Cover photo for Tara Ellen Hodgeman's Obituary
Tara Ellen Hodgeman Profile Photo
1972 Tara 2020

Tara Ellen Hodgeman

August 10, 1972 — July 9, 2020

Tara Ellen “Grippie” Hodgeman, the daughter of Fred and Lucretia “Kish” Hodgeman, was born on August 8, 1972, in Lakeport, IL. Her childhood years were spent in Joliet, IL and she graduated from Plainsfield High School in Plainsfield, IL in 1990.

 After school, Tara lived in Cherokee, IA where she worked at the Fareway Meat Department for six years. Tara enjoyed fishing, dancing, her flowers, wattching the Minnesota Vikings, and NASCAR. She liked most sports and played basketball and football. She also adored her cats, Lokie and Gracie, and her dog, Molly. Most of all she enjoyed spending time with her fiancé Jiggs and family and friends.

 She will lovingly be remembered by her fiancé, Jiggs Curtis; parents, Fred and Lucretia Hodgeman; and one brother, Frederick Hodgeman.

The family of Tara Hodgeman will be having a memorial gathering at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, July 25, 2020, at the Spring Lake Park shelter house in Cherokee, IA. Please join her fiance Jigs Curtis during that time.
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Tara Ellen Hodgeman, please visit our flower store.


Visits: 31

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree