Theodor "Ted" H. Teeuwen, 86, passed away Thursday, January 25, 2018. He was born in Eindhoven, Netherlands on April 17, 1931, to the late Theodor and Maria (Stein) Teeuwen.
Ted was an avid sports fan, he especially loved football and the Pittsburgh Steelers. He spent many years coaching, umpiring and organizing the Girls BYS softball league. He was a member of VFW Post 9520 in Brunswick. But most of all, he loved spending time with his family. His "girls" from all three generations were his pride and joy.
Ted is survived by his children, Esther (Donnie) Wilkinson, Bonnie (Scott Nelson) Teeuwen; grandchildren, Angie Wilkinson-Smith (Dave), Michelle Wilkinson and Kelsey Weber and great-grandchildren, Abby Smith, Max Smith, Zoey Hodge and Mallory Hodge.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Gertrud "Peggy" (Kirchoff) Teeuwen; his brother, Wilheim Teeuwen and sisters, Louise Teeuwen-Nillesen and Katherine Teeuwen-Mevissen.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 P.M., Monday, January 29, 2018 at Waite & Son Funeral Home, 765 N. Court St., Medina. A funeral service will be held at 12:30 P.M., Tuesday, January 30, 2018. Burial with Military Honors will follow at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, Seville.
Twice in the last 18 months the Angels of hospice has assisted the family through difficult times. The family respectfully asks contributions to be made to Hospice of Medina County, 5075 Windfall Rd., Medina, OH 44256.
Online condolences may be left at waitefuneralhome.com