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Katherine "Kathie" L. Tinstman

May 26, 1948 ~ January 31, 2022 (age 73)



Katherine L. “Kathie” Tinstman 73, Fulton, Indiana, passed away at 11:45 P.M. Monday January 31, 2022, at her residence.

She was born on May 26, 1948 in Macy, Indiana, the daughter of Russell C. and Barbara Isabell (Enyart) Smith. On October 18, 1986 in New Haven, Indiana, she married John J. Tinstman. He preceded her in death on December 5, 2011.

Kathie had lived in various locations during her life, including California and Florida, before returning to Indiana. She had worked for Magnavox in Fort Wayne, Indiana and had retired from T.M. Morris Manufacturing in Fulton. She enjoyed fishing.

Survivors include her daughter, Christina (Brian) Franklin, Fulton, Indiana, six grandchildren, four great grandchildren, sisters, Janet Sheetz, Fulton, Indiana, Betty (Paul) Troyer, Twelve Mile, Indiana, several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Linda Woods.

Graveside services will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, February 8, 2022, at Fulton Cemetery, Fulton, Indiana. Memorial contributions may be made to the Fulton County Animal Adoption and Education Center. Arrangements by Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester, Indiana. Online condolences may be expressed at

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Graveside Service
February 8, 2022

2:00 PM
Fulton Cemetery

Fulton, Indiana 46931

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