Funeral services for Tammy Iversen, age 53 of Eagle Butte, were held Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 at United Church of Christ of Eagle Butte. Burial was in the Eagle Butte Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Tammy died Friday, Jan. 10 at Daugherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls, SD.
Tammy was born Oct. 26, 1960 at Gettysburg to Henry and Marlys (Sever) Laurenz.
Tammy graduated from Cheyenne Eagle Butte High School in 1979. She married Robert Iversen in 1980 at the United Church of Christ in Eagle Butte. Amanda and Austin where Tammy’s miracle babies.
Tammy worked for the High School Athlete Association for 10 years in Pierre.
She was also a waitress at Perkin’s and the Chuckwagon restaurants. Tammy moved to Eagle Butte and worked at the school and worked as a paraprofessional with special needs children. She enjoyed her children, farm life, and small town living. She was the best cheerleader for her children encouraging them to fulfill their dreams.
Tammy is survived by her daughter Amanda Iversen of Fort Pierre, son Austin Iversen of Rapid City, brothers Henry (Aloha) Laurenz of Otlathe, KS, Micheal (Laurie) Laurenz of Watertown, August (Dawn) Laurenz of Faith, Jamie (Marretta) Laurenz of Portels, NM, Daniel Laurenz of Eagle Butte, Marty (Elsa) Laurenz of Sanatinio, TX, sisters Jan Veit of Rapid City, and Michelle Laurenz of Eagle Butte.