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John A. Tindall June 30, 1947 - Feb. 24, 2017

February 26, 2017
Estherville News

GRAETTINGER?- A Mass of Christian Burial for John A. Tindall, 69, of Graettinger, will be held 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Graettinger with Father Merlin Schrad officiating. Military rites by Graettinger American Legion Post 162 will be held at St. Jacob's Catholic Cemetery, Graettinger. He died on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017 at his home in Graettinger.

Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m., Monday at the church in Graettinger with a vigil service at 7 p.m.

John Arthur Tindall the son of Arthur "Jim" and Marie (Montgomery) Tindall was born June 30, 1947, in Emmetsburg.

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John A. Tindall

He received his education in the Graettinger schools. John served in the United States Air Force from 1965 until 1969.

On Nov. 12, 1966, he was united in marriage to Donna Jean Lammers at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Graettinger. The couple made their home in Graettinger. John worked at the John Morrell plant until they closed. The couple then owned the All In The Family Bar in Graettinger for 15 years. John was then employed with the Estherville Building Center for 22 years. John also enjoyed helping his family and friends with their farming. In his leisure time he enjoyed fishing, watching the Minnesota Vikings and the Iowa Hawkeyes, but spending time with family and friends was most important, especially his grandchildren.

He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church; Knights of Columbus; Graettinger American Legion; Graettinger Fire Department; Graettinger Community Club and Graettinger Business Club.

Left to cherish John's memory are his wife, Donna Jean of Graettinger; daughter, Tina (Gary) Natterstad of Estherville; granddaughters, Samantha (Taylor) Linn; Heather and Kirsten; one great granddaughter that will be arriving in June; siblings, Jim (Rae Jean) Tindall of Estherville; Joyce Zitterich of Graettinger; Bill (Joyce) Tindall of Graettinger; Sue (Bill) Higgins of Graettinger; Pat (Gary) Swanson of Emmetsburg; Mike (LeAnn) Tindall of Graettinger; Nancy Schnell (Ike Vermeer) of Graettinger; Bob (Taryn) Tindall of Graettinger; Tom (Julie) Tindall of Graettinger; Tim Tindall (Gracie Pascua) of Westminster, Colo.; Jerry Tindall (Terry) of Graettinger; Tony (Kelli) Tindall of Washington D.C.; many nieces and nephews; special friends, J.R. and Jane Brown and many, many special friends.

He has been preceded in death by his son, Rick; parents; mother and father-in-law; brother-in-law, Bob Zitterich; nephews, Donald Zitterich and Matt Tindall; three infant nephews, Ryan Tindall and Jacob and Joshua Tindall.



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