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Tamara "Tammy" Krause

February 20, 1958 — February 22, 2021

Tamara Marie Dahlum was born February 20, 1958, in Grand Forks, ND, to LeVerne "Vern" and Ina (Mallinger) Dahlum and passed away unexpectedly on February 22, 2021. She was the youngest of four children. Tammy and her parents eventually moved to Moorhead, MN, where she attended high school and started her family in the Fargo-Moorhead area. She had six children, who all love and miss her dearly.

Tammy was a fun-loving, charismatic mother, grandmother, sister, daughter, and friend. Every day she showed her beauty, kindness, and her hard-working and silly nature. She loved her children and grandchildren and always made them feel special and loved.

Tammy was a woman with no limit to her talents. She had a passion for reading and was a talented seamstress. Tammy was a great cook and baker and skilled "handywoman." There wasn't anything she couldn't do. She especially loved being outdoors, fishing, puzzles, music, and good times with family and friends.

Tammy had a beautiful spirit that made everyone who met her feel special, important, and cared for. If you got to know her, it truly was a gift. Her smile, laughter, big hugs, advice, and stories will be missed, especially by her children, grandchildren, mother, sister, and partner.

She is lovingly survived by her six children, Kevin (Emily) Piekutowski, Brad (Lindsay) Piekutowski, Tracee Piekutowski, Robyn Krause, Nikki (Chris) Andreasen, and Jodi Krause; grandchildren, Brendan Piekutowski, Kathryn and Kados Louden, and Meredith Tamara Andreasen; mother, Ina Dahlum; sister, Eileen Johnson; and partner, Bill Larson.

Tammy was preceded in death by her father, Vern Dahlum; brother, Marc Dahlum; sister LaVonne Avery; and two brothers-in-law, Mark Johnson and Bob Avery.

A Celebration of Life Service for Tammy will be Saturday, March 20, 2021 at 2 PM, in Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, Moorhead.

Current CDC guidelines regarding distancing and masks will be observed. If unable to attend, Tammy's service will be livestreamed, starting 30 minutes before the service. Follow this link to view:

Life Celebration Service

MAR 20. 2:00 PM (CT)

Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd

4000 28th St S

Moorhead, MN 56560

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