Anthony L. “Tony” Dullinger, 79, St. Cloud
January 23, 1936 - October 14, 2015
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 17, 2015 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in St. Cloud for Anthony L. “Tony” Dullinger, age 79 of St. Cloud who passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at the St. Cloud Hospital. Reverend Thomas Knoblach will officiate. Burial will take place at Assumption Cemetery, St. Cloud with military honors.
Family and friends may call from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Friday at the Daniel Funeral Home, St. Cloud and after 9:00 a.m. at the church on Saturday. Parish prayers will be 5:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home in St. Cloud.
Tony was born January 23, 1936 in Collegeville, Minnesota to Andrew and Theodora (Brinkman) Dullinger. He grew up on the family farm near Island Lake. Tony married Emma L. Schmitt on October 20, 1959 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in St. Joseph. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He owned and operated Tony’s Amoco on Division Street in St. Cloud until he retired in 1989. He was a member of St. Anthony’s parish and a Life Member of the St. Cloud Veterans of Foreign Wars Granite Post #428.
Tony enjoyed hunting, fishing, his grandchildren’s sporting events, playing cards, flying radio controlled planes and bowling.
Tony is survived by his wife, Emma; children, Steve of St. Cloud, Debra of St. Cloud, Craig (Anita) of Litchfield and Amy (Joe) Meyer of Rice; five grandchildren, Kari Meyer, Mathew Meyer, Staci Meyer, Nathan Dullinger and Tasha Dullinger; brothers and sister, Edward of Clearwater, Leona Theisen of Arlington, Virginia and Art of Hamilton, Montana.
The Dullinger family would like to thank all the Doctors and Nurses at the Coborn’s Cancer Center and the St. Cloud Hospital.