Shirley Jean Galloway

Shirley Jean Galloway, 91, of La Porte, Indiana, passed away Tuesday, September 22, 2020, at Miller's Health and Rehab in La Porte.


She was born June 26, 1929, in La Porte, Indiana, the daughter of Herman and Mabel (Swanson) Schweder.


In July of 1947, Shirley married Edward Galloway Sr. who preceded her in death in 2011.

A lifelong resident of La Porte, Shirley was a member of St John's Lutheran Church, La Porte. She and her late husband owned Galloway Shell, where she was the office manager.  Shirley enjoyed traveling, especially to Vegas. A wonderful Mom and Grandmother, she really enjoyed her family, especially those grandbabies and great-grandbabies.


Shirley is survived by her daughter, Linda (Ernie) Livinghouse of La Porte, IN; grandchildren, Julie (Mike) Kirkham, Randy (Dana) Livinghouse; great-grandchildren, Brittney Ryan, Morgan Livinghouse, Madeline Livinghouse, Nick Ryan, Jordan Ryan, Jeffrey Mayer, Madison (Michael) Showalter, Riley Kirkham; great-great-grandchildren, Makinlee and Mason and several nieces and nephews.


Along with her husband, Shirley was preceded in death by her son, Eddie Jr., December 27, 2010; 2 brothers Bud and Bob Schweder; two sisters, Margaret and Eleanor.


Arrangements are being entrusted to Haverstock Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 602 Maple Ave., La Porte, IN where the family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until service time, Monday, Sept. 28, 2020.  A Celebration of Shirley's Life will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, with Pastor Carl Galloway, officiating.  Interment will follow at the Heckman Cemetery Heston, IN.


Memorial contributions may be made to the St John's Lutheran Church or the Paladin Workshop.


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