Gilles, Alice Margaret (Neal), Saginaw, Michigan


Loving mother and grandmother passed away Sunday, March 25, 2012 at Covenant HealthCare Cooper. Age 92 years. Daughter of the late Loran and Laura (Burns) Neal, Alice was born August 29, 1919 in Saginaw, Michigan. She was married to Arthur P. Gilles on July 26, 1947 in Saginaw. He predeceased her November 25, 1980. Surviving are three sons, three daughters and their spouses, Nora and John Kretschmer, Sally Mazzola, Arthur and Evelyn Gilles, Connie Gilles, Michael and Sharon Gilles, Patrick and Laurie Gilles; 21 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; several nieces and nephews. Alice was preceded in death by her daughter, Colleen Riley, three great-grandchildren, four sisters and five brothers. The family would like to thank the staff of Frankenmuth Lutheran Home for the loving care they gave our mother during her stay. Funeral Liturgy will take place on Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 11: 00 a.m. at Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Rev. Fr. John R. Johnson will officiate with burial in St. Andrew Cemetery. Friends may call at the church where the family will be present on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until time of Mass. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Frankenmuth Lutheran Home or family wishes. Arrangements entrusted to The Snow Funeral Home, Saginaw, Michigan. www.snowfuneralhome.net