Lynn Ann Tanner, 57, of Michigan City passed away at 5:19 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, 2019, at Franciscan Health, Michigan City. Lynn was born Oct. 29, 1961, in Michigan City to the late Ralph and Eleanor (Olsen) Rueter.

She graduated in 1980 from Elston High School - Michigan City. On Feb. 23, 1996, Lynn married Michael Tanner Sr.; he preceded her in death Jan. 2, 2014.

Lynn had worked for Jaeger-Unitek Sealing Solutions, Inc. - La Porte. She absolutely loved the Chicago Bears.

Surviving are her children, Brandy Rueter of Niles, Michigan, Brandon (Jessica) Rueter of Portage, Michigan, and Michael (Falen) Tanner Jr. of Granger. Also surviving are her eight grandchildren and her five siblings, Linda Miller of Rolling Prairie, Bruce (Jane) Rueter of Pensacola, Florida, Warren (Tammy) Rueter of Kentucky, Sharon (Garry) Janoski of Michigan City, and Karen Rueter of La Porte. Lynn was preceded in death by her parents and a daughter, Jessica Tanner.

A memorial service will take place at a later date.

Palmer Funeral Home - Guisinger Chapel, 3718 South Michigan Street, South Bend, Indiana 46614 is assisting the family with arrangements.

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