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  • Galena is also known as: Jo Daviess County / Galena city.

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Galena has a rich history that is visible in the city's architecture. Originally inhabited by Sac and Fox Native Americans, by the late 17th century, the French began to settle in the area. In the early 19th century, American settlers began to arrive. Following a sharp decline in the demand for lead, Galena's population dropped from 14,000 in the mid-19th century, to 3,396 in the early 21st century. Once one of the most important cities in the state, Galena was the hub on the Mississippi River between St. Louis and St. Paul. Due to erosion, the Galena River is inaccessible to steamboats like it once was. Also Galena received national attention in the 1860s as home of General Ulysses S. Grant. Galena's official flag was adopted in 1976 to symbolize mining, agriculture, steamboats, and the nine American Civil War generals who lived...

The official website for the city of Galena is http://www.cityofgalena.org/.

There are currently 2 funeral home listings for the city of Galena, Illinois.

Galena Obituaries

It was written by Modesto Bee on December 21st, 2014 that Glenn Leslie Glick passed on in Redwood City, California.  Glick was 86 years old and was born in Galena, IL.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Glenn Leslie's life.

It was revealed on August 1st, 2014 that Roland G Dr Bermea died in Galena, Illinois.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Roland G Dr's life.

It was revealed by Register Guard on March 20th, 2014 that Madelon Monet Ingram (Mathey) passed on in Eugene, Oregon.  Ms. Ingram was 90 years old and was born in Galena, IL.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Madelon Monet's life.

It was written on July 28th, 2013 that Mary C Stewart (Smith) perished in Cape Coral, Florida.  Ms. Stewart was 93 years old and was born in Galena, IL.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Mary C's life.

It was noted by The News Tribune on June 9th, 2013 that Wilbur Neil "Tony" Wilson perished in Seattle, Washington.  Wilson was 84 years old and was born in Galena, IL.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Wilbur Neil "Tony"'s life.

It was reported on May 25th, 2013 that Barbara J Groom (Klingler) died in Galena, Illinois.  Ms. Groom was 85 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Barbara J's life.

It was disclosed on May 22nd, 2013 that Barbara J Groom (Klingler) passed away in Galena, Illinois.  Ms. Groom was 85 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Barbara J's life.

It was written on April 23rd, 2013 that John Francis Routt passed on in Galena, Illinois.  Routt was 92 years old and was born in Wabash, IN.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor John Francis's life.

It was written on November 11th, 2012 that Thomas Joseph Friedl passed on in Galena, Illinois.  Friedl was 81 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Thomas Joseph's life.

It was reported by Kane County Chronicle on August 1st, 2012 that John C Durling died in Galena, Illinois.  Durling was 75 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor John C's life.

All Funeral Homes in Galena

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Furlong Funeral Chapel
5423 21st Ave Ne
Galena, WA 98185
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Miller & Steinke Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Galena, WA 98185

Galena Funeral Home News

Arlene J. Wilson-Kish
A funeral service will be held at 11 ... On January 1, 1944 Arlene married Cline Wilson in Galena, Illinois. Cline died October 19, 1975 in Savanna. On June 2, 1979, Arlene married James Kish. James died June 28, 1987 in Savanna. Arlene worked at the ...
http://clintonherald.com/obituaries/x104123609/Arlene-J-Wilson-Kish

OBITUARY: Nicholas W. Block
Nicholas worked for Fehr-Graham until July 2010 when he started working for the Illinois DOT based in Stockton ... Brittny Marie (Russ) Redfearn of Galena; paternal grandmother, Vera Block of Monroe, Wis.; maternal grandmother, Velma Klenke of Darlington ...
http://www.journalstandard.com/obituaries/x1696247120/OBITUARY-Nicholas-W-Block

OBITUARY: Joseph H. Vondra
He attended Highland Community College and graduated from the University of Illinois in 1985 with a Bachelor of Science ... Jane (Jack) Soppe of Galena and JoAnn (Dave) Bordner of Dakota; one sister-in-law, Bonnie Vondra of Warren; and many nieces and ...
http://www.journalstandard.com/obituaries/x1696235998/OBITUARY-Joseph-H-Vondra

Joseph H. Vondra
He attended Highland Community College and graduated from the University of Illinois in 1985 with a bachelor of science ... Jane (Jack) Soppe of Galena, and JoAnn (Dave) Bordner of Dakota; one sister-in-law, Bonnie Vondra of Warren; and many nieces and ...
http://galenagazette.com/main.asp?SectionID=82&SubSectionID=116&ArticleID=15691

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Miller, Bill - Miller & Steinke Funeral Home, Galena, IL ...
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Furlong, James - Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena, IL : Reviews ...
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