Nancy Ann Tamminga

Nancy Ann (Franseen) Tamminga, age 81, of Siren, passed away Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, under the care of hospice. Nancy was born in Racine, on Jan. 17, 1939, daughter of Oscar and Eleanor (Hannon) Franseen.

She was a proud member of the Lioness. During her Lioness tenure, she held many office positions. Nancy served on the board of DSL. She enjoyed crafting and flowers and was a proud owner of her own flower shop in Union Grove.

Nancy married Thaddeus (Ted) G. Tamminga on Aug. 4, 1979 at the Union Grove United Methodist Church. She is currently a member of Siren Methodist Church.

Nancy is the mother to a conjoined family of eight children: Jeff (Sandy) Just, Heidi Conde, Heather (Charles) Wollmer, Holly (Greg) Felks, Joseph Just, Rick (Jody) Tamminga and Rory (Diane) Tamminga; 15 grandchildren: Nick (Heather) Just, Taira (Shaun) Cullinane, Elizabeth (Greg Merkel) Just, Chad (Becky) Conde, twins- Megan (Nick) Schultek and Melodie (Josh) Cummin, Emily (Tony) Battisti, Kate (Matt) Pella, twins- Rachael (Austin) Baglow and Kelly (Erik) Papke, Michelle (Tim) Robers, Mathew (Morgan Cook) Tamminga, Ryan (Trisha) Tamminga, Abby (Kevin) Zimmerman and Adam (Ashley) Tamminga; 18 great-grandchildren and unrelated special daughter Polly Imme.

She is also survived by brothers: Oscar Franseen and Thomas (Sherry) Franseen; sister Janet Van Alstine; sister-in-law Lorraine Tamminga; as well as nieces and nephews and numerous friends.

Nancy is preceded in death by her parents; her husband Ted, brothers-in-law: Pete Van Alstine, Bill Tamminga and Bob Vining; sisters-in-law Hazel Franseen, Wynn Vining and son Randy Tamminga.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the WI Lions Foundation.

Nancy Tamminga visitation will be Friday 1-3 and her Service at 3 pm. Both will be held at the United Methodist Church in Siren.