John J. Gallop Sr., 92, of Norfolk
Posted: 07 December, 2016
Services for John J. Gallop Sr., 92, Winside, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, December 10, 2016 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Winside. The Rev. Dale Topp will officiate with burial in the Pleasantview Cemetery at Winside. Military rites will be conducted by American Legion Post 252 and Sons of the American Legion Squadron 252.
Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Friday at Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk.
He died Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016, at Stanton Health Center in Stanton.
Born Aug. 5, 1924, in Mound City, Mo., he was the son of James O. and Viola Bell (Adams) Gallop. He attended school in Kansas through the eighth grade. He received his high school diploma from the Legion. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He was enlisted on April 27, 1943, in Camp Shelby, Miss., and was discharged on Aug. 7, 1945, in Fort Logan, Colo.
He married Phyllis Muhs on June 2, 1947, in Papillion. They resided in Pilger. John worked for Wortman Auto in Wisner for three years when he moved to Winside and worked for Louie Willers. In 1952, he purchased the Winside Motor in Winside. He built a new building in 1960, and he retired in 1981. He worked for Walmart for 10 years and retired in 2001.
He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Winside, member of American Legion Post 252 of Winside and the Eagles Club of Norfolk
Survivors are his spouse of 69 years, Phyllis Gallop of Norfolk; his children, Warren Gallop of Hoskins, Barbara (Dean) Junck of Carroll, Beverly (Robert) Neel of Wayne, Nancy (Wayne) Schulz of Battle Creek, John J. Jr. (Adele) Gallop of Hoskins and Laurie (Ed) Lienemann of Hoskins; 24 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; a brother, Dale Gallop of Arizona; four sisters-in-law; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Viola, four brothers and two sisters.
Musician for the service will be Darci Frahm playing “How Great Thou Art,” “Amazing Grace” and “In The Garden.”
Casketbearers will be Jeff Gallop, Dwaine Junck, John Gallop III, John Neel, David Schulz, Lynn Junck, James Neel and Caleb Lienemann. Honorary casketbearers will be Pamela Schlenz, Maribeth Bobeldyke, Maggie Quigley, Elsa Parsons, Laura Novak, Meghan Schulz, Hillary Lienemann and Shelby Lienemann.
Condolences may be expressed to the family on-line at www.stonacekfuneralchapel.com
Stonacek Funeral Chapel
1200 N. 13th
Norfolk, Nebraska 68701