August B. “Gus” Gillio

August B. “Gus” Gillio

La Salle, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA
Death 19 Jul 2008 (aged 82)
Oglesby, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA
Burial La Salle, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA
Plot block 105 lot 3 ( 3 rd row)
Memorial ID 148479578 · View Source
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August B. "Gus" Gillio, 82, of Oglesby died at 10:50 a.m. July 19, 2008, in his home, following an extended illness.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in Shields Funeral Chapel, Oglesby, with a Mass at 11 a.m. in Holy Family Church, Oglesby. The Rev. Robert Spilman will officiate. Burial will be at St. Vincent's Cemetery, La Salle, with full military honors by La Salle/Oglesby Veterans Memorial Group.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the time of services Wednesday in the funeral home.

Mr. Gillio was born Sept. 1, 1925, in Oglesby to August and Angelino (Benedino) Gillio. He married Rena Balzarini on May 21, 1955, in Holy Family Church.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the European Theater of Operations.

He worked as a machinist at Eicor and as a custodian for Illinois Valley Community College. He was a member of Holy Family Church and Holy Name Society.

He was a member of Oglesby American Legion and past treasurer of Oglesby AARP. He was the first basketball coach at Holy Family School and coached Connie Mack basketball in Oglesby.

Survivors are his wife; three sons, John (Sue) Gillio, David Gillio and Steven Gillio, all of Oglesby; one daughter, Mary Gillio of Oglesby; and one sister, Elizabeth (Edward) Krystofek of Oglesby.

He was preceded in death by four brothers and three sisters.

Memorials may be directed to the donor's choice.

--obituary from the La Salle County Genealogy Guild obituary collection; transcribed by Kathy's kin n more--

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