John Francis Loughran Jr.

John Francis Loughran Jr., 86, of Rogers City passed away March 1, 2019 at MidMichigan Medical Center in Alpena.

He was born July 28, 1932 in Detroit to John and Ida (Cournyoue) Loughran.

John served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War.?When he returned home he married Patricia Norenberg May 18, 1957 in Detroit. Following his retirement in 1998 from the Sheet Metal Local 80 in Detroit the Loughrans moved to Rogers City. John enjoyed bowling and spending time with his family. He will be remembered as a huge University of Michigan fan.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia; two children, John F. Loughran III of Rogers City and Cheryl (Mike) Kroll of Rogers City; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. He was also survived by 10 nieces and nephews and many great-nieces and nephews.'>

He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Ida; a son, Michael; and a sister, Patricia Miron.

Visitation was at the Beck Funeral Home Wednesday, March 6,  from 4 p.m. through time of his funeral at 7 p.m. with Sister Mary Michelz officiating. Rogers City Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 607 offered a military tribute immediately following.

Interment will take place at Great Lakes National Cemetery.?Memorials may be given to Medilodge activities room or Rogers City Fire Department. Online condolences may be addressed through