Thelma (Osborn) Tinsky

Born: Sun., Jan. 16, 1927
Died: Thu., Sep. 24, 2015


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Sun., Sep. 27, 2015
Location: Pulliam Funeral Home

Celebration of Life

4:00 PM Sun., Sep. 27, 2015
Location: Pulliam Funeral Home

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Thelma Ruth Tinsky, age 88, Fishers, IN, formerly of Oblong IL, went to be with her Lord and Savior at 8:01 AM ET on Thursday, September 24, 2015. She was at her home surrounded by her family.

Thelma was born on January 16, 1927 in Blanchester, OH, the daughter of Allen Grandberry Thurman Osborn and Anne Laura (Anderson) Osborn. On August 1, 1951 she married Robert Jack Tinsky and he survives.

Thelma was a graduate of Wilmington College in Wilmington, OH. She was an elementary and nursery school teacher retiring in 1990 having taught in Pitsburg, Lancaster and Marion, Ohio and Decatur and South Bend, Indiana. Thelma was in charge of a private pre-school at Oblong First Christian Church, which later became “Kid’s Kingdom” in Oblong for many years. Thelma also taught private kindergarten at a church in Hebron, IN and a Christian school in South Bend, IN. Thelma assisted her husband Bro. Robert “Bob” Tinsky when he was minister at First Christian Church of Oblong from 1978 ~ 1986.

Thelma is survived by her husband Bob Tinsky, Fishers, IN; two sons and daughters-in-law Rodney and Terri Tinsky, Mt. Orab, OH; Rick and Diana Tinsky, New Cumberland, WV; three daughters and sons-in-law Robin and Pat Lovett, Carmel, IN; Rhonda Clark, Carmel, IN and Ruth and Bob Fiscus, Robinson, IL; eight grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren along with several nieces and nephews.

Preceding Thelma in death were her parents; four brothers and sisters-in-law Robert and Alice Osborn; Burch and Verna Osborn; Guy and Doris Osborn, and Paul and Irene Osborn.

Celebration of Thelma’s Life Service will be held at 4:00 PM Sunday, September 27, 2015 at Pulliam Funeral Home in Oblong with Bro. Dee Wolfe and Bro. Phil Young officiating. Burial will follow in Oblong Cemetery, Oblong, IL. Visitation will be held from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Sunday, September 27, 2015 at Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong, IL.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the Oblong Children’s Christian Home or First Christian Church with envelops at or may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home, PO Box 121, Oblong, IL 62449.

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David W Ducommon
   Posted Fri September 25, 2015
Dear Bro. Bob,
I am so thankful for getting to be with you and Thelma Last Friday. Little did we know how soon her home-going would be. God truly answered our prayers that. Now May God bless you in the days to come. You will experience that special Peace God has reserved for an hour like this. You are in our prayers. Dave & Sheila Ducommon

Homer and Marilyn
   Posted Sun September 27, 2015
Ruth and family.hugs and prayers on the loss of your mom.Thinking of you.Homer Newkirk & Marilyn King-Hoke

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