Anthony ‘Tony’ Charles Nelson, 23, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, November 13, 2009. He was a lifelong resident of Racine, born on August 23, 1986, the son of Robert and Annette.
Tony was a 2005 graduate of Washington Park High School. He was the coach for the Park High School girl’s basketball team in 2004. After graduation he was employed at Lakeside Curative. Tony enjoyed sports and video games. He was an avid fan of the Cubs and Broncos.
Surviving are his father and step-mother, Robert Nelson and Vicky Gal; brothers, Robert Nelson Jr. and Theo Martinez; sisters, Melissa Nelson, Samantha Goll and Shauna Stilo; fiancé , Alyssa Wodicka; and grandmother, Ramona Stilo. He is further survived by aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Tony was preceded in death by his mother, Annette Stilo; grandparents, Victor Stilo, Margaret Schemmel and Dave (Lela) Nelson.
Funeral services will be held at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 725 High St., on Friday, November 20,2009, at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park. There will be a visitation at the church from 9 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m.
Memorials in Tony’s memory to Muscular Dystrophy Assoc., 3300 E. Sunrise Dr., Tucson, AZ 85718 or to the family have been suggested.
Sturino Funeral Home
3014 Northwestern Ave., Racine 262 632-4479