Tamara Sue Willis
October 26, 1952 - March 8, 2021

Tamara Sue Willis

Tamara Sue Willis
Oct 26, 1952 - Mar 8, 2021

Tamara Sue Willis

TAMARA SUE WILLIS
MUSCATINE, Iowa - Tamara 'Tammi' S. Willis, 68, of Muscatine, passed away on Monday, March 8, 2021, at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, March 15, 2021, at Walnut Park Baptist Church. Reverend David Wood will officiate. A graveside service will take place in Mulberry Cemetery, Kirksville, Missouri on Tuesday, March 16, 2021, at 1:00 p.m.

Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 14, 2021, at The Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Walnut Park Baptist Church or Chariton Ridge Baptist Church. Online condolences may be made at www.wittichfuneralhome.com.

Tamara was born on October 26, 1952, in Muscatine, the daughter of Randall and Rubie Nugent Zinger. She married Jerry Willis on March 10, 1973, at New Era Lutheran Church.

Tamara graduated from Muscatine High School in 1970. She was a teacher in Kirksville, Missouri, and a special education teacher in the Muscatine Community School District. Tamara was a member of the Walnut Park Baptist Church and the American Legion Auxiliary in Blue Grass. She loved being a wife, mother, and grandma.

She is survived by her husband, Jerry of Muscatine; two daughters, Angela Carlson and her husband Leif, and their children, Erik and Shane of Dubuque, and Kristin Schmitt and her husband Kenny, and their children, Lincoln, Abigail, and Malcolm of Jerusalem, Israel; her sister, Randi Shea and her husband, Mike, of New Braunfels, Texas; and many nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents.

 
 

Wendy Smith on Mar 23, 2021

I am going to miss that smiling face coming to the Dentist. Wendy

LJ Salek on Mar 13, 2021

LJ Salek
So sorry for your loss.

Barb and Steve Dierickx on Mar 13, 2021

Tammi was a wonderful person . We are so sorry for your loss.

JERRY HASSON on Mar 13, 2021

I WORKED CLOSELY WITH TAMMI AT CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL FOR A NUMBER OF YEARS. SHE ALWAYS HAD A BIG SMILE AND DISPLAYED CONCERN AND KINDNESS FOR THE STUDENTS.. SHE WAS A WONDERFUL TEACHER. I AM SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. SHE WAS SPECIAL. JERRY HASSON.

Diane Stillmunkes on Mar 12, 2021

So sorry for your loss Angie Carlson

Rick Brecht on Mar 10, 2021

Randi, Very sorry to hear about your sister,Tammi. Lost my oldest sister about 8 yrs. ago at that same age. After Mom and Dad passed away, she was our rock and inspiration. However she passed away from multiple myeloma 4 yrs later. But we have all the good.memories of her and still enjoy those. Your sister sounded like a wonderful sweet lady. Cherish the good memories. May the Lord grant her eternal rest and comfort to you and your family.

Louise Bridges on Mar 10, 2021

Jerry and family. I am so sorry for your loss. I went to high school with Tammy and loved her smile, laugh and sweet personality. She was a lovely lady and will be missed. Love and sympathy to all the family. Randi, I am thinking of you as well, and know how it is to lose a sister.

Jeannie Miller on Mar 10, 2021

Jerry and family. So sorry for your loss she was such a sweet lady I will miss seeing her smile. Praying for comfort

Matthew Swanson on Mar 9, 2021

Jerry and family

My deepest prayers and sympathies to you and your family during this beyond very difficult time and I pray for God's will to help you through this very difficult time.

Sherry Russell on Mar 9, 2021

Tam had the wonderful gift of hospitality. Marrying into a large family, she always made you feel special and at the same time, comfortably “at home”. She was a very sweet person, and a wonderful sister-in-law! She will be missed by all who knew her.

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Mar
14
Sunday
Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home
1931 Houser Street
Muscatine, IA 52761
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM


Service

Mar
15
Monday
Walnut Park Baptist Church
215 Colorado Street
Muscatine, Iowa 52761
2:00 PM


Graveside Service

Mar
16
Tuesday
Mulberry Cemetery
Adair County
Kirksville, MO, United States 63501
1:00 PM


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