Eugene E. "Gene" Mclaughlin

Eugene "Gene" E. McLaughlin

Des Moines

Eugene "Gene" E. McLaughlin, 86, of Des Moines received his angel wings on July 16, 2014 at his home in Des Moines with wife, Chris, and family by his side. A memorial service will be held 9:30 a.m. Monday, July 21 at Iles Dunn's Chapel immediately followed by an 11 a.m. committal service at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery near Van Meter.

Gene is survived by his wife, Christine (Buttler) McLaughlin; two daughters, Debbie Simmons and Marie (Herb) Watters; brother, Pat McLaughlin; three sisters, Rosemary Abel, Linda Clayton and Lorraine Hockett; four grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Chris in care of the funeral home. Online condolences are welcome at



Funeral Home

Iles Funeral Home - Dunn's Chapel
2121 Grand Ave Des Moines, IA 50312
(515) 244-2121

Published in Des Moines Register from July 18 to July 20, 2014