Margie McLaughlin, 92, Iola, Kan., formerly of Mound City, Kan., passed away Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015. She was born Aug. 15, 1922, at La Cygne, Kan., the daughter of Grover and Rilla Parker Dean.
She was married to Elmer Orton who preceded her in death. She later married Wilgus McLaughlin who also preceded her in death. Also preceding was a son, Cecil Ray Orton; and a daughter, Margie Jean Courtois.
Margie worked in the lumber yard in Wellington, Kan., for over 20 years.
She is survived by five stepdaughters, Carol Paddock, Mary Brownback, Judith Wiley, Susan Wichman, and Alice Helton; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; friends, and extended family.
Funeral service was held Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2105 at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Mound City Chapel. Graveside will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015 at the Sumner Memorial Gardens at Wellington, Kan. The family suggests contributions to Linn County Care to Share. Online condolences for the family may be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com.Arrangements: Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Mound City Chapel.
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