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Audrey Glenn Gillette
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Audry Glenn Gillette, age 92, passed away at Mercy General Hospital in Sacramento, CA, on Tuesday, August 29, 2017. He was born on his family's ranch in Le Grand, CA, to Glenn and Genevieve (Wilson) Gillette. Audry attended Savana elementary school, a one-room school a mile from his home. He graduated from Le Grand High School and went on to graduate from Fresno State College with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He was proud of having served his country in the Army during World War II and was stationed in Japan at the end of the war. On December 12, 1954, he married Joyce Emily Milne. Together, they had three daughters. Glenn was a Shop Planner at Mare Island Naval Shipyard in Vallejo, CA, where he commuted to work every day on his bicycle. Glenn loved to tinker in his home workshop. He also enjoyed gardening, cycling, hiking, photography and reading and playing board games with his grandchildren. His wife, Joyce, pre-deceased him eight months earlier. He is survived by his daughters, Lisa Chow, (Gene), Cecille Gillette and Mary Gillette; four grandchildren; his sister, Donna (Gillette) Hall (Lloyd) and his nephew Warner Hall (Barbara) and their two children and grandchild, and his niece Gwen Bortner (Arlis). His services were in the Bay area. The family would appreciate donations made to the ASPCA at

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