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Gayle J. DeLaney

June 18, 2019 | 5 comments

Gayle J. DeLaney (Allen), 83, of La Crosse died Sunday, June 16that Bethany Riverside Nursing Home. She was born August 27th, 1935 to LeRoy and Marjorie (Hardie) Allen in La Crosse. Gayle married the love of her life, Leonard W. DeLaney, September 13th, 1952. He preceded her in death October 13th, 1980. Also preceding her in death were an infant son and both of her parents. She is survived by her daughters, Jerrilyn DeLaney Evans (Jack) and Kym DeLaney (Roberts); two granddaughters, Angela Carlson and Jayme Roberts (Nathan); one great granddaughter, Kynslee VanWychen; two brothers, Gary Allen (Jane) and Rick Allen (Linda Lambert). Gayle worked many years at the Garment Co., Jack Winters, and ORC Industries. A visitation will be held in the Prairie Room at the Gathering Place, 133 Mason St. Onalaska, on Friday, June 21stfrom 11 AM to 1 PM.



  1. Dennis Craig

    I want to express my sympathy to Gayles family for their loss. I worked at ORC Industries and Gayle was always such a wonderful person to have a conversation with. She will be missed tremendously

    • Kym

      Thank you Dennis! So nice of you to say so. Appreciate you remembering. Kym

  2. Dianne Christianson

    I want to express my sincere condolences to the family.
    I truly enjoyed spending time chatting with Gayle when she lived at Carroll Heights.
    She always made me smile.
    I’m sorry I can’t be at her memorial, as I would love to meet her family.

    • Kym

      Thank you Dianne, for remembering Mom. Miss you! Kym

  3. Vicki (Dobbs) Engevold

    I worked with Gayle at Jack Winter, always enjoyed her fun personality!
    We had a lot of good times. Sorry to hear of her passing. My deepest sympathy to family!

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