August 18, 1929 - July 19, 2019
Galen was born August 18, 1929, in Woodward, Iowa. He passed away on July 19, 2019, in Houston, Texas, at the age of 89. He graduated from high school in Grimes, Iowa and went to work for Great Lakes Pipeline. He was drafted into the Army and served in Korea during 1951 and 1952. He remained in the Reserves until 1957. He attended Tulsa University in Tulsa, Oklahoma where he earned a degree in Business and minored in petroleum engineering. He was employed by Anchor Petroleum and moved with them to Houston as an employee of Mobil Oil Company. He worked for Mobil Oil 37 years, and retired in 1994. On April 17, 1965, Galen was married to Carol Ann Bennett. His passion was hunting, and he hunted on the same lease for over 30 years. He purchased an RV, and joined the Cool Sam local club of the National Good Sam organization. In the RV, he visited all lower 48 states. Galen was always prepared with every tool or part that anyone might need. He always lent a helping hand. He has many friends at his home in San Juan, Texas and at Spring Baptist Church in Spring, Texas. He is preceded in death by his parents Charles and Ina Sloan, two sisters, and foster parents, Erma and Leston Martens. He is survived by his wife Carol of 54 years, sons Gregory Dean and wife, Melanie of Spring, Texas and Kevin Paul of Tyler, Texas and Brother Robert Sloan of Shelbyville, Indiana. He also leaves behind three grandchildren Amanda, Garret and Austin and a great-granddaughter Ryleigh as well as many neices and nephews. The family asks that donations be made to your favorite charity in his memory.
Galen was born August 18, 1929, in Woodward, Iowa. He passed away on July 19, 2019, in Houston, Texas, at the age of 89. He graduated from high school in Grimes, Iowa and went to work for Great Lakes Pipeline. He was drafted into the Army... View Obituary & Service Information
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