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“Condolences. I always admired Tony. One of my mentors. ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Peter Blankenheim - Madison, WI

“To the Blaschka family: I was saddened to hear of your loss. Becky and I were teammates in high school and our Dad's were good friends as well. ...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Gina (Thompson)Kutchek - WI

“Dear Marty, Tracy, Becky and family,We were so sorry to hear about Tony's passing. The twinkle in his eye at some spot of humor, the gentle smile...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Jim and Jill Zimmerman

“So sorry for your loss Marty. Hugs and prayers. Loved the days when Tony sponsored our softball team and we would end up at Jakes bar for a couple(...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Barb Kessler - Cottage Grove, WI

“Hi Mrs. Blaschka,I am so sorry to hear about your husband's passing. My parents spoke of you often and enjoyed your friendship. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Julie "Gerry" Osborn - WI

“We are so saddened to hear of Tony passing. Our deepest sympathy to the family.We are unable to attend funeral services, for we are still at our...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: John and Isie Derr - Henderson, NV

“I'm so saddened to hear of Tony's passing. We basically grew up together alto I was a year older. He was such a nice guy!! My heart goes out to the...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Marlene Gardner/ Kirk - Mena, AR

“Tony's calm demeanor and dry sense of humor will be greatly missed. I have such fond memories of Tony over the years as a friend and a ball player...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Candy Davis - Edgerton, WI


Anthony A. "Tony" Blaschka, age 78, passed away on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at St. Mary's Hospital in Madison. Tony was born on September 13, 1938 in Madison to his parents Benjamin and Elvina (Blaska) Blaschka. He married Mardell Pfaff on August 13, 1966 at Sacred Hearts Catholic Church in Sun Prairie.

Tony served in the U.S. Army for 2 years. He worked and owned Ben's Auto with his brother Paul from 1962 to 2003. Tony was a pilot, a snowmobiler, and a trail groomer for the Prairie Riders Club. He was also a corvette enthusiast and a longtime blood donor.

Tony is survived by his wife Mardell; 2 daughters, Tracy (Michael) Herold of Sun Prairie and Becky Blaschka of Madison; 2 grandchildren, Olivia and Gabriel Herold; sister Generose Koeppl of Raleigh NC; brother Paul (Dawn) Blaschka of Sun Prairie; and many nieces and nephews.

Tony is preceded in death by his parents; 2 sisters Mary Ellen Blaschka, and Arleen Oestricher; and brothers-in-law George Koeppl and Louie Oestreicher.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be on Tuesday May 9, 2017, 11:00 a.m. at Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Catholic Church, 227 Columbus St., Sun Prairie, Monsignor Duane Moellenberndt will preside. A visitation will be held on Monday May 8, 2017 from 4 to 7:00 p.m. at Tuschen-Newcomer Funeral Home, 302 Columbus St. in Sun Prairie. A scripture service will be held at 7:00 p.m. A visitation also will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the time of Mass at the church on Tuesday. Burial will take place in Sacred Hearts Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Sacred Hearts Cemetery Fund or American Red Cross.

Tuschen-Newcomer Funeral Home
Sun Prairie, WI 608-837-5400
www.newcomerfh.com