Anthony R. “Tony” Hassfurther, 56, Ferdinand

tONY HASSFURTHERAnthony R. “Tony” Hassfurther, 56, of Ferdinand, died Friday (August 7) at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. He was born in Jasper January 12, 1959, to Linus & Darlene (Hasenour) Hassfurther.

Tony was a construction worker for several companies in the area and a farmer. He enjoyed horses, horse drawn-farm equipment, thrashing wheat, storytelling, and jokes. He was a member of Early Days Antique Club.

He is survived by two daughters, Amanda Koch and husband Aaron, New Boston, and Ashley Kellems and husband Jesse, St. Meinrad; his parents, Linus and Darlene Hassfurther, Ferdinand; three grandchildren, Logan and Jacob Hockenberry, and Vanesa Kellems; two sisters, Sheila Fleck and husband Cliff, Jasper, and Cindy Hassfurther, Ferdinand; three brothers, Russell Hassfurther and wife Tina, Bill Hassfurther, and Andy Hassfurther and wife Brenda, all of Ferdinand; and seven nieces and nephews.

Friends may call after 8 a.m. Tuesday at St. Ferdinand Catholic Church. Services at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church with burial following in the church cemetery. Becher Funeral Home in Ferdinand is in charge of arrangements.

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