Tonya Tenney, 38 of Nampa returned to her Heavenly Father and Savior, Tuesday, September 25, 2012. She was born on June 22, 1974 to Lewis Kent and Suzanne Linge Wilhelm. Tonya received her formal education through Weber State University and the University of Phoenix where she excelled at her studies in Music and Psychology.
Tonya was a crafter extraordinar. She cherished her relationships with her husband, children, neighbors and friends. Her greatest joy was a home full of her friends and the friends of her children. She enjoyed spending time with her family watching movies, serving others, playing the piano and music. She loved to research. She valued the time that she taught organ lessons at Treasure Valley Music because of the love that she had for her students. She had a patriotic soul, with a love for the military and for her country. Tonya, go and get your wings. You've earned them!
Tonya is survived by her loving spouse Chris J. Tenney; her beautiful children: Jacob Christopher Tenney, Tyler James Tenney, Makayla Marie Tenney and Josh Tuivaiti; her parents; grandmother Melva Barber Linge; brother Todd Kent Wilhelm; sisters Amber Wilhelm and Darci Council; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other loving relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, September 29, 2012 at the Nampa West LDS Stake Center, 1500 Smith Ave, Nampa. A viewing will be held at the church from 12-12:45 p.m. prior to the services. Arrangements are being provided by Zeyer Funeral Chapel, Nampa. 467-7300