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Tammy Zerbe

March 31, 1962 — May 14, 2021

Tammy Lou Zerbe, age 59, of Neillsville, Wisconsin passed away unexpectedly on Friday, May 14, 2021 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She was born on March 31, 1962 in Merrill, Wisconsin to Wayne and Judith (Graap) Nelson.

On July 8, 1978, Tammy married the love of her life, Dale Zerbe. She spent most of her life working in factories. Most recently, she worked at a manufacturing plant where she built filters.

Tammy was a quiet individual, who loved everyone, and everyone loved her. She had a heart of gold and was very family oriented. She enjoyed camping, four-wheeling, tending to her garden, family get-togethers, and birdwatching.

Tammy leaves behind her husband: Dale Zerbe of Neillsville, WI, son: Bryan Zerbe of Wausau, WI, sister: Crystal (Michael) Chieves of Palmyra, WI, and her mother: Judy Nelson of Merrill, WI.  She was preceded in death by her father: Wayne Nelson, son: Jeshua Zerbe, brother: Scott Nelson and her precious fur baby, Clarice.

To honor Tammy’s wishes, there are no services scheduled.

Waid Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Merrill is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences are encouraged and may be made at

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