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Tanya Sipe


Tanya Sipe
Tanya Sipe

LOSTANT — Tanya Sipe (Johnson), 41, of Lostant, passed away Monday, Oct. 8, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. She was surrounded by her family and friends until she passed away from several medical complications.

Service will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 15, at Dysart-Cofoid Funeral Chapel in Granville. The Rev. Cameron Graper will officiate. Burial will be in Magnolia Cemetery in Magnolia. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, at the funeral home.

Tanya was born Oct. 4, 1977, to Marty Johnson and Doreen (Hess) Jacobson. She married Corey Sipe on Dec. 7, 2017.

She graduated from La Salle-Peru High School and she worked at Hi Tech for eight years and was loved by all. She attended Ax Church in La Salle.

Tanya’s family was her life’s joy; her children her legacy. She was in love with her Mickey and Minnie Mouse collectables. Photography was her cherished pasttime.

Survivors include husband, Corey Sipe, of Lostant; two sons, Tyler Johnson, of Macomb and Kyle Sipe, of Lostant; mother, Doreen (Hess) Jacobson; father and stepmother, Martin and Laurie Johnson, of Oglesby; father and mother, Dale and Becky Jacobson, of Peru; one sister, Crystal (Johnson) Rollings, of Ottawa; one brother, Jason Johnson, of Palatine; Grandpa Clifford Hess Sr.; one niece, Brooklynn Rollings; mother and father-in-law, Kathy and Lynn Sipe; brother-in-law, Todd Sipe; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.  

Tanya was preceded in death by her brother, "Little" Marty Johnson; uncle, Art Hess; cousin, Brent Zielinski; and grandma, Betty Elizabeth Hess.

Contributions will be allocated by donor’s choice.

Pallbearers will be Tyler Johnson, Kyle Sipe, Todd Sipe, Jason Johnson, Chad Zielinski and Matt Jacobson. Honorary pallbearers will be Crystal Rollings, Brooklynn Rollings and Dale Jacobson.

Online condolences may be made to her family at

Dysart-Cofoid Funeral Home

208 S. McCoy St., Granville, IL 61326


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