Tawnya IreStoehr, Tawnyane Stoehr-Stephens, loving daughter of Joanne & Albert Brown of West Lorne and Debra & the late Wayne Stoehr (2012) of Erie Beach passed away at home on Thursday January 3, 2013 at the age of 40 years.  Tawnya will be forever missed by her husband Scott Stephens, her daughters Melissa Anne Stoehr, Jessica Lynn Stoehr and Jordan Joanne Zimmerman, her brother Scott Brown and her sister Trina (Dave) Hrdlicka (British Columbia).  She appreciated things in life that are often missed; a midsummer night, the sound of waves crashing on a shore and a dream of her very own.  Her favourite saying was “If you can’t take the day…take the moment”.  A private family service was held at the on Saturday January 5, 2013 with Pastor Tim Joyce officiating.  Interment followed in Evergreen Cemetery where Tawnya was laid to rest with her grandparents George and Irene Verstraete.  Acting as pallbearers were Scott Brown, Shannon Walker, Jim Bennett, Louie Lloyd, Shawn Clapp and Matt Carnahan.  Tawnya’s family would like to thank everyone who surrounded and supported her during her journey over the past year.  Friends wishing to remember Tawnya with a memorial donation are asked to consider the Canadian Cancer Society or the OSPCA – Chatham-Kent Branch.  Online condolences for the family and memorial donations may be left online at www.blenheimcommunityfuneralhome.com     

FAMILY is STRONG to BELIEVE,

LIVE, LAUGH, LOVE have HOPE and FAITH

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