Loretta L. McAllister, 68, Milford, passed away at home on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017.
She was born on Dec. 29, 1948 in Goshen the daughter of Robert E. and Hilda Elizabeth Laughlin. On Oct. 18, 1969, she married Cyrus Ray McAllister.
Surviving is her beloved daughter, Christine (Michael) Carney of Warsaw; two grandchildren, Michael McAllister and Danielle Carney, both of Warsaw; and sisters, Diana (John) Bradley of Syracuse and Jackie (Jeff) Bradley of Milford.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Cyrus Ray; mother, Hilda Laughlin; and sister, Bobbie Laughlin.
Loretta graduated from high school in Syracuse and went on to honorably serve her country in the Women’s Army Corps. She later entered the medical field as a home care aid. Loretta was an avid reader, and enjoyed crocheting and watching Notre Dame basketball and football and the Green Bay Packers. She liked bowling with her daughter, and going on fishing trips with her father.
A memorial service with military honors will be held at 11 a.m., Dec. 16, at Mishler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 461 W 900 N, Milford, IN 46542.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 15829, Arlington, VA 22215 or the American Heart Association, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674, or the American Kidney Fund, 11921 Rockville Pike, Ste. 300, Rockville, MD 20852.
Mishler Funeral Home and Cremation Center is assisting the family with arrangements.