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Weldon Galler

July 19, 1920 — July 23, 2020

On Thursday July 23, 2020 Weldon Carl Galler of Waco passed away peacefully at home at the age of 100. Graveside services are scheduled for 10:00 am on Tuesday July 28, 2020 at Waco Memorial Park Cemetery with the Rev. Boniface Onjefu officiating. Due to Covid regulations face masks are strongly recommended.

Weldon was born on July 19, 1920 to Frank & Annie Galler in San Gabriel, TX. At age 19 he enrolled in the military. When he was sent to England during WWII, he was part of the 433rd Signal Construction Battalion. Weldon was a line technician dealing in telephone & telegraph communications on the front lines.

In 1948 Weldon married Rose Mihatsch and they were married some 46 years and they had three children before she passed away in 1994.

Weldon worked for American Desk in Temple before going to work for Sams Manufacturing in Waco where they manufactured church furniture. He worked there for 45 years until he retired.

Weldon had a passion for hunting, fishing and playing horseshoes and was known for one heck of a horseshoe player. He had been a member of the local “Central Texas Horseshoe Pitcher’s Association” of Waco. He also loved his polka and waltz music that he danced to all the time. He was a lifelong member of SPJST Lodge 66, Waco. He devoted his time and talents to the betterment of the organization.

He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife Rose, four brothers and two sisters.

He is survived by his children Michael Galler, Thomas Galler & wife Jane, Debra Wallace & husband Roger all of Waco. Four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. One sister Lorene Glaser of Temple. Several cousins, nieces & nephews.

The family would like to thank the staff of Texas Home Health for their devoted care of Weldon.
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