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Ted Luther

October 25, 1929 January 16, 2020
Ted Luther
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TED LUTHER, 90, of Morrison, IL, died Thursday, January 16, 2020 at Windsor Manor in Morrison.

Cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial service will be held at later date at the Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home with Rev. Dr. Mike Selburg, pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Morrison, officiating. Interment will be at Grove Hill Cemetery in Morrison. A memorial has been established to the American Cancer Society.

Ted was born October 25, 1929 in Brooklyn, NY to Martin P. and Martha D. (Hock) Luther. He was educated in the Brooklyn, NY school system. Ted served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. On December 21, 1951 he married A. Joyce Luther. She died August 7, 2016. Ted was employed with General Electric Co. in Morrison for 36 years, retiring in 1989. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Morrison where he served as a member of the Session and a Sunday school teacher. He enjoyed fishing, golfing and traveling, including ocean cruises.

Survivors include one daughter, Kim (David) Oostendorp of Dubuque, IA; three sons, Tim (Melissa) Luther of Carlsbad, CA, Keith (Kristen) Luther of Naperville, IL and Kevin (Cindy) Luther of Rockford, IL; eight grandchildren, Amanda (Alex) Cachaldora, Alison (Rob) Randall, Ryan and Nicole Oostendorp; Courtney Luther and Chloe (Matthew) Broad; Morgan and Chase Luther; two great grandchildren, Theodore Alejandro Cachaldora and Caleb John Cachaldora; one sister, Martha (Harold) Argue of Vero Beach, FL.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce; two brothers, Donald and Philip Luther.

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