Tammy Mae (Fenske) Bahnson was born November 13, 1974 in Perham to Orlin and Connie (Wymer) Fenske. Tammy grew up in the Ottertail area, graduating from Perham High School in 1993. She continued her education at Wadena Technical College. Her working career included being a CNA at St. Williams Care Center in Parkers Prairie and the past four years at Cenex in Battle Lake where she loved her customers.
Tammy was united in marriage to Allen Bahnson on May 6, 2006 in Ottertail. Her interests included four-wheeling, watching NASCAR and football, as well as shopping. Tammy loved her cats and dogs, but especially loved spending time with family and attending family events. She was looking forward to the birth of her first grandchild. Tammy entered eternal rest on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at Tri County Health Care of Wadena at 43 years of age. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.
Tammy will be lovingly remembered by her husband: Allen of Henning; daughters: Ashley Fenske of Fargo, ND; Emma Bahnson of Henning; son: Austin (Andie Haller) of Rochester; parents: Orlin and Connie Fenske of Ottertail; parents-in-law: Roger and Linda Bahnson of Ashby; sister: Brenda (Mike) Haspel of Ottertail; brother: Allan (Chihyon) Fenske of Hawley, sisters-in-law: Lainie Fenske of Hawley; Charlotte Bahnson of Golden Valley; as well as aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and many friends.
Preceding Tammy in death are her daughter, Olivia Bahnson; her brother, Craig Fenske and her grandparents.