Official Obituary of

Lyla F (Kessel) Perrin

March 28, 1948 ~ March 12, 2024 (age 75) 75 Years Old
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Lyla Perrin Obituary

Lyla F. Perrin was born on March 28th 1948 in McMinnville, Oregon to Barbara Webb who lived in Sandlake Oregon at the time.   When she was 2 years old Barbara married Lawrence Kessel who adopted Lyla and became the father of her life.  When Lyla was 6 the family moved to Tillamook, Oregon where Barb and Lawrence stayed and raised their 7 children.

Lyla moved to Portland and married John Goforth and had 3 children together, Barbie, Debbie and Johnny. In 1975 she met Chuck Perrin in Montana and married him. In 1976 the family moved to Tillamook where Larry was added to the family.  In 1979 the family moved to Irrigon, Oregon where they stayed and raised their children.  

Lyla loved being with her kids and family as much as possible. She likes to take drives to the mountains and beaches during her free time, loved to paint and do crafts.  She also loved music, mostly the old country songs. She had a deep faith in the lord that made her such and kind and sweet person.

Lyla passed away at her granddaughter’s home on March 12th, 2024 surrounded by her kids and grandkids.

Lyla was preceded in death by her parents, Barbara and Lawrence Kessel, her husband, Charles Perrin and her son, John Goforth.

She is survived by her children: Barbie Abercrombie (Todd), Debbie Fenstermaker (Travis), and Lawrence Perrin.  Lyla had 7 grandkids: Kayly, Nikki, Harry, Shawn, Ryan, Calissa, and Chloe. She had 5 great grandkids: Lilah, Braxton, Colby, Magnolia, and Greyson.

Lyla loved her kids, grandkids, and Great grandkids with all her heart and will be missed greatly. 

A celebration of life gathering will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2024 at 2:00 P.M. at Stokes Landing Senior Center, Irrigon, Oregon.

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Celebration of Life
April 13, 2024

2:00 PM
Stokes Landing Senior Center

Irrigon, OR 97844


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