Barbara Tandy

Barbara Ann Tandy

1953 - 2022

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Obituary of Barbara Ann Tandy

Barbara “Barb” A. Tandy, age 69 lifetime resident of this area died Sunday, October 9, 2022, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 am Thursday, October 13, 2022, at the Grace United Methodist Church in Tiffin, with burial to follow at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Tiffin. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 pm Wednesday at Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service in Iowa City. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made in her memory to either Tiffin or Oxford First Responders. To share a thought, memory or condolence please visit the Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service @ Barbara Ann Colony was born August 31, 1953, in Iowa City the daughter of Carl and Jane (Brown) Colony. She attended Clear Creek Schools graduating with the Class of 1971. On August 25, 1973, she was united in marriage to James R. “Jim” Tandy at the Grace United Methodist Church in Tiffin. She was the epitome of “Mom” and “Farm Wife”, doing anything and everything for her family and to help Jim on the farm. Outside the home she was also instrumental in opening the preschool in Oxford years ago, and had an in home daycare and worked outside the home in other places along the way. Barb enjoyed her friends especially those who shared her love of quilting. She was an animal lover, no matter how small and what sort it was, she always had a place in her heart for them while creating a sanctuary for many over the years. She always had gardens of beautiful flowers, was famous for her fudge, especially during hunting season. Barb cherished her family, especially her grandchildren! Her family includes her husband, Jim and their children; Tom Tandy and his children Drew Schulte and Trevor Tandy (and their mother Kim Tandy); John Tandy (Jami), and their son, Jackson Tandy; Julia Bulechek (Jason), and their children, Delaney Bulechek, Audrey Bulechek, and Tristan Bulechek. Barb's siblings include Cathy Bunnell (Thomas), her twin Beverly Seat (Stephen), and Cyndi Mick (Stephen). She is also survived by several nieces and nephews, her sweet dog Molly, and her very special life-long friends; Darlene Nielsen, Morrie and Marilyn Pitlick, and Bob and Ann Wood. She was preceded in death by her parents Carl and Jane and her in-laws, Ray and Mary Tandy.


4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, October 12, 2022
Gay & Ciha Funeral And Cremation Service
2720 Muscatine Ave.
Iowa City, Iowa, United States

Funeral Service

10:30 am
Thursday, October 13, 2022
Grace United Methodist Church
300 W. Marengo Rd.
Tiffin, Iowa, United States


Oak Hill Cemetery - Tiffin
Highway 6
Tiffin, Iowa, United States