Jane O. Mackinlay, 95, LaGrange, formerly of Topeka, died Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at Miller’s Merry Manor of LaGrange.
She was born June 2, 1916, in Haddington, Scotland, to William and Jessie P. (Hannan) Motherwell.
She survived the London Blitz during World War II and immigrated to the U.S. on the Queen Elizabeth I in 1953. She was a longtime resident of Goshen and enjoyed working as a nursing assistant at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Kansas City, Mo., Greencroft Nursing Center in Goshen, and Goshen Hospital’s Care at Home Service. She has bequeathed her body to the IU School of Medicine.
She was married to George R. Mackinlay. He preceded her in death on July 19, 1961.
Surviving are one daughter and son-in-law, Morag and Tom Miller, Wolcottville; two granddaughters, Emily (Joe) Marshall and Beth (Ted) Stutz; three great-grandchildren; and one stepdaughter, Jean Frost, Indianapolis.
She was preceded in death by eight siblings.
There will be a gathering of family and friends from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 5, at the Miller home, 1895W 700S in Wolcottville.
Memorials may be directed to the Salvation Army, P.O. Box 2844, Elkhart, IN 46515-2844, or the Anatomical Education Program, 635 Barnhill Dr., Medical Sciences 5035, Indianapolis, IN 46202.
Online condolences may be sent at www.fruripmayfuneral home.com.
Frurip-May Funeral Home in LaGrange is in charge of arrangements.