Posted: January 9th, 2013

February 14, 1922 – January 2, 2013
Anthony “Tony” Valentine Joseph Degenstein, longtime resident of Grande Prairie, passed away at the Grande Prairie Care Centre on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at the age of 90 years.
Anthony was born on February 14, 1922 in Foremost, Alberta. He worked for Alberta Power Ltd. for 35 years. After retirement he spent his time making crafts, enjoyed watching sports and there wasn’t a crossword puzzle he couldn’t complete. Tony enjoyed spending time with family and friends and had a great love for animals.
He will be sadly missed by his children: daughters Darlene (Don) Frederickson of Wetaskiwin, and Pamela (Bill) McKie of Grande Prairie; sons Elmer (Wanda) of Lethbridge, Wayne of Camrose, Rob (Kim) of Forestburg, Mark (Nicole) of Lethbridge, Miles of Camrose, and Chad of Ponoka; along with many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Tony will also be sadly missed by his sisters and brothers along with several nieces and nephews and their families, and many friends.
Tony was predeceased by his son Paul Anthony and daughter Annice Marie, his brothers Peter and Walter and sister Betty Arrowsmith.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 4:00pm at Oliver’s Grande Prairie Funeral Chapel (10005 107 Ave).
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation (1502 College Plaza 8215 112 St. Edmonton, AB T6G 2C8).
Condolences may be sent by visiting
Oliver’s Grande Prairie Funeral
Chapel & Crematorium
10005-107 Ave. Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V-1L8
(780) 532-2929
“Dedicated Service Since 1915”

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