The Obituary of Delbert Sinn

Delbert Lee Sinn, age 83, resident of Independence, MO passed from this life on Thursday, May 23, 2024, at Centerpoint Medical Center, Independence, MO.  Delbert was born August 6, 1940, in Fort Scott, KS, the son of George Alfred Sinn and Sophia Muriel Cordill Sinn.  He is survived by one sister, Joyce Ann Sinn, Mapleton, KS.  His long-time companion, Harriet Tindle of Independence, MO kept their pact to outlive him.  After being told of Delbert’s death, Harriet passed away on Monday, May 27, 2024, under hospice care in Independence, MO.


Delbert was preceded in death by his parents; 3 brothers George Donald Sinn, Richard Leo (Dick) Sinn, and Kenneth Eugene Sinn; and one sister Carol Jean Sinn Carter.


Delbert graduated from Fort Scott High School and began his career at Mid-Continental Waterproofing Company.  Later he formed his own company, Delbert L. Sinn Ceramic and Floorcovering, working well into his 70’s on remodeling projects.  He also repaired all kinds of appliances and lawn equipment that family and friends dropped off at his home in Independence.


Delbert is also survived by his three daughters, Kimberlee (Paul) Mitchell, Stephenville, TX, Kristina (Mark) Deason, Fort Worth, TX, and Katricia (Tim) Bradbury, Fort Scott, KS.  Delbert has 7 grandchildren, Ryan, Mitchell, Tyler Mitchell (Courtney), Jacob Bradbury, Cooper Bradbury, Luke Bradbury, and Samantha Bradbury.


Memorial services will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, June 8th, at the Cheney Witt Chapel.  Memorials are suggested to the donor’s choice or Faith Church Building Fund and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, PO Box 347, 201 S. Main St., Fort Scott, KS 66701.  Faith Church is the home church of Katricia, who has been our father’s compassionate and consistent caregiver for many years.  Words of remembrance may be submitted online at

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