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Tammy L. Thoreson

April 7, 1949 December 8, 2020
Tammy L. Thoreson
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Obituary for Tammy L. Thoreson
Tammy L. Thoreson, age 71, of Ute, Iowa, passed away from complications arising from chronic lung disease and a recent diagnosis of lung cancer on Tuesday, December 8, 2020, at the Crawford County Memorial Hospital of Denison, Iowa, with family by her side.

A Graveside Service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, December 11, 2020, at the Soldier Lutheran Cemetery of Soldier, Iowa. Pastor Marsha Smith will officiate. Due to COVID-19 pandemic and the Governor’s proclamation, masks are mandatory and social distancing rules apply during all services.

The Armstrong - Van Houten Funeral Home of Ute, Iowa, is in charge of the funeral arrangements. Condolences may be sent online

Tamara “Tammy” Lou Thoreson, the daughter of Bernard W. and Elayne D. (Olson) Thoreson, was born on April 7, 1949, in Soldier, Iowa. She was baptized and confirmed at the Soldier Lutheran Church. Tammy received her education from East Monona High School graduating with the class of 1967. After high school Tammy worked in Omaha, NE, at Northwestern Bell Telephone.

In May of 1968, Tammy was united in marriage to Gary E. Suckstorf. The couple was blessed with two daughters: Michelle and Jodi. Tammy was the owner of Sookies Speed and Custom with her husband, Gary. She also worked as a bartender at Brian’s Steakhouse and Sally’s Bar. Her most recent employment was working at Farmland in Denison, IA. She retired in 2012.

Tammy enjoyed spending time with family and friends. She loved being around people and enjoyed life. She loved being outside working in her yard, putting puzzles together, vacationing, playing euchre, and grilling. Tammy will be dearly missed by those who knew and loved her. She always had a smile for everyone.

Left to cherish her memory include her daughters Michelle Sigler of Phoenix, AZ and Jodi Henderson of Ute, IA; granddaughter Brittany (Dylan) Garcia of Mesa, AZ; grandson Jace Henderson of Ute, IA; special friend Roger Johnson of Ute, IA; and brother Bill (Bonnie) Thoreson of Lincoln, NE; extended family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents Bernard and Elayne Thoreson; her grandparents; and her sister Marla Johnson.
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10:00 AM 12/11/2020 10:00:00 AM
Soldier Lutheran Cemetery

37472 280th Street
Soldier, IA 51572

Due to COVID-19 pandemic and the Governor’s proclamation, masks are mandatory and social distancing rules apply during all services.

Soldier Lutheran Cemetery
37472 280th Street Soldier 51572 IA
United States

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