She was born July 28, 1964, to Arthur and Idamae (Dearwester) Ilse. She is proceeded in death by her mother and stepfather, Idamae and Calvin Bozman; brother Raymond Ilse; and daughter Jamie Lynn Ilse.
She is survived by her father Arthur Ray Ilse; her lifelong partner Randy Brunke; her three children, Jacob (Nikki) Stevens, John Dunn, and Amy Dunn. Her brothers, Mike (Nancy) Ilse, Hosea Ilse, John Ilse; her sister Tina (Wes) Harshfield; and two step sisters, Lisa Goding and Rosa Smith.
Tonya enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, taking road trips and having back yard BBQ’s.
At this time, there will be no service. A celebration of life will take place at a later date.