ANTHONY EDWARD "TONY" TOKARCZYKAnthony Edward "Tony" Tokarczyk, 78, lifelong resident of Duluth, passed away peacefully at home Thursday Feb. 13, 2014
Anthony Edward "Tony" Tokarczyk, 78, lifelong resident of Duluth, passed away peacefully at home Thursday Feb. 13, 2014.
He was born Feb. 14, 1935, in Duluth to Joseph and Anna (Yerzinski) Tokarczyk.
Tony married Myrtle Rask in 1954. He retired from Diamond Tool in 1986.
Tony was "Mr. Fix It". He was a handyman with a lifelong passion for hunting and fishing.
Tony was preceded in death by his loving wife of 53 years, Myrtle; parents; siblings, Edward, Stella Rucker, Joseph, Walter, Raymond and George.
He is survived by his children, Susan (Vincent, Jr.) Arezzo of Knife River, Anthony, Jr. (Terri) of St. Paul, Peggy (Joel) Berg of Duluth, Wendy (Douglas) Meyer of Duluth, and Michael (Susan Avery) of Two Harbors; nine grandchildren, Lizette "Rosie" Grinden, Dean (Katie) Butler, Ashley Butler, Amy Tokarczyk, Janelle Berg, Adam Berg, Kevin (Andrea) Meyer, Kyle Meyer, and Nicholas "Nick" Tokarczyk; a great-granddaughter, Zoey Meyer; his brother James (Donna) of Hopkins, Minn.; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
The family would like to thank his neighbors and care givers for all their help and support.
GATHERING OF FAMILY AND FRIENDS: 2 p.m. until the 3 p.m. memorial service Monday, Feb. 17, in Cremation Society of Minnesota, 4100 Grand Ave., and 624-5200.