John H. Heindl was born Oct. 23, 1877 in Dayton, Ohio, the son of John and Margaretha (Kestler) Heindl. He was a retired farmer, having share-cropped all his life in the Brookville area. He was raised by John and Catherine Brohm on a farm in Mad River Twp. after the death of his mother, Feb. 26, 1880. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret M. (Truebenbach) whom he married Nov. 18, 1902; his sister, Anna M. Feldmeyer Urich; and a brother, Michael J. Heindl.
Survivors include one daughter, Margariet (Harold) Wimmer; six sons, Arthur (Helen), Louis (Francis), John Wm.(Beulah), Henry (Audrey), Walter (Glenna), and Richard B. (Verda) Heindl. Funeral services were held at the Church of Visitation in Eaton, with burial following in Calvary Cemetery, Dayton, Ohio.