Tonna Star (Keith) Runge, 67, a life long resident of Crothersville, IN, passed away on Thursday, February 19, 2015 at Schneck Medical Center in Seymour, IN.
Tonna entered into life on October 18, 1947 at her home in Jackson County, IN to Willis L. Keith Sr. and Mary Elizabeth (Perry) Keith who are both deceased.
Tonna was employed at H.O. Canfield Company and Cummins Engine Company. She was a 1965 Crothersville High School graduate where she would have celebrated her 50th year this year.
She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Seymour, IN. She enjoyed painting, ceramics, crocheting, attending car shows, working in flowers and most of all spending time with her family.
Tonna is survived her loving husband, David Runge who survives in Crothersville, IN. They were married June 7, 1974 at Emanuel Lutheran Church in Seymour, IN.
Other survivors include, 2 brothers, Willis L. “Bucky” (Charlotte) Keith Jr. of Crothersville, IN, Marty J. Keith of Crothersville, IN, 1 sister, Connie (Jack) Napier of Austin, IN, 4 brother in laws and 2 sister in laws, Richard Runge, Donald Runge, Ronald Runge, Dennis Runge, Janet Duggins, and Pat Myers and several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by a brother in law, Robert Runge.
Tonna was feisty, spunky, independent, strong willed, extremely hard headed, very forward and direct and was always the life of the party! Tonna was a loving wife, sister, sister in law, and “great” aunt that will be missed dearly by her family that she loved so much.
Visitation is from 3:00PM until 5:00PM on Sunday, February 22, 2015 at Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville, IN.
Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. Ralph Blomenburg at 11:00AM on Monday, February 23, 2015 at Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville, IN, with visitation one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Cana Cemetery in Jennings Co., IN with a luncheon following the burial at Cana United Methodist Church.
Memorial donations can be given to the Cana Cemetery or make a donation for Tonna’s headstone.
Online condolences may be given to the family at AdamsFuneralHomeonline.com.