Eugene E. "Jinks" McNall, age 95 of Hopkins, died Thursday, June 20 2013.
Eugene E. "Jinks" McNall, age 95 of Hopkins, died Thursday, June 20 2013. Interment will be at Fort Snelling on July 12 at 10 a.m. and a "Celebration of life" gathering will be at the home of daughter Judi Sellnow on Sun. July 14 at 1 p.m. Memorials preferred to the family. Eugene was born August 26, 1917 to Herman and Stella (Cox) McNall and grew up in Sleepy Eye. He graduated from Sleepy Eye High School and joined the Navy serving in the Phillipines from 1945-1946. Eugene worked for Minneapolis Moline as a machinist early in his career, eventually owning his own machine shop. He and his wife Betty were also avid golfer's spending many of their last years in Mississippi during the winter months, just so they could golf.Euguene is survived by his wife of 72 years, Betty Lou Peterson McNall; daughters, Judi McNall Sellnow and Roxanne McNall Reynolds (Jack Lucas); three grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by parents, Stella Cox McNall and Herman Burtus McNall; six sisters; three brothers; and son-in-law Ron Sellnow.