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Therese "Tina" (Dobbe) Seelow

01/06/1963 - 08/30/2023
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Therese “Tina” (Dobbe) Seelow

January 6, 1963 – August 30, 2023

Work hard. Let your handshake mean more than pen and paper. Love our life and what you’ve been given – it’s not accidental. Some of the best things in life really are free. Recognize the special people you’ve been blessed to know. Live for today – enjoy the moment. Tina decorated her home with these words and lived by them daily.

Tina was born in Neenah on January 6, 1963. She grew up in Larsen and graduated from Winneconne High School in 1981. Interacting with her friends and family in the Winneconne area was important to her, so she carried that over into her work by waitressing and bartending in local restaurants. Later she was hired at Wisconsin Tissue Mills in Neenah which provided for her to purchase a home in the Tustin area, where she lived until she married Sam Seelow in 1998.

Tina was enjoying life, but she had a dream to reach a new goal, so in 2004, she enrolled in the Surgical Technician program at NWTC. In 2006 she achieved her goal and proudly graduated from NWTC! She worked as a surgical tech until her retirement in 2022. As Tina believed and had hanging on her wall – Dreaming does matter. It allows you to become that which you aspire to be.

Tina’s life was full in so many respects. She enjoyed time together with family and friends, often combined with hunting, fishing, tubing, boating, gardening, canning, or trap shooting. A highpoint of her year was the annual Halloween Bike Ride. She and Sam could be seen riding their bikes in the area wearing costumes lovingly designed and created by Tina herself. The costumes brought lots of laughs, winning prizes from competitions, and perfect photos for their upcoming Christmas cards!

For many years, Sam and Tina provided fresh produce and flowers to local customers from their ever-expanding collection of greenhouses in their backyard. Oakwood Gardens brought much joy to them as they worked hard, enjoyed meeting their customers, and shared their flowers with everyone in the area. Tina housed lots of fun pets on her little animal farm at Oakwood Gardens, but her favorites were her dogs. She never considered a house complete without the pitter patter of doggie feet. She adored all her dogs and called them her fur babies.

Tina leaves behind a loving family which includes her husband, Sam Seelow; parents, David and Bonnie Dobbe; sisters, Michelle Dobbe, Sarina (Mark “Bud” Siddall) Dobbe; brother, Matt (Monica) Dobbe; stepchildren, Wendy (Greg) Harness, Nathan (Carrie) Seelow; step-grandchildren, Cody Harness, Annaliyah Seelow, Laura Harness, Daniel Harness, Lainey Seelow, & Aaron Harness. She also loved her many nieces and nephews: Amber Garrigan, Spencer Tate, Malachi Dobbe, DJ Salaman, Kyra Dobbe, Clayton Dobbe, Travis Dobbe, Nathan Rutherford, Melissa Burnham, Nik Volden, Kiley Volden, Tanner Volden, Jake Dobbe, and Jackie Dobbe; in addition, she was blessed with many great-nieces and great-nephews.

Tina was preceded in death by a brother, Todd Dobbe; and a niece, Stephanie Dobbe.

Please join us in remembering Tina…A visitation for family and friends will be on Tuesday, September 5, 2023, from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church 3703 Fairview Rd. Neenah. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. at the church with Pastor Jeremy Koehler officiating. Cremation will follow.

Mueller Funeral Home-Winneconne is assisting the family. If you wish please submit online condolences to muellerfh.net.

Nathan Seelow wrote on September 7, 2023
Tina was great to all her grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She is gone way to soon and will be missed. I will always be grateful how she treated my children. Rest in peace.

Lana Knuijt wrote on September 6, 2023
So sorry. I worked with Tina where we had had laughs and shared a lot. Also loved your flowers- my favorite-the begonias and you animals were fun to pet if I could. You will be missed!!

Tom and MJ Hansel wrote on September 5, 2023
Sending our love and sympathy to Donna and Rex for your loss. We are thinking of the entire Seelow family as you grieve Tina's death.

Jill Grunewald wrote on September 4, 2023
Sincere Sympathy to the Family of Tina Seelow. Tina will be missed. I will miss the great Christmas cards she sent every year. Sending hugs to the family

Victoria Seelow wrote on September 2, 2023
Sam, I am at a loss for words. I know there is nothing I can say that will comfort you right now, but want you to know I am thinking of you and praying for you at this sad time. She will be missed by me and many others. She was a good friend.

Carrie Ertel wrote on September 2, 2023
Oh Tina your passing will leave some sadness but I will remember you Tina for your hard work great laugh and wonderful flowers at your place. Fly high and spread your joy ??????

Sherry Murphy wrote on September 1, 2023
Tina and I grew up together. We had many fun adventures together. I remember sitting in the balcony and church and getting the giggles, eating popcorn on the bus. Playing games, sleeping outside. Riding our bikes to the Co-op to buy candy. Many fun times. RIP my friend see you again someday.

Lynn Laning wrote on September 1, 2023
Tina was a friend & coworker. She was a kind woman & we shared plenty of mischief & laughs. I will miss her dearly. My condolences

Andy Meyer & Tina wrote on September 1, 2023
Our condolences go out to Sam and family. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

Dar Hanson wrote on September 1, 2023
Sam, since I meet u and Tina I always felt welcome to be around u,my heart feels so sad for your loss, cherish the greatest of memories!!