THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Lloyd K. McLain
Issue Date: January 15, 2014
Lloyd K. McLain, 84, of Aurora passed away Friday, Jan. 3 at Maryhill Manor in Niagara.
Born May 16, 1929 in Fence, he was the son of the late Bert and Marie (Wickstrom) McLain. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War from 1952-1954 and was stationed at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. and in France. On July 20, 1963, he married Lois Wilkins at Immanuel Baptist Church in Iron Mountain and the couple had fifty years of marriage.
He worked at the Goodman Lumber Mill for many years. A member of the Aurora Free Church and life member of the VFW, he enjoyed hunting, spending time visiting his son and family at Cape Cod, going to the Homestead Center for lunch and the Over 60 Club.
He is survived by his wife, Lois; a son, Kevin (Blair) McLain, of Cape Cod, Mass.; two grandsons; a brother, Loren (special friend Gloria) McLain, of Albuquerque, N.M.; a sister, Colleen (Pete) Kasakaitas, of Goodman; sisters-in-law, Florence Church and Fumiko McLain, both of Fence and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by four brothers, Sidney, Rodger, Kenneth and Donald McLain and a sister, Fern Campbell.
Visitation was held from 1 p.m. until time of funeral services at 3 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 10 at Aurora Free Church. Rev. Karl Utzat officiated with burial in the Homestead-Aurora Cemetery. Memorials can be made to Maryhill Manor. Erickson-Rochon and Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain assisted the family with arrangements.