Gary L. Laughner

December 6, 2013

Gary L. Laughner 62, of Hillisburg, died at 1:13 p.m. Friday, December 6, 2013 at I.U. Health Arnett, Lafayette. Born December 29, 1950 in Clinton County to Raymond & Frances (Scott) Laughner. He married Jane Ziebarth on March 30, 1968 in Shawneetown, Ill and she survives. Gary was a 1968 graduate of Clinton Central High School and was a lifelong Clinton County resident. He worked at American Standard Pottery in Kokomo for 12 years and Sun Chemical in Frankfort for 25 years.

Visitation and Services

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at the Goodwin Funeral Home. Friends may visit from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, December 10th at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to Rainbow Haven.

Survived by:

Wife: Jane Laughner of Hillisburg, 2 Daughters: Lisa (Brian) Plunkett of Indianapolis, Britni (Jesse) Merrell-Crosby, TX, 1 Son: Adam (Robin) Laughner of Hillisburg, 1 Brother: Rev. Ernest (Angela) Laughner of Fairmont, 7 Grandchildren, 2 Step Grandchildren and 1 Great Grandson.

Preceded by:

His parents, a brother David Laughner and a sister, Linda Stockton.


16 Condolences for “Gary L. Laughner”

  1. Debbie Baker December 8, 2013 at 6:42 pm

    To the entire Laughner Family, we are very sorry for your loss. Love Don and Debbie Baker

  2. Deidra Colvin December 9, 2013 at 1:08 pm

    Lisa, my prayers are with you and your family during this very difficult and trying time. I have thought of you much over the weekend. My prayer for you is that you are able to find some peace in even the tiniest of memories and in the knowledge that your father will suffer no more. God bless you and yours.

  3. Theresa Davis December 9, 2013 at 1:14 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. I pray that God gives you peace and comfort in the coming days. Praying for your family, Theresa Davis.

  4. Catrina Nash December 9, 2013 at 1:31 pm

    Lisa I’m so very sorry for your loss. No words can take away pain from your heart but know that many are lifting you in prayer and sending you good energy. Try to focus on the good memories & times shared. Your father is in a much better place now with no more pain & suffering! Praying for peace and comfort for you all.

  5. April & Marshall Bailey & Family December 9, 2013 at 4:22 pm

    We wish to express our heart felt condolences to your family. Please know that we will be praying that God will give you strength, peace and understanding during this time. God bless you all.

  6. Erick & Pam Dircks December 9, 2013 at 8:32 pm

    We want to express our heart felt condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this sad time.

  7. Leanna Ralbusky December 9, 2013 at 10:13 pm

    My prayers are with the entire family. For peace and for peace of mind in this most difficult of times.

  8. Bob & Janie Shurr December 10, 2013 at 2:22 am

    To: Ernie & Angela Laughner: We are sorry for your loss. May the PRINCE OF PEACE give your hearts PEACE at this time.

  9. Scott,Marki Pitcock December 10, 2013 at 9:32 pm

    Gary, may our Father in heaven watch over all. With your love that you had shared for so many years, may you use your wing to cover and protect your family, friends and love ones. Fly with the angels, fly sky high. With our Love going out to all, Scott & Marki Pitcock. If you make it to heaven before I do, tell everyone that I love them and I will see them when I see them. God Bless

  10. Jeanie and Gary Thompson December 11, 2013 at 1:04 am

    Our thoughts and prayers are with your whole family. Just remember at these hard times is when The Lord picks you up and carries you.

  11. Roseanna Evans Bagshaw December 11, 2013 at 2:25 am

    Jane I am so sorry for your loss but God has gained another Angel….Keep that beautiful smile on your face because he is in no pain or suffering now. You were such a good caretaker for him and I know he loved you deeply. Prayers for you and your family !!

  12. Steve Harris December 11, 2013 at 12:36 pm

    Adam and the entire Laughner family I`am very sorry for your loss.

  13. Nancy Merrill December 11, 2013 at 3:46 pm

    Thinking about you Jane. Take care of yourself.

  14. Larry and Judy Stockberger December 11, 2013 at 8:45 pm

    So sorry for your loss, Jane and family, will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.

  15. Paula Gibson Miller December 20, 2013 at 3:07 pm

    So sorry to read about Gary. Prayers Janie and family.

  16. Jane Sheets December 22, 2013 at 2:01 am

    Jane, Lisa, Britni, and Adam, I am very sorry to learn of your loss. Tom and I live in TN and just happened to check out Goodwin’s page. Jane, I have been very fond of you and your children. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.

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