Tara Michelle George was born April 5, 1976 in Minneapolis to Harry and Dianne (Bergren) George. She graduated from Forest Lake High School in 1995 and later graduated from St. Catherine University with Honors. Tara worked as the Anatomical Pathology/Cytology Lab Administrator at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview in Minneapolis. She loved dancing, singing, her family and dogs. In her high school years she was in dance line and she also played the flute. Tara has been involved in the church she attended and has served as a Sunday school teacher.
Tara is survived by her father, Harry George of Buffalo; mother, Dianne George of Buffalo; seven siblings, Jason George (Jenny) of Buffalo, Chad George of Buffalo, Lane George of Greenville, N.C., Joshua George (Michelle) of Maple Lake, Kathrine George of Howard Lake, Robert George of Rockford, and Stephanie George of Buffalo; grandparents, Janice Bergren of Buffalo, Rose George of Marseilles, Ill., nieces, Autumn, Lydia, Roxanne and Sabrina, nephews, Jordan, Jeremiah, Gabriel and Ethan; by her two dogs who were her children, Cooper and Harley, and by many other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her grandfathers, Kenneth Bergren and Charles George, uncle David Bergren, cousin Micheal Bergren, step-mother Roxanne George.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, March 28 at 11:30 a.m. at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church in Cambridge with Rev. Martin Bentz officiating. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Pallbearers are Jason, Chad, Lane, Josh, Robert George and Kenneth Robinson. Interment is in All Saints Lutheran Cemetery in Darwin, Minn. Arrangements were entrusted to the care of Strike Funeral Home – Cambridge Chapel.