Dora Filla


Dora Filla , 87, of Galesville, and formerly of Independence, died Wednesday, June 23, 2021, at Marinuka Manor in Galesville.

Dora was born April 18, 1934, in Appleton. She married Dominic Filla, September 12, 1964, in Eau Claire. He died November 27, 1983.

The couple farmed in Burnside Township, Trempealeau County, until Dominic’s death.

Dora was a member of Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Independence.

She is survived by two sons: Henry (Noel) Filla and Paul (Lona) Filla, both of Osseo; daughter, Rosemary (Robert) Gappa of Ettrick; 15 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Dora was preceded in death by her husband; and son, Steven James Filla.

Funeral services were held Saturday, June 26, 2021, at 3:00 p.m., at Edison Funeral Home in Independence, with burial in Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery, Independence.

Visitation was held at Edison Funeral Home in Independence on Friday, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., with a rosary at 7:30 p.m., and on Saturday one hour prior to the services at the funeral home.

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