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Roger A. Gilles

August 26, 1940 March 28, 2017
Roger A. Gilles
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Obituary for Roger A. Gilles

Kickapoo- Roger A. Gilles, age 76, of Kickapoo passed away at 10:55 AM on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at Unity Point Methodist Hospital.

Born August 26, 1940 in Kickapoo, he was a son to Francis Donald and Gladys (Doering) Gilles. Roger honorably served in the United States Navy. He married Nancy Graf on December 04, 1965 in St. Monica Catholic Church in East Peoria. Roger worked as a skilled tradesman for Caterpillar until his retirement in 1994. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Bishop Rosetti Council #5034, Third Degree, the Kickapoo Sportsman Club, and the Ski Kats. Roger was an avid hunter, especially duck hunting, and fisherman who loved working and being outside. He enjoyed wood working projects and when he was younger was an avid skier. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, brother, and uncle who was dearly loved and will be missed.

Survivors include his wife Nancy Gilles of Kickapoo; one son Randy Allen Gilles of Kickapoo; one brother Steve (Pam) Gilles of Kickapoo; two sisters, Linda (Joe) Belden of Peoria, and Sharon Graf of College Station, TX; as well as, numerous nieces and nephews.

Roger was preceded in death by his parents, one brother Ronald Gilles, and two sisters, Nancy Dalton and Carolyn Huffman.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, April 02, 2017 between the hours of 4:00 PM till 6:00 PM at St. Mary Catholic Church Parish Hall in Kickapoo. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, April 03, 2017 at 11:00 AM at St. Mary Catholic Church in Kickapoo with an additional visitation 30 minutes prior to mass. Father Joseph Dondanville will officiate and burial will follow in St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Kickapoo.

Memorials in Roger’s memory may be made to St. Mary Church in Kickapoo or to the American Heart Association.

Friends may sign the online guestbook or send private condolences by logging onto www.wrightandsalmon.com.

Previous Events

Visitation

Sunday

2

Apr

4:00 PM 4/2/2017 4:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 4/2/2017 6:00:00 PM
St. Mary Catholic Church - Kickapoo

9910 W Knox St.
Kickapoo, IL 61528

Visitation will be held in the Parish Hall.

St. Mary Catholic Church - Kickapoo
9910 W Knox St. Kickapoo 61528 IL
United States

Visitation

Monday

3

Apr

10:30 AM 4/3/2017 10:30:00 AM - 11:00 AM 4/3/2017 11:00:00 AM
St. Mary Catholic Church - Kickapoo

9910 W Knox St.
Kickapoo, IL 61528

St. Mary Catholic Church - Kickapoo
9910 W Knox St. Kickapoo 61528 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Monday

3

Apr

11:00 AM 4/3/2017 11:00:00 AM
St. Mary Catholic Church - Kickapoo

9910 W Knox St.
Kickapoo, IL 61528

St. Mary Catholic Church - Kickapoo
9910 W Knox St. Kickapoo 61528 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Patrick Cemetery-Kickapoo Final Resting Place

1
Kickapoo, IL 61528

1 Kickapoo 61528 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Mary Catholic Church-Kickapoo

American Heart Association

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