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Tonya Ann Ater

February 2, 1967 December 27, 2018
Tonya  Ann Ater
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Obituary for Tonya Ann Ater

Tonya Ann Ater, 51, of Decatur, passed away Thursday, December 27, 2018 in her home with her family by her side.

Tonya was born February 2, 1967 in Indianapolis, Indiana, the daughter of Keith and Elise (Norman) Tague. She was employed at Decatur Memorial Hospital with
fifteen years of service. Tonya enjoyed gardening, fishing, camping, bowling, her cats, and spending time in Bull Shoals, Arkansas. She married Danny Ater September 8, 1984. They shared over thirty-four years together.

Tonya is survived by her husband Danny Sr., sons Joshua (Brittany) Ater, and Danny (Jennifer) Ater Jr., sisters Penny Jimison and Talina Mohn, brothers Keith Tague Jr. and Michael Tague, and grandchildren Brooke, Alexis, Bailey, Annabelle, and another granddaughter on the way.

Tonya is preceded in death by her parents and a sister Michelle Tague.

The family would like to give a special thanks to the staff at Cancer Care Specialists of Central Illinois for all of their loving care and giving hope where no one else would.

Visitation will be from 6-8 PM Friday, January 4, 2019 in the Dawson & Wikoff Funeral Home in Mt. Zion. Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society.

Arrangements by Dawson & Wikoff Funeral Home, 105 W. Main St. Mt. Zion, view the online obituary, send condolences, and share memories at

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6:00 PM 1/4/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/4/2019 8:00:00 PM
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105 W Main Street Mt. Zion, Illinois 62549

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105 W Main Street Mt. Zion, Illinois 62549

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