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“Thinking of you Pud,Mike,Amy and Tim. We are keeping you in our prayers. We have been able to watch the video tribute on line and it is wonderful...Read More »
1 of 27 | Posted by: Dan and Marsha - Essex, IL

“Pud, Mike and Tim, Gale was a treasured friend since our college days. He will be missed not only at our reunions but by all who knew him. Our...Read More »
2 of 27 | Posted by: Richard and Sandy Lay - Holt, MO

“Pud.....Our hearts are with you and your family. Heaven has never had such a beautiful rose garden as it will now. Love you. ”
3 of 27 | Posted by: Phil & Donna Collins - IL

“I'm so sorry for your loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. I hope you can find peace soon. ”
4 of 27 | Posted by: colleen manno - IL

“We are so saddened to hear of Gale Galls' passing. We have come to know his son Mike, who with three of his friends have run marathon relays to...Read More »
5 of 27 | Posted by: Alicia ONeill - MMRF - Norwalk, CT

“"Those who have been ransomed by the Lord will return. They will enter Jerusalem singing, crowned with everlasting joy. Sorrow and mourning will...Read More »
6 of 27 | Posted by: Len & Karen VanDuyne - Essex, IL

“Pud, It was with a heavy heart that Janice told me about Gale this weekend. He was a great guy and someone that I always looked up to. Please...Read More »
7 of 27 | Posted by: Chuck McLaughlin - Chatham, IL

“Sending our deepest sympathy and prayers from Essex. Remembering all of the good times shared at the Gall house during our high school years and the...Read More »
8 of 27 | Posted by: Roxanne and Ron Hooper - Essex, IL

“Tim, I am very sorry to hear about your dad. My thoughts are with you and your family. Pete ”
9 of 27 | Posted by: Peter Ross - Aurora, IL

“Pud, Mike, Tim and your families; We were saddened to hear of the loss of you husband, father, grandfather. Gale and I worked togerther since...Read More »
10 of 27 | Posted by: Sally Herter - AR

“Our deepest sympathy on the passing of your father, Gale. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.and Amy and your family. Sam and Evan ”
11 of 27 | Posted by: Sam and Evan Emmons - Glendale, WI

“Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. Nick & Rich DiBona ”
12 of 27 | Posted by: DiBona Family - Chicago, IL

“I am truly sorry for your loss, but so grateful to the man that gave me one of my best friends - Tim. I pray that your family is at peace and...Read More »
13 of 27 | Posted by: Alexis Davis - Chicago, IL

“Rosemary, My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. May you find peace and comfort. ”
14 of 27 | Posted by: Betty Dold - Springfield, IL

“Gale was a valued and special friend for many years. Our reunions will not be the same without him and he will be forever missed. Our condolences...Read More »
15 of 27 | Posted by: T. R. and Susan England - Fairfax, VA

“The Arteaga family would like to send our condolences for the loss of Gale F. Gall. Gale and the Gall family will be in our thoughts and prayers. ...Read More »
16 of 27 | Posted by: Mr. and Mrs. Alejandro Arteaga - IL

“I worked with Gale for most of our careers at the Comptroller's Office. What a great guy! My thought are with his wife and family. ”
17 of 27 | Posted by: Betty Phillips - Mt. Pulaski, IL

“We are sorry for your loss. God Bless ”
18 of 27 | Posted by: Leroy/ Carol Fritzsche - IL

“Tim .....please accept my heartfelt condolence on the loss of your Dad. He must have been very proud of you, as you are a man of honor and integrity...Read More »
19 of 27 | Posted by: Stephen McNally - York, ME

“Dear Rosemary, Tim, & Michael, Just wanted you all to know we are thinking of you. Take Care ”
20 of 27 | Posted by: Debbie Midiri - Springfield, IL

“We're so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. Pat and Colleen Walsh - High school friends of Gale ”
21 of 27 | Posted by: Colleen Walsh - Newburgh, IN

“We are so sorry, Tim, for the loss of your Dad. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family. Pradeep and Joanne Tim, I know how close you...Read More »
22 of 27 | Posted by: Pradeep and Joanne Kulkarni - IL

“We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayer go out to you and your family during this difficult time. Heather (Markle), Ryan and Carter...Read More »
23 of 27 | Posted by: Casey Family - Creve Coeur, MO

“What a beautiful tribute. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Barb & Vernie (Abby's folks) ”
24 of 27 | Posted by: Barb & Vernie - Chandler, IN

“My sincere condolences - thank you for sharing the email - I will make a remembrance gift as well, but the memories I know you have are blessed. ...Read More »
25 of 27 | Posted by: John Lundsten - Fort Lauderdale, FL

“Gale was a wonderful father and grandfather. It was a joy to see his interaction with his beautiful grandchildren. ”
26 of 27 | Posted by: Lynn Eggers - Grapevine, TX

“Pud, Michael and Tim, our deepest sympathies to all of you on this loss. Gale was loved by so many and will be missed. It's not easy to let him go...Read More »
27 of 27 | Posted by: Jan and Dave Kerwin - springfield, IL


Gale F. Gall of Springfield passed away Friday, March 23, 2012 at Memorial Medical Center after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born July 10, 1946, the son of Russel and Vera Gall of Essex, Illinois who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by sibling-like cousins Bonita Riggs and Noreen Coty. Gale was a graduate of Reddick High School and Bradley University. He worked for the State of Illinois for 32 years and retired from the State Comptroller's Office in 2002. He was a past president and member of the Central Illinois Rose Society. He is survived by his wife Rosemary; two sons, Michael (Amy) of St. Charles, Missouri and Timothy of Chicago, Illinois; his beloved grandchildren Caleb, Rachael and Andrew; sister-in-law and brother-in-law; a niece and nephew; and many other relatives and friends. Visitation: Family will receive friends from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home, 900 S. 6th St., Springfield. Visitation will begin with a prayer service at 4:00 p.m. Funeral Mass: 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 245 N. Amos Ave., with Rev. Robert J. Jallas celebrant. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Agnes Church, 245 North Amos, Springfield, Illinois, 62702 or the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, 383 Main Ave., 5th Floor, Norwalk, CT 06851, www.themmrf.org.

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