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Mass of Christian Burial

Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church
Monday September 13th, 2021

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Elmwood Cemetery
Monday September 13th, 2021

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Tammy L. (Derner) DeLunger McKain

Tammy Lynn (Derner) DeLunger McKain, 58, of St. Paul, died peacefully Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021, at her home, after a courageous battle with cancer.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in St. Paul. Rev. Vince Parsons will celebrate the Mass. Inurnment will be in the Elmwood Cemetery in St. Paul.

The Mass will be livestreamed on Peters Funeral Home Facebook page. The direct link for that page is www.facebook.com/PetersFuneralHomeSP.

In lieu of flowers and plants, memorials are requested to the family.

Peters Funeral Home of St. Paul is assisting the family.

Tammy was born on Feb. 24, 1963, at Burwell, the daughter of Ronald A. and Gayle L. (Conard) Derner. In 1964, the family moved to St. Paul, where Tammy attended Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic School and later attended St. Paul Public School. She was a 1981 graduate of St. Paul High School.

She was united in marriage to Bruce DeLunger on Dec. 11, 1982, at St. Paul. The couple lived in North Loup. A daughter, Amber was born to this union. In 1998, a son, Zachary was born to Tammy and Joe Hulinsky. On March 17, 2012, Tammy married Scott McKain at Holdrege and the couple lived in Downs, KS.

Over the years Tammy worked at the Skyline Café, Beatrice State Developmental Center, Elstermeier Floral, Jack & Jill grocery store, Heritage Living Center, Pump & Pantry, Bickford Cottage, Downs Public Schools, Hometown Market, Rock Hard 4X4 and Brookefield Park.

She was a member of Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, was a former president of the CCW, and Chairwoman of the Fall Bazaar and Fair Stand. In her younger years she played women’s slow pitch softball and bowled on ladies league at Riverview Lanes for many years.

Tammy baked and decorated many cakes for weddings, graduations and birthdays. She enjoyed Husker football, NASCAR, gardening and loved time spent with family and friends. Tammy never knew a stranger and will be deeply missed by all who knew her.

She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Amber and Jeremy Sklenar of Kearney; son, Zachary Derner Hulinsky of St. Paul; two grandchildren, Weston and Regan Sklenar of Kearney; father and his wife, Ron and Jan Derner of St. Paul; and brother & sister-in-law, Doug and Rene Derner of St. Paul.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Gayle; and grandparents, Walter and Ella Conard and Alfred and Vera Derner.


Derner Family -

We are so sorry for the loss of Tammy. She always had a bright smile and was outgoing and friendly; she will certainly be missed by many. Our sympathy and prayers will be with your entire family.

Tony and Susie (Mamot) Guyette Sep 13 2021 1:57 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Tammy DeLunger McKain

Teresa Kay McKeon-Hendrickson Sep 13 2021 11:12 AM

Tammy you were a very beautiful soul. Always with a smile and "hey how are you doing". RIP young lady. You will be missed .

Rhonda Lange Sep 13 2021 10:14 AM

My dearest Tam Bam, Oh how I am going to miss you, You always seemed to bring so much joy to my life, and I thank you so much for helping me to love my first job. You were and always will be my favorite manager, and Hometown just wasn't quite the same without you. I thank you so much for everything you did for me, and you will always be my Tam Bam. I love you!

Valaree Sep 10 2021 6:01 PM

So sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Mary widdowson Sep 10 2021 2:41 PM

Tammy was a friend to everyone who knew her. Always there with a big smile, a hearty laugh & a big hug. She would do anything for anyone that needed help. She will be missed by all who knew her. Kick back with a cold one & relax now, Tam. Your work here is done.

Cathy Staroscik Sep 10 2021 10:23 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Tammy DeLunger McKain

Dezarae Cole Sep 10 2021 9:34 AM

Will miss you

Scott Grudzinski Sep 9 2021 11:19 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Tammy DeLunger McKain

Mike and Connie Beck Sep 9 2021 9:33 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Tammy DeLunger McKain

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