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.