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Jerry Leon Gillett

May 16, 1947 June 22, 2019
Jerry Leon Gillett
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Obituary for Jerry Leon Gillett

Jerry L. Gillett, 72, lifelong area resident of Grand Ledge, MI, passed away on June 22, 2019 in Lansing, MI. Jerry was born May 16, 1947, son of Leon and Mildred (Haueter) Gillett. He was a retired school teacher for the Holt Public Schools, where he taught social studies and was the boys cross country and track and field coach for over 30 years, and was a former Adjunct Professor at Michigan State University. Jerry’s greatest joy was spending time with his family.

Jerry is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Joyce, son Aaron (Rebecca) Gillett, daughter Judy Newman-Bale; 4 grandchildren: Emma, Sophie, Casandra, and Evelynn, and was preceded in death by his parents and sister Judith Ann.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 411 Harrison St., Grand Ledge. Visitations will be Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Peters & Murray Funeral Home, Grand Ledge. For those wishing, memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice House of Mid-Michigan. Online condolences may be shared at www.petersandmurrayfuneralhome.


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Visitation

Tuesday

25

Jun

2:00 PM 6/25/2019 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 6/25/2019 4:00:00 PM
Peters & Murray Funeral Home

301 E. Jefferson Street
Grand Ledge, MI 48837

Peters & Murray Funeral Home
301 E. Jefferson Street Grand Ledge 48837 MI
United States

Visitation

Tuesday

25

Jun

6:00 PM 6/25/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 6/25/2019 8:00:00 PM
Peters & Murray Funeral Home

301 E. Jefferson Street
Grand Ledge, MI 48837

Peters & Murray Funeral Home
301 E. Jefferson Street Grand Ledge 48837 MI
United States

Service

Wednesday

26

Jun

11:00 AM 6/26/2019 11:00:00 AM
Grand Ledge First United Methodist Church

411 Harrison Street
Grand Ledge, MI 48837

Grand Ledge First United Methodist Church
411 Harrison Street Grand Ledge 48837 MI
United States
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