Gene McLaughlin, age 78, of Marathon, died July 14, 2010 at St. Luke's Lutheran Home in Spencer. Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 19, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Marathon. Visitation will take place on Sunday, July 18, 2010 from 6-8 p.m. at the Sliefert Funeral Home in Albert City, where the family will be present the entire time. The Laurens Grace #519 Masonic Lodge will conduct a Masonic service at the funeral home at 7:30 p.m. Burial will be in the Poland Township Cemetery in Marathon. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Albert City is in charge of the arrangements.