GOWRIE – Tammy L. Casady, age 51, passed away Saturday, February 16, 2013 at her home, following a lengthy illness. Graveside services will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, at the Gowrie Township Cemetery, Gowrie, with Pastor Craig Vote officiating. Palmer Funeral Home, Gowrie is serving the family.

Tammy is survived by her children, Shelia Brandel of Gowrie, Angela (Leo) Minkos of Gowrie, and Donald (Kristen) Brandel of Dayton; 7 grandchildren; her mother Mary Lou Marr of Gowrie; brother Steve (Teresa) Brandel of Ft. Dodge; and step-sister Daileen Coil of Anderson, SC. She was preceded in death by her father Donald Brandel; and step-father Dale Marr.

Tammy Lou Brandel Casady was born November 3, 1961 at Fort Dodge, and attended schools in Gowrie. Tammy worked various jobs throughout her life, including being a cashier at Walmart, and working at the Salvation Army. In 1997, she was united in marriage to Jerry Casady. Tammy had lived most of her life in Gowrie.