March 19, 1921 – January 10, 2017.
Surviving; husband of 74 years, John A. Gillengerten, Sr.; two children, John A. (Nancie) Gillengerten, Jr. and Mary Lou (Charles, deceased) VerMerris; grandchildren, Scott VerMerris, John A. (Seri) Gillengerten, III, Anya Gillengerten, Morgan VerMerris, and Abby (Joseph) Sherwood.
Funeral services, 12:30 p.m., Thursday, January 19, 2017, Emanuel First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lansing, Pastor Paul J. Lindloff officiating. Visitation/reception at the Church, Thursday, 11:00 a.m. until service time at 12:30. Interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.