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1926 - 2011 Obituary Condolences
Elene M. Galbreath, age 84, a resident of Mount Vernon, passed away on Saturday, February 12, 2011 at a local care facility. She was born on July 6, 1926 in Langlois, Oregon, the daughter of Roy and Vivian (McMillan) Haft.

Elene was raised in Port Orford, Oregon before moving at the age of 17 to Burlington, WA.

On September 8, 1943 she married Delbert Webster Galbreath in Curry County Oregon. Del and Elene moved to West Mount Vernon where they raised their family.

Elene was a homemaker which gave her the opportunity to take care of her family. After her youngest child Patsy was born she was stricken with Polio.

She enjoyed her sewing club and working in their garden with her husband Del. Together they raised a beautiful Dahlia garden. Elene also worked for 15 years at the Potatoes Unlimited Warehouse.

Elene loved her family and most of all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is survived by three daughters, Connie Anderson and her husband Ken, Mary McMoran and her husband Don and Patsy Galbreath all of Mount Vernon; grandchildren, Karen Agen and her husband Dan of Mount Vernon, Sally Johnson and her husband Gordon of Clearlake and Don McMoran and his wife Ami of Burlington; and six great-grandchildren.

Elene was preceded in death by her husband Del and grandchild, Darold McMoran.

Memorials may be given the McLean Road Fire Department, 15452 Beavermarsh Road, Mt. Vernon, WA 98273.

A memorial service will be held on Monday, February 21, 2011, 2:30pm at Kern Funeral Home with Reverend Dale Lankford officiating. A reception will follow in Kern's social room.

Funeral arrangements are under the care of Kern Funeral Home.
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