Betty D. McLaughlin

Betty D. McLaughlin, 94, of Mediapolis, died Thursday, November 3, 2022, at her home.


Born August 21, 1928, in Burlington, Iowa, she was the daughter of Cletus and Margaret (Ruff) Beckman. She married John McLaughlin on June 3, 1950. He died on February 1, 1989.


Betty was a homemaker. She was of the Christian faith. She loved helping and spending time with her grandchildren. She was dedicated to learning God’s Word daily.


She is survived by her children; Rick (Sandra) McLaughlin of Mediapolis, Dave McLaughlin of Mount Pleasant, Brent (Nancy) McLaughlin of Mediapolis, Annette (Vince) Mahan of Greenville, Texas, Luann (Fred) Nelson and Denise (Doug) Roelfs both of Mediapolis; 15 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Donald (Mary Lee) Beckman and Clifford Beckman; sister-in-law Betty Beckman all of Burlington and numerous nieces and nephews.


She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two brothers and two sisters.


The memorial funeral service for Mrs. McLaughlin will be 3:00 p.m. Friday, November 11th at Lunning Chapel. The Rev. Father Gary Beckman will officiate. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until the time of services. A private family inurnment will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Dodgeville.

According to her wishes, cremation has been accorded and entrusted to Lunning Chapel.

Memorials have been established for the Southeast Iowa Regional Hospice House or to the Operation Grace World Missions Fund PO Box 19508, Houston TX 77224-9508.