Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Special Obituary: Fredrick Edwin Gillott

Special Obituary: Fredrick Edwin Gillott, Metamora Herald

St. Regis, MT – Fredrick Edwin Gillott, 69, of St. Regis, MT died at 11:03 a.m. on Friday, October 20, 2017, in Clark Fork Valley Nursing Home of Plains, MT., where he had been a patient for one day.
Visitation will be an open casket held at the St. Regis Community Bible Church on Friday, October 27th from 6–9 p.m.
Funeral Services will be held with a closed casket at the same location on Saturday, Oct. 28th at 11:00 a.m. Graveside service will follow at the St. Regis Cemetery. Following that will be a potluck gathering at the St. Regis Community Center.
Please, in lieu of flowers make a donation to either the St. Regis Senior Center or St. Regis Community Center.
Fred was born in Canton, Illinois on June 1, 1948, a son of Roy Edwin Gillott and Eva Ella Luthi-Gillott. He married Barbara Shoff on October 1, 1973, in Peoria, Illinois.
Fred had served his country both in the U.S. Navy and then in the U.S. Army. At the time of his death, he was Chaplain for the American Legion Post 13 in St. Regis.
 He had ministered at Bethel Baptist Church and Christian School in Spanaway, WA, for two years before going to work for the Boeing Co. in Renton, WA from which he retired in 2010.
His mother, father, and one sister, Barbara (Mrs. Carl) Kieser, preceded him in death.
Surviving is his wife, Barbara, brother, Robert Gillott of Olympia, WA., and three sisters; Mrs. Lila Rogers of Ipava, IL, Mrs. Rose Warsaw of Morton IL, and Mrs. Sandy David of Lewiston IL.
Fred was on the St. Regis School Board, the St. Regis Community Council Board, the St. Regis Senior Center Board, and a deacon of the St. Regis Community Bible Church.
He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

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