Our loving mother, Karen Seely Galloway, 75, of Spanish Fork, passed away on April 10, 2017. She was born on May 28, 1941 in Brigham City, Utah to parents F. Leland and Grace Emily Thompson Seely. In 1961, Karen was Brigham City's Peach Queen. She was also Miss Utah National Guard and held many other pageant titles. Karen married Daryl Galloway on September 21, 1962 and they later divorced. Karen graduated from Box Elder High School. She received her B.S. in Education from Weber State and her Masters Degree from the University of Phoenix. She taught Keyboarding and Business to high school students for over 40 years; 25 of which were in Niwot, Colorado. She served an LDS mission teaching students at the LDS Business College in Salt Lake City. Karen loved to travel and visited Australia, China, Europe, the Caribbean, and Panama Canal just to name a few. She was a cat lady and loved her fur babies Dusty and CC dearly. She was the life of the party and really enjoyed going out to lunch, shopping, dancing, and a good Diet Coke. Karen is survived by her two daughters Brandi (Barry) Johnson, of Spanish Fork, and Wendy (Spencer) Hughes, of West Bountiful, 5 grandchildren; Steven Johnson, Megan (Kalin) Olson, Devin Johnson, all of Spanish Fork, Katie Hughes and Hailey Hughes, both of West Bountiful. She is also survived by her siblings; Glen (Nita) Seely, Gwen (Ken) Goates, Jim (Ellie) Seely, and Kent (Mary) Seely. She is preceded in death by her parents, sister Joyce Richman, and brother Lee Seely. Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 14, 2017 at 11 a.m. in the Brigham City 4th Ward Chapel, 25 North 300 East, Brigham City, Utah. A viewing will be held one hour prior to services. Interment will take place at the Brigham City cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.walkerobits.com
Published in Longmont Times-Call on Apr. 13, 2017.