Tara ThompsonJuly 26, 1978 ~ November 30, 2017 (age 39)
Tara F. (Duda) Thompson 39, of Mead CO passed away unexpectedly on November 30 th 2017.
Tara was born on July 26 th 1978 in Chicago, IL and then moved to Vermillion, SD in 1979, where
she grew up.
She married Joseph Thompson on December 20 th , 2002 in Sioux City, IA. They made their home
in Sioux Falls, SD until 2008 and then moved to Longmont, CO.
She is survived by her husband Joseph, and their 6 year old daughter Liv, of Mead, CO; her
mother Yvette Cleveland and husband Merlin of Sioux City, IA and her father James Duda and
wife Debbie of Park Rapids, MN; her maternal grandmother Jeannine Zephier of Vermillion, SD;
her sister Amber Duda and brother James Duda (wife Brittany) of Vermillion, SD; brothers
James (wife Amber), Jason, and sister Chantal Duda of Chicago, IL; her niece Seriaiah and
nephew Kaleb Lukowicz, and nephews Ethan and Max Duda.
Tara was a devoted wife and mother, as a well as a loving daughter, sister, aunt, and friend to
everyone who knew her. She was baptized as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses on April 9 th , 1994 and
dedicated her life to serving her God. Tara had a deep love for her family, especially her baby
girl, Liv. She enjoyed all of Jehovah’s creation, from animals, to planting flowers, and taking care
of her many beautiful plants. Tara was truly a beautiful person, inside and out, always putting
others interests ahead of her own. She was a wonderful example of LOVE. She will be missed by
everyone who knew her.
Memorial services will be held on Saturday, December 16 th , 2017 at the Kingdom Hall of
Jehovah’s Witnesses at 3:00 PM, located at 1531 Vista View Dr., Longmont, CO 80504.