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Dennis L. Gillett

January 31, 1952 ~ November 11, 2017 (age 65)

Dennis L. Gillett, age 65, of Grand Rapids passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 11, 2017. He was preceded in death by his son, Justin Gillett and his grandson, Leland Gillett; his parents, Clayton and Clarissa Gillett, and one brother, Victor Gillett. Surviving are his loving wife, Patricia; his children, Sheila Gillett, Michelle (Jeff) Romano, and Jason (Stefanie) Gillett; eight grandchildren, Logan, Alicia, Karlee, Josie, Cole, Connor, Kenzie and Flynn and his brother, Kirk (Ramona) Gillett. Dennis was an avid Michigan State University fan, loved playing golf and spending time at the gun range. His most enjoyable hours though, was the family time he had, especially around the pool. Friends may meet the family from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 15th, at the Metcalf & Jonkhoff Funeral Chapel and for one hour prior to the funeral service at the funeral chapel on Thursday, November 16th.  Funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday. In keeping with his wishes, cremation has taken place. For those who wish memorials may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation or the Lettinga Cancer Center of Spectrum Health. 


Charitable donations may be made to:

Spectrum Health Lettinga Cancer Center at Butterworth Hospital
100 Michigan Ave NE, Grand Rapids MI 49503

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Great Lakes Chapter
4595 Broadmoor Ave SE Ste 230, Grand Rapids MI 49512



 Service Information

Visitation
Wednesday
November 15, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Metcalf & Jonkhoff Funeral Service
4291 Cascade Road SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Visitation
Thursday
November 16, 2017

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Metcalf & Jonkhoff Funeral Service
4291 Cascade Road SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Funeral Service
Thursday
November 16, 2017

3:00 PM
Metcalf & Jonkhoff Funeral Service
4291 Cascade Road SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546


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