Obituary Condolences

MCKEE, MYRTLE MAE Myrtle Mae McKee, 95, died January 26, 2013, at her home in San Diego, California. Services will be held on Thursday, January 31, 2013, at 11 a.m. at the El Camino Sorrento Valley Chapel. Myrtle was born July 6, 1917, to Arthur and Esther Johnson. She lived in her Pacific Beach home that she decorated for all occasions for more than 65 years. Myrtle was a kind, selfless woman who always tended to the needs of others. She inspired her four granddaughters, Bonnie Theberge, Robin Carr, Lisa Hayes, and Jill Chandler, with her sense of fairness and her generosity. Myrtle also loved animals, carefully tended to the wild birds in her neighborhood, and took special care of and delight in her dogs. Mrs. McKee is survived by her granddaughters and their spouses, and her six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert McKee and her daughter, Patricia McKee Chandler. The family requests that in lieu of flowers donations be made in Myrtle McKee's name to the San Diego Humane Society or the .

Published in U-T San Diego on Jan. 29, 2013
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