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Obituary: Mary Eleanor McKay

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Mary Eleanor McKay, age 91, passed away Saturday Aug. 12, 2000 in Bountiful, Utah of natural causes.

Born Dec. 8, 1908 in Weston, ID the daughter of Isaac William and Margaret Alice McKay.

Mary's life was an accumulation of many wonderful things. She worked at Hill Air Force Base during the war pack-ing parachutes, as a result of that she became a master rigger and packed parachutes for pri-vate jumpers the re-mainder of her working life. She also worked many years at ZCMI as a seamstress. She was very devoted to her twin sister Mariah, her mother and father, brothers and sisters, and all her nieces and nephews. We have all been loved and benefited from her generosity. She devoted her life to collecting and working on genealogy.

Survived by a brother, Dale (Peggy) McKay; sister, Morna Bassett (Harlow, deceased); and sister-in-law, Carol McKay (Orin, deceased). Preceded in death by twin sister, Mariah Ellen; and brothers. Hyrum (Vera), Melvin (Emmeline), Willis (Zeda) McKay.

Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Wed. Aug 16, at the Weston City Cemetery, Weston ID. Funeral directors, Larkin Mortuary.