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Tammy Jo Salzsieder

Tammy Jo Salzsieder, 56, Algoma, passed away Wednesday September 22, 2021 with her loving family by her side, after a  courageous 30 year battle with Multiple Sclerosis.

She was born November 2, 1964 in Algoma.  Tammy was a loving wife and mother with her most prized accomplishment being her family.  She was especially proud of her sons and being “Grammy Tammy” to her grandchildren. 

Tammy had a wonderful sense of humor, with dirty jokes being her specialty. During her working years she spent her days as a caregiver and nights working as a bartender.  She loved ALL kinds of people and being the life of the party.  Tammy’s favorite holiday was Halloween and often decorated and dressed up to celebrate her most cherished time of year.  Before her illness, she loved to cook for her family.  She was most known for her  “Tammy pieces” of dessert.  Tammy adored her cats.  She came to love and follow Tractor Pulling for her boys and was the Salzsieder Pulling Team’s number one fan.

Tammy will be sadly missed by her husband, Carl of 40 years; sons: Scott (Jamie) Salzieder, and Allen (Susan) Salzsieder all of Algoma.  Grandchildren: Ben & Luke Salzsieder and Karly & Elly Salzsieder;

parents: Gary W.(the late Marie) Hoffmann, Linda (Mark) Lemens; siblings: Shelly (Craig) Yakel, Dusty Hoffmann (Special Friend Jamie); sisters in-law & brothers in-law: Shirley Nell, Robert (Sharon) Salzsieder, Marie DeKeyser, Herb Blaylock, Linda Salzsieder, Larry (Evelyn) Salzsieder, Mike (Jamie) Salzsieder, Nancy (Scott) Neuberger, and Karen (Chris) Fordham; along with many nieces and nephews; special friend: Jenny Meverden.

She was preceded in death by her in-laws Sylvester & Margaret Salzsieder, grandparents Shorty & Snookie Kozlowski  and Red & Dolly Hoffmann, her step-mom Marie Hoffmann, her brother-in-law Mike Nell, and her sister-in-law Judy Blaylock.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to all of Tammy’s caregivers throughout the years, she loved you all!  They would also like to thank Unity Hospice and Lakeland Care District for making it possible for Tammy to stay in her home for all of these years. To Schinderle Funeral home for their love and support during this difficult time.

A little piece of our hearts will forever be broken. A private family service and burial will be held at a later date. The SCHINDERLE FUNERAL HOME was entrusted with the arrangements for the Salzsieder family.

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