LaMoyne J. Anthony, 79


LaMoyne “Tudy” J. Anthony, age 79 of Grand Rapids, MN, died Sunday, August 19, 2012 at her home.

LaMoyne was born in 1932 to Rueben and Bertha Johnson in Ada, MN. She grew up in Ada and graduated from Ada High School in 1950.

LaMoyne was united in marriage to John R. Anthony on December 9, 1961 in Ada. She worked at the Ada Clinic for 10 years before moving to Coon Rapids, MN where she was employed with K-Mart for 15 years. After retirement, LaMoyne and John moved to Grand Rapids, MN. LaMoyne enjoyed sewing, crafts and being with her family.

The family would like to extend their deepest appreciation to the staff of Itasca Hospice Partners for the wonderful care given to LaMoyne.

She is preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Gerald Johnson.

Survived by her husband of 50 years, John; one daughter, Lisa (Jeff) Smith of Andover, MN; two sons, Matt (Cary) Anthony of Grand Rapids, MN and Joe (Penny) Anthony of Port Orchard, WA; one sister, Janice Ruch of Avon, MN; one brother, Steven Johnson of Princeton, MN; seven grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Visitation with the family will be Friday, August 24, 2012 from 10:00 AM until the 11:00 AM Memorial Service at Rowe Funeral Home in Grand Rapids. Rev. Marva Jean Hutchens will officiate. Burial will be in the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Little Falls, MN.

Arrangements are by the Rowe Funeral Home and Crematory in Grand Rapids.

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