Gillen, Delite

Delite Gillen, 80, of Morenci, Mich., died Aug. 30, 2013.

She was born April 9, 1933, to Frank L. and Flossie Patterson. She married Elwood Gillen of Morenci in 1975 and he preceded her in death in 1987.

She is survived by three sons, Kenneth (and Dianne) Miller of Pennsylvania, Steve (and Debbie) Miller of Lyons, Ohio, and Tom (and Janice) Miller of Lyons; two sisters, Joyce Blair and Carol Stidham; a brother, Jim (and Betty) Russell; step-children, John (and Jane) Gillen of Morenci, Janice (and George) Becker of Devils Lake, Mich.; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, Delite was preceded in death by a sister, Beverly Barden; a brother, Raymond Patterson; a granddaughter, Angie Graham; a great-granddaughter, Katie Eckert; and step-children Joanne Stiverson, Jim Gillen and Geneva Gillen.

A memorial service is planned at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at the First Congregational Church in Morenci.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Morenci Congregational Church or to Hospice of Lenawee County.