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Brenda R. (Hansen) Tyma
November 21, 1960 ~ December 30, 2023 (age 63) 63 Years Old
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Brenda R. Tyma, 63, of Stevensville passed away Saturday December 30, 2023 @ 8:50 pm at St. Patrick’s Hospital in Missoula, MT. She was born November 21, 1960, in Polk, Iowa, the daughter of the late Raymond Sigfried Nicholos Hansen and Edith Marie Wittrock (Hansen). Brenda grew up in Manitou Springs, Colorado were she and her brother Tom Hansen went to High School. After graduation she met her soul mate Tom Tyma of Colorado Springs, Colorado. She was nineteen when she got married. They had three girls, Melissa, Crystal, and Lauren. They raised their family in Colorado until their kids went on their own way. Brenda was a wonderful mother and wife. Her family and friends adored her. She was tough but under that toughness she had a huge heart. She loved riding horses, gardening, baking, and going on adventures. Brenda and Tom had been together forty-three years and were never away from each other long. They were true soulmates! Brenda is survived by husband Thomas Tyma of Stevensville, two daughters, Melissa and husband Walt Lovato of Colorado Spring, and Lauren DeJong of Athens, TX: six grandchildren, and a brother (Tom Hansen of Elmo, MT). Braiden, Tommy, Bella, Hot Rod, Shelby, and Chase. Cremation was done by Whitesitt Funeral Home in Stevensville, MT. There will be a family and friend celebration of life in the summer at Tyma’s ranch in Stevensville, MT. Date will be sent out by invitation in prior months to come. You are welcome to make donations on her behalf to Wolf or Wildlife fund of your choice. She loved animals and nature and would love to support them.