Theodore A. ‘Ted’ Winter
Theodore A. “Ted” Winter, age 90, died early Monday morning, September 27, 2010, at the Meade District Hospital, Meade, Kansas.
He was born August 16, 1920, at Atoka, Oklahoma, the son of Alec Horton Bessie (Pletcher) Winter. As a young boy he attended school in Oklahoma. After his education, he began working for a family business in Texas. He later joined the United States Army, serving during World War II.
In 1946, he married Hazel Hickey at Ashland, Kansas. After their marriage, the couple made their home in Meade. He was the owner and operator of Ted’s Laundry and Cleaners for over sixty years.
He was a member of the Church of the Nazarene, serving on the board of directors and singing in the church choir; the V.F.W.; former member of the Meade Roping Club; and Kiwanis International. Ted enjoyed many sporting events including, football, boxing, wrestling, baseball, hunting and fishing.
He is survived by: His wife, Hazel Winter of Meade, Kansas; Two sons, Ted Winter of Meade, Kansas, David Winter of Meade, Kansas; A daughter, Janice Stone of Ozawkie, Kansas; Four grandchildren and Seven great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by a son, Danny Lynn Winter on August 21, 1966; a brother, Mack Winter, an infant brother; and a grandson, Ryan Stone in 1978.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, September 30, 2010, at the Church of the Nazarene, Meade, with the Reverend Ron Willard presiding. Friends may call from 12:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, at Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary, Meade. Interment will be in the Graceland Cemetery, Meade.
The family would welcome memorials to the Church of the Nazarene in care of the funeral home.