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Tamara Silin Galliher, 65, Overland Park, Kansas, passed from this world into the loving arms of the Lord on July 17, 2013.
Tamara was born in Salzburg, Austria. She graduated from Westport High School in 1965 and from UMKC with a BA degree in 1974. She worked as Director of Marketing for the Forum Retirement Community in Overland Park from 1989 until 2012.
Tamara was preceded in death by her parents, Tatiana and Paul Silin; and brother, Walter Silin. She is survived by her daughters and their spouses, Kathryn S. Gray (Jerame R. Gray) and Sarah S. Ventola (Patrick J. Ventola); two granddaughters, Tatiana Rosaria Ventola and Flora Adelaide Gray; sister, Linda A. Purcell; nine nieces and nephews and nine great nieces and nephews; and former spouse, James M. Galliher.
Services are private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (see www.stjude.org or call 1-800 805-5856). Tamara was a dear soul who will be missed greatly by her family and many friends who loved her dearly.