Liturgy of the Word service for Anthony “Tony” Skurupey, 82, of Belfield will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, January 26, 2019 at Stevenson Funeral Home. Military Rites will be presented by the Dickinson American Legion Post #3. Burial will take place in Ukraina Cemetery, north of Belfield.
Visitation for Tony will be from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Friday, January 25, 2019 at Stevenson Funeral Home with a rosary service taking place at 6:00 p.m.
Tony passed away Saturday, January 19, 2019 at Hill Top Home of Comfort in Killdeer.
Anthony “Tony” was born a son to John and Rose (Repetowski) in Belfield on January 30, 1936. He grew up on the family farm north of Belfield and attended Billings County Country School through the eighth grade. As a young man, he stayed home and helped on the farm until he was enlisted with the US Army in 1958. Following his honorable discharge, he returned to the family farm. Tony owned and operated Tony’s Gun Shop for thirteen years from home. He married Margaret Osborne and to this union brought two sets of twins: Terri and Barry, and Michael and Michele. Tony later married Miriam Hanson and to this union brought daughter, Verena. Tony had a love for guns, hunting, and mussel loader trap shoots. He was an avid mechanic and an exceptional welder. Tony enjoyed dancing, working on the farm and running cattle. He was especially fond of his grandchildren and great-grandchildren as were his pride and joy. Tony was a member of the Belfield American Legion.
Tony is survived by his sons, Michael Skurupey and Barry of Dickinson; daughters, Terri (Scott) Duttenhefer of Dickinson, Michele Skurupey of WA, Verena (Joe) Fischer of Belfield; sisters, Marie Makaruk of Dickinson, Betty Kadrmas of Belfield, Catherine Brunsvold of Bismarck; grandchildren, Mark Zimprich, Miria Widdicombe, Andrew Skurupey, Tyler Fischer, Codi Fischer; and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Rose Skurupey; brother, Walter and twin brother Fred; sister, Anna Dennis.
Burial Date: January 26, 2019
Funeral Home Dickinson, ND
Liturgy of the Word Service: 10:00 a.m., Saturday, January 26, 2019, Stevenson Funeral Home, Dickinson
Rosary Service: 6:00 p.m., Friday, January 25, 2019, Stevenson Funeral Home, Dickinson
Visitation: 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Friday, January 25, 2019, Stevenson Funeral Home, Dickinson