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Lowell Theodore McClellan

08/22/1933 - 04/05/2019
Service Date: 04/11/2019
Service Time: 10:00 AM
Service Location: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2228 E. Brown Rd., Mesa, AZ 85213
Visitation Date: 04/10/2019
Visitation Time: 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Visitation Location: Bunker's University Chapel, 3529 E. University Drive, Mesa
Interment: San Tan Memorial Cemetery, 22425 E. Cloud Dr., Queen Creek, Arizona

Lowell passed away on April 5, 2019 and will be greatly missed among his family, friends and loved ones. He was born August 22, 1933 in Red Bluff, Tehama California, to Theodore Lloyd Foley and Alma Doris Moore.

He lived in many different places including California, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming, Alaska, Idaho and Arizona.

He had a high school education as well as a two year college degree. He was a sign painter, commercial artist, and graphic designer by profession. He had many interests including photography, writing poetry, and he had a beautiful singing voice.

He served a mission to England for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from September of 1954 to September 1956.

Lowell is survived by his wife Kay Cummings McClellan, children Todd (Judy), Jamie, Jana (Garth), Mac, Lenore (Dean), Weston, Annette (Hans), Mitchell (Carlie), Kristian (Cindy), Kara (Chet). Also, his step-children Linda (Robert), Christine (Ray) and Bill.

Lowell is also survived by a brother Mike Foley-McClellan, sisters Doris Ann McClellan, Elizabeth Pavek and Linda McClellan.

Lowell is also survived by 45 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren as well as 13 (step) grandchildren, 25 (step) great grandchildren and 3 (step) great, great grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were his parents, Ted Foley and Alma Doris Moore, and step-father James S. McClellan and sister Norrine Burnham and brother Donald Foley. Also preceding him in death were wife Jean Young and wife Ann Lewis as well as a grand daughter Mia Catherine McClellan and a great grand daughter Molly Grace Shupe.


  • Sending my condolences to the McClellan family. My deepest sympathy goes out to you on your father’s loss. Keep the memories spent with him close to your heart. My heart and prayers go out to you during this difficult time.

  • May you be comforted in your time of loss. I’m sending my thoughts and prayers for you all. Please don’t hesitate to let me know if there’s anything that I can do to help.

  • We are very sorry to hear of Lowell’s passing, and wish to send our condolences. Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time. Sincerely, The family of Don Foley – Donna Foley, Debbie Conner, Doug Foley

  • Gary and Marlene

    Our hearts are so full with happy memories of time spent with you, of your gracious hospitality, sparkling humor, and precious love! Thank you for blessing our lives!

  • I do not say goodbye, but arrivederci, see you on the other side of life. Uncle Lowell.

  • Thanks Louis! I love that perspective!

    To Kay — we love you so much! Thank you for being so good to our Dad! You have been such a blessing to our entire family! You are an angel!

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