Tinkham Nancy M., age 83, died June 19, 2003 of lung cancer. Nancy was born April 5, 1920 in Gary, SD to Frances & Paul Christensen; graduated from Washburn High School in Mpls in 1938; and attended Macalester College. She married Robert Tinkham in 1943 and they lived in Mpls and Rochester. Nancy was preceded in death by her parents; husband; sister, Pauline; and son, John; and is survived by daughter, Elizabeth Schmidt; daughter-in-law, Judy Clinton; granddaughter, Laura Tinkham; grandsons, Robert Tinkham and Alexander Schmidt; nieces and nephews. In accordance with Nancy's wishes, no service will be held. Her body was bequeathed to the University of Minnesota Medical School. NO FLOWERS PLEASE. If desired, memorials to donor's choice or the gift fund at Minnesota Library for the Blind (388 SE 6th Ave, Faribault, MN 55021, attn: Director).

Published on June 20, 2003

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