OBITUARY

Tamera "Tammy" Lynn Rasmussen

November 10, 1961February 5, 2021

CREVE COEUR ~ Tamera Lynn “Tammy” Rasmussen, 59, of Creve Coeur, passed away at 6:13 a.m. Friday, February 5, 2021 at Lakeside Rehab & Healthcare in East Peoria and now rests safely in the arms of God.

Born November 10, 1961 in Decatur, she was the youngest daughter of William and Phyllis (Huffer) Johnstone. Tammy first married David Hagen of Metamora. They later divorced. She later married Scott Rasmussen.

Surviving are her husband, Scott, who says he lost his very best friend on this day; one brother, Kevin Scott (Linda) Johnstone of East Peoria; her nephews whom she dearly loved, Dustin (Angela) Ledbetter of Metamora and Derrick (Sabrina) Ledbetter of Peoria and two nieces, Jennifer (Wesley) Ballard of Peoria Heights and Erica Johnstone of Creve Coeur; a great-niece, Katie Ledbetter of Chillicothe and a special friend, Debbie Schwindenhammer of Bartonville, whom she had a deep friendship with for over 30 years. She also leaves two fur babies, Casey and Toto.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, William David Johnstone; one sister, Laura Ledbetter and a niece, Theresa Johnstone.

Tammy loved her fur babies. Whether it was a dog or cat, it was a blessing to be rescued. She also enjoyed miniatures, toys, wooden items and doll houses.

Tammy was a service worker and very good at cooking. She worked as a deli manager at Tom Thumb Foods in Dallas, Texas. You may have also seen her at The 801 Club in Bartonville, where she worked in the kitchen, working under Carolyn Hannenman.

Tammy was of the Christian faith.

A private memorial service will be held at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin at a later date. Father Michael Andrejek will officiate. Cremation has been accorded and inurnment will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Lewistown.

Memorial contributions may be made to Tazewell Animal Protective Society, 100 Taps Lane, Pekin, IL 61554 or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Midwest Affiliate, 530 Northeast Glen Oak Avenue, Peoria, Illinois 61637.

To express condolences online, visit www.preston-hanley.com

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Stan and Dee Sipka

February 11, 2021

Scott so sorry for your loss we were very shocked to hear of Tammy's passing

Mack Cakora

February 9, 2021

Scott, Rhonda and I were very sorry to hear about your wife. Will keep you and your family in prayers.

Lisa Jackson

February 9, 2021

Tammy had a positive nature and always had a smile on her face. I loved her sense of humor. We shared many laughs together. My deepest condolences to her family and husband Scott.