Monday, August 22nd, 2011
Frederick R. Gilleo, 80, Oakland, Mich., died Aug. 20, 2011, at his daughter's Celina home, following an extended illness.
He was born Jan. 2, 1931, in Detroit to Glen and Anna Larkin Gilleo. In 1984, he married Nancy Podeski, who died in October 2009.
Surviving are four children, Pam (Jerry) Fleck, Doug (Cindy) Gilleo, Willis Gilleo and Gene (Lisa) Gilleo, all of Celina; two sisters, Alma Gilleo and Helen Chandler, both of Michigan; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are siblings, Gene Gilleo, Caroline Robbins and Margaret Freeman.
He retired at age 70 from a Carbide Plant in Michigan after 38 years service. He was a seven-year veteran of the U.S. Air Force and had been stationed in Alaska.
Service is 6 p.m. Tuesday at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home, Mendon, the Rev. Don Clinger officiating.
Calling is 2-6 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to State of the Heart Hospice.
Condolences may be left at dickandsonshellwarthfh.com.