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Antonio ‘Tony’ Leal

Published: Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 1:15 a.m. CDT

ROCK FALLS – Antonio “Tony” Leal, 58, of Rock Falls, died Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, at his home. He worked for 25 years at Henry Pratt Co. in Dixon.

He was born Jan. 24, 1954, in Savanna, a son of Toribio and Nestoria (Rodriguez) Leal. He served in the Army. He married Darlene Stombaugh on Oct. 16, 2012, in Rock Falls.

Survivors include his wife and his mother, both of Rock Falls; two daughters, Tanya (Jeff) Steder of Sterling and Toni Leal of Aurora; four stepchildren, Peggy (David) Mickelson of Indiana, Paula (fiancé Steve Jackson) Barron of Rock Falls, and Patty (fiancé Scott Hall) Stombaugh and Matt Stombaugh, both of Sterling; four sisters, Jane (John) Espinoza and Julie (Jose) Herrera, both of Rock Falls, and Nora (Ruben Mata) Puentes and Rosemary (Bob) Mena, both of Sterling; six brothers, Ralph (Toni) Leal of Dixon, John (Carol) Leal of Morrison, Richard (Esther) Leal and Frank (Linda) Leal, both of Rock Falls, Joseph Leal of Sterling and David Leal of Florida; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. 

He was preceded in death by his father and three brothers.

Visitation will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Juan Ayala officiating. Burial with full military honors will be at Coloma Township Cemetery in Rock Falls.

A memorial has been established to Rock Falls American Legion Post 902. 

Visit www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com to send condolences.

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