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Paul L. Gilles

May 7, 1922 June 24, 2022
Paul L. Gilles
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Obituary for Paul L. Gilles

Paul L. “Jake” Gilles, 100, of Brimfield/Kickapoo passed away peacefully on Friday, June 24, 2022, at Country Comfort Retirement Home in Elmwood.

He was born on May 7, 1922, in Kickapoo, son of Edward I. and Lucy M. Brutcher Gilles. Paul married Mildred “Mickie” Oppe on April 2, 1945, in Kickapoo. They celebrated 77 years of marriage and Paul’s 100th birthday this year.

Surviving are his wife Mildred, five children: Patsy (Peter) Cahill , Mary Kay (Dale) DeVries, Edward (Janet) Gilles, Steven (Candy) Gilles and Paul (Susan) Gilles Jr. ; 14 grandchildren;  27 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and all his sisters and brothers.

Paul retired from farming and Caterpillar. Paul was a proud member of Local Union 974. He served as a board member of Brimfield Schools and member of Brimfield St Joseph Catholic Church. 

Paul loved to fish and hunt.

Paul’s family would like to thank his nurse Carrie and all the caregivers at Country Comfort Retirement Home in Elmwood for their kindness and support.

Paul’s visitation and funeral service will be held Tuesday, June 28, 2022, at St Joseph’s Catholic Church in Brimfield. 

Visitation at 9:00 a.m. immediately followed by Mass at 10:30 a.m.

Burial will be at the Brimfield Catholic Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to  Brimfield, Yates City, and Elmwood Ambulance Service (BYE)  OR  Brimfield St Joseph kids CCD.

Friends and family may sign the online guestbook by logging onto www.wrightandsalmon.com.

Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

28

Jun

9:00 AM 6/28/2022 9:00:00 AM - 10:30 AM 6/28/2022 10:30:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church - Brimfield

314 W Clay Street
Brimfield, IL 61602

St. Joseph Catholic Church - Brimfield
314 W Clay Street Brimfield 61602 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Tuesday

28

Jun

10:30 AM 6/28/2022 10:30:00 AM - 11:30 AM 6/28/2022 11:30:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church - Brimfield

314 W Clay Street
Brimfield, IL 61602

St. Joseph Catholic Church - Brimfield
314 W Clay Street Brimfield 61602 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Calvary Cemetery Final Resting Place

N. Maher Road
Brimfield, IL 61517

N. Maher Road Brimfield 61517 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Brimfield St. Joseph Kid's CCD

Brimfield, IL

Brimfield BYE

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