, Bruce Dirckx, and four infant sisters. Survived by loving husband, William "Bill" Galle; daughter, Roshawn Sook (Gil); sons, Christopher (Louise), Michael (Elizabeth), Nicholas (Elizabeth), and Matthew (Kristina) Galle; grandchildren, Brianna, Lucas and Sasha Sook, Mazie, William, Acacia, Eleanor, Lauren, Benjamin and Jack Galle; sister, Patricia Bergonzi (John); Fran grew up in Marshall, MN, Graduated from Central High School and received her RN degree from St. Gabriel's School of Nursing in Little Falls, in 1958. She was a long time nurse at The University of Minnesota. Bill and Fran retired to Las Vegas, NV in 1998. Fran loved to travel, eat and go for long walks; and will be missed and remembered by family and friends. Our extreme gratitude to the entire staff at English Rose Suites for their loving care during the past year; and Sholom Hospice for their comfort care during her final journey. Funeral service Tuesday 1:30 PM at the Basilica of St. Mary (St. Joseph's Chapel), 88 North 17th Street. Private interment Fort Snelling national Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, 3675 Arboretum Dr. Chaska, MN 55318. www.GILLBROTHERS.com MINNEAPOLIS, MN 612 861 6088
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Published in Star Tribune from Feb. 22 to Feb. 24, 2013