Tammera “Tammy” J. Riden, 51, of Pontiac, IL passed away at 12:32 pm on Sunday, March 31, 2013 at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center in Bloomington.;A celebration of life service will be held at 7:00 pm on Thursday, April 4, 2013 at First Presbyterian Church of Pontiac. Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 pm on Thursday, April 4, 2013 at the church prior to the service. According to her wishes cremation rites will be accorded. Private family inurnment will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.;Tammy was born April 18, 1961 in Peoria, IL a daughter of Thomas and Carol (Baggs) Whitten. She is survived by her father: Thomas (Catherine) Whitten of Windemere, FL, her husband: John Rodino, her children: Sara Riden, Danny (Sierra) Riden, John Edward (Natasha) Rodino, and Erin (Shane) Jensen, two grandchildren: Kaydance Riden and Claire Rodino, and two grandchildren on the way, two brothers: Todd (Tammy) Whitten and Tim Whitten, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.;She was preceded in death by her maternal and paternal grandparents, and her mother.;Tammy worked as an EMT in Hopedale for many years. She also worked at Mitsubishi in the security department for ten years and four years in the factory.;She loved to fish, go camping, anything outdoors, and especially spending time with her grandchildren. Tammy was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, aunt, cousin, and friend who will be greatly missed.