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(March 4, 1940 – September 6, 2014)

Patrick Dan McLaughlin, 74, passed away on Saturday, September 6, 2014 at Stratford Village in Midland. Pat was born in Flint, Michigan on March 4, 1940 to the late George Donald and Dorothy Laverne (Cunard) McLaughlin. Pat served in the US Navy and Navy Reserves from September 25, 1957 to March 24, 1963. Pat enjoyed hunting, fishing and wood carving. He was a diehard Detroit Tigers fan and enjoyed watching the Lions.Pat is survived by his daughters; Jackie McLaughlin and Tri Berlin, three grandchildren; Kayla Ray, Kyle Berlin and Clyde Csikos, and 1 great grandson Derek. He is also survived by his brother, Mike McLaughlin, two nieces; Cheri Hitchcock and Ann McLaughlin, four great nephews; Kenny Dingman, Ryan Dingman, Tyler Hitchcock and Tanner Hitchcock, and one great grand niece Alivia and his dog squeekers.Pat was predeceased by his son Patrick McLaughlin II.A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, September 21, 2014 from 1-4 pm at the American Legion Berryhill Post, 511 Hedgewood Drive, Midland, MI.Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider MidMichigan Hospice Care.On-line Condolences can be given at smithminer.com