Tiffany Jo “TJ” Milner, passed away May 22, 2018, at the Grinnell Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be held Friday, June 1, 2018 at 1:00 p.m., at Kloster Funeral Home, Brooklyn. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, May 31, 2018 at Kloster Funeral Home, Brooklyn. Inurnment will be in the Brooklyn Memoriial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be contributed to the family for her daughter Cloey’s education.
Tiffany is survived by her daughter Cloey Watkins; her father Daniel “Danny” Ponce of Fairfield; her mother Michelle Milner of Brooklyn; her fiancé Donnie Vandekrol; her grandmother Patti Milner; two uncles Jeff (Cammie) Milner of Grinnell and Mike (Diana) Milner of Brooklyn; a sister Lea Ponce; three brothers Drew Milner of Brooklyn, Jed Ponce of Fairfield and Levi Ponce of Fairfield; countless cousins, friends and special sisters of the heart. She was preceded in death by her grandpa Fritz Milner in 2016 and her aunt Suzi Milner Williams.
Tiffany Jo “TJ” Milner was born July 1, 1982 in Grinnell, Iowa, the daughter of Daniel Ponce and Michelle Milner. She graduated from Grinnell High School and received her associates degree. Her daughter, Cloey, was the light of her life. TJ enjoyed motorcycling with her fiancé Donnie and volunteering for numerous organizations. She loved spending time with her family, swimming in grandma and grandpa’s pool, listening to music, dancing and softball.