Tina R. (Barter) Tyson, age 55, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family and friends on Thursday, March 25th, in Pleasant Prairie at her residence. She was born to the late Kenneth Barter and Lorraine (McDowell) Barter on January 25th, 1966 in Kenosha. She graduated from the Prairie School in Racine, attended UW- Parkside, and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Management from Cardinal Stritch University. On May 17th, 1986 she married Michael Tyson at St. Mary Catholic Church in Kenosha. She was employed by Corner Needlecraft, Sears, and most recently was the store manager of CVS Pharmacy on 2207 80th street in Kenosha. Tina was a proud member of St. Mary Catholic Church and active in the Prayer Shawl Ministry at St. Mary. She was previously a Girl Scout leader and enjoyed knitting and crocheting in her free time.
Tina is survived by her mother, husband, daughters: Melissa (Lucas) Keberlein of Coplay, PA, Rebecca Fisher of Kenosha, grandchildren: Hannah Keberlein of Coplay, Noah Keberlein of Coplay, Robert Fisher of Kenosha, and Martin Kuffell of Kenosha, and a brother: Allen (Karen) McDowell of Pleasant Prairie. She is preceded in death by her father, and her sister: Cindy Badtke.
The family would like to express their appreciation to the staff of Hospice Alliance, Dr. Elizabeth Hopp and the medical staff at Froedtert Hospital, St. Mary Catholic Church, and friends for their prayers and support; especially to Jane Freitag who stayed at Tina’s side throughout her year-long cancer fight.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Tina will be held on Wednesday, March 31st at 11 AM at St. Mary Catholic Church (7307 40th Ave). A visitation with the family will be held at the church at 10 AM until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers memorials to Hospice Alliance and St. Mary Catholic Church in Tina’s name would be appreciated.
The family has asked for everyone to wear a face mask and practice social distancing while at the visitation and funeral.
Also, for those not comfortable in attending it will be live
Casey Family Options Funerals and Cremations
Stephen P. Casey, Funeral Director
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