Margaret M. McLean, 93, a former longtime Sunnyside resident, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008, at the Four Seasons Assisted Living in Dalton Gardens, Idaho.

She was born Dec. 13, 1914 in Fort McGennis, Mont. to Reginald John Mellor and Charlotte Alice Buckmaster. She graduated from Coeur d'Alene High School in 1933.

In 1939 she married Lloyd McLean in Superior, Mont. They moved to Sunnyside in 1948. She worked for 20 years for Querin Veterinarian Clinic in Sunnyside.

She ran a duplicate bridge club in Sunnyside. She was a member of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Sunnyside and a member of the Eastern Star. She joined the Pearl Hughes Guild in 1983. She recycled for years for the Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center in Seattle.

She is survived by her nieces and nephews, Margaret (Bill) Gibson of Dalton Gardens, Ronald (Betty) Mills of Hayden, Idaho, David (Sheila) Mills of Boise, Idaho, Connie Silfow & Cindi Petersen of Clarkston, Mark (Jeannie) Mellor, Bill (Jo) Mellor and Eileen Mellor, all of Canada; sister-in-law, Betty Mellor of Canada; and many great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lloyd I. McLean in 1977; sisters, Jeannette Mills and Winnie (Fred) Proffer; brothers, John Mellor and Charlie (Fern) Mellor; nephew, Sherrild Mills; and great-nephew, Ronnie Mills.

Memorial services will be held Monday, Oct. 6, 2008, at 11 a.m. at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Sunnyside, with a luncheon to follow.

The family would like to thank Four Seasons Assisted Living for the wonderful care they gave to Margaret.

Those wishing to honor Margaret's memory may contribute to Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center, PO Box 50020, Seattle, WA 98145-5020.


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