Marilyn Joanne McPherson

Marilyn Joanne (Willis) McPherson, age 86, of Eaton Rapids, MI and Leesburg, FL passed away on Tuesday, March 14, 2023.
Marilyn was born in Decker, MI on October 21, 1936. She graduated from Marlette High School and continued on to receive a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Michigan State University.
Marilyn was married to Lloyd (Mac) McPherson on July 11, 1959, they were married 63 years.
Marilyn worked as an educator teaching grades kindergarten through 6th for over 30 years. She enjoyed playing cards, bowling, sewing, baking, and anything to do with family and friends. Marilyn loved the game of golf, playing, competing, and even coaching throughout her life. She was also actively involved in Eastern Star, Jobes Daughters, president and member of women’s golf groups which participated in numerous fundraisers supporting women’s health at Waterman Hospital, Leesburg, FL. With Marilyn’s efforts the group raised more than $20,000 throughout her years.
Marilyn is survived by Lloyd (Mac) McPherson, Chandra (David) Cataline, David (Linda) McPherson; grandchildren: Tyler Cataline, Katie Cataline, Leslie (Brian) Hoskins, Danny (Elise) Hignite; great-grandchildren: Ireland Cataline, Zachary Hoskins, Alice Hoskins and Bowen McCully; nieces and nephews, Ron and Melinda; and other special extended family and friends.
The funeral service will be held in the spring of 2023.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to local charities of your choice in Marilyn’s name.