Name:    Cora Angeline (Haywood) Galutia

From:  The Capital Journal, Topeka, Kansas
Date:  Thursday, December 28, 1967

ALMA -- Services are pending here for Mrs. Cora Galutia, 94, Alma, who died Tuesday in an Alma nursing home.

Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Blanche Moyer, of Columbus, Ohio and a nephew, Harry Duer, Kansas City.

Hasenbank and Lamar Funeral Home, Alma, is in charge of arrangements.


  The Signal Enterprise, Alma, Kansas
Date:  Thursday, January 4, 1968

Cora Evangeline Haywood, daughter of Banister and Sarah Meeks Haywood, was born in Green County, Indiana August 24, 1873 [sic]. With her family, she came to Kansas in a covered wagon at the age of eleven.  The family settled in Osage City where she lived until 1899.

She was married to Merton Galutia who preceded her in death in 1937.  She died Dec. 26, 1967 at Alma Manor, aged 94.

The last 60 years, Mrs. Galutia has lived in Alma with the exception of a few years in Eskeridge and Kansas City.  During that time, she was an active member of the Alma Methodist Church.  Other affiliations were with the Ladies Reading Circle, the W. C. T. U., Royal Neighbors and many other groups.

Much of Mrs. Galutia's long life was spent in service to others.  At various times, she gave a home to nieces and nephews.  Ten years of her life were spent caring for an invalid sister.  "In my Father's house are many mansions."

Her survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Blanche Mae Moyer of Columbus, Ohio; a grandson, Dr. John H. Moyer, Major, U.S. Army; a niece, Mrs. Glen Richert and a nephew, Ira Edmund Duer, both of Kansas City, Missouri.

Funeral services were at 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 30 at the Alma Methodist Church and burial was in the Alma Cemetery.  The Rev. Don Hougland officiated.

Pallbearers were John Lee Diepenbrock, Nick Milasnovich, Claude Adolph, Carl Geisler, Arthur Carey and Melvin Herren.

Hasenbank and Lamar Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.