Obituary for Wilfred "Wilf" Gallion
Wilfred Arthur Gallion, 84, of Grinnell, died Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at the Logan County Manor, in Oakley. He was born October 16, 1932, on a farm south of Grinnell, to Arthur and Leona (Gittinger) Gallion. Wilf attended school in Grinnell and graduated from Grinnell Rural High School in 1950. He married Mary Joan Johnson on November 26, 1953, at the home of her parents, Charles and Leona Johnson, of Gove, KS. He was a US Army veteran, serving from 1955-1957. Wilf worked for the Gove Road Department. He was a Boy Scout Leader and a member of the Masonic Lodge.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his wife, Joan, of the home; sons, Mike Gallion and Stan Gallion, both of Tucson, AZ; daughters, Janet Gallion, Hays, KS and Kathy (Roger) Marston, Cheney, KS; granddaughter, Stephanie Marston, Park City, KS and his sister, Leona Gallion, Hays, KS
Visitation is 5-7:00 p.m. Thursday, September 21, 2017 at Baalmann Mortuary, Oakley. A graveside service will take place at 10:00 a.m. Friday, September 22, 2017 at the Grinnell Township Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Grinnell UMC Stained Glass Window Fund or the Grinnell-Angelus Area Heritage Center, in care of Baalmann Mortuary, PO Box 204, Oakley, KS 67748. For condolences or information visit www.baalmannmortuary.com