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Dennis L. Gillett
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Dennis L. Gillett

Dennis L. Gillett, 89, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Monday, March 27, 2017 at his home.
He was born September 24, 1927 in Island City, Missouri to Paul and Myrtle (Martin) Gillett, they preceded him in death.
Dennis married Louise Walton May 20, 1950, she survives the home.
He was a member of Wyatt Park Christian Church, Scottish Rite Mason- Brotherhood #269 AF&AM, and American Legion #359. Dennis was a car man and mechanic for CNW Railroad.
Dennis enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening, playing pitch and dominoes. He loved being with his family.
He was also preceded in death by his brother, Gerald Gillett. Additional survivors include his son, Ron Gillett (Julie), Helena, MO; daughter, Janette Howard (John), Warrensburg, MO, Debbie Russell (John), Savannah, MO; grandchildren, Kim Davidson (Dallas), Heather Gillett (Ryan Plummell), Grant Gillett (Jessica), Carrie Cromer, Chris Howard, Craig Russell.; great-grandchildren, Chase and Kaylin Davidson, Molly, Hayden and Wade Gillett, Noah and Brookelyn Cromer.; sister, Doris Saunders (Jim); sister-in-law, Mary Gillett; numerous nieces and nephews.
Farewell Services 10:00 A.M. Friday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment High Ridge Cemetery, Stanberry Missouri. The family will gather with friends 5:30 to 7:30 P.M. Thursday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Flowers are appreciated and for those wishing to make a contribution, the family requests they be made to Island City Christian Church or Wyatt Park Christian Church. Online guest book and obituary at

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5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory

5005 Frederick Blvd
St. Joseph , Missouri 64506





10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory

5005 Frederick Blvd
St. Joseph , Missouri 64506

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High Ridge Cemetery

Stanberry, Missouri


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