Tamara Lea Aarsvold, 1985

Tamara Lea Aarsvold, 48, died at her home on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011.

A memorial service was held at East Side Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls. A second memorial service was held at St. John Church, Kasson, Minn., burial at Maple Grove Cemetery in Kasson, Minn.

Tammy was born to Philip and Violet Brachvogel Aarsvold on Dec. 8, 1962, in Faribault, Minn. She was baptized into the Christian faith at St. John Lutheran Church in Kasson, Minn., on June 30, 1968.

She is survived by her daughter, Amber, at home; seven brothers, David (Clara) Aarsvold of Dodge Center, Minn., Jack (Csilla) Aarsvold of Fountain Hills, Ariz.; Thomas Aarsvold of Minneapolis, Clifford Aarsvold of Hayfield, Minn. Daniel (Charlene) Aarsvold of Spring Valley, Minn., Theodore (Jill Peterson) of Grand Meadow, Minn., and Mark Aarsvold of Austin, Texas; four sisters, Char (Al) Hamm of Orlando, Fla.; Sharon (Bob) Gangloff of Northfield, Minn.; Chris (Woody) Laughnan of Rocklin, Calif.; and the Rev. Becky (Rick) Senner of Oldham and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death her parents; a brother, Steven Aarsvold; a sister, Patricia Lenton, and a sister-in-law, Barbara Aarsvold.