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Theodore Edward Olgren

September 27, 1926 ~ November 7, 2018 (age 92)

  Theodore Edward Olgren passed peacefully on Wednesday November 7, 2018 after a long illness.

 Ted was born in Hancock, Michigan on September 27, 1926 to Theodore and Ann Olgren. He served in the Navy during World War II on the USS Barnes. He lived in Reno, Nevada and Sacramento, California before moving to Jerico Springs, Missouri where he met and married Mary Louise Thomas. They were married for nearly 65 years. He worked most of his life in the grocery business and retired from Safeway after 40 years.

  He leaves behind wife Louise, and seven children: son Charles (Tammy), daughter Linda (David) Pitts, son Keith, son Kevin (Karen), son Karl (Kristen), son James (Joy), and daughter Julie. As well as nine grandchildren: Bianca, Bailee, Daniel, Jessica, Eilis, Colleen, Nathan, Annika, and Molly.

  Funeral services will be 2:30 p.m. Friday, November 9, 2018 in the Ferry Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Robert Thomas officiating.  The family will receive friends from 2-2:30 p.m. prior to the service. Interment will follow in the Dunnegan Grove Cemetery, Sheldon, MO.

Donations may be made to:

Cedar Hills Baptist Church
16820 S Hwy 97, Jerico Springs MO 64756

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