Tamara "Tammy" Stohl, 57, of Fremont, passed away after a courageous battle with cancer Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, at Willows Nursing Home, Bellevue, under the care of Hospice of Memorial Hospital and surrounded by her family.
Tammy was born July 25, 1956, in Fremont, to Sally (Hunsinger) and James Troike. She married Gary Stohl July 30, 1994, in Pigeon Forge, Tenn.
She graduated from Fremont Ross in 1974. She was employed by Glatfelter and had 33 years of service and many, many great friends. Tammy was one of the original members that organized the 1st Moore Business Forms Reunion. She was a former volunteer for Memorial Hospital Hospice, enjoyed going to her nieces' volleyball games, taking her granddaughter to karate and Girl Scouts, and attending sprint car racing. Tammy was a loyal fan of Chad and Brian Kemenah and their racing teams.
Survivors include her loving husband Gary Stohl; three remarkable stepchildren, April VanNess and Ryan (Carrie) Stohl, both of Fremont and Rebecca (Ryan) MacLean of Ann Arbor, Mich.; a granddaughter, who was her pride and joy, Ava VanNess; a grandson, Kody Culbert; two sisters, Lucy (Tom) Mathia of Gibsonburg and Amy (Mike) Graham of Tiffin; two nieces, Wendy (Josh) Muntz of Helena and Whitney Mathia of Clyde; two nephews, Ryan (Lorrie) Mathia of Luckey and Douglas Graham of Fostoria; and her two faithful cats, Stewart and Bootsie.
She was preceded in death by her parents; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Naomi and Fred Stohl; maternal aunt, Jayne Michael; and loving paternal aunt and uncle, Cliff and Faye "Aunt Wheezie" Louise Schaaf.
Visitation will take place from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and 4-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, at Keller-Ochs-Koch-Mason Funeral Home, 416 S. Arch St., Fremont.
Her funeral will begin at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home with Pastor Forrest Kirchenbauer officiating. Burial will follow at McGormley Cemetery, Ballville Township.
Memorials can be made to Hospice of Memorial Hospital and Grace Community Church.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.kokm.net.