Places

  • Galena is also known as: Jo Daviess County / Galena city.
  • Zip codes in the city: 61036.
  • Jo Daviess County funeral flowers can be purchased from one of the local funeral shops we partner with.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: (moses hallett), (william douglas mchugh), (john aaron rawlins), (don mcneill (radio presenter)), and (donald william kerst).

Galena is the largest city in and the county seat of Jo Daviess County, Illinois, with a population of 3,429 at the 2010 census. A 581-acre (235 ha) section of the city is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as the Galena Historic District. It is named for the mineral galena, which was mined by Native Americans in the area for over a thousand years. Owing to these deposits, Galena was the site of the first major mineral rush in the United States. The first American settler arrived in 1821, and by 1828, the population was estimated at 10,000. The city emerged as the largest steamboat hub on the Mississippi River north of St. Louis, Missouri. Galena was the home of Ulysses S. Grant and eight other Civil War generals. Today, the city is a tourist destination known for its history, architecture, and resorts.

History

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

There are currently 4 funeral home listings for the city of Galena, Illinois.

Galena Obituaries

It was reported on November 4th, 2017 that Terry James Parsons perished in Galena, Illinois.  Parsons was 80 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Terry James's life.

It was noted on September 26th, 2017 that Jeanne M Beard (Hannan) perished in Galena, Illinois.  Ms. Beard was 62 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Jeanne M's life.

It was revealed by Chicago Tribune on September 14th, 2017 that Dolores B "Tiny" Kilroy (Kierig) perished in Galena, Illinois.  Ms. Kilroy was 99 years old and was born in Fond Du Lac, WI.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Dolores B "Tiny"'s life.

It was written by The Daily Herald on August 15th, 2017 that James Allen Kosusnik perished in Galena, Illinois.  Kosusnik was 82 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor James Allen's life.

It was revealed by Sarasota Herald-Tribune on May 17th, 2017 that Beverly Ann Douglass died in Bradenton, Florida.  Douglass was 90 years old and was born in Galena, IL.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Beverly Ann's life.

It was disclosed by The Daily Herald on February 8th, 2017 that James Kemp perished in Galena, Illinois.  Kemp was 77 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor James's life.

It was written by Chicago Tribune on December 14th, 2016 that Michael J Walsh passed away in Galena, Illinois.  Walsh was 72 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Michael J's life.

It was written on December 12th, 2016 that Fern H Blodgett (Cook) died in Galena, Illinois.  Ms. Blodgett was 92 years old and was born in Boyceville, WI.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Fern H's life.

It was revealed by The Daily Herald on September 28th, 2016 that Brian A Socash passed on in Galena, Illinois.  Socash was 57 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Brian A's life.

It was written by The Daily Herald on July 27th, 2016 that John E "Jack" Schultz perished in Galena, Illinois.  Schultz was 87 years old and was born in Boone, IA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor John E "Jack"'s life.

Funeral Homes in Galena

Furlong Funeral Chapel

Family owned and operated and serving the tri-states since 1896

"Our goal at the Furlong Funeral Chapel is to help guide all families in planning a funeral that will help mourn the death of their loved ones while celebrating their lives with...

Kingery Funeral Home

Hachmann Funeral Services offers a personal touch many larger firms cannot. We provide personal attention to datail and a gentle hand to guide each family in creating a memorable tribute their loved one. We take care of everything, from...

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Furlong Funeral Chapel
100 Caroldon Ct
Galena, IL 61036
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Miller & Steinke Funeral Home
235 S Bench St
Galena, IL 61036

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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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