Oren Gillette

Oren “Tuffy” Gillette, of Portage, 71, died on Thursday, March 28, 2019. He was born on April 6, 1947 in Sandusky, Ohio, the son of Oren and Agnes (Stuhler) Gillette, and he grew up in Collinwood, Ohio.

Members of his family include his wife of 17 years, Nicki; 3 children: Lt Col Patrick (Tracey) Gillette of Dayton, OH, CW3 (Ret) Brandon (Misty) Gillette of Crestview, FL, and Kristy (Steven) Smith, Fulshear, TX; 6 grandchildren: Brayden (Janis), Bryce, Chase, Cameron, Jestyn, and Sian, and a great grandson Jackson. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother Loren.

Cremation has taken place and a memorial service to celebrate his life will be held at a later date. Please visit his personal web page at www.BetzlerFuneralHome.com, where you can archive a favorite memory or photo and sign his online guestbook. Donations may be made to Salvation Army.


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