Cozad Resident: Anthony Emmons (1977-2017)
Anthony D. Emmons of Cozad passed away Monday, February 27th, 2017 as the result of an accident at the age of 40. Tony was born February 23rd, 1977 at Chicago, Illinois. He graduated from Austin High School in Minnesota with the class of 1995. Tony attended some college before joining the military and served as a US Marine for 4 years. Tony met Brandi Havlicek while traveling on a bus from California to Las Vegas. He and Brandi were united in marriage on February 24th, 2001. The couple were blessed with 3 children, Terasa, Trenton and Taylor. They enjoyed traveling the country, moving multiple times before settling in Cozad.
Tony worked in the oil fields in Tigoa, North Dakota, which was one of his favorite jobs. He enjoyed spending time with his family and watching the kids participate in sports. He also loved coloring with the kids, fishing and riding his motorcycle.
Tony was preceded in death by his mother, Barbara Matlow; and grandparents, Edna and Bernard Matlow.
Survivors include his wife, Brandi; his children, Terasa, Trenton and Taylor; sisters, Tereasa (Taylor) Fields of Minnesota, Andrea Lopez of Illinois, Jessica (Ricky) Teschendorf of Florida, Jana (Thomas) Lutz of Florida, Jamie Stewart of Minnesota, Jolee Stewart of Minnesota; brothers, Danny Emmons of Illinois, Raymond Emmons of Illinois, Harold (Michelle) Fields of Minnesota; parents, Troy and Jill Stewart of Minnesota; and many nieces, nephews and extended family.
A memorial service was held Monday, March 6th, 2017 at the Berryman Funeral Home Chapel with Al Jesseph officiating. Berryman Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.