Cassandra ‘Cassy’ Tamez, 48


Cassandra "Cassy" A. Tamez (nee Jankowski), 48, of New Market, Ala., formerly of West Bend, passed away on Sunday, April 10, 2011.

Cassy was born on Oct. 22, 1962, in Milwaukee to Thomas and Mary (nee Bushman) Jankowski. She married Gerardo Tamez on Oct. 29, 1988, at Holy Angels Catholic Church in West Bend. Cassy was a devoted mother to her sons, a proud army wife to her husband and will be dearly missed by all those that knew her.

Cassy is survived by her husband, Gerardo; and children, Anthony and Christopher. She is further survived by her father, Thomas Jankowski; siblings, Linda (Brian) Conrad, Steve Jankowski and Michael (Charmaine) Jankowski; brothers-in-law Jorge (Kelly) Tamez and Jaciele Tamez; sister-in-law, Leticia Tamez; and many other nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends.

Cassy is preceded in death by her mother, Mary Jankowski; in-laws, Jorge and Lourdes Tamez; and her infant twin siblings.

A funeral service for Cassy will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 16, at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel, 1420 W. Paradise Drive, West Bend, with the Rev. Jerry Brittain presiding. Visitation will be at the funeral home only on Saturday, April 16, from 9 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Interment will take place at Washington County Memorial Park.

Memorials are appreciated to the American Cancer Society.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family. www.phillipfuneralhome.com.