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John R. Macpherson
January 3, 1962 ~ August 25, 2023 (age 61) 61 Years Old
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John Rex Macpherson, 61, passed away peacefully Friday, August 25, 2023, at his home in Libby, Montana. John was born January 3, 1962, to Carol and Phillip Macpherson in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His family moved to Libby while he was in grade school. John’s trade of choice was mechanics. He worked on cars and moved up to working on semi-trucks/trailers. He eventually went on to become part of management for CHS. He moved up the management ladder at CHS becoming the Transportation Department Manager. He was at home in the outdoors. He loved to hunt and fish. He loved spending time with his family and enjoyed his grandchildren.
John married Ruth Goyen on March 15, 1986, in Sioux Falls, SD.
John is preceded in death by his father Phillip Macpherson.
John is survived by his mother Carol Landa of Lethbridge, Alberta Canada; his wife Ruth Macpherson; 5 siblings Chuck, Coline (Pete), Tom (Steve), Dawn, Dan (Lorelei); 5 children Fawn (Bill), Kasper (Jennifer), April Rose (Jon), Stephanie, Logan (Jessica); 12 grandchildren Sierra (Drew), Brayden, Zoey, Ben, Bethany, Blake, Micah (Erica), Dontau, Jonathan, Justin, Trevor, Tyler; and 1 great grandchild Haven.
There will be a Celebration of Life at Firemen’s Park in Libby, Montana, on Saturday, September 9, 2023, at 1 pm. Potluck to follow at the park. If you wish to make a donation, please donate to our GoFundMe page https://gofund.me/3e1c70f4. Arrangements are under the care of the Schnackenberg Funeral Home of Libby. Memorials and condolences may be shared by visiting www.schnackenbergfh.com.