Obituary: Geraldine Marie Tinsley


Geraldine Marie Tinsley, 92, of Canton, KS, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 20, 2019, at Pine Village in Moundridge, KS.  She was a homemaker.

Geraldine was born on January 25, 1927, in Hillsboro, KS, the daughter of Albert and Helena (Unger) Schroeder.  She graduated from Hillsboro High School in 1945.  Geraldine was united in marriage to Stanley K. Tinsley on May 18, 1952, in Hillsboro.  He preceded her in death on January 25, 2014.

Survivors include: two daughters, Marian Tinsley of Hesston, KS and Marlys Duchinsky and husband, Greg, of Wichita, KS; and brother, Laverne Schroeder and wife, Linda, of Atoka, TN.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and sister, Kathryn Heinrichs.

A private graveside service will be held at Canton Township Cemetery, Canton, KS.

Memorial donations may be given to Good Shepherd Hospice or Pine Village in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460.  Personal condolences may be sent to the family at

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