Tonya Leas

Tonya Rachael Leas, 45, of Monona died Sunday, August 3, 2014 at Crossing Rivers Health, Prairie du Chien, WI. Funeral Services were held Friday, August 8 at Living Faith United Methodist Parish in Monona, with Rev. Dennis Hopes as the Officiant. Inurnment will be held at a later date.
Tonya was born October 3, 1968 to Gerald and Judy (English) Swehla in Decorah. She graduated from Thomas Roberts High School in Decorah and Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) in Calmar for nursing.
Tonya was united in marriage with Ron Leas and was later divorced. She worked as a nurse and on the river with her fiancé, Tony McCarthy. Tonya enjoyed scrapbooking, puzzles, flower gardens, knitting, hunting mushrooms, studying Hebrew, convertible mustangs, her puppies, and most of all, her grandchildren.
Tonya is survived by her fiancé, Tony McCarthy of Monona; her children, Travis (Megan) Leas of Waterville, Nathan Leas of Waterville and Cody McCarthy of Monona; three grandchildren, Wyatt, Justin and Kaden; her mother and father, Judy and Nanferd Felke of Waukon; two step-daughters, Megan McCarthy of Minneapolis, MN and Casandra McCarthy of Belmont, WI; a sister, Paulette Heying of Oelwein; two brothers, Scott Swehla of Waverly and Paul Swehla of Sand Stone, MN; her nieces and nephews, Jamie (Jessie), Akaesha (Steve), Tyler, Tony, Kaitlyn, Indigo and Peter; her great-nephews, Blayne and Carson; and many cousins. Tonya was preceded in death by her father, Gerald Swehla.
Condolences may be left at Leonard-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Monona is assisting the family with the arrangements.