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Anthony J. “Tony” Faulhaber, 79, of Dubuque, Iowa entered peacefully into his eternal home on Monday, January 22, 2018 at home with family by his side.
Gathering of family and friends will be from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 24th, 2017 at Leonard Funeral Home & Crematory, 2595 Rockdale Road where a wake service will be held at 4:30 p.m. with Deacon Bill Hickson officiating. Burial will be at a later date in Mount Calvary Cemetery.
Tony was born on October 21, 1938, the son of Henry and Melita (Krier) Faulhaber. He married his High School sweetheart Carole Frommelt on September 19, 1959. Tony worked at John Deere for 30 years retiring in 1990.
He had many hobbies but his most treasured one was gardening, he loved beautiful flowers. He was an accomplished woodworker, who made beautiful hutches, end tables and cabinets. Tony had special writing skills having had two poems published. He was always well versed and ready to talk current news and politics with anyone.
Tony was diagnosed with Parkinson's after he retired but he remained as active as he could. He loved to ride his "scooter" up and down the streets of Alpine Park visiting with all the neighbors.
Tony loved to learn all he could from his I Pad and enjoyed playing cards with friends and family and going out to dinner.
He is survived by his loving wife Carole; his daughter Laura (Billy) Murphy, and their son Jayme (Calla) Murphy. Sons, Steve Faulhaber, Ken Faulhaber and Jeff (Judy) Faulhaber and their children, Colin, Jesse and Lanie. His sister, Mary (George) Sharkey; brothers, John (Rose) Faulhaber and Jim (Jill) Faulhaber; brother-in-law Rick (Joan) Frommelt and numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents and granddaughter Cassy Murphy.
Our deepest thanks to Dr. Liaboe and his nurse Trish for their loving care of Tony all these years.
The family request no flowers.
Memorials may be given to ARC or Hospice of Dubuque.