Anton Joseph “Tony” Heinrichs III, 64, of Springfield died on Monday, February 11, 2013. He was born January 20, 1949 in Milwaukee, WI to Anton Joseph and Dolores Mae Tafelski Heinrichs II. He married Sonnie Belden on January 1, 1993 and she survives.
Also surviving are one daughter, Dayna (Josh) Heinrichs-Judd of Springfield; two sons, Anton Joseph (Shar) Heinrichs IV of Middleton, IL and Shayne (fiancé Jen) Carlisle of Carlinville, IL; three sisters, Diane (Bob) Block of Frankfort, IL, Nickie Madden and Roxanne (Greg) Herr, both of Springfield; one brother, Phil Bresnehan of Springfield; niece Amanda and great niece Arielle Miloncus of Springfield; niece Patti (companion Mark Thompson) Block of New Lenox, IL; 7 grandchildren; a special furry friend, Lucas and many close relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, step-father Bill Bresnehan and one nephew, Michael Beldon.
Anton was a resident of Springfield for most of his life and was an over the road driver for Riesinger brothers trucking. He served our country in the Army during the Vietnam Era.
Memorial Gathering: 4:30- 6 p.m. Saturday, February 16, 2013 at Staab Funeral Home.
Memorial Service: 4 p.m. Saturday, February 16, 2013 at Staab Funeral Home with Vaughn Beeman officiating.