George S. Anton

George S. Anton, 91, of Mancelona, passed away on Aug. 6, 2018 at his home.
George was born on April 14, 1927 in Detroit, the son of William and Martha (Januszewski) Anton.
George was a longtime member of St. Anthony Catholic Church in Mancelona and loved the outdoors, especially hunting, fishing, camping and archery. He also enjoyed drawing, as well as electronics.
He proudly served in the U.S. Army as a corporal during the Korean War.
On May 14, 2005 in Mancelona, he married Janice Coon (Oakley), who survives.
Also surviving are four children, Robert (Lex) Anton of West Bloomfield, Craig Anton (Deb Bousho) of Macomb Township, Sandy (Paul) Troia of Attica and Lynette Anton of Oxford; two grandsons, Robbie (Silan) Anton of Waterford and Ryan Anton of West Bloomfield; four great-grandchildren; four stepchildren, Annette (George) Voelker of Alba, Anita Moore (Gary Keller) of Bellaire, Joe (Rachel) Dilling of Dayton, Ohio, and Kim Wilkinson (Henry Fries) of Gillette, Wyoming; a brother, William Anton of Gaylord; sister, Pat (Larry) Leveron of Gaylord; and several step-grandchildren.
George was preceded in death by his first wife Marie Anton; two sisters, Irene Oliver and Helen Tobin; a sister-in-law, Lois Anton; brother-in-law, Al Oliver; as well as his parents.
Visitation will be take place from 5-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9 at the Mancelona Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes with a Rosary beginning at 6:30.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10 at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Mancelona, with Fr. Chet Collins officiating.
Interment with military honors will follow at St. Anthony Catholic Cemetery in Mancelona. Memorial contributions may be made to the AMVETS Post 114,  P.O. Box 144, Elk Rapids, MI 49629
Please sign George’s online guestbook at


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Bellaire, MI 49615
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Bellaire, MI 49615

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