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Bruce Anthony

November 4, 1935 — September 3, 2022

Bruce Oliver Anthony Sr., 86, of Baxter, Minnesota, formerly of Ft. Myers, Florida, went to be with the Lord on September 3, 2022 in St. Cloud, Minnesota. He was born November 4, 1935 in Waukegan, Illinois, the son of Joseph and Ruth Anthony.

Bruce enjoyed a zest for life and loved talking with people. After his service in the Air Force as a jet mechanic, he married the love of his life, Marilyn Olson, and they were married for 63 years. Following his graduation from college, he was a salesman for most of his career. He enjoyed hunting, water skiing, and construction, completing two cabins himself and helping son Bruce, build his lake home. He was a strong believer in Jesus Christ, involved in church his whole life. He loved music and singing and enjoyed participating in church choirs. Now his faith has become sight.

Bruce is survived by his son, Bruce Anthony Jr. (Lori) of Pine River, Minnesota; grandson, Joshua (Rebecca) Anthony and great-grandson KJ Anthony; grandsons, David Walter Anthony and Caleb Anthony; daughter-in-law, Cyndy Anthony of Cape Coral, Florida; grandsons, David Christopher Anthony (fiancée Ashleigh Herbert) and Daniel Anthony; brother, Doug (Ginny) Anthony of Tustin, California; and brothers-and-sisters-in-law: Dotti Anthony, Shari Anthony, David and Sue Olson, and Pauline and Skip Kulle. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marilyn; son, David Daniel Anthony; grandson, John Christopher Anthony; his parents; and brothers: Albert, Richard and Joseph Anthony.

The funeral service will be at The Lighthouse Evangelical Free Church in Hackensack, Minnesota on Saturday, September 10, 2022, at 11am. The address is: The Lighthouse Evangelical Free Church, 224 State 371 N, Hackensack, MN 56452.

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