Tamra Welbig Brookings

Aug. 19, 1966 - May 15, 2020

Tamra Maria (Tammy) Welbig, 53, passed away at her parents’ home on Friday, May 15, 2020, Brookings, SD.  Private family funeral services will be held.  Rude’s Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.

 Tamra Maria Welbig was born on Aug. 19, 1966, in Dell Rapids, SD to Charlotte (Nielsen) and Marvin Welbig. She was raised on a farm near Egan, SD,and graduated from Egan High School in 1984.

She attended Stewarts School of Hairstyling in Sioux Falls and was a gifted cosmetologist. Later she worked at Beckman Implement in Brookings for many years, work where she thrived and which she enjoyed immensely.

Tammy’s lifelong passion was horses, dogs and all animals. She loved horses from an early age and was a loyal steward of her horses her entire adult life. 

She rode, cared for, and trained horses until her death.  Her other passion was her children and her granddaughter.

Tammy had an amazing laugh that was contagious. Her laugh was enlightening and made you feel better when you talked to her.

Tammy was greatly loved and will be missed by her children, Nicholas Welbig and Cynnamon Welbig; her granddaughter, Charlotte Emilia Welbig; her parents, Marvin and Charlotte Welbig; her siblings, Teresa (Kory) Urban, Terry (Kim) Welbig, Cindy (Lance) Loban, Karen Abbott and many nieces, nephews, and other family members.

Condolences may be sent to the family through www.rudesfuneralhome.com.


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