(Mildred) Arline McGinnis died quietly in her sleep during the night of September 22, 2013. She was 88 years old.
She was born Mildred Arline Hansford on January 15, 1925, in Silver Lake, Kansas, to A. W. and Lora Hansford, the second of four children. All of her immediate family have predeceased her. She was married to Harold E. McGinnis on September 8, 1946, after he returned from service as a paratrooper in WWII. They celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in 2006, just 3 weeks before Harold passed away.
They had four children: Judith Anne Megli, of Englewood, Co.; Harold E. Jr., of Golden, Co.; Kathy McGinnis (Bigley) of Ringgold, Ga.; and Elaine Rose McGinnis, deceased Feb. 27, 1984. They also had four grandchildren: Jennifer (Megli) Cole, living in Dubai, UAE; Matthew McGinnis, Denver, Co.; Megan McGinnis, teaching in Thailand; and Jamie Patterson, of Ringgold, Ga. Numerous cousins, nieces and nephews survive in Topeka, Kansas.
Services will be held at the First Christian Church in Monte Vista, Colorado, at 1:00 p.m., on Saturday, October 5, 2013.