Marita McLaughlin, 75, of McDaniels, Kentucky, died Saturday, May 10, 2014, in Leitchfield, Kentucky.
She was born Sept. 12, 1938, in Beardstown, Illinois, to the late William and Janettte Caldwell Kirchner.
She attended Saint Mary-of-the-Woods Academy and was a registered nurse, having graduated from Indianapolis Central College of Nursing in 1976.
She was a member of Grayson County Garden Club, was a master gardener and enjoyed decorating.
She is survived by her husband, Dale McLaughlin; children, Sam (Donna) Harrison, Sarah (Scott) DeSalvo, Susan (Kevin) Ryan, Jane (Cindy) Adamson, Sally (Kevin) Young, Dan (Clare) McLaughlin, Andy (Julie) McLaughlin and Matt (Tracie) McLaughlin; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and siblings, Bill (Linda) Kirchner, Kristine (Ken) Korsmeyer, Charlene (Roger) Lauder and Karen (James) Fisher.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Flanner and Buchanan-Washington Park East, 10722 E. Washington St., Indianapolis. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Romuald Catholic Church (Hardinsburg, Kentucky), The Salvation Army, Disabled American Veterans, The Sahara Club or the American Heart Association, in care of the funeral home.