Published 12:00 am Friday, December 12, 2008
Carrie M. “Carol” Salisbury Tindal, 77
Carrie May “Carol” Salisbury Tindal, 77, of Brownsdale, died on Dec. 10, 2008 at Field Crest Care Center in Hayfield.
Carrie was born Sept. 30, 1931 to John and Mary (Pace) McGraw in Austin. She attended school in Austin. In January 1948 she was united in marriage to Vergil Wibben and they had six children. They divorced in 1975. Carrie married Gene Tindal on July 5, 1980. They lived in Madison, Wis. until 1996 when they retired and moved to Brownsdale, where they currently resided. Carrie was a homemaker.
Carrie loved her husband, Gene; her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-granddaughter, Jada; her brother Bill and her sisters Nora and Kathy. She loved crossword puzzles, jig saw puzzles and things that challenged her mind. She also loved music. Her favorite music was hymns and she loved singing them with her church family. She had complete trust in her Lord and Savior Jesus and testified to His love for her and all that believe in Him. Her friends were very special to her and she enjoyed being with them. She prayed for all that needed healing and for our troops and for wars everywhere to end soon. She collected music boxes, puzzles, and 3-D puzzles. She loved to read. She was always willing to help those in need whenever she could. She will be greatly missed by her family and adopted family and all that knew her. Blessed be her memory.
Survivors include her husband, Gene Tindal, Brownsdale; children, Vergil Wibben Jr., Robbinsdale, Mary (John) Nystrom, Austin, Randy (Suzanne) Tindal, Brownsdale, Leslie (Randy) Westendorf, Fredericksburg, Iowa, Marty (Susan) Wibben, Rochester; 11 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; brother, William Salisbury, Ft. Wayne, Ind.; sisters, Nora Edwards, DeRidder, La., Kathy McGraw, St. Paul, Minn.
She is preceded in death by her parents; infant son, Lyle; three granddaughters, Tena Richardson, Crystelina Garnett, Michelle Day.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 15, 2008 at the First Baptist Church in Brownsdale with the Reverend Jerry Harris officiating. Friends may call from 2 to 6 p.m. on Sunday at Mayer Funeral Home and also one hour before the service at the church on Monday. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery.
The honorary casket bearers will be Sara Salisbury, Rick Owens, Mike Bibus, Jeff Cahoy, Brian and Nicki Christianson. The casket bearers will be Vergil Wibben Jr., Randy Westendorf, Mark Rubin, Rick Culbert, Chuck Tindal and Matt Tindal.