MARQUETTE, MI. - Anthony Leonard Eagle, age 46, of Marquette and former Escanaba resident passed away Friday August 3, 2012 from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.
He was born January 2, 1966 in Escanaba and was the son of Leonard and Belinda (Papineau) Eagle. Tony graduated from Escanaba High School and furthered his studies at Northern Michigan University receiving his bachelor's degree in sociology and later social work. He had a passion for helping ex-offenders transition back into society. Tony was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church in Marquette, the Superior Chapter of the Harley Owners Group of Marquette, and he loved to ride his Harley Davidson motorcycle.
Anthony Leonard Eagle is survived by: Children- Josh Eagle of Rapid River, Anthony Eagle, Jr. of Baraga, Nicole Eagle of Baraga, Ethan Halverson of Baraga, Chelsea Halverson of Baraga. Grandchildren- Nicolas, Antonio, Aydin, Devin, Alijah, Laniceya, Ava and Anjeni. Mother- Belinda Eagle of Escanaba. Grandparents- John and Joyce Picard of Wells. Sister- Elaine "Sissy" Eagle of Escanaba. Brothers- Stephen Eagle of Escanaba, Jamie Eagle of Escanaba. Love of Tony's life- Jessica Siedlecki of Marquette and her children- Dustyn, Brandyn and Bridget. Former wives- Janice Halverson (mother of Tony's children) of Baraga and Denise Eagle of Marinette. Special Friend- Debbie Calouette of Escanaba. Uncles- Kim (Judy) Papineau of Escanaba, Brent (Donna) Papineau of Escanaba, Terry (Cindy) Papineau of Escanaba. Several Nieces and Nephews.
Anthony Leonard Eagle
Visitation will be held from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm Tuesday August 7, 2012 at the Anderson Funeral Home in Escanaba. Funeral services celebrating the life of Anthony Leonard Eagle will be held at 4:00 pm Tuesday at the Anderson Funeral Home with Rev. Kim Spencer officiating. A reception will follow the funeral services. Burial will take place in the Gardens of Rest Cemetery.
The Anderson Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements and online condolences can be sent to the family at www.andersonfuneralhomes.net