REED CITY — John William McLachlan, 82, of Reed City, passed away on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, at Lakeview Lutheran Manor in Cadillac.
He was born in Evart on Dec. 30, 1932, to Dan William and Laura Theresa (Elder) McLachlan. He married Joanne Marie Schlaf on March 19, 1955, at St. Clement’s Catholic Church at Centerline. He was a heavy equipment operator in the logging and construction industry. He had worked for Timber Products and retired in 1988. He graduated from Evart High School and enjoyed ice fishing and hunting.