Range Funeral Homes


Tamara Rae Sipola

07/18/1986 - 09/28/2021

Tamara “Tami” Rae Sipola, 35, of Superior, WI, passed away on Tuesday, September 28, 2021.

Tami was born on July 18, 1986 in Duluth, to Steve and Patricia (Cook) Sipola. She grew up in Aurora and graduated from Itasca Community College with her Associates Degree in Engineering.

Tami was a poet and a painter. She enjoyed the great outdoors, hiking, biking, running, and camping. She loved to knit, crochet, and listen to the orchestra. Tami enjoyed getting involved with the community, and participated in races and walks for a cause, like the Heart Walks. In the winter, she loved snowshoeing and rides on the snow machine. She loved spending time with her friends and family, particularly splitting wood with her dad. She was always quick to support her friends and other artists. Tami loved her cats and they meant the world to her.

Tami is survived by her Father, Steve (Carole) Sipola; Mother, Patricia Sipola; Brothers: Brandon (Amy) Sipola, Joshua (Julie) Sipola, and Zachary Wagenbach; Sisters: Alicia (Mark) Hansen, Gina (Ryan) Millis, and Jennifer (Jay) Templeman; Nieces and nephews: Linnea Sipola, Julia Sipola, Josie Sipola, Jenna Sipola, Jamie Sipola, Lucas Hansen, Katelyn Hansen, and Taylor Templeman; Grandparents: Irene Sipola, and Robert (Rose) Cook; Beloved Kitties, Mookie and Luna; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

Tami was preceded in death by her grandfather, Bill Sipola; cousin, Tanya Marmon; and her great-grandparents.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Oct 2nd at 12:00 p.m. at the Range Funeral Home in Virginia. A visitation will be held one hour prior. Memorials or flowers are preferred to the family. Arrangements are with Range Funeral Home in Virginia.

6 thoughts on “Tamara Rae Sipola”

  1. Wendy Lamb says:

    This young lady was a joy to work with. Her smile lit up the room and her kindness was so sincere she made you want to be just like her. This world just became less without her in it. People come and go in everyone’s life, but Tami will remain in all of our hearts forever. My sincerest condolences to the family. She will always be remembered.

  2. Barb Noonan DeFore says:

    Brandon, Amy, Linnea and all of the Sipola Family our deepest condolences. We will keep all of you in our prayers. Barb & Ron DeFore

  3. Charlie Stupca says:

    Dear Steve and family, My prayers for healing and comfort. It seems like just yesterday, Steve, we were working together and talking about our children what a beautiful lady Tammy turned out to be. My sincere condolences.

  4. John Williams says:

    Steve we are very sorry to hear of your families loss. We are all thinking of you and your family today.

  5. Linda Atkinson says:

    Dear Steve And Families. Dan and I were so sad to hear of your loss. Dan and I were talking about all the very found memories that our families shared. We hold you in are thoughts and prayers in this time of loss

  6. Sandy Gibson says:

    Steve–we are so sorry for the loss of your beautiful daughter. Hold on to all your wonderful memories of her. Time will help ease your pain but, she will never be forgotten. Our prayers are with you & your family.

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Saturday 10/02/2021 at 12:00 PM
Range Funeral Homes, 16th Street North, Virginia, MN, USA

Visitation begins at 11:00 AM