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TYNDALL, Augustus R. (1891-1940)


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Date: 4/2/2020 at 22:10:48

Augustus R. Tyndall
(March 13, 1891 – October 30, 1940)

Ida Grove Pioneer Record, Ida Grove, IA, Thurs., Nov 7, 1940, p.8, col.6
Final Rites For A. R. Tyndall Here: Died at Correctionville; Was Depot Agent at Arthur for a Time
Funeral services were held for A. R. Tyndall Friday at 1:30 p.m. at the late home in Correctionville, conducted by Rev. R. H. Forrester, pastor of the Methodist church. Comforting songs were sung by Mr. Wm. Ohrendsen and Mrs. R. C. Thom, with Mrs. Jess Frost at the piano. Further services were held at 3 o’clock at the Methodist church in Ida Grove with Rev. H. E. Whyte officiating. Raymond Wallace sand “Safe in the Arms of Jesus,” “Going Down the Valley,” and “Life’s Railway to Heaven,” accompanied at the piano by Mrs. C. K. Lahman. Interment was made in the Ida Grove Cemetery. Pall bearers were Lynn Wilson and Mearle Wharton of Moorhead; William Anderson, Moville; D. J. Edgar, Arthur; J. R. McGonigle and Marvin H. Friday, Odebolt. He had been in reasonably good health until suddenly stricken with a brain hemorrhage early that morning from which he did not rally.
Augustus R. Tyndall, son of Lemuel and Elizabeth Tyndall, was born at Cushing, Iowa, March 13, 1891. Here he lived and grew to manhood. He received his education in the Cushing public schools and took special training in the Railroad School at Valpariso, Ind. His early life was spent on the farm and in 1918 he entered the employ of the Northwestern Railway Company, serving as depot agent in Breda, Cushing, Arthur, Correctionville and other places. He was stationed at Correctionville at the time of his decease. He was married to Miss Effie Julia Anderson of Cushing on September 11, 1912 and to this union two children were born. A son, Ardell and a daughter, Esther. Mrs. Tyndall passed away at the Battle Creek hospital October 30, 1936. On July 8, 1939 he was again united in marriage with Miss Fay McGonigle of Arthur. Mr. Tyndall was a member of the Church of Christ at Moorhead. He was a man of high ideals and was just and honorable in all his dealings. He was a kind and loving father and a devoted husband and was happiest when he was at home with his family. He was also a member of the Order of Railroad Telegraphers. Surviving are his widow and two children; also three brothers, Clyde of Storm Lake, Fred of Los Angeles, and Elwood of Denver; two sisters, Mrs. Gertie Deeds of Mountain Grove, Mo., and Mrs. Pearl Camarigg of Correctionville.


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