Anton F. ‘Tony’ Loehr

Feb. 19, 1940 - Jan. 20, 2008

Anton F. "Tony" Loehr died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2008, at Ruth Hospice in Milwaukee at age 67. He was born Feb. 19, 1940, in Oconomowoc, to Anton Franz and Emma (nee Herzog) Loehr.

He was a 1958 graduate of Oconomowoc High School, where he was a member of the National Honor Society. In 1964, he received his bachelor’s degree from the Marquette University School of Engineering. For 28 years, he was a plumbing designer at Thelen Plumbing in Oconomowoc. He owned Loehr Plumbing in Oconomowoc from 1969 until 1977. On June 25, 1994, he married the former Stephanie Schmahl at Unitarian Church North. Tony was a member of the Unitarian Church North in Milwaukee and also a member of Oconomowoc Bowling Hall of Fame.

He will be sadly missed by his wife, Stephanie of Milwaukee; brother, Martin (Kathy) Loehr of Oconomowoc; cousins, Richard (Brenda) Herzog and Kathy Herzog, both of Waukesha, and Robert Herzog of Park City, Utah; brother-in-law, Robert DeSantis of Ironwood, Mich.; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, David and Candy Saxon of Lake Villa, Ill.; nieces, Tammy and Cyndi Loehr, both of Oconomowoc, Tanya (Matt Sutherland) Loehr of Pine River, Minn., and Ariel, Rachel and Elizabeth Saxon; great-niece Stephanie Loehr; great-nephews, Dalton Keller and Nicholas Loehr-Enea; and other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Theresa.

A visitation only will be held from 4 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Tony’s name are appreciated to Washington County Humane Society, 3650 Highway 60, Slinger, WI 53086, or the American Cancer Society, N19-W24350 Riverwood Drive, Waukesha, WI 53188.

For further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035 or go to for directions or to leave an online tribute.

He will be remembered for his keen intelligence, humility, compassionate heart and outstanding loyalty to friends, family, co-workers and all living creatures.