GREENFIELD Tracie Lee (Torrence) Amundson, 60, of Greenfield, lost her courageous battle with leukemia Wednesday August 23, 2023, at Indiana University Hospital. She was born on March 27, 1963, in Indianapolis as the daughter of Robert and Donna (Wasson) Torrence. She graduated from Southport High School and became the first in her family to attend college, receiving her bachelor’s degree from Purdue University.
She married Eric Amundson on July 23, 2011. Tracie worked for Eli Lilly and Company for 37 years. She belonged to Alpha Gamma Delta and St. Michael Catholic Church in Greenfield. Tracie was the center of her family. She loved running errands with Eric, snuggling her beagles, hosting pool parties, and traveling the globe, especially to Disney World.
The family takes comfort in her strong faith and knows she is home with the Lord. She is survived by her husband, Eric Amundson of Greenfield; children, Amy (Joey) Kaufman of Columbus, Ohio, Jenna Amundson of Fishers, Austin Timmerman of Portland, Oregon, and Mia Amundson of Franklin; sisters, Kim Casey of Indianapolis and Robin (Joel) Westphal of New Palestine; brothers-in-law, Dr.
Paul (Dr. Alison) Amundson of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and Peter (Polly) Amundson of Westfield. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Donna Torrence, her in-laws, Dr. Merle and Avis Amundson, and Amy and Austin’s grandparents, Howard and Dottie Timmerman. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 5-8 p.m.
at Erlewein Mortuary &Crematory in Greenfield. A funeral Mass will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. at St. Michael Catholic Church, followed by a burial at Park Cemetery in Greenfield. Tracie hoped to receive a stem cell transplant. In that spirit, the family asks folks to consider signing up for the stem cell donor database through Be the Match.
Memorial contributions may also be sent directly to Be the Match at bethematch.org.