Milton W. Tinkham, age 71, of Milaca died unexpectedly April 9, 2016. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, April 16th at Strike Funeral Home – Cambridge Chapel. A time for visiting will be held one hour prior to the service.
Milton William Tinkham was born September 26, 1944 to parents Milton and Ethel Tinkham in Berwyn, IL. Milton was raised in Potosi, Wisconsin along with his sister Dolores. Milton attended Potosi High School and graduated in 1962. He married his first wife Carol (Schroeder) Holmgren then attended vocational school in Illinois to become a Tool & Die maker. Milton and Carol had 3 daughters together. He worked at John Deere and FMC for many years as well as owned his own business for many years.
Milton married the love of his life Linda R. (Swanson) on July 24, 1987. Bringing their families together they had 8 children: Yolanda, Rhonda, Jonelle, Missy, Tom, Pete, Mindy and Brad. Milton and his wife lived in rural Isanti county. Milton enjoyed traveling with his wife, spending time with his family, hunting, fishing and cutting wood. He will be remembered for his love of the outdoors and love of family and friends.
Milton W. Tinkham passed away on April 9, 2016, he was preceded in death by his wife Linda R. Tinkham and his parents Milton N. Tinkham and Ethel (Mueller) Tinkham.
He is survived by, his children: Yolanda (Kevin) Dailey of Menomonee Falls, WI, Rhonda (Peter) DeBartoli of Staten Island, NY, Jonelle Nelson of North Branch, MN, Missy (Chris) Golden of Cambridge, MN, Tom (Tammy) Lindblom of Pine City, MN, Mindy (Travis) Hamilton of Milaca, MN, Pete Schintz of Isle, MN and Brad (Amanda) Swanson of Shafer, MN; his sister, Dolores (Bruce) Sorensen of Green Bay, WI; 18 grandchildren and many other close relatives and friends.
Amy Armstrong says
Missy & family –
My deepest, heartfelt condolences to all of you on the sudden loss of your dear father. May God hold you all tightly, give you strength and bring you comfort.
Carl & Jane Unbehaun says
We are so saddened to hear of Milt’s passing so soon after his beloved, Linda. We had looked forward to a long friendship with him, but now we’ll have to wait until we meet in a better place. God bless you, Milt, and may the good memories sustain your family & friends.
Richard and Jane Dunkel says
Milt & Linda were the best friends anyone could ask for.great travel companions and just good folks.
they will be sadly missed by all that knew them. our sympathy goes out to all the family.
Richard & Jane D.