By HDN Staff
Charles L. Galloway, 85, died Tuesday, Sept. 5, at a Havre hospital from natural causes.
Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday in the Northern Montana Care Center Chapel.
Galloway was born Dec. 7, 1914 in Terre Haute, Ind. and attended school there.
He married Kathleen East in Terre Haute in 1933.
Galloway worked on the WPA until World War II and moved to Winton, Wyo. in 1943 to work in the coal mines. He was active in unions and when the coal mines closed down, he moved to Butte and worked in the copper mines and also in Anaconda at the smelter.
Galloway retired from the Berkeley Pit in 1977 and made his home in Opportunity until 1989, when he moved to Havre.
He was past president of the AARP in Havre and was active in the Democratic Party.
He is survived by his wife, Kathleen Galloway of Havre; daughters, Kathleen Williamson of Havre and Jean Walsh of Rock Springs, Wyo.; sisters, Josephine Biggs, Adelia Watts and Ann Pair, all of Terre Haute, and Mary Biggs of Dallas, Texas; brothers, Eugene Galloway of Terre Haute and Robert Galloway of Norfolk, Va.; four grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren and three great-great-great-grandchildren.
O'Connor Funeral Home of Great Falls is in charge of arrangements.