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George Kindle Jr.

August 19, 1952 — January 24, 2020

George A. “Pete” Kindle Jr. 67 passed away January 24, 2020 at the University of Iowa Hospital after battling for several months with an unexpected illness.

Funeral services will be 10:00 am Wednesday at Grace Community Church of the Nazarene in Colona. Visitation will be 4-7 pm Tuesday at Schroder Mortuary in Colona. Burial will be in Dayton Corners Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Church.

Pete was born August 19, 1952 in Quincy, IL the son of George and Ruby (Reddick) Kindle. He married Dixie Deming July 1, 1986 in Camp Point, IL. He spent many years playing baseball and enjoyed several more years coaching all 3 sons’ baseball teams. He also spent a lot of time at his Church where he was the treasurer. Pete retired from Oscar Mayer in 2001, he then went back to work at John Deere where he has been for the past 12 years. He was an avid deer hunter and especially loved spending time with his children, grandchildren, and a large extended family.

Survivors include his wife Dixie, children Annita (Brian) Smith, Eric (Erica) Walton, Erin (Jason) Weninger, Jason (Amanda) Walton, and George “Joe” III (Emily) Kindle. Grandchildren include Lydia, Leila, Jasmine, Jade, Isaac, Lincoln, and Kindle. Mother Ruby Jacobs. Sister Sarah Frederick and sister in law Judy Burkhalter. Nephews Moe Sorensen, Fran Sorensen, Charles Burkhalter and great nieces and nephews. He was truly a friend to everybody.

Pete was preceded in death by his father, his sister Lena Kindle, and several other special Aunts and Uncles.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Tuesday, January 28, 2020

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Grace Community Church of the Nazarene (Colona)

11210 Bethesda Church Rd, Damascus, MD 20872

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