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Carrington and New Rockford, North Dakota
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Carl Gillig, age 79, passed away on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at CHI St. Alexius Health, Carrington, ND

Carl Jerome Gillig was born on December 1, 1940 to Eva and Martin Gillig at New Rockford, ND.  He grew up and went to school in New Rockford.  Carl joined the Army and later reenlisted in the Air Force.  He retired from the Air Force after many years of service.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing and cooking.  He liked wearing crazy shirts and making people laugh.  He also enjoyed going to the casino and spoiling his wife, Shirley.

He is survived by his wife Shirley, Sheyenne; step-daughters, Sherry (Eric Walker) Larson and Sara (Joseph) Dunn, both Jamestown; grandchildren, Felix, Breanna, Shayle, and Raymond; great-grandsons, Maeson and Hayden; sisters, Irene (Bud) Duursma, Carrington, ND, Donna (Elmer) Pebble, Belton, TX,  and Linda Bryant, Wahpeton, ND.

Carl is preceded in death by his parents, first wife Evelyn, son Carl Jr., and grandson, Jerome Dunn.

Visitation will be Friday, November 27, 2020 from 9:00AM – 5:00PM at Evans Funeral Home, New Rockford.

Funeral Service will be held Saturday, November 28, 2020 at Evans Funeral Home, New Rockford.

 

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10 Comments

  1. Oh my folks will be sad to hear. God Bless him and his family.😢

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  2. My sincere condolences to Shirley and all of Carl’s family. I was saddened to hear of his passing. Prayers for all. RIP Carl.

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  3. Condolences to Shirley and her girls. Sounds like he was a great man💜

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  4. will miss you my friend and God have mercy on your soul and to Shirly am so sorry for your loss!

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  5. My condolences and prayers go out to Carl’s family. Carl was a very good friend and will be missed dearly. I have many memories of Carl that I’ll never forget. May pease be with you Carl and family.

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  6. Shirley, I was so saddened to hear about Carl’s passing – Anyone who knew Carl will definately miss him – My sympathy to the entire family and may Carl Rest in Peace – Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers!

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  7. Sending our deepest sympathy. Our thoughts and prayers sent to you for our cousin Carl and his passing.

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  8. THEY FORGOT HIS DAUGHTER DEBORAH JEAN GILLIG THWEATT NO ONE NOTIFIED ME THAT MY DAD DIED

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  9. So sorry to hear this. I worked with Carl and he always had us in stitches. He was so in love with his wife and loved bragging about the new gifts he bought her.

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  10. My Poppa was a great man. He always gave the best hugs. I remember us all going to the flea market together with you Grandma Shirley, Uncle Carl Gillig Jr. and Poppa Carl. Our time was short but none the less, I will miss you Poppa…

    My heart goes out to all of those whom were graced with his presence. May he rest in peace.

    Love always your step grandaughter,

    Stephanie

    (Carl Gillig Jr’s favorite niece)

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