Obit: Gallagher, William James (1913 - 1990)



----Source: Tribune-Record-Gleaner (Clark County, Wis.) 08/08/1990, Mike Warlum contributed photos from his P.M. Warlum Album.


Gallagher, William (1913 - 1990)

William Gallagher, 77, Neillsville, died at his home Tuesday, July 31, 1990. Funeral services were held Friday, Aug. 3, 1990, at 1 p.m. at Gesche Funeral Home, inc., Neillsville Rev. Thomas LaChapelle officiated and burial was in the Neillsville City Cemetery. Friends served as pallbearers.

William Gallagher was born March 17, 1913, in Neillsville, to David and Emma (nee Ketel) Gallagher. He received his education in Neillsville. He worked at May and Ruchabers Grocery store in Neillsville until he entered the service. He served in World War II. Upon returning he worked for Auto Test, Inc., in Neillsville. He married Pauline Medicke Dec. 15, 1956, in Neillsville. She survives. He then became the City Clerk and Treasurer and remained in the position for 24 years, retiring from the city in 1984. He was a member of the Neillsville Masonic Lodge.

Survivors include his wife and two daughters, Mrs. Theodore Kintzele, Neillsville, and Mrs. Virginia Bramble, Janesville.

He is preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and one sister.

Gesche Funeral Home handled the arrangements.




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