RaeOma Kindler Tingey May 11, 1943 – May 16, 2024


RaeOma Kindler Tingey, 81 years old, of Woodruff, Utah, passed away Thursday, May 16, with many cherished memories of family and friends.She was born May 11,1943, to Alvin Kindler and Dorothy Fair in Garrison, Nebraska.

The family moved to Evanston when she was about 6 months old. She was the seventh of 11 children. At 16 years of age, she joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

While working at the Whirl Inn café, Fred ordered chicken in the basket to go. Fred kept returning for good food and great service. They were married Nov. 20, 1963, in the Salt Lake City LDS temple.

Throughout the years, she enjoyed caring for children and the elderly and spending time with her husband, family and friends. She liked working as a waitress at Freeman’s and Whirl Inn cafes, a desk clerk at her brother’s Whirl Inn motel, door greeter at Walmart, and food service worker at Evanston schools. She enjoyed serving as Primary teacher, Relief Society secretary, and Nursery leader.

RaeOma suffered for many years with diabetes, neuropathy and dementia.

She is survived by her husband, Francis (Fred); their children, Mark, Gayla (Craig) Bills, Alvin (Kristy), David (Ronda) and Tony (Laureen); 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildrenl; one sister, Twyla Beutel; and two brothers, Keith and Tom Kindler.

Please join us for visitation from 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 24, at Crandall Funeral Home in Evanston, and from 9-10:45 a.m. on Saturday, May 25, at the Woodruff, Utah, LDS church. Her funeral will begin at 11 a.m., with burial in the Woodruff Cemetery.

We would like to thank family and friends, Rich County EMTs, Atlas Home Health and Cache Valley Assisted Living for their loving care.