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"Tony" Anthony Foley

September 12, 1966 - December 27, 2016

Celebration of Tony's Life - Monday

January 02, 2017
- 6:00 PM

Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo

Visitation - Monday

January 02, 2017
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo


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"Tony" Anthony Foley

September 12, 1966 - December 27, 2016


Tony passed away in his home in Fargo on December 27th of natural causes. He was 50 years old.

Tony was a dedicated family man; loved his children dearly and was extremely proud of each of them. He enjoyed summers at the lake playing bean bags, lawn dice, volleyball, basketball and fishing.

A highly reliable worker, he was a machinist for more than 20 years and took great pride in his work.

Frequently the life of a party, Tony was known for his wit and had a naturally humorous outlook on life’s occurrences. Even as he laid in a hospital bed heavily sedated in the hours after being hit by a car, he was making everyone (nurses included) laugh.

Tony was the ultimate, friendly competitor. He was always up for games and contests of any kind and was quick to find ways to win. Occasional losses did nothing to deter his friendly banter and trash talking.

In his early adult years, he routinely amazed his younger siblings by being able to successfully complete stunts that he had seen on TV.

Tony was preceded in death by his mother (AnnaJane) and father (Butch) and all four grandparents (Dale & Ethel Larson and Frank & Isabelle Foley). He is survived by his children, Matt (24), Jade (18), Chantz (15) and Skylar (9). He is also survived by his brothers and sisters: Tim (Bolingbrook, IL), Taralee and Matt Schoen (Ojai, CA), Tylan and Darcy (Moorhead, MN), Tanner and Heidi (Colfax, ND), Torina and Chad Lelm (Abercrombie, ND), Tradyn and Erin (Ojai, CA), Tazary (Abercrombie, ND), and Taylor and Lisa (Perham, MN). Tony had 23 nieces and nephews and loved spending time with them and his siblings.

Foley family competitions will never be the same.


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34 responses to “Anthony “Tony” Foley”

  1. Linda Williams says:

    My sympathy to all the Foley family in the loss of your brother.

  2. Cristina Erbes Hieb says:

    I am so very sorry for the loss of your brother. Sending all my love and prayers.

  3. Barbara strand says:

    Our deepest sympathy to the Foley family in the loss of your…..may God sustain you with grace and peace as you mourn and travel this road.

    Ron and Barbara Strand

  4. Al & Sue Farsdale says:

    Our Sympathy to the Foley Family.

  5. Paul and Tammy Tehle says:

    Thoughts and prayers to the Foley family….
    Paul and Tammy

  6. LeAnn Huseth says:

    Tradyn, Erin, boys and all of the Foleys- we are so sorry for your loss!! You are all in our thoughts and prayers!

  7. Bob & JudyLynn Solberg says:

    :'( Asking God to bless you with strength and courage to bear the sorrow of your loss.

  8. Matt and Brenda Wogen says:

    We are so very sorry for your loss. Our deepest sympathy to the entire Foley family for the loss of your brother, father and uncle.

  9. Greg Hulne says:

    Tim, Taralee and the entire Foley family, I am sorry for your loss. Peace be with you.

  10. Kathleen says:

    Dear Taralee, Matt and Dakota,

    So sorry for the loss of this wonderful young man It seems as though he was a gift to your family and his community.
    Sending you all love and light as you go through this end of life process.

    Kathleen ✨🙏✨💞

  11. Christina Belling says:

    Thoughts and prayers to the Foley Family!!
    Tony will be greatly missed by many!!

  12. Matt Swenson says:

    Foley family, you are all in my thoughts and prayers. Seldom have I met a family as close as yours is… What a gift that is! I have many memories of Tony because of my friendship with Ty and boy do they bring smiles to my face… From pulling us on a tube behind the boat at amazing speed down at the lakes, shooting pool around Fargo or just hanging out listening to music… May God comfort you during this difficult time and remind you of all the wonderful times together! Matt

  13. Tim and Evonne Viland says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all in the loss of your brother and uncle.

  14. Barb Balllweber Hagstrom says:

    Our deepest sympathies and prayers for family and friends

  15. Troy Nappe says:

    Our prayers to all Tony’s family during this difficult time. Tony was a good machinist while he worked for us at Crary Industries for many years and made s lot of friends there and many stayed his friend up until his passing.

  16. Janice K Mikkelson says:

    My prayers for the family.

  17. Rob & Pat Lewis says:

    Dear Foley Family.
    Our sincere sympathies to all of you in the loss of Tony.
    We remember with great fondles all the “Foley kids” and the wonderful times our kids had with you between your yard and ours in Abercrombie.
    May God come to each of you with His peace and comfort.
    Love to all of you!

  18. Leonard Johnson says:

    Tony was a dear friend twice. In grade school, and later when we met up near the end of high school. Truly a great loss.

  19. Dar Jahnig says:

    I was shocked to hear of Tony’s passing. I had a lot of fun working with him at Robanks. Never a dull moment when Tony was around!!!

  20. Craig Flaa says:

    I was sad to hear this news. My condolences to all of you.

  21. Tami Lelm says:

    Sorry for your loss, God only takes the best!

  22. Bob and Cheryl Hangsleben says:

    May the love of God give you peace and the love of friends, comfort. Our sympathy to the family.

  23. Paul and Vanessa Kummer says:

    So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.

  24. Janelle Mellgren says:

    I am so sorry for your loss, love and prayers to your family.

  25. Jason Lelm says:

    So sorry for your familys loss. May God be with you and guide you through this most difficult time.

  26. Cathy Duhigg says:

    Deepest sympathy for you all. Cathy Duhigg and family

  27. Cindy Samek says:

    EWith a heavy heart today. God has a plan for Tony…Prayers to the family.

  28. Amy (German) Birnbaum says:

    My deepest condolences to the Foley family. I will always remember Tony for how friendly he was to everyone.

  29. Lynn Wold says:

    My deepest sympathy and prayers to each of you. Sadly I know what you are going through and wish you peace. God Bless.

  30. Kristina Lelm says:

    Truely sorry for your whole families lose… I’m sure he will be deeply missed. You guys are such a big loving family, I’m sure things won’t be the same on game day without time. Prayers to you all…

  31. Carmen Miller says:

    Sorry I couldn’t make it…. please know I care for all of you…. sending my sympathies to all who know Tony!

  32. Mark Schultz says:

    I’m sorry Tanner. Knowing how close your family is, I know the loss is tremendous. Our prayers are with you in this difficult time.

  33. Sergio Castillo says:

    With all our smpathy and love from the Castillo Family 🙏 we just found out this is Sergio who would go up there to work I hope you remember me especially Timmy Tony and Taraly I always remember you all your mom ad dad too was hoping to talk to you Timmy

  34. Sergio Castillo says:

    Hi Timmy Taraly had left can my phone# to the Funeral Home to call me have not gotten a call would love to hear from you all do you remember us we leaves across from you all in Dwight we would see each other every year my #is 956-251-1528 you all came to visit us one year in Laredo Texas hope to hear from you leave message if I don’t answer 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻💓💓💓🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻💓

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