Tiffany Jean Banta, age 19, of Forest City, Iowa, passed away Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014 west of Forest City as a result of injuries received in an auto accident.
Funeral services for Tiffany Banta were held on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014 at the Garner Hayfield High School Auditorium with Pastor Rod Hopp officiating. Burial was in the Madison Township Cemetery south of Forest City.
Tiffany Jean, the daughter of Tom and Teya Zwierzycki Banta, was born June 20, 1994 in Iowa City, Iowa. Tiffany grew up in Forest City and Garner. Tiffany attended school in Garner and graduated from the Garner Hayfield High School in 2012. While in high school, Tiffany participated in cheerleading and art. She was currently working at Winnebago Industries in Forest City. Tiffany was a good friend to all and a hard worker. She loved to listen to music and was a huge fan of Justin Bieber. The love and life she shared with her family, friends and especially her sister, Chyann, is a holy eternal bond.
Tiffany is survived by her mother, Teya (Jason), of Forest City; father, Tom (April), of Garner; special acquaintance, Aaron Schurman; grandparents, Linda Gannon, of Forest City, Joe (Barb) Zwierzycki, of Olive Hill, Ky., Sandy (Dennis) Vestwebber, of Leland, Iowa, Lou (Fran) Banta, of Belmond, Iowa; great-grandparents, Norma Jean Hoover, of Wyoming, Wilhelmine Vestwebber, of Belmond; and numerous other loving aunts, uncles, relatives and friends.
The family wishes memorial contributions be made to the Tiffany and Chyann Banta Memorial Fund established at the Titonka Savings Bank in Forest City.
Dugger Funeral Homes, Belmond, was in charge of arrangements.