Welcome to the memorial page for

Chris "Gibby" McLaren

May 7, 1961 ~ January 11, 2018 (age 56)

Chris “Gibby” McLaren, 56, of Redford passed away Thursday, January 11, 2018, at his daughter’s home.

Chris was born May 7, 1961, in Alpena to Wayne and Yvonne (Kleiber) McLaren. On September 13, 1986, he married Colleen Foran. He enjoyed playing sports and reading.

Surviving are his wife, Colleen; two children, Kristen (Nick Riechard) McLaren, Nick McLaren; two grandchildren, BrookLynne and Carter; mother, Yvonne (Gary) Rondeau; three brothers, Steve (Carmen) McLaren, Pat (Annette) McLaren, Andy (Sarah) McLaren; sister, Melissa Sherwood; the Rondeau family; father-in-law, Tom Foran; several nephews, nieces, and cousins.

Chris was preceded in death by his father, Wayne McLaren in 1977; and mother-in-law, Corky Foran.

A memorial service will take place in the spring.

Inurnment:  Long Rapids Cemetery

Memorials:  Friends Together or Lupus Foundation

Charitable donations may be made to:

Friends Together
105 Prentiss Street, Alpena MI 49707
Tel: 1-989-356-3231

Lupus Alliance of America
26507 Harper Avenue, St. Clair Shores MI 48081

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