William Galles

Monday, November 7, 2022

William Dennis Galles, 82, of Le Mars, died Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022, at Accura Health in Le Mars.

William Dennis Galles was born on Jan. 29, 1940, in Sioux City, the son of Ray and Rose (Bauler) Galles. He graduated from Union Consolidated High School in 1958. Following high school, William enlisted in the 185th Iowa Air National Guard in Sioux City where he served for six years.

On Feb. 23, 1963, William and Lois Galles were united in marriage at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Neptune. They made their home in Le Mars. William began his working career with Le Mars Plumbing. He later took a position at Meis Seed and Feed (later Le Mars Agri Center) where he drove truck, sprayed, and fertilized fields. He retired at the age of 72. In his spare-time, he enjoyed camping and motorcycles.

Left to cherish his memory are his sons; Tony Galles of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Rob Galles of Sioux City, and Dennis Galles and his wife, Krystal of Ankeny, grandchildren; Amanda, Kody, Logan, and Keira Galles; a sister, Patricia Harms of Le Mars; and a brother, Tom Galles and his wife, Barb of Le Mars.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Lois on Sept. 12, 2019; an infant son, Bradley; and a brother, Dan.

Visitation was Sunday, Nov. 6, from 2-7 p.m. with family present from 5-7 p.m. at the Mauer Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. A private family service will be held later.

Arrangements are with the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars.

Expressions of sympathy can be directed though mauerjohnsonfh.com