Anton “Tony” Weigel

Anton “Tony” Weigel

October 14, 1934-January 14, 2021

Weigel, Anton “Tony” age 86, Cedar Park, TX, died January 14, 2021. Tony was born in Aberdeen, SD to Anton Weigel, Sr., and Elizabeth Weigel, and was a graduate of Aberdeen Central High and Northern State University. In 1956 he married Mary Elizabeth Guhin and began a career with the telephone company that took him and his wife and three children to homes in South Dakota, Iowa, and Nebraska.

After a 35-year career with Northwestern Bell/US West Tony retired in Omaha, NE where he was an active volunteer at Christ the King church and a member of several civic and service club organizations. Tony lovingly cared for his wife Mary Elizabeth, who predeceased him in 2003. His extensive research into his family genealogy was self-published as “A Long, Long Road to a Better Life: Alsace to Ukraine to America.” Later, as a resident of the New Cassel Retirement Center in Omaha, he enjoyed daily Mass, live music and walking the grounds. Tony spent his final years in Texas near his children where he resided at Poet’s Walk Memory Care in Cedar Park.

Tony is survived by his daughter, Stephanie Weigel; son, Patrick (Janet) Weigel, daughter, Annette (Lee) Hansen; granddaughters: Emily Weigel, Sarah Sexton, Megan Lindley; great-grandchildren: Caden Sexton, Cassandra Sexton, Ava Lindley; sister, Rita Nevill; nieces and nephews.

MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Friday, January 22, 2021, 10:00AM, Christ the King Catholic Church. ENTOMBMENT: Calvary Mausoleum. Memorials are suggested to Red Cloud Indian School, Pine Ridge, SD; St. Augustine Indian Mission, Winnebago, NE or New Cassel Foundation, Omaha, NE

Visit tonyweigel.forevermissed.com for online remembrances.

To view a live broadcast of the Mass, click the “view live service” button on our home page.

3 Comments

  • Bruce Lundak, MD Posted January 20, 2021 8:29 pm

    It was my honor to know and help care for Mr. Weigel. I wish you peace.

  • Richard Boettcher Posted January 22, 2021 1:11 pm

    Tony and I played a lot of baseball in our early childhood in Aberdeen SD. In High School we were partners on in the interior line of the football team where we enjoyed double teaming our opponents. Tony was a great friend.

  • Judy Corradi Posted January 26, 2021 11:58 am

    Tony was a kind and very gracious man. I am proud that he was my uncle.

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