Sandra M. Tamminga, 81 of Cambria, went to be with her Lord and Savior peacefully Tuesday, January 3, 2023 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born September 16, 1941, the daughter of Nickolas and Evelyn (VanderVelde) Smits.
She graduated from Cambria-Friesland High School in 1959. Sandra was united in marriage to John Tamminga November 30, 1960. She worked for Dairyman’s State Bank in Randolph as a teller for many years. She enjoyed painting ceramics and especially spending time with her grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband John; two sons, Burt Tamminga and Barry Tamminga, daughter Jana (Jerry) Moll; grandchildren Dakota Tamminga, Madeline Tamminga, Mariah Moll, Miranda Moll, Grant Moll, Adam Moll, Jessica Moll and James Hostert; siblings Tessie (Andy) Douma, Rose Schaalma, Patricia Stollfus, and Lola (Randy) Schmidt; brother-in-law Dennis (Andrea) Tamminga; sisters-in-law Cheryl Smits, Theresa Baillies, Charlotte Tamminga, and Patricia Tamminga. She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Alvin Smits and Jerry Smits; sisters-in-law Delores Maier and Barbara Tamminga; brothers-in-law Ronald Tamminga, Trayton Tamminga, Charles Stollfus, James Schaalma, and Stewart Baillies
Visitation will be held Friday, January 6 from 10:30 AM to 12 Noon at Grasse Funeral Service in Pardeeville followed by a private family service. She will be laid to rest at Friesland Cemetery.