Cathy Tinsley

Edwardsville |

Cathy Rose Tinsley, 61, passed away at 4:17 am on Friday, November 12, 2010 at Alton Memorial Hospital. 

She was born on January 21, 1949 in Alton, IL, the daughter of James and Kathryn (Dugan) Foehrkalb.

Cathy was formerly married to Greg Tinsley on March 21, 1970 at St. Boniface in Edwardsville.  He survives of Holiday Shores. 

Cathy graduated from Roxana High School in 1967.  She previously was a teacher at St. Matthew’s Catholic School.  She was a realtor for Prudential One Realty Centre and a cofounder of Tinsley Steel in Edwardsville.  She enjoyed photography and scrap booking.  Most of all she loved spending time and helping out with her grandchildren. 


In addition to her mother of Wood River, she is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Mindy and Kenny Englar of Holiday Shores and her three grandchildren, Conner Ray Englar, Kendra Tinsley Englar and Kelsey Rose Englar.

She was preceded in death by her father.

In celebration of her life, visitation will be from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Sunday, November 15, 2010 at Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto.  Funeral services will be at 11:00 am on Monday, November 16, 2010 at the funeral home with Father Tom Liebler officiating.

Burial will follow at St. Boniface Cemetery in Edwardsville. 


Memorials may be made to Operation Blessing.

Online condolences and guest book may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home

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