TANYA E. ELLER, 53, died on Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015, at Parkview Regional Hospital, Fort Wayne. Born in Dayton, Ohio, she was the daughter of Maria Elena (Ron) Collins and the late Fred R. Eller. She loved gardening, decorating, motorcycle riding, and spoiling her grandchildren. She is survived by her husband of 12 years, George M. Smith; children, Travis (Sara) Eller of Fort Knox, Ky. and Jamie Eller of New Haven; stepdaughter, Lisa Ashbrook of Freemont; sisters, Debbie Teusch of Yoder, Sheryl (Craig) Lyons of Hudson, Mich. and Teresa (Randy) Newton of Montpelier, Ohio; and grandchildren, Avery and Kali Eller; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral service is 10 a.m. Thursday at E. Harper & Son Funeral Home, 740 St. Rd. 930 E., New Haven, with calling one hour prior. Calling also from 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial in I.O.O.F. Cemetery, New Haven. Preferred memorials are to the family. For online condolences please visit www.harperfuneralhome.com

POSTED: 01/06/15 at 7:01 am. FILED UNDER: Obits