Name:    Eva Irene (Galutia) Stewart

From:  The Topeka Daily Capital, Topeka, Kansas
Date:  Monday, January 11, 1999

Services for Irene Stewart, 76, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Burial will follow in Lyndon Cemetery, Lyndon. Mrs. Stewart died Saturday, Jan. 9, 1999, at her home.

She was born March 18, 1922, in rural Lyon County, the daughter of William and Gertrude Thompson Galutia.  She married Ralph D. Stewart on June 14, 1942, in Lyndon. He died March 14, 1996.

She lived in North Dakota for five years before moving to Lawrence in 1967 from Grand Forks.

She was a seamstress and a homemaker and had worked as a seamstress for Weaver's and Mr. Guy's in Lawrence.  She was a member of Red Dale Schooners Camping Club for 25 years and was active in the Yamaha Electric Organ Group, both in Lawrence.

Survivors include a daughter, Deborah K. McCaskill, Eskridge; a son, Dennis L. Stewart, Corona, Calif.; three brothers, Charles L. Galutia, Kansas City, Mo., Harvey D. Galutia, Lakewood, Colo., and Glen T. Galutia, Kent, Wash.; four sisters, Fern Plackett, Osage City, Wilma Brown, Colorado Springs, Colo., Eleanor Huggins, Paola, and Mabel Lindsay, Topeka; and two grandchildren.