Galen E. Wait
unknown - December 9, 2011
Former Routt County resident died Dec. 9, 2011, in Marshalltown, Iowa. He was 82.
Galen was a dedicated teacher for 42 years before retiring in Marshalltown. He taught for several years in Routt County, including at the Fly Gulch, Fair Play, Mount Harris, Pleasant Valley, Hilton Gulch and Cow Creek schoolhouses. He married Routt County resident Harriet Kemry Aspegren, and they had two sons together, George and Kemry. They later divorced, and Galen moved home to Iowa and married Florence Henrichs. They had one son, Jonathon.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Florence; his parents; and two sisters, Evelyn and LuAnn.
Left to cherish his memory are his children, Jonathon, George and Kemry; his grandchildren; his great-grandchildren; a sister, Josephine Mehmen; nephews; nieces; friends; and former students who learned greatly from his passion for teaching.