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Tara A. Tota

November 22, 1949 - February 2, 2018

Service Date: February 8, 2018

Tara A Tota, nee Burns, 68, of O Fallon, IL, born Tuesday, November 22, 1949, to the late William O. and Beatrice nee Boucher Burns Sr. in E. St. Louis, IL, passed away Friday, February 2, 2018 at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in O Fallon, IL.

Tara worked at Midwest Petroleum. She was a member of V.F.W. Post #1117 Aux, Moose Lodge #1220, Swansea, IL, and the Belleville Exchange Club.

She was preceded in death by her:

  • Husband: Bruce R. Tota

Surviving are her:

  • 4 Children:
    • Tom (Natalie) Hemmerle of Madisonville, KY
    • Tim (Van Farr ) Hemmerle of Birmingham, AL
    • Tracey (David) Young of Bridgeton, MO
    • Amanda (Daryl) Barton of Belleville, IL
  • 2 Brothers:
    • Orrin (Constance) Burns of Fairview Heights, IL
    • William Burns of Columbia, MO
  • 8 Grandchildren:
    • Joseph Hemmerle
    • Matthew (Molly) Hemmerle
    • Lucas Klingelhoefer
    • Nicholas Hemmerle
    • Joshua McKinley
    • Kaitlyn McKinley
    • Savannah Klingelhoefer
    • Mason Young
  • Great-Grandchild: Hudson Hemmerle
  • Numerous Nieces and Nephews

Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.

Visitation: Visitation from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, IL.

Funeral: Funeral Services will be held at 12:00 pm, Thursday, February 8, 2018 at Kurrus Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri.