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Tammy Lynn Russell

April 24, 1969 — February 3, 2022

Tammy Lynn Russell, 52, passed away on Thursday, February 3, 2022 at Northwest Health - La Porte.

Tammy was born on April 24, 1969 in Arkansas.

Surviving are her children, Danny (Alycia Braniger) Wilhelm of Michigan city, Johnathon (Brittany Bird) Russell of La Porte, and Timothy (Irma) Russell of Hamlet; 8 grandchildren, Gabriel, Arianna, Zandan, Zoey, Zane, Calvin, Henry, and a special little one on the way; sister, Margie Watts; adoptive mom, Marion Russell; long time significant other, David Long;  as well as many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; adoptive father, Clarence Russell, Sr.; and 2 brothers, Clarence Russell, Jr. and Jerry Watts.

Tammy was a member of  The Outreach Center in La Porte.  She enjoyed collecting things and donating to charities.  She loved talking to people, attending the fair, and animals.  Most importantly, Tammy dearly loved her children and grandchildren.

Cremation has taken place with Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, La Porte.

A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held at 4:00 pm on Sunday, March 6, 2022 at The Outreach Center, 403 Park St., La Porte, IN.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family c/o Danny Wilhelm, 2900 Monroe Street, La Porte, IN 46350 or to the donor's choice.

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