Michael William Anton


November 22, 1964 - February 13, 2012




Michael William Anton was born November 22, 1964, at Mitchell, to Robert and Loretta (Steilen) Anton. He grew up and attended school at Mitchell and graduated from Mitchell High School in 1983. He was a graduate of the Lake Area Vocational Technical School in Watertown. He was employed at May Engineering in Sioux Falls for many years and was currently employed at Lake Region Electric at Webster.  He was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed snowmobiling.

He is survived by his father, Robert Anton and wife Judy of Mitchell, one brother, John Anton and wife Audrie of Denver, CO, one sister, Jewel Fletcher and husband Steve, of Singapore, one step-brother, Jeff Larson and wife Joan of Sioux Falls, four nieces and nephews, Caitlin and Zachary Fletcher of Singapore and Alex and Kelli Larson of Sioux Falls and special friends, the Steve Hoffman family.   He was preceded in death by his mother, Loretta and his grandparents.



None Scheduled


Wednesday, February 22, 2012
11:00 AM
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 West Havens
Mitchell, South Dakota


Interment ~ at a later date
Saint Peter's Catholic Cemetery
Farmer, South Dakota

Posted by Dave Dahle on February 25, 2012
Mike was my field supervisor in the short time I was employed at May Engineering. While we got off on the wrong foot, he was a fair guy to work under. Rest in peace.
Posted by Terri Marquardt on February 23, 2012
Your entire family continues to be in my prayers. I know how difficult it is to lose someone so close - may your memories bring smiles to your faces in the tough times ahead.
Posted by Jody Stagg Family on February 22, 2012
Jewel and family, we are so sorry to hear of the loss of Mike, I know you love him dearly. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad and most difficult time.
Posted by Steve Kirwan on February 22, 2012
My deepest sympathy to Mike's family. The news of his untimely passing brings sadness to so many people...those who knew him well and others, like myself, who will always remember his good-nature, kind spirit and friendly disposition. Rest in Peace Mike.
Posted by Scott DeSchepper on February 21, 2012
Way to young Mike your going to be missed by all of us.
Posted by Kristi Kirwan Lee on February 21, 2012
It is with great sadness to try to share my sympathy to Mike's family and friends. He was a friend throughout elementary and high school. Big hug Jewel. I will remember his smile forever. Too young, too soon.
Posted by Tim & Elaine Hall on February 21, 2012
Sending our thoughts prayers and hugs to you!
Tim & Elaine & kids
Posted by Craig & Brenda Freidel on February 21, 2012
It was a great honor to know Mike was our friend for over 30 years. We wish it could be another 30 as many great memories come to mind. Our thoughts and prayers to Mike's family and many friends.
Posted by Bob & Dianne Fletcher on February 21, 2012
Bob & Judy, Jewel, John
We send our love & prayers that the memories you have of Mike will help you through this very sad time. He was a very nice person.
Posted by Marlene Maddock on February 21, 2012
My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. May your memories bring you comfort.
Posted by satterlee family on February 21, 2012
thoughts and prayers!!!
Posted by John & Lynn Pollard and Family on February 21, 2012
Mike will be greatly missed. We had the pleasure of working with Mike for twenty years at May Engineering. When I think of him, the first thing that always comes to mind is his infectious smile and the smart comment he had ready for me. Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with you all during this untimely passing.
Posted by The Zignego's on February 21, 2012
So sorry to hear of your loss...you're in our hearts and prayers.
Posted by Norma Rew on February 20, 2012
Sympathy and prayers to each of you on the loss of your dear Mike. Will always remember that charming smile of his.
Posted by Amy Asmus on February 20, 2012
Dear Jewel and Anton Family, we are so sorry to hear of your loss. Words just don't convey how our sympathies go out to you at this difficult time. Please know that we are thinking of and praying for you. Love, The Asmus Family
Posted by The Tennant\\\\\\\'s on February 20, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers are with u all..so very sorry for your loss
Posted by Dean and Shanna Weiss on February 20, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers are with MIke's family and friends (I know he had great friends who thought the world of him). We hung around Mike years ago and have a lot of fun memories of him. He was a special person.
Posted by Melissa Burgraff on February 20, 2012
Our prayers are with you Jewel and your whole family in this hard time.
Posted by Amy Caslow on February 20, 2012
Jewel so very sorry for your loss. Praying God's Perfect Peace and Grace during this very difficult time and in the days to come. Sending our love....The Caslows
Posted by Gary and Shirley Ritzman on February 20, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers are with Bob and the entire family.
Posted by Mirjam Sultan on February 20, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers are going out to the whole family.
Posted by Wayne Allen on February 20, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers with sympathy for Bob, Judy and the entire Anton family.
Posted by Beth Burns Klein on February 20, 2012
So very sorry, you are all in our prayers
Posted by Lester L. and Arlene Mesner on February 20, 2012
John, our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.
Posted by Lori Pekas of Yotes, Inc. on February 20, 2012
My thoughts and prayers for the entire Anton Family, May you find comfort in each other and the moments you shared with Michael.
Posted by Brad Martin on February 20, 2012
Very sad to hear this! Our thoughts and prayers go out to Mike's Family!
Posted by Kim (Schnabel)Gregg on February 20, 2012
My thoughts and prayers are with Mike's family. So sorry to hear of this...he's in a wonderful place now!
Posted by The Gukeisen Family on February 20, 2012
We love you, Anton!!
Posted by The Gukeisen Family on February 20, 2012
We love you, Anton!!
Posted by James Tegethoff Family on February 20, 2012
Our prayers are with all.He was an AWSOME guy. He will be thought of and remembered always.
Posted by Craig & Joyce Jones on February 20, 2012
Our prayers to the family on this sudden loss of a son, brother, uncle and friends.
Posted by Doug Sommer on February 20, 2012
I knew Mike very well. He will be missed. My thoughts and prayers go out ti his family..
Posted by Judy Blindauer on February 19, 2012
Most sincere sympathy to all his family!
Posted by The Stahls on February 19, 2012
We love you, Anton!!
Posted by Christen scheurenbrand on February 19, 2012
Mike was a great guy! We r gonna miss him sooo much. He was a great friend to us all! Luv Christeen
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