Lillas Irene McPherson



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Lillas Irene McPherson, age 90, of Lowell, passed away peacefully Saturday, February 10, 2024.

Lillas is preceded in death by her loving husband of 69 years, Larry Lee McPherson; and son, Larry “Lee” McPherson Jr. She is survived by her children, Lynne (David) Dee, Laura (Jody) Mitchell, Lewis (Mary) McPherson; grandchildren, Lauren (Paul) Newkirk, Jenny (Adam) Eggerding, David (Katie) Dee, Emily (Phil) Tyler, and Katelyn (Josh) Schroeder; twelve great grandchildren; and special friends, Marge and Marty, Phil and Carol, Annette and Peggy.

Lillas lived a full life and enjoyed the company of her family and friends. She especially loved watching the little ones grow.

Her love for the outdoors and traveling lead to a wonderful amount of life experiences. Her and Larry enjoyed spending their time best at the A frame in the UP.

Lillas, much like her husband, enjoyed a proud Scottish heritage. Both of their involvements with the Scottish Clan McPherson was an extremely important part of their life together.

Visitation with the family will take place from 1-2pm on Thursday, February 15, 2024, at Roth-Gerst Funeral Home, 305 N. Hudson, Lowell, MI 49331. Memorial service will follow at 2pm, with Pastor Gilbert presiding. In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed toward the Clan MacPherson Museum at

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5 Responses

  1. Mom you had a great 90 years full of love, memories and family! Rest in peace now knowing you and Dad created a wonderful large family. I will miss you dearly but am glad you are finally reunited with Dad and Lee in heaven. 😇💖 Love you tons, until we meet again!! 💖🙏

  2. Aunt Lillas in our hearts and minds forever. I only have wonderful memories of growing up with our family’s get togethers on the thorn apple river house.

  3. Lilas we will miss your energy and spirit but know that you are comforted as soon as Larry sees you! It is our loss down here but we will keep your spirit in our hearts ❤️

  4. Lila’s was always cheerful, never wanted to be bother to staff and always welcomed you with open arms. I’m terribly sorry for your loss of such a wonderful woman. ♥️

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