Berniece A. Galle, nee Lehr, 93 of Sparta, IL, born Friday, Sept. 30, 1927 in Johannisburg Township, IL passed away Thursday, May 6, 2021 at Randolph County Care Center, Sparta, IL.
Berniece worked at New Athens Shoe Factory for 22 years and Sparta Community Hospital for 30 years. She was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ, Biddleborn, IL; a life member of Ladies Auxiliary of New Athens VFW, Post #7710 and a life member of Trinity Women’s Guild.
She was preceded in death by her:
- Parents, Adolph P. and Margaret, nee Kraus, Lehr
- Grandson, Louis Galle
- Sister, Lillian Triefenbach
Surviving are her:
- Husband, William G. Galle of Sparta, IL
- Son, Dennis (Cindy) Galle of Marissa, IL
- Daughter, Diane (Paul) Harper of Sherrill’s Ford, NC
- Almara (Melvin) Kinzel of Sparta, IL
- Charlotte (Robert) Shaw of Freeburg, IL
- Sarah (Brett) Moore of Monroe, NC
- Clinton Galle of Vendy, IL
- Victoria (Justin) Galle of Marissa, IL
- Heather (Matthew) Strickland of Charlotte, NC
- Jarod Harper of Charlotte, NC
- Patricia (Cali) Harper of Auburn, MA
- Grayson Moore
- Lily Strickland
- Ryder Strickland
- Oleksyn Harper
- Dear nieces, nephews, cousins and friends
Memorials: Memorials made be made to the Trinity Biddleborn Cemetery, c/o 5698 Biddleborn Road, Marissa, IL 62257 (Include in memo line: For Cemetery)
A celebration of life and internment will be held at a later date.
Beautiful woman inside and out! So many great memories to treasure. She will be sadly missed!
We always enjoyed the loving conversations with Berniece over the decades. She always treated us like we were her own family. Keeping the precious family of Berniece in our thoughts and prayers.