Aug. 26, 1931-Aug. 1, 2014
VAN WERT — T. Joanne (Ulm) (Wilson) Galloway, age 82 of Van Wert, passed away peacefully Friday at Van Wert Area Inpatient Hospice Center.
She was born Aug. 26, 1931, in Delphos, Ohio to Raymond and Halla (Cherry) Ulm, who preceded her in death.
On July 14, 1967, she married Dr. Thomas R. Wilson, who preceded her in death.
Joanne and Bob Galloway met and then married on May 14, 2000. He survives in Van Wert.
Joanne is also survived by her children, Linda (James D.) Moran, Douglas (Debra) Borden, Jane (Randy) Lintermoot and Kathie (Stan) Hitchcock; stepchildren Ken (Shirley) Galloway and Larry (Sandy) Galloway; grandchildren Brad (Junko) Borden, Jill (Mike) Carlson, Jeff (Amy) Lintermoot, Kasey Lintermoot, Adam Johnson and Andrew Johnson. She is also survived by eight great-grandchildren.
Brothers Raymond and Martin Ulm and sister Regina Schimmoeller also precede Joanne in death.
Joanne and Bob enjoyed traveling to Florida, golfing and socializing with friends and family. Her hobbies included golfing with her friends, playing solitaire, reading and working on crossword puzzles. She loved to cook and bake for her family and friends who enjoyed wonderful times sharing her dishes together. Joanne also loved her kitty Yoda curled up in her lap.
Joanne was a member of Twigs IV, where she volunteered at Van Wert County Hospital, Willow Bend Country Club and St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Van Wert. She worked at Van Wert County Hospital in admissions and also in the radiology department. She later sold real estate in the Van Wert and Celina areas
Friends may call from 3-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday with a Rosary service at 7:15 p.m. at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home, 722 S. Washington St. in Van Wert.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, the Rev. Charles Obinwa presiding, assisted by Reverend Paul Miller at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 601 Jennings Road in Van Wert.
In lieu of flowers, family requests that donations are made to Van Wert Area Inpatient Hospice Center.