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Wilda Mae Newnam Kindoll

Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Death 30 Nov 2010 (aged 89)
Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial North Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Memorial ID 62712226 · View Source
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Wilda Mae Kindoll died peacefully in her sleep on November 30, 2010 in Sherman Oaks, CA. She resided at 9247 Wakefield Avenue in the Panorama City district of Los Angeles, California at the time of her death.

Wilda was born April 22, 1921 to Caroline and Frank Newnam in Long Beach, CA.

She met and married the love of her life, John F. (Jack) Kindoll, on March 17, 1941.

Wilda and her husband were lifetime auto racing participants, owning the JFK Sprint Car that won five California championships. After Jack's death in 1996, Wilda continued to support many racing clubs and helped other race car owners.

Jack and Wilda owned and operated Valley Machinery sales from 1949-1962. In 1962 they started JFK CO., a manufacturing company in Sun Valley, CA, that still remains today. Wilda was a dancer and danced many nights with her brother, George. She also was a loyal Dodgers fan.

The funeral will be held on Saturday, December 11, 2010 at 10:00 a.m., with a viewing on Friday, December 10, 2010 from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m., at Pierce Brothers Valhalla Memorial Park & Mortuary, 10621 Victory Boulevard, North Hollywood, CA.
Published in the Los Angeles Times on December 8, 2010.

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  • Created by: Ryan D. Curtis
  • Added: 8 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62712226
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Wilda Mae Newnam Kindoll (22 Apr 1921–30 Nov 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62712226, citing Valhalla Memorial Park, North Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Ryan D. Curtis (contributor 46858513) .