Traverse City Record-Eagle

February 9, 2013

Loren Alex Gallivan


WILLIAMSBURG — Loren Alex Gallivan, 73, of Williamsburg, died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013.

He was born in Traverse City the son of Alex and Rose (Roman) Gallivan. He married June Y. Gardner on Jan. 7, 1961.

Loren retired from the Traverse City State Hospital after 30 years of service.

He is survived by his wife, June Gallivan; sons, Loren (Mari) Gallivan and Lyle Gallivan; grandchildren, Jason, Alex and Sean Gallivan; and brothers, Philip (Kathleen) Gallvian and Roy (Mattie) Gallivan.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Theresa Breithaupt.

Cremation has taken place. The family will remember him privately.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Cherryland Humane Society.

Please visit Loren's webpage at to sign the guestbook and share a message or memory with his family.

The family chose Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City, to handle the cremation.