Danced Home to Jesus on Sunday, November 21, 2021. Age 52. Radiant mother of Aryanna (Andy) Bohl, Natalia Frinak, and Alexander (Autumn) Frinak. Loving grandmother of Eli Bohl. Beloved daughter of David and Oksana Carlson. Wife of David Durand. Sister of Michael (Ellen) and Matthew (Ginny O'Neil) Carlson. Also loved by other relatives and many friends.
Visitation at St. Jerome's Catholic Parish, 995 South Silver Lake Street, Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, on Monday, November 29, 2021, from 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Mass of Christian Burial at 3:00 PM. Private burial at St. Adalbert Cemetery.
Memorials appreciated to the Women's Care Center, 1441 North Farwell Avenue Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202 or Aurora Zilber Family Hospice.
Tamara was passionate about volunteering. She was a chaplain for Zilber Family Hospice and Waukesha Memorial Hospital. She always put others first. She taught for many years at Beaver Dam Elementary Schools and was a cheerleading coach for many years. She loved traveling, especially to Florida. She loved running and completed multiple half-marathons and 5Ks. Family was vitally important to her, and she especially found joy in her grandson, Eli. She was always dancing and recently joined the Milwaukee Dancing Grannies. Tamara had Masters degrees in Education and Theology, and was aspiring to complete her Doctorate in Theology. She was an organ donor, and will continue helping people even after her passing.
Published by Krause Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc. on Nov. 25, 2021.