Tony J. Bange, of O’Fallon, MO, passed away Sunday, September 18, 2022, at the age of 83. Beloved husband of Kay Bange; loving son of the late Anthony and Vera Bange; loving father of Sue (Scott) Matthews, Lisa (Bob) Koester, Jeff (Amy) Bange, and Jackie (Michael) Vitale; loving brother of Dorothy (Jim) Thompson, Richard (Kathy) Bange; cherished grandfather of Nick, Eric, Samantha, Miranda, Hannah, Zack, Savannah, Dallas, Chloe, Lia, Maya, Jeff, Will, Laura, and Dave; and treasured great-grandfather of ten.
Tony proudly and honorably served in the United States Army and stood Honor Guard for President Kennedy in Berlin. He dedicated 45 years to his work as a sales associate at True Value Hardware. Tony was everyone’s “go to guy”, and people loved him dearly. He was a hands-on fixer and always the first in line to help. Tony enjoyed going golfing, but also loved to sing and dance. He was a man of faith and a devout parishioner at Assumption Catholic Church. Tony’s family meant everything to him.
Tony was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Memorials may be made in Tony’s name to St. Vincent De Paul of Assumption Catholic Church.
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