GRANADA - Funeral Service for Florence N. McKay, 97, of Granada, Minn., was held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 30, 2012, at the Lakeview Funeral Home Chapel in Fairmont. Interment was in Nashville Township Cemetery, rural Winnebago, Minn. Visitation was held two hours prior to the service at the Lakeview Funeral Home. Florence passed away on Tuesday morning, June 26, 2012, at the Lakeview Methodist Health Care Center in Fairmont.
Florence Nola (Baker) McKay was born in Wheatfield, Indiana, on September 16, 1914, to William and Lucinda (Howell) Baker. She came to Minnesota as a young child, where she attended districts 27 and 28 of the country schools and the Granada school.
Florence married Ira McKay in 1933 in Sioux Falls, S.D. She is survived by one son, Roger McKay of Granada, Minn.; one sister-in-law, Etta Baker of Waseca, Minn.; and many nieces and nephews. Florence was preceded in death by her husband, parents, four brothers, one sister, two sisters-in-law, two nephews and one niece.