Donald Dean Red Gillman,81, of Coffeyville, Kansas died Saturday November 10, 2012 at his home. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 am Friday, November 16, 2012 at the St. Andrew Catholic Parish Hall with Father Andrew Heiman officiating. Burial will follow in the Calvary Cemetery in Independence, Kansas under the direction of the Potts Chapel Independence. Reciting of the Rosary will be held at 7:00 pm at the Potts Chapel on Thursday, November 15, 2012 and Visitation will also be Thursday, November 15, 2012 from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm. The family has suggested memorials to the Harry Haynes Hospice or the St. Andrew Catholic School and contributions may be left at the Potts Chapel in Independence. Don was born September 27, 1931 in Independence, Kansas the son of George and Lena Weingart Gillman. He grew up in the Independence and Coffeyville area and attended the Jefferson School System. On December 21, 1953 Don was united in marriage to Viola B. Mundy and the couple made their home in the Independence and Coffeyville area. Viola preceded Don in death on September 22, 2012. On August 6, 1954 Don entered the United States Army and served until his honorable discharge on August 3, 1956. Don was a life member of the Independence Veterans of Foreign Wars. Don farmed mainly raising cattle and did custom hay baling he also worked at the Morrow Foundry in Coffeyville. Survivors include one daughter Linda Ketchum and one son Roger Gillman both of Coffeyville, Ks., one twin brother Darrell Gillman of Coffeyville, Ks., two sisters Mary Isle Coffeyville, Ks., and Betty Malone of Independence. Four Grandchildren and 6 Great grandchildren.