Obituary: Jerome Galuhn |

Obituary: Jerome Galuhn

Memorial services for Jerome John Galuhn of Chicago Park will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Trinity Episcopal Church in Nevada City.

Mr. Galuhn died Friday, March 1, at Sutter Roseville Hospital. He was 75.

He was born Nov. 6, 1926, in Chicago, to Felix and Bessie Galuhn. He graduated from Steinmetz High School in Chicago and served as a U.S. Army paratrooper from 1944 to 1946. He was a retired real estate broker.

Mr. Galuhn owned the Bear River Vineyard for the past 14 years. He was past treasurer of the Sierra Grape Growers Association and a member of Trinity Episcopal Church. He married Adele Galuhn on May 27, 1984, at St. Albans Church in Westwood.

He enjoyed wine making, fishing, petanque and hunting.

Mr. Galuhn is survived by his wife, Adele Galuhn of Chicago Park; sons, Robert Galuhn of Bakersfield, and David Galuhn of Long Beach; stepdaughter Kristine Mills of Albuquerque, N.M., sisters, Emilie McMahon of Lincolnshire, Ill., Grace Rusanowski of Elmwood Park, Ill., and Ann Harder of Marietta, Ga.; grandchildren, Steve Galuhn of Ruston, La., James Galuhn of Ponchatoula, La., Theresa Galuhn of Bakersfield and Daniel Galuhn of Long Beach; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Bessie Galuhn in 1975; father, Felix Galuhn in 1976; and his first wife, Lillian Galuhn in 1977.

Memorial contributions may be made to the National Cancer Institute, building 31, room 11-A16, 900 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, Md. 20892, “In memory of Jerry Galuhn for research and education for non-Hodgkins lymphoma;” Music in the Mountains, 530 Searls Ave., Nevada City 95959; or Trinity Episcopal Church, 201 Nevada St., Nevada City 95959.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.

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