Anthony Stuart ‘Stu’ McLaughlin

July 18, 1924 - March 13, 2012

Anthony Stuart "Stu" McLaughlin was born and raised in Belfast, Northern Ireland and immigrated to the United States with his wife, Sheila, in 1952. He lived in Brookfield for nearly 50 years and was a longtime member of Merrill Hills Country Club. Stu was an avid golfer, fisherman and he loved racquetball.

Stu was the dear husband of Sheila; the loving father of Rebecca (Bruce) Heckel, Ena Patricia, Moya (Steve) Smitka, Tony (Jill), Kathleen (Ken) Burns, Ita Jean and Sean (Tori); the beloved grandfather of Timothy, Brigid, Shona, Mairead, T.J., Patrick, Caila, Liam and Devin; and the great-grandfather to six.

A memorial service will follow at a later date.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For an online obituary or to leave a message of condolence, please visit, or call 542-6609.