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Winnie Lillie-Sjogren

Born: Fri., Jan. 13, 1928
Died: Sun., Sep. 13, 2020

Private Interment


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Thu., Sep. 17, 2020
Location: Amling/ Schroeder Funeral Service - Myrtle Point Chapel

Celebration of Life

2:00 PM Fri., Sep. 18, 2020
Location: Arago Community Church

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Winnie was born January 13, 1928 in Malakauf, TX to Benjamin and Willie (Hester) Bass.  She died September 13, 2020 in Coos Bay.

She met Arago native, Gerald Lillie in Orange, TX while he was in the service.  They moved to Arago and were the first couple married at the Arago Church on August 2, 1946.  Winnie was very active in the Arago Community Church, teaching bible study and Sunday School.  She also served as a 4-H Leader, enjoyed gardening, sewing and cooking.  She was known by the neighborhood kids for her delicious maple bars.

Her husband Gerald died in November of 1989 and she later married Fred Sjogren in 1995 and he died in 1997.

Winnie is survived by her children, Joyce Lillie, Gary Lillie, Peggy McDonald, Albert Lillie and Glenn Lillie; brothers, B.J. Bass and Toby Bass and her sister, Joyce Mills.  29 grandchildren and 54 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her two husbands, son, Ben Lillie; brother, Bob Bass and sister, Johnnie Waterman.

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Randall Maddox
   Posted Wed September 16, 2020

MONET'S GARDEN BASKET was sent by Randy Maddox.

Our condolences from the O&M Training Team

Perry W Leach
   Posted Thu September 17, 2020
So sorry for your loss. Our love and prayers are with you.

Betsy Hartless Grant
   Posted Thu October 01, 2020
sending love and prayers to your family. I was so saddened to read of Winnie’s passing in the MP Herald. Have so many fond memories of Arago School, Arago Community Church and 4-H with all of you Lillie’s! I remember your mom as a sweet and gracious lady, and I treasure her Maple Bar recipe!

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