Lola May Byington B. Galloway
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May 20, 1926 ~ April 15, 2015 Lola May Byington Burt Galloway, 88, passed away on April 15, 2015 surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Lava Hot Springs, ID, to John Ernest and Della May (Tolman) Byington.

She married William Eugene Burt in Pocatello, ID, and that union was blessed with seven children; Gloria See, Carol (Ted) Verrier, Diane (Calvin) Balch, Donald (Teena) Burt, Russell (Linda, deceased) Burt, Kevin (Cheri) Galloway and Darlene (Paul) Rader. They were later divorced.

Lola then married Robert Joseph Galloway April 12, 1963, in Pocatello, ID. Their marriage was solemnized in the Idaho Falls Temple in 1965. In this union Lola became the stepmother of six children; Sharon (Gerald) Dayley, Robert (Brenda) Galloway, Marilyn (Mike) McGinty, Carol Ann (Craig) Theurer, Michael Galloway and Roger (Penny). They were blessed with daughter Laura (Owen) Shirley.

Lola was a loving, independent lady who had a 40-year career as a nurse.

She was a lifelong member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served as organist, starting at 11 years.

She loved to travel and enjoyed trips and cruises. She enjoyed working with her hands. She always had a project to crochet or sew.

Her children and grandchildren will cherish the memories of her music, as well as many beautiful quilts and afghans.

Most precious to her in life was her family, memories she made, and faith in God.

She is survived by her loving husband of 52 years, 13 children, 58 grandchildren, over 100 great-grandchildren and 14+ great-great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents; sisters Mayona Nelson and Aney Chatterton; brother Darrell Byington; daughter Laura Lee Galloway Shirley; three grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.

Funeral services were April 23 in Syracuse, UT. Burial at Pocatello, ID.

Condolences can be made to the family online at
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