Geraldine Galer

Geraldine Donna Galer

A Winston woman who was reported missing in December has been found deceased, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office.

Geraldine Donna Galer, 77, was found on Thursday after a Weyerhaeuser employee reported locating a van with a deceased female inside on Nonpareil Road, according to Brad O'Dell, a sheriff's spokesman.

O'Dell said there are no indications of foul play.

Galer was last seen on the morning of Dec. 8 in the 800 block of Summit View Avenue, Sutherlin, while driving a gray 2002 GMC Safari Van. Deputies said at the time of her disappearance that Galer may have been suffering from a medical condition which could cause confusion or an altered state of mind.

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How did a whole van go missing since December and a body that decompositioned has got to be almost inrecognizable right???


And still driving? Sad, but could have been even sadder.

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