Leppert Mortuaries - Nora

740 East 86th St, Indianapolis, IN


Tamara K. Wantz

August 3, 1961May 14, 2020

Tamara K. Wantz (Tami) 58, of Indianapolis passed away Thursday, May 14th. Tami was born August 3, 1961 in Muncie Indiana. A teacher by career she later devoted full time care for her son Connor. She also spent many hours volunteering for organizations like The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, Fairbanks Hospital, the Beaver Dam Loon Lake Conservation Club, her Church, and the Carvel Club. When asked once what she wanted to be when grown up she said, “I just want to be happy.”

Her family, service, friends, and interests hopefully brought her that happiness in life. Tami’s favorite place besides home was Rome, Italy where she would shop and walk in its beautiful piazzas. She was a beach person and liked to spend time with family and friends at Laguna Beach, Destin, and Nags Head North Carolina. A speed enthusiast, she once won a snowmobile race in Michigan and loved to go full throttle on a jet ski at the lake.

Tami is survived by her husband of 35 years John; son Connor; sister Stacy and brothers Michael, and Brad.

Private services are yet to be determined. Memorial contributions can be made to Meridian Street United Methodist Church, Indianapolis, Hope Academy Recovery High School in Indianapolis, or the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis.


No public services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.


Tamara K. Wantz

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Tracey Bridgewater

May 21, 2020

John and Connor, I was shocked and completely saddened to hear of Tami's passing. I'm going to miss the little visits we shared. We had just made plans to walk together this season, when the weather warms up. May God bless you during this time of sorrow.

Lois Miller

May 19, 2020

Connor, I want to tell you how sorry I am. I will miss your Mom. You will be in my prayers and I will be thinking of you. ❤ Lois M.

Dawn Hauser

May 18, 2020

I am so sad to hear of Tami's passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Larry and Darleen Harris

May 18, 2020

Dear John and Conner,

We were very sorry to hear of Tami’s passing. We have such good memories of you from Zionsville United Methodist Church. Sending our Sympathy,

Larry and Darleen Harris

Dale and Kris Thomas

May 18, 2020

John and Connor, We were shocked and saddened to hear of Tami's passing. We pray the Lord will send you comfort now and in the days ahead. We will always have fond memories of spending time with you all at Beaver Dam. Sending our love and condolences. Dale and Kris

Dave Scifres

May 17, 2020

John, so very sorry for your loss... Please know Bradley Church is praying for you and mourning with you in your grief. May God be especially compassionate with you this day!

Kitzi Chotlos-Love

May 17, 2020

Dear Connor,

I am so sorry for your loss. I think of you often and miss you very much.

Terry Adams

May 17, 2020

I was shocked and saddened to hear of Tami's death. I knew her as a vibrant, faithful volunteer and a beautiful soul. I only saw her now and then, but that was over a long period of time, and I will be aware of her absence for a long time. May God bless John and Connor and Tami's other family members and give them strength in their sorrow.

Lois Miller

May 17, 2020

John and Connor, I can not find words to express my sorrow and shock. Want you to know you will be in my thoughts and prayers. Draw strength and comfort in the Lord. May he wrap his arms around you. ❤ ❤


May 17, 2020

I’m so very sorry John and Connor, for your loss. My days at Fairbanks were always made brighter when Tami would walk through the front door. I will truly miss her smile and our chats 😢.
Terry Beachler


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