Amy was a graduate of Grand Haven High School, MCC and Calvin College. She married Garland “Red” Brown on May 24, 2003. Amy worked at Bil Mar Foods for nine years and also at Pioneer Resources for five years. She was a volunteer at Holland Hospital for many years and loved the outdoors, camping and playing cards. Amy was an eternal optimist and people person, bringing laughter and joy to everyone who met her.
She is survived by her husband, Garland “Red”; parents, Daryl and Bonnie Tammen of Grand Haven; sisters, Tami (Jeff) VerHelst of Phoenix, Ariz., and Kristin (Marty) Smith of Menlo Park, Calif.; her niece, Elizabeth VerHelst, and nephews, Jake and Ben Smith; and father-in-law, Sam Brown of Chattanooga, Tenn.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Friends are invited to greet her family from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, December 27, 2018, at the Klaassen Family Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be given to Harbor Humane Society or Spectrum Health Foundation. Please visit www.klaassenfuneralhome.com to sign Amy’s online guest book.