Death of a maternal grandfatherBenedict Leonard Walz
September 8, 1964
Burial of a maternal grandfatherBenedict Leonard Walz
September 11, 1964
Degree 1975
Note: MSEE
Death of a paternal grandmotherAnna Nelson
June 7, 1976
Death of a maternal grandmotherElizabeth Josephine Flottemesch
June 29, 1978
Burial of a maternal grandmotherElizabeth Josephine Flottemesch
July 1, 1978
Anecdote December 1998

Note: Tony received his third Gates Technology Award from the Gates Corporation for innovative computer engineering
Death of a fatherAlvin Gordon Hjelmstad
August 11, 2001
Note: Cardiac Arrest
Burial of a fatherAlvin Gordon Hjelmstad
August 15, 2001