In Memory of



Obituary for Gene Fillwock

Gene Fillwock – age 75 of Farwell, passed away at home on Sunday June 12, 2022. He was born on September 24, 1946, the son of Frederick J. and Hazel M. (Turner) Fillwock in Lansing, Michigan. Gene retired from General Motors in 1995 and moved to Farwell area in 2006 from Houghton Lake. He married Cindy Strahota on July 5, 2014, in Gatlinburg, TN at the Love Chapel. Gene enjoyed sports, traveling, Cedar Point with family, casinos and his favorite place in the Great Smoky Mountains in Tennessee.
Surviving is his wife, Cindy; son Darren Fillwock and wife Maureen; three daughters: Dianne DeLong and husband Scott, Mallory Gage and Justin White, and Kelsey Jakovac-Harris and husband Chris; grandchildren Christopher (Ashley), Taylor, Brooklynn, Colby, and Christian; a brother Doug Fillwock and wife Bonnie; and special cousin, Star Snowman. Gene was preceded in death by his parents; honorary mothers, Ruby Coon and Minnie Perry who raised him.
As per Gene’s wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be no services. Please share condolences and memories with the family online at