Leta Marie (Botsford) McKinley

February 19, 1931January 20, 2014

Leta Marie (Botsford) McKinley Okemos, Michigan

Born February 19, 1931 to Burton and Agnes (Fulton) Botsford, passed away January 20, 2014 at the age of 82. Leta was born and raised in Williamston and spent her adult years in Okemos with her husband David McKinley. Leta worked for Okemos Public Schools Transportation Division for 35 years and loved children. Leta also enjoyed retirement and spending time with family and friends at the cottage in Northern Michigan. Leta also enjoyed gardening, boating, collecting stamps and watching her grandchildren grow up. Leta is survived by her husband of 59 years David McKinley, daughter Cindy Blair, son John (Beth) McKinley, twin sister Leota Botsford, grandson Sean (Delaney) McKinley, granddaughters Sarah McKinley, Jessica Burgess and Allison Burgess-Rammel and three great-grandchildren, brother and sister in-law, nieces, nephew and great-nephews. A memorial service will be held Friday January 24, 2014, at Williamston Free Methodist Church, 4400 N. Williamston Rd. Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. with visitation one hour prior to service. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Williamston Free Methodist Church Benevolent Fund.

Arrangements under the direction of Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, Williamston, MI.


  • Memorial Service Friday, January 24, 2014
  • Visitation Friday, January 24, 2014

Leta Marie (Botsford) McKinley

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February 1, 2014

Please accept my condolences. May the wonderful memories of her sustain you until God's promises are fulfilled. John 6:40

Lee & Deanna Nelson

January 24, 2014

Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.

Jerry & Kathie Lee

January 23, 2014

Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.

Debra Darling

January 22, 2014

Thinking of you always brings a smile to my face you will be missed by those that knew you.
Prayers for your family as they walk through this time may they keep their eyes on Christ Jesus our Father in heaven.
Debra Darling

January 22, 2014

wow what a beautiful picture.. And me loving children too I can relate with the joy of watching someone grow up. In this difficult time of grief let you also find strength and comfort in the comforting scriptures in the bible... I'm so sorry for your lost.-tp