Kenneth J. Mclaughlin

Kenneth J. Mclaughlin

Kenneth J. McLaughlin of Otsego, Michigan, passed away Sunday, December 17, 2006 at his home. Mr. McLaughlin was born June 8, 1924 in Watson Twp. to Robert and Therese (Connors) McLaughlin He served his country in the U.S. Army as a Lt. in the Pacific Theatre during WW II and had worked at Eaton Corp (Fullers) for 37 ½ years. Ken was a member of St. Margaret’s Catholic Church. He enjoyed playing games, golf, cook-outs and was very handy -- he could fix anything. On June 26, 1944, at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Allegan he was married to Betty DeKilder, who survives. Also surviving are 2 daughters, Sandy (Gary) Zantello and Patty (Mike) Pearson both of Otsego, 4 grandchildren; Terri (Brad Smith) Zantello of Traverse City, Debi (Rick) Davis of Otsego, Amy (Bill) Wood of Otsego and Mike (Amber Rizzio) Pearson of Lindenhurst, IL; 5 great-grandchildren; Tyler & Matt Nowak, Zack Landrum, Josh & Jacob Wood; and a sister, Esther Draper of Muskegon; several nieces and nephews.  Ken was preceded in death by his siblings; Lloyd (Nina) McLaughlin, Paul (Mable) McLaughlin, Gerald (Rosie) McLaughlin and a brother-in-law Clifford Draper. Friends may meet the family from 2-4 and 6-8 P.M. Tuesday at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, where a Scripture Service will be held at 7:30 P.M. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church, Otsego, Rev. Fr. Donald P. Klingler, celebrant. Burial will follow at Mountain Home Cemetery, Otsego. Contributions in memory of Ken may be made to St. Margaret’s School.

Print Obituary & Condolences Print Obituary & Condolences

Offer Condolence for the family of Kenneth J. Mclaughlin

Please share your thoughts ...

  • How do I send condolences?

    At the bottom of this page, you will find a condolence form. You will need to fill out some basic information prior to typing your message. (We will not share your e-mail address with anyone)

    Once you are finished, simply click the submit condolence button. Within 24 hours the condolence will be approved before it is published to the web site.

    We also provide a Tell-A-Friend feature located directly below these instructions. This form allows you to send the obituary to a friend. This is particularly helpful to someone who may live out of town.

  • Share This Obituary

    • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.