John Eldon Neidlinger

John Eldon Neidlinger, 74, previously of Frankfort, died July 31, 2023 at Franciscan Health, Lafayette, Ind.  He was born August 4, 1948 in Frankfort, Ind. to John & Vera (Jessup) Neidlinger.

John was a 1967 graduate of Frankfort High School. Following high school, he was drafted into the Army where he served during the Vietnam war.  He began working for Frito Lay as a machine operator in 1980. He was previously married to Carol Hall and Trish Suter.  John was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Frankfort.  He enjoyed storm chasing, fishing and was in his element when outdoors.  John loved his children and grandchildren and attending their sporting events.

John is survived by his sons:  John “Rusty” (Marcy) Neidlinger of Frankfort, IN, Shane (Jessica) Neidlinger of Frankfort, KY, Luke (Rachel) Neidlinger of Remington, IN, stepson:  Tony (Sarah) Roth of Lafayette, IN, grandchildren:  Chloe, Jase, Cooper, Riley, Haleigh, Johnathan, Shelby and Cole. John was preceded in death by his daughter, Desiree Smith and his parents.

Funeral Service

 Visitation will be Noon-2 p.m. Saturday, August 5, 2023 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St. Frankfort with the funeral service beginning at 2 p.m. Burial will be in Bunnell Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Clinton County Boys and Girls Club, P.O. Box 103, Frankfort, IN  46041.  Please visit, where you may leave a condolence.