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Sarah Tinker

Atlanta, GA

Sarah Michelle Kathleen Tinker (birth name Halldin) died in Atlanta, GA on 12-20-2016 where she has been a resident for 6 years. Sarah was 33 years old. She was born in Des Moines on 3/11/1983. Her parents are Dr. David and Denise Tinker formerly of Des Moines and now currently reside in Elgin, IA. Sarah was adopted by David Tinker when she was 14. She graduated from Hoover High School in Des Moines, IA. Sarah attended La James Cosmetology. Sarah loved, as she would say,"making people beautiful". After spending two years in Elgin, Iowa Sarah pursued her career moving to Atlanta, GA. There she opened her salon named Chloe until health problems caused her to sell her salon. Most recently Sarah was employed by Solar Dimensions in Atlanta. She was recently promoted to manager of the salon.

Sarah is preceded in death by her maternal grandparents Dennis Shultz and Virginia Hardman step-grandfather (Calvin). Her Paternal grandparents Tyler and Kathleen Tinker, two maternal uncles Mitchell and Michael Shultz and one paternal uncle that died in infancy.

Sarah is survived by her parents David and Denise Tinker of Elgin, IA, One sister Gretchen (Harvey) and their children Mason, Xavier, Quincey and Sidney of Kansas City, MO formerly of Des Moines. Surviving brothers Jeremiah Halldin (Laura) and their children Layla and Jacob of Ankeny, IA, David D Tinker (Bridgid) of Muscatine, Iowa formerly of Elgin, IA, Matt Tinker (Nicole) and their children Kaleb and Sammie of Des Moines, Joe Tinker of Des Moines, and Timothy Halldin (Kim) and their child Parker. Surviving grandmother Linda Baer of Madrid, Iowa. Sarah is survived by numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.

A celebration of life is planned for Friday, Dec. 30th at Noon. At the Holiday Inn downtown 1050 6th Ave, Des Moines, Iowa. Please bring your memories, prayers, blessings and warm hearts to help celebrate her life and enjoy the company of the many lives she has touched.
Published in Des Moines Register on Dec. 30, 2016
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