Tammy Koehler, age 64, of Olivia, MN passed away on Sunday, April 16, 2023 at Harmony River Senior Living in Hutchinson. Funeral services were Monday, April 24, at 11:00 a.m. at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Bird Island with Pastor Dan Croonquist officiating. Burial will be in the Bird Island City Cemetery. Arrangements are with Dirks-Blem Funeral Service of Olivia.
Tammy Kay Koehler was born on March 27, 1959 to Dwane and Eleanor (Stuber) Minnick. She grew up in Bird Island and was baptized and confirmed at Our Saviors Lutheran Church. In 1977, she graduated from Bird Island High School. Following high school, she worked for many years as a workshop supervisor at Adult Client Training Services, known as ACTS, in Olivia and part time for RCCR homes in the area. Tammy had a love for reading; she read many books but especially the Bible. She enjoyed being a social butterfly and doing activities with others. Family events and spending time with her grandchildren, that she was so proud of, brought her much joy. She also liked listening to all kinds of music. Tammy will be remembered for the love she shared and the willingness to help her family and friends.
Tammy is survived by her son, Jeremy Koehler of Hutchinson; her grandchildren, Kylynn and Rylee Koehler; her brothers: Michael (and Mary) Minnick of Buffalo, Russell (and Sharon) Minnick of Shakopee, Steven Minnick of Bird Island, Roger (and Paula) Minnick of Bird Island, and Jerry Minnick of Olivia; and many other relatives and friends. Tammy was preceded in death by her parents, Dwane and Eleanor, and her brother, Tommy Minnick.
Blessed Be Her Memory
Dirks-Blem Funeral Service, Olivia, MN