Tony Fife

Anthony Wynn Fife, 46, of Ammon, passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at his home. He was under the care of Hospice of Eastern Idaho.

Tony was born May 12, 1967, in Brigham City, Utah, to Charles Bowring Fife and JoAnn Roper Fife. He attended schools in Idaho Falls and Boise, graduating from Meridian High School in 1985. He served an LDS mission to Orange County, Calif., from 1987 to 1989.

He went on to attend Boise State University, where he earned a bachelor's degree in business administration; California State University-Dominguez Hills, earning a master's degree in international business; the Air Force Institute of Technology, earning a master's degree; and George Mason University, where he was working toward his Ph.D. in statistics.

Tony was a major in the Air Force. His military service included working in the Pentagon, where he was serving on 9/11. He also worked as a government contractor at Tecelote Research.

On Sept. 22, 1989, he married Trina Dawn Marler in Boise. They had three daughters and a son.

He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where he served in all the priesthood general auxiliaries, and was a member of his ward bishopric twice.

Tony enjoyed spending time with his family, serving in the church, creating spreadsheets, woodworking, home projects, gun collecting, cooking and baking and furthering his education.

Tony is survived by his loving spouse of 23 years, Trina; his parents, Charles and JoAnn Fife of Idaho Falls; daughters, Eryn Dawn Fife (Andrew) Kurowski of Rexburg, MeKenzie Paige Fife and Alivia Anne Fife, both of Ammon; son, A. Joshua Fife of Provo, Utah; brother, Charles Jason (Lynee) Fife of Herriman, Utah; and sisters, Sharla Ann (Eric) Woodman of Draper, Utah, Crista Ann (Adam) Jardine of Ammon and Lori Ann (Dustin) Dance of Ucon, Idaho.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents and a niece, Sadie Fife.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 12, at the Ammon LDS 28th Ward, 3934 E. 49th South, with Bishop Scott Woolstenhulme officiating. The family will visit with friends one hour prior to services at the church. Burial will be in Brigham City, Utah, Cemetery, with military rites provided by the Brigham City VFW Post 1695.

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Published in Post Register on July 10, 2013