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David Gillette

April 4, 1975 — August 14, 2011

David Addison Gillette, 36, of Sabetha, died Sunday, August 14, 2011.

He was born April 4, 1975 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the son of Robert and Sharon (Barrett) Gillette.  David attended schools in Colorado Springs and worked various jobs until he moved to Sabetha in May of 2003.
His loves were his children, fishing, and the Denver Broncos.  David worked for KB Roofing, Crosswinds, CJ Foods, and Lortscher Ag Service.

He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Gillette; half-brother, Robert Gillette II; paternal grandparents, Walter and Bernice Gillette, and maternal grandfather, Garwood Barrett.

David is survived by his mother, Sharon Gillette of Sabetha; a son, Damian Gillette of Sabetha; two daughters, Alexis Gillette of Sabetha, and Anastacia Gillette of Colorado Springs, Colorado; one sister, Diane Gillette of Chicago, Illinois; half-sisters, Della Lyons of Colorado Springs, Colorado and Delsa Brown of Cripple Creek, Colorado; half-brother, Demory Gillette of Colorado;  grandmother, Donice Barrett of Sabetha; friend, Addrienne Solberg of Sabetha, and a host of aunts, uncles and cousins.

A visitation will be held Friday, April 6, 2012 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Popkess Mortuary.  A private family inurnment will be held at a later date.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Damian and Alexis Gillette Education Fund, sent in care of the funeral home, 823 Virginia, Sabetha, KS 66534.  Online condolences may be left for the family at

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