Portland

June 10, 1942 — July 12, 2021

Larry McMacken, 79, of Portland (Garden Home), passed away July 12, 2021.

The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. on Aug. 14 at Pilgrim Lutheran Christian Church, 5650 S.W. Hall Blvd. in Beaverton.

Private burial will be handled by Crown Memorial at Crescent Grove Cemetery.

Larry was born in Spokane, Washington, on June 10, 1942. He married Darlene on Aug. 17, 1963, and they were happily married for 57 years.

He started his career as a teacher and principal, returned to school to receive a doctorate degree in education and retired as a superintendent of schools in Astoria.

He enjoyed photography. He was active with his church, Pilgrim Lutheran, and Rotary.

He is survived by his wife, Darlene; children, Lisa DeVolve and Brad McMacken; grandchildren, Nikita Woods, Kayla Simwanza, Brittany McMacken, Justin McMacken, Dylan McMacken and Briana DeVolve; sister-in-law, Judy McMacken; brother-in-law, Ed Kuehn; nieces, Emma Davis, Kathy Smith and Eileen Shiffer; and nephews, Mike Whitcomb and Mark Whitcomb.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Elsie Jackson; father, Melvin McMacken; brothers, Douglas Jackson and Dave McMacken; and sister, Judi Kuehn.

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