Mar 6, 1931 – Jun 4, 2016
Ilene Gilmore, age 85, was born in Wichita, KS March 6, 1931, and passed away June 4, 2016 in Des Moines, WA.
Ilene lived the majority of her life in Des Moines, WA. She was a lifelong member of the Eastern Star, a Girl Scout Leader, and active in her church for many years.
Ilene was married to James “Bill” Gilmore for 50 years, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by two sons, Andy and Jim Gilmore.
Ilene is survived by her three daughters, Debra (Chuck) Henniger, Jeanne Helmholz, and Nancy Downs, 9 grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren.
Visitation Thursday, June 9th, 2:00-5:00pm with funeral services Friday, June 10th at 9:30am all at Bonney-Watson Washington Memorial, 16445 International Blvd, SeaTac, WA 98188.
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