Funeral Services celebrating the life of Tamara Sue Steffes (Smith) , age 50 of Coon Rapids (formerly the St. Cloud area) will take place at 3PM Friday, September, 6th 2013 at the Miller-Carlin Funeral Chapel in Saint Cloud, MN. Jim Erickson will lead the service and a private burial will take place at a later time. Tamara died unexpectedly Thursday morning in St. Cloud. There will be a one hour gathering prior to the service on Friday starting at 2PM at the Miller-Carlin Funeral Home in St. Cloud.Tamara was born July 14th 1963 to Stanley and Joyce (Myllykangas) Smith in Litchfield, MN. She grew up in the Kimball area and after graduation from high school moved to St. Cloud. She married Larry Steffes on August 27th 1988 and soon after moved to Coon Rapids where she spent nearly the rest of her life. Tammy was a gifted musician which she portrayed through her love of playing the piano. She was also known for her talents as a cook and gardener. Tammy worked as a waitress for a large part of her life serving at such places as Perkins, Bakers Square, and IHOP. What she was most proud of in her life, however, were her children whom which she loved dearly.Tammy is survived by her children Tom Steffes, Phoenix; Tiffany Steffes, Coon Rapids; her parents Stanley and Joyce Smith, Kingston; her siblings Todd (Kim) Smith, St. Cloud; Terry (Tom) Smith, Edina; Troy (Janice) Smith, Kingston; Tanya (Jared) Dahnke, St. Cloud; and her step-children Eric Steffes, Phoenix; and Gina Steffes, Phoenix.She is preceded in death by her ex-husband Larry Steffes, and her grandparents Norman and Harriet Smith, and Roy and Lempi Myllykangas.
Schedule and Information
There will be a gathering from 2-3PM Friday, September 6th at the Miller-Carlin Funeral Home in St. Cloud
Miller-Carlin Funeral Home 3013 Roosevelt Road St. Cloud MN 56301 320 251CARE
Funeral Services celebrating the life of Tamara Sue Steffes (Smith) , age 50 of Coon Rapids (formerly the St. Cloud area) will take place at 3PM Friday, September, 6th 2013 at the Miller-Carlin Funeral Chapel in Saint Cloud, MN. Jim Erickson will lead the service and a private burial will take place at a later time.
Miller-Carlin Funeral Home, St Cloud
My prayers and thoughts are with all of you.
Im laying in bed missing you so bad momma, just wishing you could lay next to me, tickle my back & hear you say “I love you jojo”.I’ve been laying here forever unable to sleep just missing you & dad so bad. But im so happy you 2 are finally together again. But mom, you were my bestfriend, my strength, the 1 person who ALWAYS believed in me. Its been hard not having that from you everyday, but im doing everything i can to build myself a better future & remember you’re in a better place & out of pain.. I love you mommy love, your baby jojo sunshine