Obituary and Service Information for Margaret P. McKinstry

McKinstry, Margaret P.

Date: Memorial Gathering: Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Time: 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Visitation Location:
St Andrews United Methodist Church

Date: Memorial Service: Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Time: : 11:30 am

Service Location:
St. Andrews United Methodist Church, 1004 Rock Rd, DeSoto

Potosi Masonic Cemetery

Donations may be made to The DeSoto Food Pantry, P.O. Box 552, DeSoto, MO 63020

Margaret P. McKinstry, 92, entered into rest on Thursday, March 31, 2011 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Crystal City. She was born on July 28, 1918 to the late Raymond and Pearl (Nee Edgar) Donahoe in Steelville, Missouri. She was married to Frank W. McKinstry until his death on October 22, 1978. Margaret was a homemaker and farmer and managed the family properties.

Survived by sons: Bruce (Mary) McKinstry of DeSoto, MO and Ross (Anne)McKinstry of Bowling Green, MO; daughter, Jane (Andrew) Pitt of St. Louis, MO; brother, Patrick (Joyce) Donahue of Cuba, MO; grandchildren: Rebecca, Sam, Erin, Caroline and Rachel; and great-grandchildren: Sam, Oliver and Charlie.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her loving husband, brother, Raymond Donahoe and sisters, Louise Schropp and Teresa Stair.

Margaret enjoyed helping children and volunteering at the Senior Citizens Center.

Reverend Darlene Payne will officiate the Memorial Service.


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