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Alberta Galle

Alberta Galle

Alberta Frieda, nee Triefenbach, Galle, 98, of Marissa, IL; born on March 20, 1920 in Marissa, IL; passed away on Saturday, August 4, 2018 at her home.

Alberta was a homemaker and helped run the family farm.  She was a member of Friedens United Church of Christ.  Alberta enjoyed gardening and canning.

She was preceded in death by her parents – Michael and Bertha, nee Heberer, Triefenbach.  Two brothers – Leonard Triefenbach; Virgil Triefenbach.

She is survived by her husband of 69 years – Martin Galle whom she married on June 18, 1949.  One son – Milton (Ruth) Galle.  Her grandchildren – Derek (Rebecca) Galle; Denise (Casey) Gann.  Her great-grandchildren – Davin Galle; Clayton Galle.

Condolences to the family may be expressed online at

Memorials may be made to Friedens United Church of Christ.

Visitation: Friends may call at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 from 11:00am to 1:00pm.

Funeral: Services will be held at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at 1:00pm.

Interment: Burial will be held in the Marissa Township Cemetery in Marissa, IL.

Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL is in charge of arrangements.

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  1. George and Kathy Nadler says:

    Dear, Martin, Derek, Becky, Davin, Clayton, Denise, Casey, Milton and family
    Our Deepest Sympathy and love to all of you at this difficult time. Alberta was a kind and loving woman that will be sadly missed.
    What we have once enjoyed we can never lose, all that we love deeply becomes a part of us.
    Wishing you peace, comfort and our love
    Uncle George and Aunt Kathy Nadler

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