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Anthony A. Dufek

July 13, 1939 ~ December 19, 2020 (age 81)


Anthony “Tony” A. Dufek, 81, Casco, WI, passed away on December 19, 2020 with his family by his side at home. He was born on July 13, 1939 to the late Henry and Marie (Wardeck) Dufek. He served in the US Army from 1958 until 1963 as part of an Airborne unit. He married Linda Russell on November 27, 1970 in Menominee, MI. He spent 15 years volunteering doing maintenance for the Discalced Carmelites of the Holy Name of Jesus Monastery in Denmark, He enjoyed hunting, fishing, spending time with his granddaughters, and fixing all things.

Tony is survived by his wife, Linda; his children, Lisa (Dan) Lardinois, Little Suamico, Joe (Amy) Dufek, Green Bay, Sandy (Adam) Kozlowski, Green Bay; his four precious granddaughters, Amber Lardinois, Ella Kozlowski, Aliya Kozlowski, and Lyla Kozlowski; brother, Patrick Dufek, Suamico; sister- and brother-in-law Darlene (Al) Donart; also survived by nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his beloved son Tom Dufek; his parents Henry and Marie Dufek; sister Carol (John) Noack; sister-in-law, Sharon Dufek; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Sue (Bill) Arndt; in-laws Ethel (Clarence) Bablash, Vernon Russell.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a PRIVATE service will be held on Wednesday, December 23, 2020. Wiesner & Massart Funeral Home – Casco is assisting the family. Online condolence messages may be shared at Please send memorials for the family to Wiesner & Massart Funeral Home, Attn: Dufek Family, PO Box 128, Casco, WI 54205.

A special thank you to the Discalced Carmelite Nuns who prayed for Anthony, and to all the people praying for him. Also, thank you to Unity Hospice for their care and compassion.

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