Gilles, Daniel 1
- Born: Jan 11, 1923, Stacyville, Mitchell, Iowa, USA
- Marriage: Creedy, Gloria on Sep 30, 1944 in Brisbane, , Queensland, Australia
- Died: May 25, 2003, Adams, Mower, Minnesota, USA at age 80
- Buried: May 29, 2003, Adams, Mower, Minnesota, USA
Information is taken from the obituary posted on line.
Posted June 4, 2003
Funeral services for Daniel Gilles, age 80, of Adams were held Thurs-da y, May 29, 2003 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. The Reverend Gregory Le if officiated. Interment was in the Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Adam s, MN. Adams American Legion Post #146 was in charge of Military Rites. Da niel died Sunday, May 25, 2003 at Adams Health Care Center.
Daniel Gilles was born January 11, 1923 in Stacyville, IA the son of Roy a nd Anna (Seibert) Gilles. He grew up in Stacyville, IA and was graduated f rom Visitation Catholic School in 1941. He joined the United States Na vy on October 2, 1942 and served his country during WWII until his honorab le discharge in February 1946. He married Gloria Creedy on September 30, 1 944 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. They moved to Adams, MN where th ey remained raising their family and being a part of the community. He wor ked as a meat cutter at Wagner Foods for 51 years. Daniel was a memb er of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus and Catholic Ord er of Foresters. He was a retired Adams Volunteer Fireman, past Adams Ci ty Council member and Justice of the Peace as well as a 50 plus year memb er of the Adams American Legion. His hobbies included fishing and campi ng with his family, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Gilles was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Wilmer, Wilfred a nd Vernon Gilles, a sister Adeline Krebsbach and granddaughter Jody Michel le Gilles.
He is survived by his wife Gloria Gilles of Adams, MN; sons and daughters- in-law Colin and Connie Gilles of Stewartville, MN, Charles and Linda Gill es of Adams, MN, Clair Gilles of Austin, MN, Denis Gilles of Mantorvill e, MN, Robert and Dawn Gilles of Rose Creek, MN, Brian and Chandra Gill es of Adams, MN; daughters and sons-in-law Dawn and Richard Greeley of Osa ge, IA; Karen and Pudge Longueville of Austin, MN, 21 grandchildren, 11 gr eat-grandchildren; brothers and sisters-in-law Reuben and Ardella Gill es of Austin, MN, Paul and Gert Gilles of Waterloo, IA; sisters and brothe rs-in-law Marion Johnson of Austin, MN, Theresa and Greg Langenfeld of Dun lap, IA, Elizabeth Hemann of Stacyville, IA and Marvin Krebsbach, al so of Stacyville.
Adams Funeral Home, Adams, MN had charge of arrangements.
Daniel married Gloria Creedy on Sep 30, 1944 in Brisbane, , Queensland, Australia.