Jan 22 2015
Jesup: Galen Duffy age 54 passed away Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at Davita Dialysis Center in Waterloo following a lengthy illness. He was born September 23, 1960 the son of Aloysius and Patricia (Cavanaugh) Duffy in Waterloo. Galen grew up on a farm southwest of Fairbank and attended Wapsie Valley Schools graduating in 1979. In 1991 he met Bonnie Hill and they were married on September 2, 2006 in Waterloo. Galen worked as a CNC machinist for 20 years, he was a member of the Fairbank Jaycees and was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church also in Fairbank.
Survived by: his wife, two sons; Derek Bate and fiancée Stephanie Lee of Waterloo and Curtis Bate of Jesup, three grandchildren; Riley, Anika and Madison, one brother; Pat (Sherry) Duffy of Erie, IL, two sisters; Collen (Darold) Matthias of Sumner and Kathy (Duffy) Volker of Fairbank.
Preceded by: his parents, one brother; Dennis Duffy, one sister; Sherry Weber and one niece; Carrie Matthias.
Services: 10:30 am. Monday, January 26 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Fairbank.
Visitation: 4:00-7:00 pm. on Sunday, January 25 at Woods Funeral Home in Fairbank and for one hour before services, Monday at the funeral home.
Rosary: 4:00 pm. Sunday.
Memorials: may be directed to the family.