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Tammy Jane Rush Johnson, 53, Lafayette, passed away Saturday, July 22, 2017, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident in Newton County.
Born May 15, 1963, in Logansport, she was the daughter of Connie Kuszmaul Rush and the late James "Bill" Rush.
A 1981 graduate of Lewis Cass High School, Tammy went on to receive her secretarial certification from Indiana Business College.
For the past 15 years, she worked as a human resources manager at Purdue University. Previously, she had worked as a secretary for Prudential.
Tammy loved riding Harleys with her boyfriend, Richard. She enjoyed being outdoors. Tammy was a volunteer for CASA, the Court-Appointed Special Advocates for abused and neglected children.
Surviving with her mother, Connie Rush, Logansport, are her daughters, Kaylee Johnson (fiancé Thaddeus Corrigan II), Indianapolis, and Mattea Johnson, Lafayette; her sister, Kathy (George) Troutman, Logansport; her boyfriend, Richard B. Neese; nephew, Jason (Raquel) Cripe; niece, Aubrey (Jeremy) Aubrey; and four great-nieces and nephews.
A memorial service celebrating Tammy's life will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 27, in Fisher Funeral Chapel, 1801 Chase Road, Logansport, with Pastor Aaron Gross officiating.
A gathering of family and friends will take place 3-7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to her daughter, Mattea Johnson, to assist with her college fund or to Tippecanoe County CASA, 5th floor, 301 Main Street, Lafayette, IN 47901. Envelopes will be available at the funeral chapel.
Visit her tribute page at www.fisherfuneralchapel.com
Published on July 24, 2017
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