Alice M. Galvin

Alice M. Galvin

Alice M. Galvin

Cedar Rapids

Alice M. Galvin (Shramek), 83, passed away July 23, 2023, after a short illness. Visitation will be held Wednesday, July 26 from 5-7 p.m. at Cedar Memorial Westside Chapel and funeral services at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 27 at Holy Redeemer Lutheran Church.

Alice was born June 7, 1940, in Swisher, IA. She is survived by her daughters, Mary (Robert) Zuroske and Kathy (Daniel) O’Brien; six grandchildren, Angela, Timothy, Ann, Michael, Andrew and Matthew, and their spouses; 13 great-grandchildren; her sister Rose Anna Netolicky; her brothers Roger Shramek and Roy Shramek; and her sisters-in-law Alma, Jan, and Leona.

She was preceded in death by Jon Galvin, her husband of 63 years, who passed in April 2023; her children Donna and Timothy; her parents Edward and Eleanor (Fisher) Shramek; her siblings Edward Shramek Jr., Leonard Shramek, Mildred Ballard, Marion Benda, and Ray Shramek; and a lifelong procession of beloved lapdogs.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Holy Redeemer or to the UnityPoint Inpatient and Outpatient Hospice Units via the St. Luke’s Foundation.

Our deep gratitude to the St. Luke’s Hospice team for their unparalleled care of both Jon and Alice, who are deeply loved and greatly missed.

Online condolences are welcome at under obituaries.

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