Tonya Eve Blakeman passed away on October 22, 2014, in Billings, MT.Tonya was born on July 28, 1969, in Rapid City, SD to parents Dallas Duaine and Jeanette Marie Hendrix Blakeman. Tonya was preceded in death by her sister Dawn Marie and her grandparents. She is survived by her parents; Jeanette Bennett of Dayton, WY, and Dallas (Marie) Blakeman of Hancock, MI, her stepfather John (Melba) Bennett of Sheridan, WY, her children; Jackson Bennett Maronick and Amanda Marie Maronick, and their father, John S. Maronick, her sisters; Debra Cole and her daughter Miranda Cole, and Denise (Scott) Gillenwater, and their children Tony Gillenwater, David Blakeman, Taffany (Joel) Hanson, Justin Gillenwater, and Sean Gillenwater, her step siblings,Donna Roberts, John Robert Bennett, Christopher Bennett, and Allan Bennett.Tonya enjoyed reading, writing, painting, and collecting paintings. She also enjoyed her trip to Frankfurt, Germany, and her vacation to Mazatlan, Mexico, with her family. She loved animals, spending time with her family, and was loving toward her children and friends, including her dear friends, Sheryl Miller and Sheri Reed as well as a host of cousins and friends.Memorials to honor Tonya can be made to Maronick Children\'s Fund, First Interstate Bank, % Jenny Epperson, 4 South Main, Sheridan, WY 82801.A Celebration of Life will be held at the Dayton Community Hall, at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 1, 2014.Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.