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Dorothy Louise McLaughlin

MASON CITY - Dorothy Louise McLaughlin went to be with her Lord on March 14, 2013. Dorothy was born March 8, 1918, to Lewis and Nora Vorn Holt in Mason City. She married Howard T. McLaughlin on December 30, 1939. He preceded her in death along with her sister, Una McLaughlin, and granddaughter, Laura Sue Young. She is survived by her three sons: Edwin (Jane) McLaughlin of Murphysboro, IL, Kenneth (Sandra) McLaughlin of Mokane, MO, James (Emily) McLaughlin of Mason City; and one daughter, Janet (Brian) Young of Mason City; 13 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Next to God, she loved her family more than anything.

Dorothy was an active member of First Christian Church of Mason City, IL; a member of Home Extension (HEA); 57-year member of the Angus Association with Honorable Mention in 2006; active 4-H leader for several years; a volunteer for the reading program at ICGS; and delivered Meals on Wheels for several years.

Dorothy was known for always being "Good as New" to those who knew and loved her and to her grandkids and family she will always be "Grandma Mac".

Visitation will be Sunday, March 17, 2013, from 5-7 p.m. at Hurley Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be March 18, 2013, at 10 a.m. at First Christian Church, Mason City, IL with Rev Joe Briseno and Rev Dustin Fulton officiating. Burial will follow at Mason City Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to First Christian Church, Mason City, IL.

Hurley Funeral Home, Mason City, is assisting the family with arrange-ments. Share stories, thoughts, and condolences at


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