9/12/1912 ~ 5/14/2009
Mable O. McKinley, 96, of Walsenburg passed away May 14, 2009. She was born September 12, 1912 on a farm in Phillips County, Kansas to Ernest W. and Anna A. McKinley. The family homesteaded at Rattlesnake Butte, CO, east of Walsenburg. Mable attended school in Walsenburg and graduated from Huerfano County High School in 1930. After graduating, she worked as a secretary and bookkeeper before moving back to the ranch in the early 1940s. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star for 50 years. Mable is preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and one sister. There will be a graveside gathering of friends at 1 pm, on Wednesday, May 20, 2009 at the Huerfano Masonic Cemetery, Walsenburg.