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Francis "Frank" Paul Galli

March 18, 1943 ~ July 2, 2020 (age 77)


Francis Paul Galli age 77, formerly of Madge, WI died on July 2nd, 2020 at Shell Lake, WI.

Frank was born March 18, 1943 at Oak Park Hospital, Oak Park, IL, the son of Clement V. Galli and Ann K. Cross. He attended and graduated Fenwick High School and following high school he entered the Dominican Brothers. Leaving the Dominican life after 6 years, Frank’s occupations included farming, carpentry, commercial fisherman in Alaska, as well as a caretaker for several homes. Frank then bought a farm in Burnett County, Wisconsin. There he met and married Anita Andrews of the Town of Madge, Wisconsin, on March 7, 1970. His hobbies included gardening, wood carving, studying Native American Culture, and spending time with family. He had many names he was known by including, Dancing Bear, Kootsnahoo, Tic Ta Lick Tac, among many others. His favorite was Banga which was given to him by his grandchildren.

Frank is survived by his wife of 50 years, Anita M. Galli, his children Suanne (Derrick) Olson and Misty (Joseph Greget) Galli, 3 grandchildren: Sasha (Dan) Murphy, Ryan (Jenna) Murphy and McKayla (Ryley) Holden, 2 great grandchildren and 13 nieces and nephews. Frank is also survived by 5 siblings: Ann (Dick) Olson, Mary (Thomas) Schmidt, Bill (Linda) Lennox, Michael (Judy) Lennox, and Nellie Yeisley.

Frank was preceded in Death by his dad Clement Victor Galli, and his mother Ann Katherine (Galli) Lennox

Cards & Memorials may be directed to: Anita Galli N3506 Cty Hwy M Sarona, WI 54870

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