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Doris Helen Laughlin

A funeral service for Doris Helen Laughlin, age 80, of Hebron, will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, December 5, at the Outville Presbyterian Church, 6463 Outville Road SW, with Rev. Kae Merold officiating. Burial will follow in the Kirkersville Cemetery. Family and friends may call from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, December 4, at the Kirkersville Chapel of Hoskinson Funeral & Cremation Service, 285 East Main Street, Kirkersville, and one hour prior to the service on Thursday at the church.
Mrs. Laughlin passed away on Friday, November 29, 2019, at her home. She was born November 26, 1939, in Columbus, to the late Charles Warren and Helen Julia (Riedle) Ballman. She was a worshiping member of the Outville Presbyterian Church and had been involved in the Good News Club, encouraging youth Bible learning; the Salvation Army; and the Angel Tree ministry at the Indian Mound Mall. She and her husband had worked for many years at the Licking County Right to Life booth at the Hartford Fair. Prior to raising her family, she had worked at the Charles E. Merrill Co. in Columbus doing clerical duties.
Surviving are her husband, Frank Laughlin, whom she married on August 19, 1961; her four sons, Frank Laughlin (Billie), Brian Laughlin, Patrick Laughlin (Deborah) and Christopher Laughlin (Sandi); her grandchildren, Davey Lozier, Brock Rodeniser, Lindsey Hodge, Brittani Wright, Aimee Heiser, Keith Laughlin, Cody Laughlin, Mary Zinn, Grace Laughlin, Ally Potter and BreAnna Laughlin; 14 great-grandchildren; her brother, Robert Anthony Ballman; sister-in-law, Sigred Ballman; several nieces and nephews, including nieces, Joyce and Nancy; and her caretaker, Chelsea Bishop.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Sharon Lynn Laughlin; three grandsons, Frank Ryan Laughlin, William Randall Laughlin and Bryan Lozier; one great-grandchild, Haiden Wright; her sisters, Rose Gladman and Mary Shively; and brothers, Charles Ballman and Paul Ballman.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Hoskinson Funeral Home in Kirkersville is honored to care for the Laughlin family.

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