Tara Michelle Feldman Alamilla of Westmont Visitation for Tara Michelle Feldman Alamilla, 34, 3 to 8 p.m. Friday, at Knollcrest Funeral Home, 1500 S. Meyers Road (three blocks south of Roosevelt Road), Lombard. Friends and family will gather for the funeral Mass at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, at Ascension of Our Lord Church, 1S314 Summit Ave., Oakbrook Terrace. Interment will be in Bronswood Cemetery. Tara was Brookfield Zoo's school program coordinator, showing teachers of K-12 classes how to employ science in their classrooms. She helped to implement the program Levels of Engagement with the Chicago Zoological Society, which won the 2009 Association of Zoos and Aquariums Education Award. Tara was the loving mother of Travis, Leo and Maya Alamilla; beloved daughter of Joyci and Alan Feldman; dear sister of Dustin (Reenie), Dr. Kori (Patrick Spizzo) and Michael Feldman; granddaughter of Ruth (Seymour) Wilk; and niece of Marcia (Steven) Rayman, Jill Cerniello, Joan Atkinson and Michael Cerniello. The family has requested that those who wish may send memorials to Tara's Memorial Fund, c/o Stuart Strahl, Director's Office, Chicago Zoological Society, 3300 Golf Road, Brookfield IL 60513, are appreciated. For information, 630-932-1500.

Funeral Home

Knollcrest Funeral Home
1500 South Meyers Road Lombard, IL 60148
(630) 932-1500

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Apr. 15, 2010