Angeline Gillson

Angeline Gillson

Friday February 3, 1950 Tuesday November 24, 2020

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Obituary for Angeline Gillson

Angeline (Angie) Gillson, 70, passed away at her home on November 24, 2020. Angie
was born on February 3, 1950, in Brainerd, MN, to the late J. Wesley and Joyce
Carlson. She grew up in the Pillager area and graduated from Pillager High School in
1968. She was united in marriage to Robert (Bob) Gillson on September 6, 1969. Angie
lived all of her years in Pillager except for four years when the family lived in Oregon
where she volunteered at Faith Christian School where her daughters attended. From
the mid-‘80s to Angie’s retirement in 2016, Angie was employed as a Personal Care
Attendant at Kingwood Good Samaritan Home, Bethany Good Samaritan Home, the
Brainerd State Hospital until its closure in 2003 and from 2003 to her retirement in 2016
at a group home for developmentally disabled adults near Staples.
Angie was a member of Casino Assembly of God Church and for several years
volunteered in children’s ministries as a preschool Children’s Church teacher, as well as
a substitute Sunday School teacher. In addition, she taught weekly release-time classes
for Pillager Elementary students and organized and led a weekly Bible study at
Riverside Assisted Living. Angie had a servant’s heart and loved the Lord, her church,
and spending time in Bible reading and prayer. She cherished her daughters and
grandchildren, whether spending time with two of her daughters and grandson in
Pillager or her oldest daughter and family in Columbia, MD. She enjoyed many visits
with her siblings and families, other relatives, and friends, too. Also dear to her heart
was her cat Muffin, who adored only Angie.
Angie will be greatly missed by her children Rebecca (Roger) Windschitl of Columbia,
MD, Shelly of Pillager, MN, and Amy Sofie of Pillager, MN; four grandchildren, Robert,
Rylan, and Regan Windschitl and Kyler Sofie; sisters Shirley Hynes of Little Falls, MN,
Marian (Dan) Gage of Lynden, WA, LaVonne (Brad) VanVickle of Pillager, MN, John
(Kari) Carlson of Rapid City, SD, and Steven (Jessica) Carlson of Buffalo, MN; brothers-in-law Calvin Gillson of Motley, MN, Donald (Sher) Gillson of Pillager, MN, Jerry (TJ)
Gillson of Halsey, OR, sisters-in-law Barbara Mares of Staples, MN, and Arlene (Marlon)
Johnson of Staples, MN, and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband in 2009 after 40 years of marriage,
her parents, her mother-in-law and father-in-law, brother-in-law John Hynes, and sister-in-law Carol Houston.
Funeral service for Angie will be held on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at 11AM at Casino Assembly of God. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Interment will be at Wildwood Cemetery in Pillager.

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    Tuesday December 1, 2020 |
    Casino Assmebly Of God
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    Tuesday December 1, 2020
    Funeral service for Angie will be held on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at 11AM at Casino Assembly of God. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Interment will be at Wildwood Cemetery in Pillager.

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Julie Ackerson Mertens

So sorry to learn this woman of God has passed. Heaven welcomed her giving heart. My condolences to Angie's family. God's peace and comfort fill your hearts.
Comment | Posted at 02:19pm via Condolence

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