Anthony F. "Tony" Bias, age 64, died accidently while clearing trees on his land Wednesday, November 13, 2013. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, November 18, 2013 at St. Casimir Catholic Church in Wells at 11:00 AM. Visitation will be held Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM at Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells, with a 5:00 Prayer Service. Father Thomas Niehaus will officiate and burial will be in St. Casimir Catholic Cemetery. Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells is in charge of arrangements. Please see brussheitner.com to leave online condolences.
Tony is survived by his wife of 35 years, Pat Bias, son Richard Bias, both of Wells; 3 daughters: Ruth (husband David) Lewis of Council Bluffs, IA, Laura (husband Kevin) Whalen of Spanaway, WA, and Sara Bias of Morgantown, WV; 6 Grandchildren: Makaela and Kyler Whalen; Claire, Aaron, Abigail, and Zachary Lewis.
He is also survived by his siblings: Theresa (Bud) Jarvis of Alden, Patricia (Floyd) Otdoerfer of Coralville, IA, Virginia Bias (Gene Rudebusch) of Alden, John Bias and Aloysius Bias, both of Wells; Bernard (Becky) Bias of Alden, MN; step-mother: Darlene Bias of Alden, MN; as well as 3 brothers-in-law and 1 sister-in-law, and several nieces and nephews and their families.
Tony was preceded in death by his grandparents, parents, and infant son Mark.