May 25, 1935 - February 7, 2015


A Celebration of Life for Patricia Galloway will be from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Sauk Rapids. Patricia passed away Saturday at her home surrounded by her loving husband, Bobby and all of her children and grandchildren.

Patricia was born May 25, 1935 in Fargo, ND to Frank & Margaret (Prenosil) Mills. She married Bobby Joe Galloway, who she had met in Hawaii while he was in the Air Force, on May 18, 1957 in Georgetown, MN. Patricia was a homemaker and also worked as a secretary at the St. Cloud VA Medical Center for 15 years. She grew up in Georgetown with nine siblings and lived many years in Melrose with her husband and seven children. Patricia enjoyed traveling, her favorite destination was the ocean, reading to her grandchildren, walking, baking, and sewing; but her true hobby was her family. She had a very strong faith and always put others first.

Survivors include her husband, Bobby of St. Cloud; children, Theresa (Mark) Manthei of San Diego, CA, Tammy (John) Ahlberg of San Diego, CA, Shawn Galloway (Mike Dougherty) of Melrose, Charlene (Craig) Lewandowski of Ham Lake, Scott (Jodi) Galloway of Prior Lake, Suzanne (Jeff) Wiles of Russell Springs, KY and Bobbie Lynn (Patrick) Moore of St. Paul; five brothers; three sisters; and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Patricia was preceded in death by her parents; infant daughter, Ann Marie; one brother; and two nieces.