Obituaries for Aug. 10, 2003


Viola B. Tandy
Steamboat Springs resident Viola B. Tandy passed away July 30, 2003, at Yampa Valley Medical Center. She was 92.

Viola was born June 2, 1911, to Gus and Mary Trantow in Rib Lake, Wis. She attended grade school in Rib Lake before moving to Minneapolis, Minn., where she graduated from high school.

Viola married Floyd Tandy on June 2, 1933. The couple made their home in Wyoming and Denver. Floyd died in 1975.

Viola moved to Steamboat a couple years ago to be closer to her granddaughters. She lived at the Doak Walker Care Center.

She loved children and spent a lot of her time baby-sitting. She also enjoyed cross-stitching.

Viola was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and a daughter, Pat O'Rourke.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13, at Fairmount Cemetery in Denver. A memorial service will be held in Steamboat at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, at the Doak Walker Care Center.

Memorial donations may be made in lieu of flowers to the Doak Walker Care Center in care of the Yampa Valley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 776090, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477.


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