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Monday, August 14th, 2006
St. Marys native Robert Tinnerman, 93, of West Milton, died Aug. 12, 2006, at
He was born Oct. 10, 1912, in St. Marys, to Fred George and Helen Henrietta Stockwell Tinnerman. His wife of 68 years, Ruth Cisco, survives.
Also surviving are a son, Charles (Linda), Troy; two daughters, Barbara (Robert) Cecil and Donna (Dick) Plunkett, all of West Milton; nine grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are an infant son, George Owen; a sister, Ruth Sunderland; and a great-granddaughter.
He was employed as a funeral director assistant at Hale-Sarver Funeral Home, West Milton. He was a retired toolmaker from Aero Products and a former West Milton village council member. He and his wife taught ballroom lessons for more than 40 years and had a dance group, the Tinnerman Dance Fans, named after them. He helped organize and was a charter member of the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, West Milton, and served on many of the church's boards.
Services are 11 a.m. Thursday at the church, the Revs. John Johansen, Richard Gilbertson and Brian Peterson officiating. The Elks and Masonic Lodge will conduct services prior to the 11 a.m. service. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery, West Milton.
Calling is 3-8 p.m. Wednesday at the church.
Contributions can be made to the church's building fund or Hospice of Miami County.
Arrangements are being handled by Hale-Sarver Funeral Home, West Milton.
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