March 29, 1920 - March 9, 2018
NORWAY- Muriel “Toots” Gallino age 97 of Norway, died Friday, March 9, 2018 at Bellin Hospital in Green Bay, WI. She was born in Norway on March 29, 1920, the daughter of the late Henry and Gertrude (Peterson) Smith. Toots graduated from Norway High School in 1938. She married Victor Gallino on November 9, 1946 in St. Barbara’s Church in Vulcan. He preceded her in death on August 12, 2004. Toots worked for the Tavernini Insurance Agency for over 40 years. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Norway, Victory Bowling League for 64 years, inducted into the Tri-County and the International Bowling Hall of Fame; she enjoyed Norway High School Basketball and Football games, and was known for her Wednesday Happy Hours. She enjoyed reading, playing cards, doing puzzles and was an avid Green Bay Packers fan. Toots took great enjoyment in watching her grandchildren’s activities from little league to high school, college and even took great pleasure as two of her grandchildren were head basketball coaches at Norway High School. She was also one of the rare ones, so effortlessly herself and her family and friends loved her for it. She is survived by her two daughters Sandra (Randy) Brockington of Green Bay, WI and JoAnne (Dan) Sternhagen of Waucedah; son John (Debbie) Gallino of Vulcan; seven grandchildren Robert (Tamara) Brockington, Melissa (Kevin) Kampmann, Vicki (David) Delgado, Carli (Kris) Kelly, Scott (Gwen) Sternhagen, Kathryn (Mike) Buchan and Jeff (Ellary) Gallino; great grandchildren Havanah, Cade, Makenna, Brynn, Noah, Elena, Averi, Ellie, Lauren, Morgan, Maverick, Tyler, Blake, Aisling, Aiden, A.J. and Ashton; sister-in-law and best friend Shirley Smith; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her sister Irene Bilski and brothers John Smith and Henry, who was killed in the Battle of the Bulge during WWII. Visitation will be held on Friday, March 16 from 10-12 p.m. at St. Mary’s Church in Norway. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday at 12 p.m. at St. Mary’s Church with Fr. Timothy Ekaitis presiding. Interment will follow at the Norway Township Cemetery.
NORWAY- Muriel “Toots” Gallino age 97 of Norway, died Friday, March 9, 2018 at Bellin Hospital in Green Bay, WI. She was born in Norway on March 29, 1920, the daughter of the late Henry and Gertrude (Peterson) Smith. Toots graduated... View Obituary & Service Information
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