Janesville – Denise Gallo, age 77, passed away on December 30, 2020 while at the Select Specialty Hospital in Madison with her devoted daughter and son-in-law by her side.
Denise was born on July 29, 1943 in Watertown, South Dakota the daughter of Howard and Catherine (Scheiber) Shoff. She married John Gallo on July 23, 1966 in Minneapolis, MN.
Denise loved to tend to her flower garden and enjoyed cooking, baking and birding. Denise also worked as an Avon sales rep for many years and was top in her region while she lived in the Kokomo, IN area. She also liked to go camping and fishing with her husband.
Denise is survived by her two children, Loralee (Duain) Volden and Michael Gallo; 3 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; a sister, Margaret Shults and a brother, Sheldon “Bud” Shoff.
Denise was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, John on July 16, 2019 and 2 sisters and 2 half brothers.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be directed to St. Jude’s Children Hospital or Plant a Tree Foundation in her memory.
Memorial services will be held at the DL Newcomer Funeral Home in Brodhead on Saturday, January 9, 2020 at 3:00 PM. A visitation will also be held at the funeral home from 2:00 PM until the time of services.
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