Maralyne Kay Gallagher, 82, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. Maralyne was born on Oct. 9, 1937, to Ralph and Bernice Shafer in Superior. She is survived by her children: Kevin Nelson, Tony (Disa) Nelson and Sue Anne Collins, as well as grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held at Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel, Gothenburg on Wednesday, Sept. 16 from 5 - 7 p.m. Graveside services will be held at Gothenburg Cemetery, Sept. 17 at 10 a.m. Memorials may be given to the Hilltop Estates or Alzheimer’s Association. To sign the online guest book, go to

A full obituary will appear in the Sept. 24 issue of the Leader.