Tonia L. Valenzuela, 21

Posted on July 27, 2015

Tonia L. Valenzuela, 21, of Bluffton passed away Saturday morning, July 25, 2015, in Adams County as a result of an automobile accident.
Tonia was born on June 28, 1994, in Huntington to Robert G. “Bobby”  and Tammy M. (Allen) Valenzuela. She was a 2013 graduate of Bluffton High School and worked through People Link in Bluffton working at Poore Brother Foods, in the Deli Department at Bluffton Walmart and recently at Stanley Tool in Montpelier. She was a caring and fun loving person. She was a wonderful sister and always had a smile on her face.
Tonia is survived by her mother, Tammy (partner, David Hendricks) Valenzuela of Bluffton, along with a sister, Tasha L. Tipton of Berne, and a brother, Robby W. Valenzuela of Bluffton, her fiancé, Josh Everett of Bluffton,  grandparents Roberto (Karen) Valenzuela of Marion, Larry (Mavis) Allen of Hartford City, along with uncles Billy (Julie) Allen of Warren and Jamey (Holly) Allen of Bluffton. She was very fond of her adopted grandma Deb Jenkins of Fort Wayne.
She was preceded in death by her father, Bobby, in 2008, along with grandparents and great-grandparents.
A service to celebrate Tonia’s life will be held at 11 a.m.  Wednesday, July 29 at the Thoma/Rich, Lemler Funeral Home in Bluffton. Life Celebrant Jeff Lemler will officiate.  Burial will follow at Historic Estates of Serenity in Marion.  Calling hours will be held from 2 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the family. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Thoma/Rich, Lemler Funeral Home in Bluffton. Friends can send online condolences to the family at

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