Tribute & Message From The Family
Tony M. Lanphere
Tony M. Lanphere, age 33, of Prophetstown, died Sunday, December 8, 2013 at his home.
Tony was born February 9, 1980 in Morrison the son of Brian and Marjorie (Rick) Lanphere. He was a 1998 graduate of Prophetstown High School. Tony was employed by P & P Industries in Sterling for 12 years. He was an avid fisherman and Bears fan. He enjoyed spending time at the trailer on the river and mushroom hunting with his father. Most of all, he loved his son, his family and his friends.
Survivors include his son, Aiden Lanphere of Prophetstown; his parents of Prophetstown; one sister, Jessica (Ron) Moffitt of Lyndon; his paternal grandmother, Marilyn Lanphere of Prophetstown; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Richard Lanphere; his maternal grandparents, Duane Rick, Thelma Rick and Wilma Rick; and one uncle, Larry Rick.
A gathering of family and friends will be Thursday, December 12, 2013 from 3 – 6 PM at the McDonald Funeral Home in Prophetstown. Memorial services will be Thursday at 6:00 PM at the funeral home with Pastor Dalmus Meeks of Harvest Time Bible Church in Rock Falls officiating.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established for Tony's son.
Online condolences may be sent to www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com