DONNA L. McLAUGHLIN, 79, died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 at home. Born in Van Wert, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Cleon and Rosa Lee. She was an accomp-lished quilter and member of the Johnny Appleseed Quilting Guild. She is survived by her children, Toni Cruse, Christy (Marty) Wickliffe both of New Haven, Tim (Pam) McLaughlin of DeLand, Fla.; brother, Lloyd (Betty) Lee of Longmont, Colo.; sister, Betty Lewis of Aurora, Ind.; and grandchildren, P.J. Cruse, Branden Wickliffe, Jayme Brooks, Heather Fusco and Tyler McLaughlin; and seven great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Patrick McLaughlin in 2004; brother, Eugene Lee; and sister, Lois Wright. Funeral service is 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013 at E. Harper & Son Funeral Home, 740 St. Rd. 930 E., New Haven. Calling is 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 Tuesday at the funeral home. Chaplain Karen Kosberg officiating. Burial is in I.O.O.F. Cemetery, New Haven. Preferred memorials are to Parkview Hospice. For online condolences go to

POSTED: 11/18/13 at 6:52 am. FILED UNDER: Obits