Howard P. Gallois

Howard P. Gallois, 82, of Evansville, Illinois, passed away at 6:49 pm, Monday, July 3, 2023 at Red Bud Regional Hospital, Red Bud, Illinois.


He was born to the late Paul and Dorothy (nee Eardmann) Gallois on December 31, 1940 in Andres, Illinois.


Howard married Patricia Basler on July 1, 1961 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Anna, Illinois; she survives.


He had worked as a school psychologist for District No.117 in Jacksonville, Illinois. He had also taught at Lincoln Land Community College in Springfield, Illinois and Illinois College in Jacksonville, Illinois for many years.


Howard was also a longtime Basketball Official and was one of the founding members of Midwestern Officials Association.


He was member of St. Boniface Catholic Church in Evansville, Illinois, Knights of Columbus No. 1952 in Evansville and an honorary 4th Degree Knight of Columbus Kaskaskia General Assembly No. 1287. He served on the Sparta CUSD No. 140 School Board for eight years.


He enjoyed woodcarving and spending time with family, especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren.



Patricia Gallois Evansville, IL

3 Sons:

Sean (Dotti) Gallois Evansville, IL

Howard “Butch” (Amie) Gallois Dwight, IL

Matthew Gallois Pleasant Plains, IL

1 Brother:

Doug (Joycelyn) Gallois Greensboro, GA

6 Grandchildren:

Whitney Gallois (Fiance Nathan Tope), Erica (Jacob) Lawson, Gabrielle Gallois, Jared Gallois, Jon-Paul Gallois and Thomas Gallois

4 Great Grandchildren:

Rhett & Reed Schoenbeck and Adaline & Stella Lawson

Many Brothers-in-law, Sisters-in-law, Nieces, Nephews, Cousins and Friends.

Preceded in Death by: Parents

Memorial Mass:

11:00 am, Saturday, July 8, 2023

St. Boniface Catholic Church, Evansville, Illinois


Father Iuvenius Iheme


St. Boniface Catholic Cemetery

Evansville, Illinois


Saturday – 9:00 am – 11:00 am

St. Boniface Catholic Church, Evansville, Illinois


Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital