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Josephine L. "Jody" Tindall

July 28, 1925 — March 28, 2024

Van Wert, Ohio

Josephine Lee "Jody" (Jenkins) Tindall, 98, of Van Wert and Formerly of Frankfort, Indiana, died early Thursday morning, March 28, 2024 at Vancrest of Van Wert.

She was born July 28, 1925, in Van Wert, to Erastus and Cora Belle (Anderson) Jenkins. On July 13, 1942, she married John William "Bill" Tindall.

Jody formerly attended Wesley United Methodist Church, in Van Wert. Upon moving to Frankfort, she attended the Frankfort Church of the Nazarene.

She enjoyed baking, gardening, loved flowers and, most importantly, she loved taking care of her granchildren.

Jody is survived by her four children, John (Jan) Tindall of Ft Wayne, Jeff (Vicki) Tindall of Frankfort, Stephen (Susann) Tindall of Frankfort and Gale (Joe) Sinning of Van Wert; 8 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and 6 great-great grandchildren; and a sister, Betty Lewis of Van Wert.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Bill; and 10 siblings.

Graveside services will be held at 1:00pm on Thursday, April 4, 2024, in Woodland Cemetery, Van Wert, with Pastor Larry Martinez, officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Everheart Hospice.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Arrangements have been entrusted to Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, 722 S. Washington Street, Van Wert, Ohio.

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