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Diana Marie Gallahan

Posted October 25, 2013 in Boone, Obituaries

October 12, 1942 – October 23, 2013

Diana Gallahan

Diana Gallahan

Diana Marie Gallahan, age 71, of Boone, passed away on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at the Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames.

Following cremation, a Memorial Service will be held at 3:00 P.M., Friday, November 1, 2013 at the Walter ~ Schroeder Funeral Home at Fifth & Story Streets in Boone with Chaplain Henrietta Klarenbeek officiating. A private burial will be held at a later date.

Diana was born on October 12, 1942 in Boone, Iowa, the daughter of Lawrence and Grace (McCoy) McKone.

She attended school in Napier and United Community and graduated from Sacred Heart High School in 1961. After graduating, Diana worked as a bookkeeper at Fishers Shoes in Boone. In May 1976, Diana married Alan Robert Gallahan, in Ames. Diana worked as a secretary at Hach Chemical in Ames for 4 to 5 years. She then worked as a housekeeper at the Gateway Center in Ames, then in the processing department at CDS in Boone. She then retired.

Diana was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Boone; the Red Hats Club and Ladies On The Go both in Boone.

She enjoyed collecting stuffed rabbits and loved her pet cats and dogs.

Diana is preceded in death by her parents; her two sons, Douglas and Alex; her sister, Janice and her two brothers, Robert and Lawrence.

Diana is survived by her husband, Alan R. Gallahan of Boone and her daughter, Jennifer A. Gallahan of Boone.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Walter ~ Schroeder Funeral Home at Fifth & Story Streets in Boone is in charge of the arrangements.

Information provided by:
Walter-Schroeder Funeral Home
503 Story Street
Boone, Iowa 50036

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