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From: "Elaine and Bob McDowell" <>
Subject: [Rus-Frank] Tammy Schwindt McCormick
Date: Wed, 25 Dec 2002 08:51:37 -0600
Fort Morgan Times
Fort Morgan, Colorado
Tammy Gayle McCormick, 41, of Hillrose, died Monday at home surrounded by
her family, after a lengthy battle with breast cancer.
Mrs. McCormick was born on Nov. 25, 1961 in Fort Morgan to Sam and Nancy
Schwindt. Her family moved several times before settling in Stratton in
She attended the schools there, and in 1979 married John McCormick. Shortly
thereafter she graduated and they made their home in Bethune where together
they worked the family farm. In 1982 they moved to Gunnison where their
first child, John Bradley was born. That next year, in 1984, they moved to
Brush and in 1986 their daughter, Ashley Marie was born.
Mrs. McCormick enjoyed staying at home and caring for her family for several
years and eventually went on to work various jobs before working her way up
to a management position with Morgan County Social Services. Most recently,
she was challenged with the opportunity to work as a consultant on a
computer project for the state of Colorado. Mrs. McCormick was responsible
for 12 county departments of social services.
She was a wonderful mother, she loved being an aunt, she loved dancing with
her husband, and reading a good book. She loved playing softball and making
things by hand. She truly enjoyed the simple things in life, and will be
Mrs. McCormick is survived by her husband, John and her children, Brad and
Ashley; her mother, Nancy Pottorff and stepfather, Kenny Pottorff of
Stratton; her father, Sam Schwindt of Brush; two brothers, Terry Schwindt of
Gill and T. J. Schwindt of Fort Collins; two sisters, Tricia Lueck of
Windsor and Tonya Korbelik of Burlington; and her grandmother, Virginia
Teter of Brush.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Gale Teter and Sam and
Memorial services will be Friday at 2:30 p.m. at the Fort Morgan United
Methodist Church with Reverend Phil Tarman officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions for the kids' college funds may
be sent to the Tammy McCormick Memorial Fund in care of the Bank of
Colorado, 301 Clayton St., Brush, CO 80723.
Heer Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
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