Date of birth: 14 May 1910 Crackaway, Bartholomew County, Indiana
Date of death: 21 Mar 1991 Edinburgh, Johnson County, Indiana
Source: Columbus Republic, Columbus, Bartholomew County, Indiana, March 22, 1991
Leo "Red" Dinn EDINBURGH -- Leo "Red" Dinn, 80, died Thursday at Faith Nursing Home in Edinburgh. A native of Johnson and Bartholomew counties, Dinn was an avid lover of horses. He was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Holy Name Society and the Diesel Workers Union. He retired from Cummins Engine Co. after 30 years in 1973. Service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, with the Rev. Paul Shikany officiating. Calling will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Long Funeral Home. A rosary service will be held at 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Rest Haven Cemetery at Edinburgh. Memorials may be made to the Building Fund at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Born May 14, 1910, at Crackaway in Bartholomew County, Dinn was the son of Frank Dinn and Annie Bisel. He married Mamie Huff June 7, 1934. She survives. Also surviving are sons, Charles Dinn of Morgantown, David Dinn of Clay City, and George and Steve Dinn of Columbus; daughters, Dorothy Pope of Mount Vernon, Luretta Pope, Kay Nix and Mary Nickerson, all of Columbus, and Charlotte Welton of Boulder, Colo.; sisters, Agnes Snyder and Mary Swift of Edinburgh, Roseanna Frost of Columbus, Norine Majcher of Austin, Texas and Josephine Grimes of Fort Worth, Texas; a brother, John Henry "Red" Dinn of Morgantown; 19 grandchildren; and eight great- grandchildren. A sister, Elizabeth Henderson, died in 1987.
Submitted by Mark E. Wirey