Charles J. Gillies
Charles J. Gillies, age 83, of Grayslake passed away Monday, January 27, 2014 at his home. He was born February 21, 1930 in Chicago to Alexander and Florence (nee Wulf) Gillies. Charles loved to do woodworking, take walks at the Grove, visit Disney World, and spend time with his family. He is survived by his daughters, Susan (Wesley) Jelinski of South Elgin and Carol (Guy) Wolf of Winterhaven, FL; his grandchildren, Krista (Kevin) Billy of Pittsburgh, PA and Justin Jelinski of South Elgin; one great-grandchild, Dakota Billy; and one brother, Richard Gillies of Chicago. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Mary, and one brother, William. All arrangements were entrusted to Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030. Memorials contributions may be made to Midwest Palliative & Hospice Care Center, 2050 Claire Court, Glenview, IL 60025 or www.carecenter.org. For information, please call 847-223-8122.