Jack R. Gillin

Jack R. Gillin, age 82 of Adrian, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 at Cambrian Assisted Living in Tecumseh.He was born July 14, 1931, in Conemaugh, Penn., to Merton and Jenny (Sensabaugh) Gillin. Jack graduated from Tecumseh High School in 1949 and attended Manchester College in Indiana. He served in the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict.On October 28, 1956, Jack married Elsie Baugh in Adrian and they celebrated almost 54 years of marriage.Jack worked as a surveyor for Associated Engineers and the Lenawee County Road and Drain Commissions where he retired in 1996. He attended First Presbyterian Church Adrian.He is survived by his children: Dawn (Robin) Skinner of Tecumseh and Dr. Dana (Lisa) Gillin of Adrian; four grandchildren: Corinne and Grace Skinner and Elissa and Nicholas Gillin; and two sisters, Isobel Randolph of Tecumseh and Audrey Rorabaugh of California.In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by brothers, Duane, Guy, Richard and Leslie Gillin; and sister, Olive Mack.Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014 at the First Presbyterian Church Adrian with Reverends Ellen and Dean McGormley officiating.Contributions in memory of Jack may be made to Hidden Lake Gardens. Arrangements have been entrusted to Wagley Funeral Home where online condolences are welcome at www.wagleyfuneralhome.com.

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