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Thief River Falls – Tamara Rae Nelson, 35, of Thief River Falls, passed away on Feb. 7, 2021, at her home.

Tamara Rae Nelson was born March 23, 1985, to Dave and Joann Nelson in Thief River Falls. She was baptized at Faith Lutheran Brethren in Thief River Falls. She graduated from Lincoln High School in 2003.

Tamara worked at Walmart Vision Center and Care Center in Thief River Falls.

Tamara enjoyed spending time at the lakes with family and friends, sitting around a bonfire, and she loved her music (the louder, the better!). She loved spending time with her lifemate Mike, and her other loves – her cats, which were her babies.

Tamara was preceded in death by her paternal and maternal grandparents.

Tamara is survived by her parents, Dave and Joann Nelson; two sisters, Jennifer Page, Rachel Nelson; a brother, David Nelson Jr.; Mike Loiland (lifemate), and several uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, and cousins. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
Memorial Service will be held at Johnson Funeral Home Thursday, February 25, 2021, at 2 p.m. with visitation from 1-2 p.m.