Lenox Time Table
Thursday, August 19, 1937
THOMAS JEFFERSON TINDLE
Mr. Thomas Tindle, aged 80 years, passed away at his home 6 miles northeast of Clearfield, Sunday. He was a brother of Mrs. Martha Livingston, of Clearfield. Mr. Tindle has been in poor health for some time. He leaves to mourn his passing his aged wife, two sons, Geo. Tindle and James Tindle and one daughter, Mrs. Carrie Routh several grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other relatives and a host of friends.
Lenox Time Table
Thursday, August 26, 1937
OBITUARY ~ THOMAS JEFFERSON TINDLE
Thomas Jefferson Tindle was born in Pennsylvania, January 14th, 1854, and died August 16th, 1937, at his home northeast of Clearfield at the age of 83 years, 7 months and 2 days. For some time his health had been steadily failing, and his passing ended a long and useful life whose influence will be felt for many years.
His early life was, spent in Pennsylvania and Illinois. At the age of 17, he came with his parents to Iowa. On March 22, 1883, he was married to Isabel Wyant.They moved into the home where they spent their entire married life of 54 years. To them were born three children, George, James and Mrs. Carrie Routh, all living near. He is survived by his widow and children, 9 grandchildren, a sister, Mrs. Mattie Livingston of Clearfield, 2 brothers, Clell of near Diagonal and Frank of near Creston, also nieces and nephews. Two sisters and three brothers preceded him in death.He had lived the hardy life of the pioneer and will always be remembered as a kind and loving husband and father. Mr. Tindle was a man well loved for his sterling character and great kindness.
Funeral services were held at the home Wednesday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock. Rev. A. L. Jordon pastor of the Methodist church of Diagonal officiated. Interment was in the Rising Sun cemetery.
Pallbearers were nephews of the deceased, Ed Tindle, Rex Tindle, Jas. Tindle, Walter Tindle, Ralph Tindle and Ralph Graham.
Transcription by Lorelei Rusco, January of 2012
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