Tamara Stankowski



Tamara (Tammy) Stankowski, 58, of Edgar, passed this life and returned to her Lord on Sept. 3, 2019.
Tammy was born to Leo and Norma Socha on March 10, 1961. She married David Stankowski on April 8, 1989, in Wausau. She attended Edgar Public grade school and graduated in 1979 from Edgar High School. Following graduation, she worked at McDonald’s, Northern Valley Workshop and Firehouse Ceramics.
Tammy had a love for animals, especially her dog, Shadow. She loved country music and attended several local concerts. She loved any song by Shania Twain and Carrie Underwood. Many of us were blessed with many bracelets that she made. She was a kindhearted soul and a social butterfly that everyone in Edgar knew and loved.
Surviving Tammy are her husband, David; her mother, Norma Socha; sisters: Carol (Jack) Van, Casa Grande, Ariz., and Kathy (Steve) Treu, Sparta. She is also survived by aunts: Margaret Shidell and Marlene Socha; uncle, Butch Socha; nephews: Craig Walters, Jeff Walters and Paul Dahlke; nieces, Kelly Dahlke and Kristin Kruzan; David’s family: Barb (Joe) Stoltz, Wausau, Mary Shidell, Boonsville, Miss., John Stankowski, Mosinee, Ed (Sandy) Stankowski, Mosinee, and Mark (Sandy) Stankowski, Edgar. She is also survived by her good friend, JoAnne Berens.
A Mass of Christian burial was held at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, at St. John’s Catholic Church in Edgar. Mass will be co-celebrated by Father Thomas Huff and Father Robert Streveler. Visitation was held on Thursday at the church from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and again on Friday at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Tammy was laid to rest in the parish cemetery following the service. The honor of pallbearer belonged to Paul Dahlke, Craig Walters, Gary Miller, Donnie Miller, Kraig Kruzan and Jeff Walters.
The family would like to thank the many caring doctors, nurses and social worker and Palliative Care at Aspirus Hospital for their kindness during her many weeks of care.
If desired, the family is accepting memorials in Tammy’s name for a charity to be determined.
Tammy’s arrangements are under the care of Life Tributes Funeral Home-Spencer. Please visit www.lifetributesfuneralhome.com to share thoughts and condolences.

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