Lillian Pasanen, age 78, of Imlay City, MI died Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Stonegate Health Campus of Lapeer, MI.
Lillian Arvilla Ferrell was born January 10, 1941 in Gilbert, WV. She was the daughter of the late Melvin and the late Zelda (Lilly) Ferrell. Lillian grew up in Gilbert, WV. She attended Gilbert Community School. At the age of 14, Lillian moved to Michigan and lived in Hamtramck and later in Ferndale. She married Eugene Earl Pasanen in May of 1976 in Ferndale, MI. She was mostly a homemaker, raising her family. Lillian also worked for a few flower shops in sales and floral design.
Lillian is survived by her husband, Eugene Pasanen; her daughters, Donna Franks of Imlay City, MI and Michelle Ulrich of Toledo, OH; her son, Bob Pasanen of Almont, MI; two sisters, Alice Jackson and Anna Carey; three brothers, Dale Ferrell, Doug Ferrell and John Ferrell; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Melvin Ferrell & Zelda Ferrell; a sister, Janet Dolin; and her brother, Ray Ferrell.
The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at Muir Brothers Funeral Home of Imlay City, 225 N. Main Street, Imlay City, MI. Pastor Timothy Ericson will officiate. Interment will follow at Christian Memorial Cemetery, Rochester Hills, MI.
The family will be available for visitation 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, October 16 at Muir Brothers Funeral Home of Imlay City.
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