GWINN, MI. - Yvonne L. Lilly, 74, of Gwinn, passed away with her family by her side Wednesday, November 27, 2013, at Marquette General Hospital.
She was born March 16, 1939, in Ishpeming, a daughter of the late Vedo C. and Margaret (VanDeWeghe) Heric. Yvonne was a 1957 graduate of Gwinn High School.
On June 24, 1961 she married Lansford O. Lilly. During his military service in the US Marine Corp., they raised their children in various states, settling back in Michigan in 1973.
Yvonne L. Lilly
Yvonne enjoyed bowling, knitting and playing cards, especially smear and cribbage, along with her trips to the casino.
Holidays were a special time for her because it involved what she took pleasure in most, cooking and baking for her family.
She is survived by her husband, Lansford "Len" O. Lilly of Gwinn; two daughters, BethAnn Lilly and Kirsten R. Lilly, both of Gwinn; two sons, Charles O. (Kristy) Lilly of Rockwall, TX and Byron D. (Khamfong) Lilly of Saipan; 6 grandchildren, Chaz, Garrett, Carter, Carson and Jeremy Lilly and Hayley Bolduc; and several nieces & nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sons, Lansford O. Lilly II and Lansford O. Lilly III, and a brother, Vincent Heric.
As per her request, no services will be held.
The Canale-Gwinn Funeral Home is assisting the family where memories may be shared at canalefuneral.com