Starr Gillespie

Starr Gillespie

Starr passed away Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at Heartland Health Care in Kalamazoo.

She was born November 26, 1934 in Hopkins the daughter of Raymond and Rita (Taylor) Crisman.

Surviving are her sons, Cole Lovett of Bloomindale, Brad Lovett of TX, Lane (Mary) Lovett of Kalamazoo and Kal (Ronda) Lovett of Otsego; 14 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Walter; granddaughter, Dana Lovett and sisters, Joyce (Bart) Service and Delores “Blackie” (Clark) Standish.

According to her wishes cremation has taken place.

Friends may visit with Starr’s family from 2-4 PM on Saturday, July 30, 2016 at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego.

Contributions in memory of Starr may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 350 E. Michigan Ave #20, Kalamazoo, MI 49007.

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  1. Dick & Mary Carruthers says:

    Very Sorry For Your Lost

  2. Stephanie (Miller) Hansen-Oldenberg says:

    I am so sorry to hear Starr had passed away. The entire family is in my thoughts and prayers.

    Stephanie (Miller) Hansen-Oldenberg
    Rick Miller’s Daughter

  3. Pat Henry says:

    I was saddened to read of the passing of Starr. What a good woman she was. My parents (Sam & Santa Distefano) lived in the same subdivision. What joy she brought to my Mom when she came to visit during Mom’s years of failing health. My deepest sympathy to you all.

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