June 26, 1974 - May 15, 2017


Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Living Waters Lutheran Church in Sauk Rapids for Tamara “Tammy” Ringger, age 42, who passed away Monday at the St. Cloud Hospital. Pastor Todd Mattson will officiate and burial will be at Benton County Cemetery. Visitation will be at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Sauk Rapids on Friday, May 19, 2017 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. and one hour prior to services at the church on Saturday.

Tammy was born June 26, 1974 to John and Marie (Malecek) Kojetin in Redwood Falls. Tammy graduated from Willmar High School in 1992 and Willmar Technical College in 1994. She married the love of her life, Mark Ringger on May 27, 1995. Tammy was a loving wife and mother. She stayed busy spending time with people she loved. She supported Sam in cross country and track. She enjoyed spending time walking, biking, and taking family vacations. Tammy is described as being kind, happy, and enjoyed the simple things in life. Anyone who knew Tammy knows she was full of energy and life.

Tammy is survived by her spouse, Mark of Sauk Rapids; son, Sam; brother and sisters, Helen Pusillo of Willmar, John (Jana) Kojetin of Atwater, Lori (Joe) Ridler of Willmar, Anne (Larry) Mehr of Willmar; and many nieces and nephews.

Tammy was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Theresa; and grandparents.