Anton Dobrovolny

June 10, 1925 – Aug. 22, 2018

Anton “Tony” Dobrovolny, 93, was taken back to his heavenly Father, Aug. 22, 2018, in St. George, Utah. He was born June 10, 1925, in Atkinson, Nebraska, to Joseph and Ella Ziska Dobrovolny.

Tony married the love of his life, Margarete “Greta” S. Dobrovolny, Nov. 5, 1955, in Topeka, Kansas.

Tony was born and raised on a cattle ranch in Nebraska, at which time he joined the U.S. Army. He served as a company commander and received two Purple Hearts, two Bronze Service Stars, the Korean Medal of Honor and the United Nations Medal of Honor.

Tony enjoyed reading, bowling, hiking, hunting, traveling and being with those he loved. He worked for the Army Corps of Engineers in California until retirement.

Tony was a wonderful husband, father, son and brother. He will be greatly missed by those who love him.

Tony is survived by his wife, Margarete Dobrovolny; sons, Lee and Michael Dobrovolny; grandson, Stephen Oswald; brothers, John (Maryann), Tommy (Joann) and Fred (Dixie); sister, Marie (Ray); along with many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Albena.

Funeral services

  • A visitation will be held on Monday, Aug. 27, from 6-8 p.m. at Metcalf Mortuary, 288 West St. George Blvd., St. George, Utah.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Metcalf Mortuary, 435-673-4221.

For condolences, full obituary and funeral listings please visit Metcalf Mortuary online.

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