July 24, 1930 - October 7, 2021
Luella Mae Berniece McPherson Wymore, 91, of Richfield MN passed away on Thursday, October 7th, 2021 at Fairview Hospital in Edina, MN. Lu was born July 24th, 1930 in Page, ND to Bruce and Leona (Sande) McPherson. She grew up moving often due to her father's work with the railroad. Lu graduated from Leeds High School and went on to attend and graduate from Mayville State Teachers College. Lu started her teaching career in a rural school in Rock Lake, North Dakota. It was there that she met her husband, Robert Wymore. Lu married Bob in Leeds, ND on June 3rd of 1952. Luella taught in York, ND for 3 years then went on to teach in Portland, ND. Lu and Bob moved to Larimore and after that settled in Mayville, where she spent the next 56 years. Family was very important to Lu and she was a stay-at-home mother of five children. She also was a piano teacher to many children in Mayville and the surrounding community. Lu retired from teaching piano in 1993. She and Bob spent their years after retirement traveling, enjoying lake life and spending time with family and friends. In the fall of 2018, Lu moved closer to family and relocated to Havenwood in Richfield, MN. Lu had many interests and hobbies throughout her life. She enjoyed music, socializing, sewing, quilting, cooking, and baking. Her faith permeated every part of her life. She was an active member of Mayville Lutheran Church and served there in many capacities. Luella is survived by: her son, Steven (Carolyn) Wymore, Nisswa, MN; her son, Bruce (Mindy) Wymore, Alexandria, MN; her daughter, Rebecca (Mark) McLain, Bloomington, MN; her daughter, Linette (Duane) Kangas, Moorhead, MN; her daughter, Ann Wymore (Kurt Mack), Knoxville, TN; fourteen grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; her sister, Syvilla Sweeney, Portland, OR; and brother Sande (DeElda) McPherson, Hot Spring, SD and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert; her father, Bruce; her mother, Leona; two brothers, James and Bernard and two nephews. Celebration of Life will be Friday, October 15th at 2:00 PM at Washburn-McReavy Funeral Chapel, 2300 W. Old Shakopee Road in Bloomington, MN. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.
Luella Mae Berniece McPherson Wymore, 91, of Richfield MN passed away on Thursday, October 7th, 2021 at Fairview Hospital in Edina, MN. Lu was born July 24th, 1930 in Page, ND to Bruce and Leona (Sande) McPherson. She grew up moving often... View Obituary & Service Information
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