Chris “Gibby” McLaren, 56, of Redford passed away Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, at his daughter’s home.

Chris was born May 7, 1961, in Alpena to Wayne and Yvonne (Kleiber) McLaren. On Sept. 13, 1986, he married Colleen Foran. He enjoyed playing sports and reading.

Surviving are his wife, Colleen; two children, Kristen (Nick Riechard) McLaren, Nick McLaren; two grandchildren, BrookLynne and Carter; mother, Yvonne (Gary) Rondeau; three brothers, Steve (Carmen) McLaren, Pat (Annette) McLaren, Andy (Sarah) McLaren; sister, Melissa Sherwood; the Rondeau family; father-in-law, Tom Foran; several nephews, nieces, and cousins.

Chris was preceded in death by his father, Wayne McLaren in 1977; and mother-in-law, Corky Foran.

A memorial service will take place in the spring.

Inurnment: Long Rapids Cemetery

Memorials: Friends Together or Lupus Foundation