OBITUARY

Anthony "Tony" Anderson

July 2, 1954July 6, 2012

Anthony R. (Tony) Anderson, 58 of Colorado Springs, passed away on July 6, 2012. Tony was born on July 2, 1954 in Huron, South Dakota to Elmer and Rose Anderson.

After high school Tony served in the US Navy. Tony was employed as a civilian electrical engineer for the Air Force for the last 23 years.

Tony is survived by his wife Connie, daughters Angie (Mike) Aragon, and Megan Anderson, brother Steve (Deborah) Anderson, sisters Kathi Dunn, Karen (Dareld) Schley, and Amy (Mike) McKay and brother-in-law Fred Ellis. Tony also had numerous nieces and nephews as well as many great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Melanie Ellis.

The viewing will be Thursday, July 12 from 5pm-7pm at Memorial Gardens. Tony’s funeral will be Friday, July 13 at Mountain View Wesleyan, viewing from 9am to 10am with services at 10am. Reception to follow.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, July 12, 2012
  • Funeral Service Friday, July 13, 2012
REMEMBERING

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July 20, 2012

Our hearts go out to you in this time of sorrow. God is our refuge and strength a help that is readily to be found in times of distress. - Psalms 46:1

Mark Frank

July 17, 2012

My condolences to you.. We will all truely miss Tony. I have been working at the base level in missile engineering for 25 yrs and had come to rely on Tony's advice and expertice to help resolve issues. I am so sorry for your loss.

Bill Reynolds

July 13, 2012

To Tony's family. I worked with Tony for several years in Nebraska, Virginia, and Colorado Springs. He was not only an extremely smart engineer, but a very generous and kind human being. I am better for having known him. I am sorry for your loss, and my prayers and best wishes go with you.

Sean Condon

July 12, 2012

Tony, it was always interesting to talk to you about engineering things. You made a difference in the missile engineering field and will be greatly missed. Julie and my prayers are with you and your family.

Becky Cash and family

July 11, 2012

The Anderson family has made a huge, loving and caring impact on me and my family and for that I am thankful. Tony is sorely missed! Our thoughts and prayers are with the Anderson family during this tough time.

Jim Hale

July 11, 2012

I was saddened to learn of Tony's passing. I've known Tony since we worked together at SAC Headquarters in Omaha over 20 years ago. I was fortunate to have Tony as my lead electrical engineer when I was the CEF Commander from 2001-2003. Over the years Tony was a leading authority on many ICBM real property engineering issues and the fruits of his work live on for years to come. My condolences to Tony's family

Sheila Anderson

July 11, 2012

Tony was a very special guy--he didn't talk much but you always knew that he was deep in thought. While visiting the end of May, Tony decided that he would play a board game with us, with every move you knew that Tony would know the answer before you finished reading the question-but he was patient and never offered an answer.
I think that all the nieces and nephews thought that he was the "smartest uncle ever"
My deepest sympathy to Connie, Megan, Angie and Mike, you guys are "special" family to my kids and I. Love Sheila

July 10, 2012

I am so sorry about Tony passing away, I am here for you, only a phone call away. You and all your family are in my thoughts and prayers, Love you, Shelley Erickson-Noonan

Fred Bell

July 10, 2012

I am sorry for your loss and Tony will be missed. The over 12 years I worked with Tony, I found him always ready to engage in a hardy¸ enthusiast discussion on just about any subject and most times he would win or hold his own. He was an excellent Engineer and always knew the right solution to fix the problem. God Bless you and your family.

Mark Kjosen

July 10, 2012

My name is Mark Kjosen and I worked with Tony from 1996 to 2010 at missile engineering in Colorado Springs.
My first experience with Tony was an educational one, probably because I was a civil engineer and he was electrical! After a few learning sessions, I learned how smart Tony was and how little I could remember what he told me! I was always amazed how Tony could recall technical information and provide data without most of the time looking it up! Over the years as I traveled to the missile bases I often heard people say, "what does Tony think". Tony was a huge asset to the missile engineering world and will be greatly missed.

I'm sorry I am traveling and won't be able to make the funeral services. I would like to offer my condolences to Connie and family.

Farewell to one great electrical engineer!

Mark Kjosen
HQ Air Force Space Command
Colorado Springs, Colorado