MANNING-HALL, Tonia Sue Hale – of Cedar, MI, formerly of Davison, MI, age 50, passed away Tuesday, October 31, 2023 in Traverse City, MI. Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Tonia’s Life will be held 12 PM Saturday, December 16, 2023 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 404 North Dayton Street, Davison, MI 48423; Rev. Fr. Andrew A. Czajkowski officiating.
Tonia was born in Flint, MI on July 20, 1973, daughter of Marie (Kurrle) Plamondon and the late Bruce Patrick Hale. She was a graduate of Davison High School Class of 1991. On February 8, 2013, Tonia married the love of her life, David Hall. Their love was a testament to the power of commitment and devotion, and they built a life filled with happiness and shared experiences. Tonia had a zest for life and a passion for making special moments. She had a talent for planning and attending parties, where her infectious spirit would light up any room. Whether it was a birthday celebration or a holiday gathering, Tonia knew how to make every occasion unforgettable. One of her favorite pastimes was camping and fishing in the Upper Peninsula. The tranquility of nature and the thrill of reeling in a catch brought her immense joy. Tonia cherished every moment spent near the water’s edge, whether it was the calming lull of the waves or the thrill of a day at the beach. The water was her sanctuary, a place where she could find peace and happiness. One of her most beloved activities was kayaking. With a paddle in hand and a heart full of excitement, Tonia would venture out onto the water, exploring new horizons and discovering the beauty of the world from a unique perspective. Tonia had a natural affinity for the beach, and it was a place where she could truly be herself. The sun, the sand, and the waves were not just elements of the environment; they were a part of her essence. Whether it was building sandcastles, basking in the sun, or watching the sunset, the beach held a special place in her heart. Tonia often shared these adventures with friends and family, creating memories that will be cherished forever. She valued the time spent with loved ones and cherished every moment she could share with them. Her warm smile and compassionate heart made her a treasured presence in the lives of those fortunate enough to know her. Tonia will be deeply missed but never forgotten. Her memory will live on in the hearts of her family, friends, and all those whose lives she touched. Tonia’s love for the water and the beach will forever be a reminder of her spirit. Her memory will live on in the sound of the waves, the beauty of the shoreline, and the warmth of the sun. May she rest in peace, surrounded by the eternal serenity she so dearly loved.
Tonia is survived by her husband, David Hall of Cedar, MI; 2 children, Tyler Manning of Bloomington, IL and Trevor Manning of Clio, MI; mother, Marie Plamondon of Clio, MI, formerly of Davison, MI; sister, Laura Birchmeier of Boise, ID; many other loving family members and good friends. She was preceded in death by her father, Bruce Patrick Hale; adoptive father, Hugh Donald Manning, Jr.; step-father, Michael Plamondon and grandparents, Ted and Vergie Kurrle.