Margaret E. McGinley, 95, of Hermiston died Friday, May 6, 2011, in the loving arms of her granddaughter in Hermiston. Funeral services were held Saturday, May 14 at Alsip & Persons Funeral Chapel in Nampa, Idaho. Burial was at the Kohler Lawn Cemetery in Nampa.
Mrs. McGinley was born Feb. 25, 1916, in Minneapolis, Kan., to Frank and Birdie (Harmon) Myers, the second of five children. She lived in Solomon, Kan., until moving to Fort Riley, Kan., where she met the love of her life, Charles McGinley. They married in 1944 in Fort Riley.
The McGinleys later moved to Missouri and lived there until returning to Kansas. They moved to Idaho in 1956 and lived there until moving to Hermiston in 2003.
Survivors include children Maxine McCurter of Poplar Bluff, Mo., William McGinley of Emmett, Idaho, Frank McGinley of Nampa, Idaho, Linda Johnston of Hermiston, and an adopted son, Jack; sister Enid Thodis of Salina, Kan.; 14 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; 13 great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charley McGinley; sons Doyle and Raymond McGinley; grandson Dennis McGinley; parents Frank and Birdie Myers; sisters Marjorie Kreigh and Betty Sparks; and brother Richard (Dick) Myers.
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