COLEMAN — A private memorial service for David Kurt McLaughlin, 72, of Coleman, will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home of Coleman.

He died Friday, Feb. 16, 2018 at Holiday Hill Nursing Home.

He was born Aug. 31, 1945 in Bridgeport, Connecticut. At the age of 17, he enlisted with the United States Navy and was stationed in Honolulu, Hawaii. While in Hawaii, he married Betty Ann Kay on March 20, 1965.

Survivors include three children, Betty Kathyleen McLaughlin Hicks and husband John of Malad, Idaho, Patricia Lynn McLaughlin Amador and husband Ruben of Coleman, and David Freeman McLaughlin and wife Diamond of Topeka, Kansas; 10 grandchildren, Michael David Hanson of Utah, Francis Jean Allen of Idaho, Jonathan Ruben Amador of Coleman, Jesse Angel Amador of Coleman, Joey Anthony Amador of Coleman, Josielyn Maria Amador of Coleman, Hanna Jo McLaughlin of Kansas, Gabriel McLaughlin of Kansas, Levi McLaughlin of Kansas, Haevyn McLaughlin of Kansas; and extended Amador Family in Hico and Mexico.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty McLaughlin; his mother and step-father, Myrtle Estelle and Stanley Shimabukuro; and his sister, Kathyleen McLaughlin.