of Harbor Springs, MI, formerly of Chelsea, MI, age 78, passed away Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021 at her home with her family at her side. She was born November 18, 1942 in Detroit, Michigan, the daughter of Howard E. & Pauline A. (Hayes) Olm.  Carol graduated from Redford Union High School in 1960. She then graduated from Virginia Farrell Beauty School. Carol and Jim moved to Harbor Springs in 2000, coming from Chelsea,  Carol ran a successful ceramic business for 20 years, and sewed for 15 years for pediatric patients at McLaren Hospital. She enjoyed planting flowers in the yard, mowing the lawn, and NASCAR.
 
On February 3, 1962, she married James O. McLaughlin, and he survives.  Other survivors include two sons, Sandy ( Jeannie)  McLaughlin of Kenosha, WI, Craig (Phillip Smith) McLaughlin of Detroit; a daughter, Beverly (Willis) Kiogima of Harbor Springs; 9 grandchildren, Casey, Kelsey, Arin, Jamie, Julie, Joshua, Ava, Jade, and Chandlar; and 5 great-grandchildren, Waylon, Evin, Tristan, Trenton, and Benjamin. She was preceded in death by her parents, and a brother, Ronald Olm.
 
Services will be at a later date.  Burial will take place at Littlefield Township Cemetery in Alanson, MI.  Memorial contributions may be made to McLaren Home Care and Hospice or the Humane Society of your choice. Arrangements by Cole Funeral Chapel in, Chelsea.

 
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#2 Mary Hellner 2021-03-01 07:16
Bev, Sandy, and Craig, I’m sorry to hear about your Mom. Sending peace and comfort to you and your Dad during this sad time.
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#1 Mary Alber 2021-02-28 20:46
Jim, Sandy, Craig & Bev, So sorry to hear about Carol. I have many many memories out at the Cavanaugh Lake house, & working with her on ceramics. All my love and thoughts are with you all. Mary
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