|Birth: ||Sep. 6, 1958|
|Death: ||Jan. 21, 2009|
Deputy Fitzloff was found unresponsive next to his squad car at the sheriff's sub-station in Ham Lake.
Authorities say Deputy Eugene "Tony" Fitzloff, of Brooklyn Park showed up to start his patrol shift at the Anoka County Sheriff's Office Ham Lake Sub-Station at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday.
At 7 a.m. Fitzloff was was found by a public works employee unresponsive next to his squad car.
The 50-year-old Fitzloff was taken to Unity Hospital in Fridley, where he was pronounced dead. Foul play is not suspected.
Fitzloff was an 18-year veteran of the sheriff's office. He is survived by two sons and numerous family members.
Anoka County Deputy Sheriff, Tony Fitzloff, age 50, of Brooklyn Park and formerly of St. Clair died unexpectedly, January 21, 2009 at Unity Hospital, Fridley.
Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 24, 2009 at St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church, St. Clair. Visitation will be from 4 – 8 p.m., Friday at Mankato Mortuary and will continue one hour before service at church on Saturday. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.
Tony was born September 6, 1958 to Eugene A. and Ramona (Hager) Fitzloff in St. Peter. He graduated from St. Clair High School in 1976. He worked for the family business, Fitzloff Electric while going to Mankato State University where he received his B.S. Degree in Law Enforcement in 1981. He was employed in security for the Federal Building at Ft. Snelling in St. Paul and has been employed as a Deputy Sheriff for Anoka County since November 1990. He was also a defensive driving instructor for Anoka County Sheriff Department. Tony was united in marriage to Cheryl Keyes in 1984, they were later divorced. He was a former member of the St. Clair Fire Department. Tony enjoyed fishing, water skiing, and spending time at the cabin.
Tony is survived by two sons, Mike Fitzloff and Tim Fitzloff both of Brooklyn Park; special friend, Sheila Hughes of Wyoming, MN; two brothers, Bill Fitzloff and Harold Fitzloff; sister, Ellen Fitzloff all of St. Clair; former wife, Cheryl Fitzloff of Plymouth; aunts, uncles, cousins, and extended family.
Tony was preceded in death by his father, Eugene in 1981 and mother, Ramona in 2003.
Saint Johns Cemetery
Blue Earth County
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Record added: May 03, 2012
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Deputy Tony Fitzloff * End of Watch : January 21, 2009|
Added: May. 3, 2012