EVART — Ila L. McKinstry, 86, of Evart, passed away on Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, at her home in Evart Township.
Ila was born on Aug. 21, 1928, in Pinconning, to Charles Edgar and Freda (Lucke) Gittins. She married Vern James Mckinstry on June 28, 1952, in Pinconning, and he preceded her in death in 2006. Ila was an Evart area resident from the time she was married. She worked at Evart Products for more than 20 years. She was a member of Sears Church of God and was in charge of their historical records. Ila enjoyed genealogy and was an avid gardener.