KEARNEY — Christi R. Galloway, 50, of Kearney, died Thursday, May 14, 2020, at Kearney Regional Medical Center.

Memorial services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl Funeral and Cremation Services in Kearney. The Rev. Kent Sundberg will officiate and burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Gibbon.

There will be no visitation.


Christi was born on Dec. 23, 1969, in Lincoln to Larry and Linda (Nemecek) Booher. She attended Church of God Christian Academy and graduated in 1987. Christi then earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Nebraska-Kearney and a master’s degree from the University of Phoenix.

She married Ken Galloway on June 9, 2012, in Gibbon. Christi worked at Walmart and also MNIS and Marshalls. She was a member of the Kearney eFree Church. Ken and Christi enjoyed being foster parents and also spending time with nieces and nephews.

Survivors include her husband, Ken of Kearney; mother and stepfather Linda and Al Vacha of Kearney; father and mother-in-law, Larry and Ruth Galloway of Gibbon; sister, Erin and Jesse Carlson of McCook; brothers, Mike and Denise Booher of Michigan and Nathan Vacha of Kearney; brothers-in-law, Ron and Gail Galloway of Shelton and Jason and Melissa Galloway of North Platte; numerous nieces, nephews and other extended family.

Christi was preceded in death by her sister, Shannan Vacha; nephew, Ian Galloway; grandparents, John Nemecek, Elmer and Alice Jurgens.

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