Theodore E. "Ted" Splettstoesser

Theodore E. "Ted" Splettstoesser, age 71, of Waconia, passed away on Sunday, July 15, 2012 at the Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia.

Funeral Service was held on Thursday, July 19, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Waconia with Rev. Dave Larson officiating. Visitation one hour prior to the service on Thursday. Interment Trinity Lutheran Cemetery.

Theodore was born on July 20, 1940 in Waconia, the son of Theodore C. and Evelyn (Kowalke) Splettstoesser. Ted was baptized on Aug. 4, 1940 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Waconia by Rev. William F. Schneider and confirmed on April 11, 1954 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Waconia by Rev. Robert Heyne.

Ted loved to go camping and tend to his vegetable and flower gardens. He enjoyed taking his scooter for a ride around town. Ted was very much at home just sitting in his swing reading the paper on a daily basis. In his younger days Ted would go out traveling with close friends. He had a knack for landscaping his yard. Ted was a veteran of the United States Army and a lifetime member of the Waconia Legion Post 150.

Ted was preceded in death by his parents Theodore and Evelyn Splettstoesser; brothers-in-law Henry Zumberge, Martin Harms; nephew-in-law Daryl Breitung.

Ted is survived by his special friend Mavis Schuette of Waconia; sisters and brother-in-law Joyce Harms of Cologne, Marjorie and Vernon Debner of Waconia; nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.

Casket Bearers Mike Debner, Bryant Debner, Randy Debner, Jeff Debner, Lisa Reichow, Jane Debner.

Arrangements with the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia; www.johnsonfh.com.

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