Jan. 3, 1924-March 20, 2013


Pauline (Polly) Galloway, 89, of Ontario, Oregon passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at Wellsprings in Ontario.

Polly was born January 3, 1924 in Owensboro, Kentucky, the daughter of Tom and Iva Wimsatt. She was raised in Owensboro until she married Jim Galloway June 19, 1943. Shortly after they moved to Ontario and raised their family here, Paula Annette (Puckett) and James Richard Galloway.

Polly was active in many sports including bowling leagues, softball and golf. She loved the outdoors and she and Jim would be found most weekends fishing their favorite spots.

Polly worked at Holy Rosary Hospital for most of her working career and made many wonderful friends there.

The loves of her life were her grandchildren, Jason Stahl, and Aimee Hughes, and her great grandchildren, Morgan, and Gage Stahl.

She is survived by her daughter, Paula of Ontario and son-in-law Bobby Puckett, her grandson Jason Stahl and wife Diane, of Baltimore, granddaughter Aimee and husband Corby Hughes, of Boise, great grandchildren, Morgan and Gage Stahl, a brother James L. Wimsatt and a sister Bea both of Owensboro, KY, a sister Francis Ingersol of Dallas, TX and sister Jean Tichnor of Ontario, and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband Jim, a son Dick, brothers Ernest and Doug Wimsatt, and sisters, Laura Smyth, Haven Smith, Elizabeth Mutch, Cecil Howard, Josephine Whitiker and Martine Mosely. Services are under the direction of Lienkaemper Chapel and will be held Friday, March 29 at 11:00 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of Ontario. A private interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery.

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