Funeral Services For Anthony Kamphaus
A Funeral Mass for Anthony “Tony” Kamphaus, age 79, of Bonesteel, SD, will be Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at 10:30 A.M. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in O’Neill. Burial will be in the O’Neill Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday, December 11, 2017, from 5-8 P.M. with a 7:00 P.M. Parish Rosary at Biglin’s Mortuary in O’Neill. Fr. Bernard Starman will officiate. Tony passed away on Thursday, December 7, 2017, at the O’Neill Care and Rehabilitation Center in O’Neill. Memorials may be made to Omaha Nebraska Office of the American Diabetes Association.
Anthony Matthew Kamphaus was born on March 16, 1938 to Joseph and Juliana (Arnberger) Kamphaus in Amelia. He was baptized at St. Joe’s of Amelia and went to Country School 216 south of Amelia. He worked for rancher Ed Heiser of Lynch. Tony started working in 1966 for Chicago/Northwestern Railroad, working for 31 years, moving with the railroad from Norfolk, Wayne, Wall, and Rapid City, back to Bonesteel. He retired in 2003 with several safety awards.
Tony liked to tour the Black Hills and attend the yearly railroad meetings. He also enjoyed get togethers with family.
He is survived by his brothers and sisters: Genevieve Shaw, Dorothy Summers, Carl Kamphaus and wife Irene, Bernard Kamphaus and wife Jo Ellen, all of O’Neill, NE, Mike Kamphaus and wife Yvonne of Omaha, NE, Frank Kamphaus and wife Diane of Columbus, NE, Paul Kamphaus and wife Carolyn of Omaha, NE, one sister in law, LaVerne Kamphaus of Burwell, NE, and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Julie Kamphaus, siblings: Joe Kamphaus and wife Leila, Mary Stewart and husband Jim, John Kamphaus, and Juliana Svatos and husband Leonard, 2 brothers in law; William K. Shaw and Duane G. Summers.
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