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 Thelma Irene <I>Ridenour</I> Tinnell

Thelma Irene Ridenour Tinnell

Page County, Iowa, USA
Death 25 Oct 2013 (aged 92)
Burial Osceola, Clarke County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 119358700 · View Source
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Kale Funeral Home (Osceola Chapel) 301 S. Main St. Osceola Iowa 50213

Thelma Irene (Ridenour) Tinnell was born February 26, 1921 in Page County near Braddyville, Iowa, and passed from this life Friday, October 25, 2013 at 92 years of age. Her parents were Charles Wesley Ridenour and Cora Woldruff Ridenour. She was the youngest of nine children.

She was united in marriage to Clair Wesley Tinnell on February 5, 1940 in Thedford, NE and two children, Harry Roger and Mary Rebecca blessed this union.

Thelma and her parents moved to Nebraska when she was 3 years old. She received her early education in country school before moving to Seneca, NE where she attended high school graduating in 1939. In 1947, Thelma heard the gospel in the Sand Hills of Nebraska. She enjoyed quilting and genealogy of her family.

Those relatives who preceded Thelma in death were her parents; husband, Clair Wesley Tinnell; brothers, Gilbert Ridenour, Floyd Ridenour and Oral Ridenour, Raymond Ridenour; sisters, Blanche Sandoz, Lola Macumber and Fern Eveland and Viola in infancy; daughter in law, Janiece Tinnell and son in law, Pete Peterson.

Thelma leaves to cherish her memory; son, Harry (Margaret) Tinnell of Ogallala, NE; daughter, Rebecca (Rich Headrick) Peterson of Osceola, IA; grandchildren, Jeff (Misty) Tinnell of Salmon, ID; Janette (Clyde) Williams of Dannebrog, NE; Jerrold (Linda) Tinnell of Chapman, NE; Scott Peterson of Osceola, IA; James (Sheila) Tinnell of Grand Island, NE; and Ricky Headrick as well as thirteen great-grandchildren and six great-great grandchild and many other relatives and friends.

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  • Maintained by: Dan Shaul
  • Originally Created by: Karen Brewer
  • Added: 27 Oct 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 119358700
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Thelma Irene Ridenour Tinnell (26 Feb 1921–25 Oct 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 119358700, citing Maple Hill Cemetery, Osceola, Clarke County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Dan Shaul (contributor 47286721) .