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Eleanor E. Galligher, 83, a former resident near Wolf Lake and widow of Kenneth H. â€śBudâ€ť Galligher, passed away at 1:10 a.m. Saturday, April 2, 2011, at the Provena Sacred Heart Home in Avilla.
She was born in Fort Wayne July 29, 1927, a daughter of Ellsworth and Grace O. (Brinkman) Galbreath.
Among the surviving relatives are her children, Judy Reed, Linda Mason, Barbara Molessa, Karen Nuttle, Patricia Oswald, Kenneth Galligher, Michael Galligher and Steven Galligher.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at noon Tuesday at St. John Bosco Catholic Church in Churubusco with Father Danney Pinto, the celebrant.
The family will receive friends at the Sheets & Childs Funeral Home in Churubusco from 10 to 11:45 a.m. Tuesday. Interment will be in Highland Park Cemetery, Fort Wayne.
For those who wish, memorials may be directed to St. John Bosco Catholic Church, 220 N. Main Street, Churubusco, IN 46723
To leave an online condolence for the family in Mrs. Galligherâ€™s memory, log on to www.sheetsandchilds.net.