Meri Ann Laughman, age 50, of Constantine, passed away Monday, August 1, 2016 at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo. She was born October 1, 1965 in Dallas, TX, a daughter of Benjamin and Joan (Taylor) Starkweather. She attended Edwardsburg schools. On April 6, 1990 she married Terry Laughman in Constantine.
Meri attended Trinity Missionary Church and Three Rivers Bible Church. She helped at the soup kitchen in Constantine and with church luncheons. Meri worked at Owens-Illinois and was also a babysitter.
Surviving are her husband Terry Laughman, Constantine, sons Matthew Starkweather, Mishawaka, Chad (Debbie) Laughman, Three Rivers, Stephen (Crissy) Laughman, Florida, Eric Laughman, Three Rivers, Gauge Starkweather, Constantine, daughters Lisa (Ronnie) Hawkins, Three Rivers, Kristi (Jon) Monson, Constantine, and 11 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and sister Sheri Laughman.
Relatives and friends will be received Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at Eley Funeral Home in Constantine. Religious Services will be held Saturday at 11:00 AM at Chapel Hill Missionary Church. Reverend John Wrightsman and Reverend Karl Yoder will officiate. Interment will be in Kessington Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the family. Online messages may be left for the family at www.eleyfuneralhomes.com.