Francis “Ed” Anthony Jr., age 76, of Fostoria died August 28, 2019 at home with his loving family beside him.
Ed was born June 29, 1943 in Flint, Michigan to the late Francis and Frances Anthony.
He served his country honorably in the U.S. Army, and later married Jo Ann Traver on May 10, 1985 in Columbiaville. Ed was a past Worshipful Master of Otisville Masonic Lodge #401, and visited many other lodges in the area. He also enjoyed woodworking, bowling, but most of all he loved spending time with his family and friends.
Ed is survived by his wife Jo Ann, children: Tina Anthony [Dan], Thomas Anthony, Linda (Wade) Miner, Scott (Donnalee) Stevens, Wendy (Dave) Miller, son-in-law Elvin Garrett, siblings: Bill (Deb) Anthony, Floyd (Margaret) Anthony, Deanna (Walt) Fischhaber, 15 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, in-laws Ron (Mary) Traver, Judy Hunt, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, son Michael, daughter Laura, brother Dennis, granddaughter Christina, in-law’s Don & Erma Traver, Charles & Jan Traver, Carl Hunt, Dick & Donna Konieczka,
Funeral service 11:00 AM on Monday, September 2, 2019 at Jansen Family Funeral Home - Columbiaville, where friends may visit Sunday 3:00 to 9:00 PM. Reverend Ann Norton officiating. Interment Wood Lawn Cemetery.
Memorial contributions in memory of Ed may be made to the Otisville Masonic Lodge Scholarship Fund. Share memories, condolences, and pictures with the family at www.jansenfuneralhome.com.
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