Faye Ellen Gillis
Baptized Into The Hope of Christ’s Resurrection at the age of 86, Friday, November 6, 2020.
Beloved wife of the late William Mitchell Gillis, dear mother of Tim Burress (Kinue), Jenny Burress Kuehnle (Gene), step-mother of Will Gillis, Kevin Gillis (Rhonda), Mary Tippen (Mitchell), and Brian Gillis, dear daughter of the late Lewis and the late Mildred (nee Geselbracht) Bodin, dear grandmother of Brittany Gillis, Theresa Kuehnle, David Gillis (Abby), John Gillis (Samantha), Paul Gillis, Andrew Gillis, Molly Tippen, Emma Tippen, and Max Gillis, dear great-grandmother of Ryaan Gillis, Trey Brown, Jude Gillis-Byrd, dear sister of Mary Lee Miller (Tom), and the late Sally Seitz (Donald), dear aunt, great-aunt and friend.
Faye was a retired VA nurse and long-time member of Samuel United Church of Christ. Faye loved writing poems and short stories, holding babies, and caring for anyone in need. Her phenomenal strength, unique sense of humor, and bright smile will be missed by many.
Services: Memorial service will be held Saturday, November 14 on Zoom at 6 p.m. CST. For the link to the service, email Samuel United Church of Christ at firstname.lastname@example.org. A celebration of her life will occur at a later time. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Good Shepherd School for Special Children (goodss.org) or CHAMP Assistance Dogs (champdogs.org) appreciated.