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James McLaughlin

James Edward "Deacon Jim" McLaughlin

September 20th, 1932 - April 2nd, 2019
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Obituary

Deacon James E. McLaughlin age 86 of Bloomington. Jim was born and raised in Sioux Falls, SD and died peacefully on April 2, 2019. He is preceded in death by his parents, Fedalia and Clarence; twin brother, John; infant son, Patrick. Survived by loving wife of 59 years, Bobbie; son, Timothy (Kathy); daughters, Kellie (Steve) Kroll, Erin (Doug) Hahn; grandchildren, Ryan, Krysta (Ben), Jacob (Stacey), Evan, Joey; great grandson, Oliver.
Deacon Jim graduated from Washington High in 1950, attended Sioux Falls College and graduated from the U of SD. He was ordained a permanent Deacon for the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis in 1991 and has served Nativity of Mary the last 28 years. Jim was active with the Marian Council #3827 Knights of Columbus and Msgr. Meagher 4th Degree Assembly.
Mass of Christian Burial Saturday April 6, 2019 10:00 a.m. at the Church of the Nativity of Mary, 9900 Lyndale Ave. So. Interment Bloomington Cemetery. Visitation Friday 5-7 p.m. at Gill Brothers Funeral Home, 9947 Lyndale Ave. So. and one hour prior to Mass at Church. Vigil prayers, 6:30 p.m. Friday. Memorials preferred to Nativity of Mary Church.
www.GILLBROTHERS.com
BLOOMINGTON, MN 952 888 7771
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, April 5th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Friday, April 5th, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Gill Brothers Funeral Bloomington/Richfield Funeral Home
    Address
    9947 Lyndale Ave. So.
    Bloomington, MN 55420
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  • Second Visitation

    Saturday, April 6th, 2019 | 9:00am - 10:00am
    When
    Saturday, April 6th, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am
  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Saturday, April 6th, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Saturday, April 6th, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    The Church of the Nativity of Mary
    Address
    9900 Lyndale Ave. So.
    Bloomington, MN 55420
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  • Interment

    Saturday, April 6th, 2019 | 11:30am
    When
    Saturday, April 6th, 2019 11:30am
    Location
    Bloomington Cemetery
    Address
    Address Not Available
    Bloomington, MN 55420
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Posted at 12:39pm
I have so many good memories of our friendship from childhood to the present. Rest in peace in your new life.Warren,Mary Margaret and Doug Pay
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Alan C. Kohls

Posted at 04:10pm
Bobbi & Family : I have many great memories of Jim, when was I Faithful Navigator of Meagher Assembly in recent years. I offer my deepest symapthies at this time of Great loss.
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Posted at 04:02pm
With love, prayers and deep sympathy, Margaret, Greg, Dianne, Blake, and Patrick, David and Heather
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Nancy Finley

Posted at 07:53pm
Kellie and Steve, so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Please extend our condolences to the rest of your family. Nancy Finley
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