Obituaries: James McLaughlin
James Edward Anthony McLaughlin, age 78 of Rhinelander, died Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, at the Bay at Sheridan Health and Rehabilitation Center in Kenosha. He was born Sept. 28, 1942, in Fairmont, Minn. to James Richard McLaughlin, Sr. and Bertha (Nason) McLaughlin. James served in the Navy and fought in the Vietnam War 1962-66.
He is survived by his daughters, Breanna McLaughlin and Sarah (Chris) Wenzel; sons, Rick (Cindy) McLaughlin, Jim Jr. (Missy) McLaughlin, and Ethan McLaughlin; brother, Donald; sisters, Marlys, Judy, and Mary; six grandchildren; one great-grandson.
James was preceded in death by his wife, Mary; his parents; his foster parents; two brothers, John and Joseph; a half-brother, James Lightfeather; and two sisters, Margaret and Patricia. There will be a celebration of life at a later date. (Carlson Funeral Home)