Jacklyn R. McLaughlin

Jacklyn R. McLaughlin

January 3, 1930 – December 31, 2020

Formerly of Omaha, NE, Jacklyn died December 31, 2020 in Camino, CA at 90 years of age. Born in Sioux City, Iowa on January 3, 1930 to Charles and Marcille (Matthews) Senter. She graduated from High School in Detroit Lakes, MN. She married Rodney Ray Love on October 4th, 1948 in Wayne, Nebraska. She was a loving, wonderful and proud mother to her children Tom, Kristen, Brad and Patrice. After raising her family, she began her career as a Bridal consultant for Tober’s stores in Omaha in which she relished providing the perfect dress for many brides in the area. She married Ray McLaughlin in Omaha, NE on June 23rd, 1978 and they loved serving in their church together.  Jackie loved golfing, gardening, cooking and playing Scrabble. She also spent a few years as a companion for the elderly in their homes. Jackie loved the Lord and was very active in a Praying Mom’s group with local churches.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Rodney Love; second husband, Ray McLaughlin; daughter, Kristen in 2019; great grandson, Franklin Love. She is survived by sister, Judy Blocker of Jupiter Beach, FL; children: Tom (Kathy) Love of Camino, CA. Brad (Kris) Love of Norfolk, NE and Patrice (Luke) Covington of Lincoln, NE; grandchildren: Aimee (Keith) Schwartz of Omaha, Trevor Love of Pampa, TX, Josh Reige of Omaha, Kristen (Scott) Carl of Dana Point, CA, Jenny (Chris) Todd of Celina, TX, Karyss (Josh) Bollen of Folsom, CA, Brittany (Jake) Wesch of Norfolk, NE, Theo (Jessie) Love of Camino, CA, Jonathan (Audrey) Love of Lincoln, NE,  Eli (Breanne) Covington of Lincoln, NE, Micah and Selah Covington of Lincoln, NE; nineteen great- grandchildren and her constant companion, Bella.

Services are scheduled for January 29, 2021, at 11:00 am, West Center Chapel. Burial to follow luncheon.

Memorials will be directed by the family to Open Door Mission in Omaha.

A Live cast of the service will be available at www.heafeyheafey.com.


1 Condolence

  • Candace Nelson Posted January 27, 2021 11:07 pm

    Tom: I’m so sorry to read in the OWH of your Mom’s death. I live in Omaha but will not attend the services. I did share this unfortunate news on the ’70 NHS grad web site. She must have lived in O about the same time I moved here in ’77 but was never in Tober’s.

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