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Anthony Shawn "Tony" West
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Birth: Sep. 16, 1983
La Porte
La Porte County
Indiana, USA
Death: Sep. 28, 2009
Indiana, USA

Anthony "Tony" S. West
Sept. 16, 1983-Sept. 28, 2009

On September 16, 1983, in La Porte, at 8 a.m., Patricia West was given the most precious gift of a beautiful son, Anthony Shawn West. He was present on this earth until the Lord took him home on September 28, 2009 after a life long struggle with Muscular Dystrophy. He brought joy to everyone he touched. Tony attended Rogers High School and went on to complete his GED through La Porte High School. Tony was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene, La Porte.

Surviving are his mother, Patricia West of La Porte; his father, Bart (Tiffany) Eigenmann of Knoxville, TN; his grandparents, Virginia Popplewell of La Porte, Joe West of Michigan City, Shirley Eigenmann of Venice, FL; six aunts, Ruth (Bill) Spence, Cindy (Harold) Bass, Ella (Dennis) Kalsow, Esther (Mike) Voloch, Nancy West and Kathy West; numerous cousins and friends; and his beloved pet "Peanut." He will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him for his fighting spirit, sense of humor, and his appreciation for the little things in life.

Preceding in death were his grandfather, Richard Eigenmann; and two uncles, Roger and Jeff West.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, October 1, 2009 at Lakeview Funeral Home and Crematory, 247 W. Johnson Rd., La Porte, with Rev. Dan McDonald and Rev. Hugh Smith officiating. A visitation and viewing will be from 5 - 7 p.m., Wednesday, September 30, 2009 and at 10 a.m. until time of service Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Patton Cemetery, La Porte. Please send condolences to the family at

Memorial contributions may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, 314 W. Catalpa, Suite F, Mishawaka, IN 46545 and to the charity of the donor's choice.

The family wishes to express a special thank you to Maxim Home Care for their caring support. 
Patton Cemetery
La Porte
La Porte County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Jackie & Ralph
Record added: Sep 29, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42523378
Anthony Shawn Tony West
Added by: Ashley Warkentien
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