Beulah G. Sills-Tanner, 64

Posted on September 2, 2014

Beulah G. (Blocker) Sills -Tanner, 64, of Bluffton, passed away suddenly on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 at her residence in Bluffton.
Beulah was born on Nov. 30, 1949 in Wells County to Floyd R. and Clella R. (Pace) Blocker-Rohde.
She graduated from Bluffton High School in 1969. She enjoyed attending hockey games, collecting frogs and was a member of Calvary Lutheran Church in Bluffton. She worked at Franklin Electric in Bluffton for 23 years.
She is survived by her children, Terry (Corinne) Sills, Tim Sills, Tonya Sills; and her siblings, Fred L. Blocker, Wayne A. (Tammy) Rohde, Jane A. Eisenhut, all living in Bluffton.
She is preceded in death by a son, Tony J. Sills; her birth parents; a step father, Edwin C. Rohde; her first husband, David L. Sills; and her second husband, Robert Rosco Tanner.
Funeral services for Mrs. Tanner will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Calvary Lutheran Church with Rev. Jerry O’Neal officiating, with calling for one prior to the service at the church. 
Calling hours will be held from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Thoma/Rich, Lemler Funeral Home in Bluffton.  Burial will take place at Mossburg Cemetery in Liberty Center.  
Memorials may be made in her memory to the family through the funeral home.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Thoma/Rich, Lemler Funeral Home in Bluffton.  Friends can send online condolences to Beulah’s family at

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