He was born July 24, 1913, in Ulysses, Neb., to Fredrick William and Edna Whetsel Kindler. He married Juanita Sanford on Nov. 29, 1945.
He was a cook in the U. S. Army during World War II, serving in Africa, Italy and Sicily. He was a member of the American Legion and the Methodist Church.
Mr. Kindler played with Roy Barnes as a member of the Rocky Mountain Cowboy's band that performed on radio and at local dance clubs.
On Nov. 10, 1981, he married Winnie McCalmon of Powell.
Survivors include his wife, Winnie McCalmon Kindler; and step-daughters Erma Shupak, Thelma Galac, Donna Brasher and Donna Adamson.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Juanita; six brothers; and stepson Bob Sanford.
Honorary pallbearers included Bob Sanford Jr., Dennis Shupak, Dan Brasher, Rob Brasher, John Galac, Mike Adamson, Paul McConnell and Gary Starke.
The Rev. Jarrell Tharp officiated at services. Burial was at Crown Hill Cemetery with military honors by the Powell Veterans Honor Guard.