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Anthony “Tony” Alme, age 45, of Cottage Grove, passed away unexpectedly at his home on January 31, 2021.
Tony was born November 9, 1975 in St. Paul, Minnesota to Allen “Buddy” and Michelle (Gallick) Alme. He graduated from Park High School in 1994 and enjoyed playing hockey and baseball, which he excelled in. Tony started his career at The Ford Motor Company in St. Paul where he found his passion for mechanics; he remained there until the plant closed. In 2014 he started working for the USPS where he was currently serving as a mail carrier.
Tony met the love of his life, April Roffers, on July 4, 1999. They experienced many great moments in their lives together. They spent countless hours boating with family on the St. Croix. Tony enjoyed bowling, hunting, fishing, and was a master at smoking and grilling. In 2000, they welcomed their daughter, Savannah, into this world. On August 16, 2014, they were united in marriage at All Saint’s Lutheran Church.
If you knew Tony, you were immediately considered family. Tony knew no stranger. Adults and children alike adored him. Everyone that came into contact with Tony was a recipient of his kindness and generosity. He always had a smile on his face and could make anyone laugh. Tony loved his girls more than anything and had more friends and family than one could count. The outpouring of love and encouragement April and Savannah have received is overwhelming and they are forever grateful.
Tony is survived by his wife April, daughter Savannah, parents Allen “Buddy” and Michelle, brother Chris (Anjanette), and nephews Aidan and Liam. He is preceded in death by grandparents, Einar and Ann Alme and Darrel and Marilyn Gallick.
A private memorial service for Tony’s family will be held on Saturday, February 13, 2021 at 12:00 pm and will be available by livestream starting at 11:50 am.
Memorial visitation will be open to the public from 1:00-4:00 pm at Kok Funeral Home, 7676 80th Street S., Cottage Grove. A committal service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in memory of Tony be made to All Saints Lutheran Church in Cottage Grove, MN (https://www.allsaintscg.org/)
LIVESTREAM INFORMATION: For those who would like to participate in Tony’s service via livestream, you can watch the service on Saturday, February 13, 2021 at 12:00 pm. It can be viewed by scrolling to the bottom of this page, and "CLICK PLAY" to begin. Please leave a message of support on our Tribute Wall or complete the HeartStrings message form to let the family know you were able to watch the service. If you are having troubles with the Livestream, the service will be available to watch later in the day.
While maintaining social distancing guidelines, we are now able to accommodate gatherings while abiding to a 50% capacity at the facility. The use of face masks by attendees is required at indoor events, and we will continue taking the necessary steps to keep your families safe. Expressions of sympathy during this time can be left on the condolences page available on the obituary portion on our website. We also encourage you to view the video tribute once it becomes available or complete the HeartStrings online sympathy page with the link above.
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