Mary A. McKay, 95, Great Bend, died Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016.

She was born Oct. 18, 1921, in St. John to Herb and Faye Clowers. She was a graduate of Zook High School and completed nurse’s training at St. Rose Hospital in Great Bend.

She married David J. McKay on Jan. 30, 1946. She joined the Army Nurse Corps in 1942, serving in Australia, New Guinea, and the Philippines during World War II.

Survivors include two sons, David and wife, Cheryl, South Carolina, and Daniel and wife, Angela, Great Bend; a daughter-in-law, Tracy, Wichita; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a host of family and friends.

She was preceded in death by a son, Kevin.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Jan. 14 at St. Michael Episcopal Church, Hays.

The family plans to establish a memorial scholarship in her honor to benefit nursing students at Barton County Community College.