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Lakeshore Mortuary

1815 South Dobson Road, Mesa, AZ

OBITUARY

Tanya Brook Reed

March 30, 1972February 12, 2020

Tanya Brook Reed née Snuggs passed away in Gilbert, AZ on February 12, 2020 at the age of 47 after a long battle with breast cancer.

Tanya was born on March 30, 1972 in Whitter, CA. She graduated from Norwalk High School in 1990. She married her loving husband, Rob Reed on December 14, 2016. She was blessed to be a mother to five sons, Cole, Hunter, Cody, Tyler, and Grant.

Tanya was an outgoing woman who was always ready for a new adventure. She often participated in beauty pageants when she was younger. She enjoyed horseback riding, spending time on the river, and activities with her family. Tanya loved to travel, and especially enjoyed New York, Chicago, and Hawaii. She was an animal lover who owned a horse, Splash; and five dogs, Charlie, Bubba, Ruxin, Laser, and Daisy. Tanya would always watch baseball and softball with her son, nephew and niece. Tanya is loved by many people and her memory will live on in the hearts of those that have known her. She will be greatly missed.

Tanya is survived by her parents, Johny and Shanah Owens; husband, Rob Reed; son, Cole Jankiewicz; Step-sons, Hunter, Cody, Tyler, and Grant Reed; Grandparents, Cleo and Betty Owens; brother, John Owens; nephew, Clayton Owens; niece, Madison Owens; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins as well as countless friends and supporters.

A memorial service is scheduled for February 29, 2020 at 2:00 PM at VIA Church in Mesa, AZ. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Tanya’s life. The family would like to thank Dr. Shakeela Bahadur and the doctors and staff of MD Anderson Cancer Center for their efforts, care, and dedication to Tanya.

Services

29 February

Memorial Service

VIA Church

740 N Power Rd
Mesa, AZ 85205

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Nina Ehlig

February 22, 2020

In all our years of working together Tanya was the bright bursting ray of sunshine with a smile that almost made you loose consciousness.
And she was that way 24/7/365.
One summer weekend my son and I joined Tanya and her family at the "River".
We brought our kayaks and they had jet skis of which we had never experienced.
As soon as we arrived Tanya took my son on a wonderful wild ride.
It was a most memorable adventure we have never forgotten.
Our condolences to Tanya's Family, this universe has lost one of its brightest stars.

Sammy Gutierrez

February 17, 2020

Tanya was such a funny and kindhearted person. At one time she was my manager when we worked at NAPA years ago. Tanya took me under wing and taught many thing in accounting and customer service. Over time we became good friends. Many laughs and stories she shared with me about her past. Her heart was so loving she was an amazing person . I’m glad I was able to chat with her a few days ago. Little did I know it would be our last conversation. She is now at peace and is no longer suffering. Tanya will be missed . My condolences to Rob and Cole and her parents and everyone who had the privilege to know Tanya.

Kathleen Medley-Lewis

February 17, 2020

Tanya made life fun and I will always cherish every memory we shared. Her spirit and love of life will live on in my heart. My favorite memory of her out of many, was going to see Alan Jackson with her and dancing the entire time in the front of the arena, making our way up to the front of the stage, feeling years younger than I had a right to be. She was one of the strongest, most vivacious women I will ever have the pleasure of knowing.

Sheri Sander

February 16, 2020

I'm so sorry for your loss. I'm very rarely at a loss for words especailly when there so many awsome things to say about Tanya. I will always have a very specail place in my heart for her and her entire family. Grandma Betty & Shana my prayers are with you and you family.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY