Earl Lloyd McNally

GLADSTONE, Mich. — Earl Lloyd McNally, age 82, of Brampton (formerly of Trenary), passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Monday evening, December 14, 2020 due to complications following an automobile accident.

Earl was born June 8, 1938 at the home of his parents, Lawrence and Agnes (Howatte) McNally, in Trenary, Mich. He was a dairy farmer most of his life but he also worked at Richmond and Holly Sawmill in Chat, Mich.

Earl was United in marriage to the former Sally Ann Langson of Negaunee, Mich., on July 1, 1961. They made their home in Sundell, MI, but later moved to Brampton, Mich. where they resided for their later years.

Earl was a faithful Christian who would help anyone who needed it. His hobbies included hunting, taking many trips with family and neighborhood kids, listening to country music, and reading the daily newspaper.

In addition to his loving wife and parents, Earl is preceded in death by: brothers, Thomas (Mary Lou), Lawrence, George (Gloria); sisters, Libby (Malcolm, Lucille (Byron); two sons, Lloyd David and Frederick Lawrence McNally; great-grandchildren, “Christmas Baby” and Earl W. McNally III.

Survivors include: son, Earl (Millie) McNally Sr., of Rapid River, Mich.; daughter, Lisa Wickstrom of Escanaba, Mich.; 13 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren; sister, Dorothy (Raino) Hamalainen; sister-in-law, Joan (Lawrence) McNally; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and special friends that were like family.

A family memorial service will be held in the spring where Earl will be laid to rest next to Sally and their two baby boys in Munising, Mich. The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting the McNally family. Please visit www.skradskifuneralhomes.com where you can leave a message of condolence to the family.