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“Sorry to hear of your loss ! I remember Allen as a well mannered , kind & quiet young man. Wish I had kept in contact better with people I went to...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Joe Haffner - Farmington, IA

“So sorry for your loss. I enjoyed seeing Allan again at our 50th High School Reunion in 2013. My prayers are with the family. ”
2 of 6 | Posted by: Deloris Wilson Heminger - NE

“Paula & family, we are wishing you a short road of sorrow with a long path of beautiful memories. Prayers & hugs to all of you. ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Darrell & Kathy Meyer - friend

“Paula and family,May God be with you, giving you strength and courage. May you be surround with love and comfort with family and friends.Waverly ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Waverly Snow - Chesapeake, VA

“God received another angel!!! My prayers are with the family at their loss of a family member. ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Connie Boyd - Farmington, IA

“Allan was a super co-worker had a great time working with Allan at Burrows.We shared a lot of stories about growing up.He will truly be missed I can...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Howard Vorwaldt - Wever, IA


Allan E. Anthony, 70, of Farmington, Iowa, passed away at 9:36 a.m. Sunday, December 6, 2015 at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa.

Born March 31, 1945 in Farmington, Iowa the son of Everett and Myrtle (Fixsal) Anthony. On February 24, 1968 he married Paula M. Block in Eagle Grove, Iowa. They lived in Montrose for a year and a half and then moved to Farmington where he built the house his family lives in with the help of his brothers and father-in-law.

Survivors include his wife; Paula of Farmington, Iowa, two sons; Chris Anthony of Farmington, Iowa and Stacy Anthony of Farmington, Iowa, two daughters; Robin Anthony of Farmington, Iowa and Heidi (Mark) Wells of Farmington, Iowa, one sister; Virginia Gray of Farmington, Iowa, one sister-in-law; Rosie Wixom of Bonaparte, Iowa and several aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, one sister, one niece, two nephews and one great nephew.

Allan graduated from Harmony High School in 1963. He was a member of New Hope Assembly of God Church in Farmington, Iowa. He worked at Burrows Paper Company in Fort Madison, Iowa for forty one years retiring in September of 2009. He also worked with his dad logging and helped his brother build houses. Allan enjoyed spending lots of time with the family dogs taking them out to parks or the forest. He also enjoyed feeding the squirrels and birds, woodworking, watching the St. Louis Cardinals and Iowa Hawkeyes. When his children were young he loved taking family vacations to Missouri, Arkansas and South Dakota, especially when they were able to go through caves.

The family will meet with friends from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home in Farmington, Iowa.

A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at the Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home in Farmington, Iowa with Minister Jim Austin officiating.

Burial will be at the Greenglade Cemetery in Farmington, Iowa.

A memorial has been established in his memory.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.schmitzlynkfuneralhomes.com. The Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home in Farmington is assisting the family with arrangements.