Died: Thursday, January 11, 2007
Lawrence McKillen, 86, of Caro, Imlay City, Dryden and recently of Marlette, passed away Thursday, January 11, 2007 at Lapeer Regional Medical Center.
Lawrence was born on February 7, 1920 in Imlay City, the son of Fred S. and Rose (Brown) McKillen.
He lived most of his life in adult foster care homes throughout Lapeer County. He was known in Dryden and Imlay City for being in charge of polishing the fire trucks. It was quite a surprise when after a Blueberry Festival Parade he climbed up on the calliope and began to play songs that he learned as a child. Apparently he had taken lessons as a child.
Lawrence was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and RoseMcKillen, a half-brother, Harold D. ( and wife, Arlene) McKillen.
A Memorial Service will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, May 10, at Muir Brothers Funeral Home, Imlay City.
Funeral arrangements were made by Muir Brothers Funeral Home in Imlay City.