Lillian F. Galarneau

Galarneau, Lillian F. age 87, of Edina, formerly of Sturgeon Lake and Minneapolis. Born in Minneapolis on April 18, 1919; died August 13. Graduated from Roosevelt High School and attended the University of Minnesota. As a child, she was adopted by her aunt and uncle, Agnes and John McWilliams, from that experience she learned to value family above all else. Her family knew that profound love and devotion and will always carry that in body and spirit. Preceded in death by loving husband, Gerald. Survived by children, Mary, Gerald Jr., Tom, Mark, Sheila and Kathleen; grandchildren, Dagan, Lillianna, Ellanora, Nick, Chris, Adam, Eric, Rhea, Laura and David. "May the road rise up to meet you. May the wind be always at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face; the rains fall soft upon your fields and until we meet again, may God hold you in the palm of His hand." Thanks Mom.

Private burial at Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Open house 3-5 Wednesday, August 23; 5012 Yvonne Terrace, Edina. Memorials to Lymphoma Society.Published in Star Tribune on August 20, 2006