Linda L. Galloup

December 20, 1939 - January 05, 2019

Linda Lee Galloup of Luther passed away Saturday evening, January 5, 2019 at Spectrum Health Big Rapids Hospital. She was 79. Linda was born December 20, 1939 in Lake County, Michigan to Albert R. & Evelyn W. (Sutton) Livingston and they preceded her in death. On May 28, 1955 she married Dale A. Galloup and he preceded her in death on August 9, 2010.

Linda had lived all her life in the Luther area and had been employed at Giantway in Cadillac for 23 years. She loved reading, crocheting, gardening, watching the birds, fishing, and wood burning art. Linda will be remembered as a loving mother and grandmother.

Survivors include her children: DeEtta (Gary) Wemple of Tustin, Albert (Tammy) Galloup of New York, Kim (Rob) Feeley of Leroy and Steve (Bobbi) Galloup of Luther; 18 grandchildren; 29 great grandchildren; a brother, Richard (Gloria) Livingston of Portland, Michigan, and 2 sisters: Pat Epps of Luther and Gyla Ostrander (Mike Cole) of Mason, Michigan. In addition to her parents and husband Linda was preceded in death by a son, Calvin Galloup in 2012; a great grandson, Odin A. Perez in 2018 and her siblings: Sharon Livingston, Marla Ross, Zetta Livingston and Jackie Vogt.

In accordance with Linda’s wishes a celebration of life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Shriners Hospital or to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. An online guestbook is available at

Guest Book

Greg & Ilene Howe , Neva Hoover - Jan 6th, 2019 5:32 pm

"Sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you."

Carmen Wisdom - Jan 7th, 2019 4:43 pm

"I met Linda a few times and she always treated me with respect what a nice woman she was R.I.P."

Mandy Awtry - Jan 7th, 2019 5:10 pm

"Grandma, I am so glad you are no longer suffering. I’m grateful for the time we got to spend together recently. I will always remember your smile and affection. I hope that you are dancing, pain free, with Grandpa. I love you so much and will miss you always..."

Dr. Barry Campbell - Jan 7th, 2019 6:04 pm

"Sad to learn of Linda's death. Linda and Dale were long time Luther friends of mine. . .good people. Linda will be missed. Barry"

Tamara Osenbaugh - Jan 7th, 2019 6:14 pm

"Prayers to my cousins and my mom, and Uncle Richard and Aunt Gyla! I love you! "

Robin Purchase Hoard - Jan 7th, 2019 6:20 pm

"Sweet sweet lady. My condolences to all the family. She will be missed. "

Kimberly Lees - Jan 7th, 2019 8:33 pm

"Love you Mom. Say hi and give a hud to Odin , Dad , Cal and all my loved ones that went before you "

Lisa Galloup-Soderstrom - Jan 7th, 2019 10:46 pm

"As a child, I remember Linda being funny, and loving and was kind to everyone around her. She loved her family and was a wonderful cook. I have some good memories of Linda and Dale. Steve, DeEtta, Al,and Kim, I'm so very sorry for your loss. God has gained another angel and one day we will all meet again. My deepest condolences. "

Bob and Elayne Little - Jan 8th, 2019 5:29 am

"Linda was a kind, caring, genuine person who will be missed by many. The friendship she shared was loving, thoughtful and kind. We are so sorry for your loss."

Charlotte - Jan 8th, 2019 7:00 am

"I have great memories of time with Dale and Linda. Linda always made me feel special and loved. Sorry for this great family. No more pain for Linda and she is building something in Heaven with Dale and Cal. "

Bill and Karen Tiller - Jan 8th, 2019 10:25 am

"Linda was such a caring and generous lady and neighbor. Rest in peace. "

Kathy Hendry - Jan 9th, 2019 3:11 am

"Condolences to you and the family Steve prayers too."

Lina Schaetzle - Jan 9th, 2019 3:11 am

"So sorry to learn this. Our prayers are with you and your family."

Kalvin and Barb Giddings - Jan 9th, 2019 7:09 am

"A beautiful lady."

Connie McKinley Berry - Jan 9th, 2019 7:22 am

"I worked with Linda at Giantway. What a wonderful woman she was. She had a smile for everyone and a great sense of humor. So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for your family."

Sylvia Galloup - Jan 10th, 2019 4:13 am

"R.I.P Mom you was a great mother-in-law to me and a great grandma to mine and Calvin Galloup kids Pierre and Jessica Galloup you surely will be missed my love goes out to all the family members love you all"

Dale and Norine Rothig - Jan 10th, 2019 6:38 pm

"Linda was sweet lady. We will miss you very much. Love you"

gyla ostrander - Jan 13th, 2019 4:17 pm

"She will be missed by all of my family. So much fun and very stern, hard working, great cook, and great gardener. Love to be around her. Love Gyla Ostrander and Mike Cole. "

B.C. - Jan 31st, 2019 9:43 am

"So sorry for your loss Kim....Prayers to you and your family......"

Sylvia Galloup - Apr 3rd, 2019 2:01 am

"Sorry for loss I just now seen the obituary she was a great mother inlaw to me I always called her mom she sure will be missed she was a rock to a lot of people"

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