Roland Gilbert

    Roland “Gil” Gilbert, 88, of Paw Paw, died Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at Wings of Hope Hospice House, Allegan. He was born Oct. 16, 1930, in Madison, ME, the son of Roland and Carrie (Padham) Gilbert. He had lived in the area for nearly 60 years. On April, 17, 1961, he married Louise Russell, who preceded him in death,  Feb. 3, 2014.
    Members of his family include his two children, Alan Gilbert and Debra Gilbert; two  grandchildren, Kelly Sanchez and Norman Overhiser; several great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.
    The family will receive friends Sunday, June 9, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Betzler & Thompson Life Story Funeral Home, 60900 M-40 Highway, Paw Paw, (269) 657-3870. Graveside services will be held Monday, June 10, at noon at Wildey Cemetery, Paw Paw.
    Visit Gil’s personal memory page at:, to  share a favorite memory or photo and sign his guestbook.
    Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.


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