Myrtle Gallagher


Myrtle Gallagher, nee Lee, age 83, of Riverside, IL. Myrtle lived a rich and full life. She was a loving and generous woman, a pilot, an adventurer, a feminist, a good citizen, highly ethical, determined and independent. Beloved wife of the late Frank; loving mother of Charles (Karen), Susan (Robert) Corrigan, Patricia Sellen, James Gallagher and Karen; proud grandmother of Noah, Andrew, Nina, Chad, Stephen, Jonathan, Kelly, Gina and Robert; great-grandmother of two; dear sister of Doris Konkol, Nina Soltwedal and the late Charles Lee. Visitation will be at the Conboy-Westchester Funeral Home, 10501 W. Cermak Rd., Westchester, IL (2 blks W. of Mannheim Rd.) on Thursday from 4 to 9 p.m. On Friday, family and friends will meet at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, 2317 S. Wolf Rd., Hillside, IL for funeral services at 10:30 a.m. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Memorials would be appreciated to Alzheimer's Association of Chicago, 4709 Golf Rd., Suite 1015, Skokie, IL 60076. For further

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Published by Chicago Tribune on Oct. 1, 2008.
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I will always and forever keep my "biggest" sister, Myrt, in my heart and my memory. She was a loving, giving woman who never wanted to be thanked, but who taught me to "pass it on." I join with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren in sorrow at her passing. I loved her and I know she is with God.
Nina Soltwedel
October 2, 2008
Joe and I always appreciated her visits as she came to the Shaklee Office. Joe loved to hear her tell of her adventures in life. A special lady with a dear heart.
Helene Bartz
October 2, 2008
I love you Mom.
Karen Lee McMillan Nathan
October 1, 2008
Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.
From the Staff of Conboy's Westchester Funeral Home Funeral Home
October 1, 2008