Tammy L. McGlynn

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Tammy L. McGlynn, 57, of Gaylord, MI, passed away at home, Sunday, June 28, 2020. Tammy was born July 31, 1962, in Manistee, MI, to Edwin and Margaret (Murphy) Flatten.

On Sept 4, 1982, Tammy married Patrick McGlynn at St. Joseph Church in Onekama, MI.

Tammy was a beloved member of the Wal-Mart family for 29 years. She took joy in her position as a pharmacy technician while helping the community.  For many years Tammy was committed to the group, Northern Michigan Country Line Dancers. She looked forward to line dancing every week and visiting with good friends while forming lifelong friendships. Tammy could often be found enjoying the NASCAR race on Sunday afternoons. She looked forward to going on a yearly vacation with Pat, Ed, and Shirley, visiting a different NASCAR track each time. Tammy was always excited to spend time with her daughters and grandkids any chance that she had.

Tammy is survived by her husband, Patrick McGlynn, parents; Edwin and Margaret Flatten, mother-in-law, Jeannine McGlynn, daughters; Adele (McGlynn) Bigelow and Anne McGlynn, siblings; Christine (Bernabe) Whitfield, Edwin Jr. (Shirley) Flatten, grandchildren; Austyn Bigelow, Garryson Bigelow, and Lawson Trout and numerous nieces, nephews and many wonderful relatives and great friends.

She is preceded in death by her father-in-law Roger McGlynn.

Visitation will be held at The Nelson Funeral Home, in Gaylord, Michigan, on Saturday, July 11, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. and from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Nelson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, PO Box 1548, Gaylord, MI 49734. www.nelsonsfuneralhome.com.

25 comments on “Tammy L. McGlynn”

  1. Oh Tammy I did not know you very long but you were an awesome lady. You welcomed me as a friend immediately. I will miss you dearly. Until we meet again.

    1. I’m so sorry to hear this. I worked with Tammy a long time ago but she has kept a special place in my heart all these years. Such a sweet woman and so nice. My prayers goes out to her family and friends.

  2. Marjorie Smith

    Will miss this wonderful woman. She was the greatest of friends and such a compassionate person. She gave the best hugs! Miss you forever my friend.

  3. Keith & Chris Wells

    Dear Pat & family, we are so very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

  4. So sorry to hear this. She was always so nice and helpful. She was going through the start of her thyroid issues when I was going through similar issues. We formed our own support group. RIP Tammy

  5. Sharon Bolinger

    I’m so sorry that you have lost a very nice and caring mother and wife. May God hold her in His arms.

  6. I worked with Tammy many years ago at Walmart. My daughter was often ill and we had many visits to the pharmacy and Tammy was always the tech I would hope to see. She was such a wonderful person! I was extremely saddened to see this news. My deepest sympathy and condolences to her family.

  7. I worked with Tammy many years ago. She was an amazing woman. Always kind, caring and always made you smile.
    I’m so sorry for your loss and you are all in my prayers.

  8. Words cannot express the loss. You were a good woman and you definitely will be missed. God gained great Angel.

  9. Adele and Anne Marie, I am so very sorry for your loss. I always loved visiting with your mom when you girls were at North Ohio Elementary. Sending love and hugs your way❤️❤️❤️.
    🙏🏻❤️Mrs. Little

  10. Marilyn Rankin

    Tammy, I didn’t know you for long but it felt like you had been my friend forever. You were a kind and special gal. Rest in Peace.

  11. Marge Holznagle

    I danced with Tammy for many years. We had so much fun, she always made us laugh and smile, so sad to hear of her passing. My heart is broken, my deepest sympathies to her husband and loving family, she will be greatly missed. RIP Tammy.

  12. She was such a wonderful person. Her smile and personality will be sorely missed. My deepest condolences go out to her entire family.

    1. Shirley Flatten

      We love and miss you Tammy, you will always be in our hearts but I wish you were here so we could keep traveling to the different states/races. Always fun listening to you and Ed planning everything and us in the back seat so excited to start our journey. Pat and Ed leading us into new adventures whether it be hiking, canoeing or racing. We’ll see you again sister…

  13. Christine whitfield

    My sister, Tammy was constantly thinking of everyone she loved. She was caring, compassionate and truly a good person inside and out.

    It’s hard to imagine the rest of my life without her.

    I will live and miss you until we meet again.

    You sister, Christine

  14. Shawn Juntunen

    I didn’t know you but seen you in passing. Always having a smile on your face.
    Praying for your family n loved ones. May God bless them & keep his hand on each one of them.

  15. Tammy was a great and loving lady. I waited on her at line dancing, you could see she loved and cared for people. She had a great smile and wonderful sense of humor. The world loss a great, loving person. Prayers to her family. Soar high your spirit is free with the Lord.

  16. Mike & Sue Vancil

    Tammy was such a wonderful person and always willing to help you. Everyone will miss your smiling face! Sending prayers and hugs to your family.


    The Lord got another angel. We have suffered a great loss. My thoughts and prayers are with Pat, Adele, Anne, family and all of the people who loved this wonderful person.

  18. Carol Ann Briske

    Dear Pat and family, there are no words to express my sympathy. I only pray that you may be filled with that peace that passes understanding.
    I knew and loved her grandparents.

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