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Dorothea Klara Galligan (Samborski)

March 16, 1949 ~ April 11, 2021 (age 72)


Dorothea Klara Galligan (Samborski),72, passed away peacefully on April 11, 2021. No services are planned at this time.

Dorothea was born on March 16, 1949 to Otto Henning and Ruth Baraschewski Henning in Bremen-Aumund, Germany. She grew up in Germany graduated from High School and finishing her trade school as was the custom in Germany. She met her husband Michael Samborski in Germany where he was stationed in the Army. They later married in Germany in the 70’s. They had one child, Christina Ann Samborski. Dorothea and Michael moved to the United States and settled at Ft. Hood in Killeen, Texas. Michael and Dorothea eventually divorced. While  working at Wieners Department Store Dorothea met her second husband William “Bill” Galligan. They married and moved to Ocala, Florida. Dorothea eventually moved back to Killeen, Texas to be closer to her granddaughters. She worked at Walmart in Harker Heights and babysat her granddaughters as much as possible. She enjoyed going to church at First Baptist Church Trimmier but the love of her life is her family and spending time with them.

Dorothea Klara Galligan (Samborski) was preceded in death by her parents, Otto and Ruth Henning.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory, her daughter, Christina Ann Samborski; her granddaughters, Kaley Ellis and Courtney Ellis.

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No services are planned at this time

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