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Jake Galemore

Jake Galemore, 16, of Chanute passed away Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012 near his residence.
Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012 at St. Patrick Catholic Church.  Burial will follow in St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery.
Rosary will be recited at 6 p.m. on Sunday at the church.
The family will receive friends on Sunday after the rosary from 6:30 until 8:30 p.m. at the St. Patrick School Gym.
Penwell-Gabel Gibson Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

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