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Martin  Paul Gillette
  • American Diabets Association
    P.O. Box 11454
    Alexandria, VA 22311
  • American Heart Association
    3816 Paysphere Circle
    Chicago, IL 60674

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Martin Paul Gillette age 45 of Sturgis, Michigan passed away Friday morning, March 17, 2017 at his home.
He was born June 12, 1971 in Sturgis, Michigan son of Clyde and JoAnn (Collins) Gillette.
Martin was currently employed by ACM Plastics and had worked over 10 years for Longstreet Furniture both in Sturgis.
He enjoyed hunting and mushroom hunting.
He is survived by one daughter: Kristen Gillette of Sturgis; one son: Brent (Abby) Gillette of Huntington, Indiana; two grandchildren Kylie Rose and Taylor Rose and expecting his third grandchild any day; mother: JoAnn Berna of Sturgis; one brother: Kevin (Kathy) Gillette of Sturgis; two sisters: Gloria (David) Badiner of Mattawan and Lori (Vic) Crapo of Peru, Indiana and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father and step-mother: Clyde and Colette Gillette; step-father: Leldon "Pete" Berna and one sister: Karen J. Stevens.
In accordance with his wishes cremation has taken place. A memorial service celebrating and honoring the life of Martin Paul Gillette will be held at the Sturgis Church of Christ at a later date to be announced.
The Hackman Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes, 114 S. Nottawa St., Sturgis, MI 49091, 269-651-2331 is honored to be entrusted with the arrangements.
The family suggests those wishing to make a memorial donation Martin's memory consider the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22311 or the American Heart Association, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674.
The obituary is also at www.hackmanfamilyfuneralhomes.com where personal messages of support may be left for the family.