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Juan Jacob Tammel


Tue, Jan 26th, 2016
Posted in Harmony Obituaries

Juan Jacob Tammel, age 89 of Harmony passed away peacefully at his home on January 24, 2016. Memorial services will be 11 am, Thursday, January 28, 2016 at Greenleafton Reformed Church, rural Preston. Friends may call at the church from 9:30 am until time of services. Burial will be in the spring. The Lindstrom Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Juan was born August 17, 1926 to Jacob and Jessie (Broadwater) Tammel. He attended Prairie Queen Country School and later graduated from Preston High School. After high school he served as a medic in Korea.

On September 2, 1951 he married Lois Jacobson at Greenfield Lutheran Church in Harmony. They made their home in Bristol Township where they operated a dairy farm for 40 years. In 1973 Juan received a conservation award for his dedication to land conservation.

In 1990 Juan and Lois moved to Harmony but Juan remained very active on the farm. He also enjoyed woodworking, carpentry, reading and being helpful to anyone who needed him.

He was a lifelong member of the Root River Church of the Brethren where he served on the church board for many years, he also served on the Prairie Queen Cemetery board for many years. Juan will be remembered for his kind and generous spirit.

Juan will be missed by his wife, Lois of Harmony; four children: Deb Peterson of Harmony, Bonnie (Chuck) Hill of Harmony, Larry (Bonnie) Tammel of Preston and Sue (Todd) Hendrickson of Preston; 12 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; one sister, Gayle Hodgson of Waterloo, Iowa; two sisters-in-law, Marilyn Tammel and Joyce Jacobson, both of Harmony. He is preceded in death by his parents, an infant daughter; two sisters: Vyla Blough and Marge Wissing; and two brothers: Donne, and one who died in infancy, Dwight.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Prairie Queen Cemetery. The family wishes to thank St. Croix Hospice for the care and comfort that was provided before Juan’s passing. Special thanks to all the other caregivers who helped support Juan and family during the last three months.
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