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Velvaleen Hancock Galloway, 101, of Salt Lake City, formerly of Roosevelt, died Oct. 4, 1996 in a Salt Lake City care center.

She was born October 21, 1894 in Circleville, Utah, to Ether Thomas and Annabelle Alexander Hancock. She married Leon Galloway, August 12, 1912; he died February 13, 1949.She was one of the first pioneers of the Roosevelt area, her family was the namesake for Hancock Cove, where they lived and farmed for many years. She was a member of the LDS Church. After her husband died, she lived in Salt Lake City and managed the hat department for the Paris Company department store. She loved to fish and had caught near record Salmon and Swordfish in her life, also enjoyed talking and visiting with family and friends.

She is survived by two sons and one daughter, Dolph Leon Galloway, Lake Oswego, Oregon; Roka Lovik, Salt Lake City; Kay J. Galloway, Chandler, Ariz.; 13 grandchildren; many great and great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Gladys Drollinger, Roosevelt; Warda Donnigan, Missoula, Mont. Preceded in death by two children, Ardell Galloway and Donna Zabriskie.

Funeral services Tuesday, October 8, 1 p.m. at the Hullinger-Olpin Mortuary, where friends may call one hour prior to services. Burial in the Roosevelt Memorial Park.

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