Tammy Jo Leiker, age 44, of 418 Park Lane, Mishicot, died unexpectedly on Sunday morning, October 2, 2011, in Manitowoc.
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Tammy was born in Manitowoc, on December 20, 1966, daughter of Mary Ann (Rosinsky) Peterik and the late Donald Gates. She was employed for many years as a CNA. On December 27, 2001, she married John Leiker in Manitowoc. Tammy was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister and aunt. She enjoyed playing bingo.
Survivors include her husband: John Leiker, Manitowoc; mother: Mary Ann Peterik, Manitowoc; four daughters: Lindsey Moschel-Olszewski, Green Bay; Jenna Olszewski, Green Bay; Megan Gebhart, Green Bay; Danielle Vanne, Mishicot; two grandchildren: Braedyn Farr, Green Bay; Dakota Olszewski, Green Bay; two stepchildren: Melissa (Steve) Hecker, Lawton, OK; Angela Leiker, Manitowoc; five step grandchildren: Gage, Xandy, Blaze, Jett, and Acacia, all of Lawton, OK; brothers and sisters: Mary Konitzer, Manitowoc; David Gates, Beloit; Jim (Roxanne) Gates, Manitowoc; Lynne (John) Gates-Scherer, Two Rivers; Debra Perry, Manitowoc; Paul Gates, Manitowoc; brother-in-law: Richard Leiker, Manitowoc. Aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive. She was preceded in death by her father: Donald Gates.
A memorial service will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 6, 2011, at the Reinbold & Pfeffer Family Funeral Home, 818 State Street, Manitowoc. Deacon Alan Boeldt will officiate. Burial will take place at Forest View Cemetery in Two Rivers.
Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Online condolences may be sent to www.jensreinboldandpfeffer.com
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in Tammy's name.
Published in Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter on Oct. 5, 2011