Anthony J. Frost
Anthony J. Frost, 87, of Gettysburg, died June 24, 2012 at the Oahe Manor in Gettysburg.
Mass of Christian Burial was June 28 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Gettysburg with Fr. Jerry Kopel officiating. Burial followed at St. Anthony’s Catholic Cemetery, Hoven with military rites.
Anthony “Tony” Frost was born Sept. 19, 1924 near Hoven, SD to Frank M. and Margaret (Bovy) Frost. He lived in the Hoven area and enlisting with the United States Air Force in 1946. He was honorably discharged in 1948.
On June 21, 1949 Tony married Alice Miles in Hoven, SD. Tony purchased his dad’s mechanic business in 1955. In 1975 he went to work for the Hoven High School and the Hoven American Legion Hall as a custodian.
Tony married Berniece (Umiker) Baum at Lebanon on July 11, 1980. He entered the Oahe Manor in July 2005.
Tony was a member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus, Hoven American Legion, and the S.D. Custodial Association.
He is survived by his children: James (Terese) of Highmore, Virgil (Cindy) of Martinsburg, PA, Colleen of Pierre, Maxine (Gary) Urban of Presho, Lila Rivera of Pierre, Maureen of Pierre, Richard of Billings, MT, Rita (Dave) Kohl of Erlanger, KY and Paul (Tammy) of Mitchell; step daughters: Aleta (Phil) Goebel of Gettysburg, Darlene (Dave) Niederberger of Bremerton, WA and Linda (Doug) Ekberg of Hammill, SD; 13 grandchildren; six step grandchildren; 11 great- grandchildren; 10 step great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wives, Alice and Berniece; his sisters, Margaret and Theresa; son, Victor; brothers: Lawrence, Vincent, William and Clarence; stepson, Alfred Baum Jr. and step grandson, Dr. Bill Baum.
Luce Funeral Home of Gettysburg has been entrusted with Tony’s arrangements.