Obituary: Sheriff's Deputy Anthony Bier

Santee resident and outstanding officer of the law is remembered by the City Council.

Santee resident and Sheriff's Deputy Anthony (Tony) Bier recently passed away after a valiant battle with pancreatic cancer.

Tony worked two years for LAPD before joining the Sheriff's Dept. in 1984. He began his career working in the El Cajon Detention Facility, and then worked the and Lemon Grove Patrol Stations. Tony has been a Field Training Officer and a Corporal. During his career Tony received an Exemplary Performance and a Meritorious Unit Citation.

Tony has been described as a highly motivated deputy, dependable, a strong team player and was well liked by his co-workers. Tony was a deidcated employee and an excellent co-worker who always had a positive attitude. He enjoyed working for the Sheriff's Dept. and he will truly be missed by his friends and coworkers.

Tony is survived by four children Nathaniel Bier, Tiffany Bier-Ortiz, Steve Newark and Kristine Newark and three grandchildren Rowlan "Anthony" Ortiz, Kalie Jones and Joey Newark. His wife Cindy Newark-Bier succumbed to lung cancer three and a half years ago.

The Santee City Council will present a certificate of adjournment to his family members at .

This obituary was drawn from the adjournment in memory at the Feb. 8 City Council meeting.

Lisa Veall Larson February 08, 2012 at 07:30 PM
I knew Tony Bier in High School at Santana. Very very nice guy. I am so sorry for his children to lose their parents at such a young age. -Lisa
angelo schmitt April 23, 2013 at 11:42 PM
if anyone still reads this post. i would love to get in contact with his children , as i have lived with them in 1990 1991 as an exchange student from germany rgards angelo schmitt


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