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Anthony "Tony" Durnan Sr.

July 30, 1956 November 27, 2018
Anthony "Tony" Durnan Sr.
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Anthony Patrick Durnan Sr. age 62, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, November 27, 2018. Tony was born in Oelwein, Iowa to Leo Sr. and Grace (Stahr) Durnan on July 30, 1956. Tony grew up on a dairy farm and graduated from Valley High School, Elgin, IA in 1975. He married Tammy (Grenert) Durnan on September 12, 1992 and together they have 6 children; Anthony Jr., Yesenia, Cristian “Bud”, Jason, Austin, and Spencer.

Tony was raised Catholic and his faith was always important to him. He was loved by all and was always willing to help in any way he could, which spoke to his character tremendously. Tony was an avid outdoorsman; he enjoyed hunting and fishing. Tony also enjoyed helping family on the farm as well as collecting and restoring antique tractors. He loved to entertain, cook, spend time with family, and cheer on the Iowa Hawkeyes. Tony worked for the city of Adel and retired on his 62nd birthday in July.

Tony is survived by his wife, Tammy; children, Anthony (Amy) Durnan Jr., Yesenia (Brad) Pyle, Cristian “Bud”, Jason, Austin, and Spencer; grandchildren, Kyle Durnan, Layla, and Cayden Pyle; siblings, Charles (Margie) - Casa Granda, AZ, Joseph (Janis) - Elma, IA, Michael - Arlington, IA, James (Kathy) - Thomaston, GA, Mark (Kate) - Elgin, IA, Luke (Kathrine) - Walker, IA, John (Mary) - Thomaston, GA, Paul – Clermont, IA, Francis (Sylvia) - Globe, AZ, Regina (Terry) Ellerman - Quincy, IL, Lucy Durnan - Clermont, IA, Rebecca (Mark) – Skretta - Fort Atkinson, IA, Leo (Shirley) - Elgin, IA, Martha (Steve) Slagle - Algona, IA, Veronica (Kenny) Boyer – Hawkeye, IA, Marie (Ron) Lauer – West Union, IA; mother-in-law, Tiny Grenert and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Tony is preceded in death by his parents, sisters, Mary Turner and Grace (Sue) Walker; father-in-law, Larry Grenert; and sister-in-law, Bonnie Durnan.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.caldwellparrish.com.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

30

Nov

4:00 PM 11/30/2018 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 11/30/2018 7:00:00 PM
St. Boniface Catholic Church

1200 Warrior Lane
Waukee, Iowa 50263

St. Boniface Catholic Church
1200 Warrior Lane Waukee 50263 Iowa
United States

Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday

1

Dec

10:30 AM 12/1/2018 10:30:00 AM
St. Boniface Catholic Church

1200 Warrior Lane
Waukee, Iowa 50263

St. Boniface Catholic Church
1200 Warrior Lane Waukee 50263 Iowa
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Oakdale Cemetery Final Resting Place

N. 9th St.
Adel, Iowa 50003

N. 9th St. Adel 50003 Iowa
United States
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