1971 – 2019
Anthony (Tony) Paul Putzke passed away on Monday June 17, 2019 at the age of 47, he was the youngest of four children.
Tony lived his entire life in the Sebeka, Minnesota area. He graduated from Sebeka School. Tony worked 17 years at Watco as a pressman. He worked at other places, such as Mason Brothers and the last seven years at Tuffys. He loved to fish, hunt and spend time with his friends and family. He also loved the outdoors and everything that had to do with it.
He was married to Kari Karl, and had two sons. He also had a daughter with Esther Tollefson and also raised two more girls as his own.
Tony is survived by his sons: Dakota of Moorhead Minnesota, Kaleb of Colorado; his daughter, Olivia Putzke of Sebeka, and his girls: Erica and Samantha Tollefson, also of Sebeka; his parents, Eugene and Sandy Putzke of Sebeka; his brother Scott and wife Lynn Putzke; his sisters: Jaccie (Putzke) and husband Rick Nelson of Sebeka, and Janelle (Putzke)and husband David Ahlgren of Rice; and all of his nieces and nephews: Josh and Alyson Putzke; Adrienne (Nelson) Hommerding and Whitney Nelson; and Cassie, Jake and Katie Ahlgren. Also his partner, Esther Tollefson; and friend and mother of his boys Kari Karl. His memory will live on in all our hearts.
Celebration of life service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 24, 2019 at St. Hubert’s Catholic Church in Bluegrass. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Inurnment will be at St. Hubert’s Catholic Cemetery in Bluegrass at a later date.
Arrangements are entrusted to Wevley Funeral Home of Sebeka. Online condolences may be left at www.wevleyfuneralhome.com. 6-26c