Marianne McKinley, age 86, of Howard, passed away February 26, 2019 at her residence surrounded by family.
She was born November 8, 1932 in Czechoslovakia to Erwin and Anna (Manlik) Gust.
Marianne was a member of the Red Hatters. She enjoyed gambling, polka music and knitting socks, hats, and gloves.
She is survived by three children, Peggi Ann (William) Harvilla of Howard, Dale Richard Kyle of Howard and Steve John Kyle of New Philadelphia; eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; her brother Freidle and sister Elfie.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband John Charles McKinley, a son Patrick James McKinley II and her sister Crystal.
The family will observe private services.
Memorial contributions may be made in Marianne's memory to Hospice of Knox County in lieu of flowers.
The Lasater Funeral Home is handling the funeral arrangements for the McKinley Family.
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