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Anthony “Tony” Bonkowski

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Anthony “Tony” Bonkowski, age 82 of Seguin, passed away on December 25, 2019. A memorial service celebrating Tony’s life will be held on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. at Cross Church with Rev. Jim Price officiating. A reception will follow in the fellowship hall. Private interment will take place at a later date in the Lockhart City Cemetery. Tony was born on January 14, 1937 in Lockhart, Texas to Katie Bonkowski. He grew up in Lockhart under the loving care of his Polish immigrant grandparents, Wladyslaw “Walter” Antoni and Marjanna “Mary” (Nagrodzka) Bonkowski. Tony proudly served his country in the Texas National Guard for 12 years and for 18 months in the Army Reserve. He served as Scoutmaster for the Boy Scouts of America at a local church for 13 years, was President of Seguin Plumbing Board for eight years, and was a member of the Seguin Hermann Sons Lodge #37. Tony enjoyed dancing and was a member of the Happy Soles Square Dance Club of Seguin. He is preceded in death by his mother and his grandparents. Survivors include his loving wife, Dorothy Huebner Bonkowski; son, Terry Roy Bonkowski and wife Beverly; grandchildren, Bailey Hubbard and Wyatt Hubbard; nieces, nephews, cousins, other loving family members throughout Texas and Duncan, Oklahoma, and friends. The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and staff of Nesbit Living and Recovery Center and the Guadalupe Regional Medical Center and Hospice Services for their loving care of Tony. Memorial contributions may be made to Cross Church, 814 N. Bauer, Seguin, Texas, 78155. You are invited to sign the guest book at www.treshewell.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Tres Hewell Mortuary, 165 Tor Dr., Seguin, Texas, 78155, 830-549-5912.
To view and sign the guest book, visit www.post-register.com/anthony-tony-bonkowski

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  1. Tom Coopwood 2 January, 2020 at 18:46 Reply

    Anthony was a good friend and classmate. Always willing to go the extra mile to help those in need. He will be solely missed and remembered by me and the LHS class of 1956. God Bless. Tom Coopwood

  2. Linda L Guckian 3 January, 2020 at 22:17 Reply

    Anthony lived on the farm next to our farm on Old Fentress Rd. He was one of the first members of our LHS class of 1956 that I met after moving to Lockhart in the 40’s. I always knew him to be an honest, hardworking, helpful, true friend. In later years, Anthony was the one who always volunteered to drive his truck, pulling his trailer for our class to ride in the Chisholm Trail parades. Great memories of our class reunions!
    May you rest in peace Anthony. My deepest sympathy to your family and friends.
    Linda Riddle Guckian

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