Ted Burgeson, 78Ted Norman Burgeson, 78, died Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at his daughter’s home in Omaha, Nebraska.
Ted Norman Burgeson, 78, died Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at his daughter’s home in Omaha, Nebraska.
Ted was born September 13, 1933 to Lawrence W. and Jeanette Elmura (McCrillis) Burgeson in Remer. Ted attended the Adventist Church School in Remer and also in Anoka. He then graduated from Maplewood Academy in Hutchinson in 1951.
Ted entered the United States Army on March 2, 1953 and was stationed in Honolulu, Hawaii. He worked at Tripler Army Hospital as a medical lab and X-ray technician. He was honorably discharged from the Army on June 3, 1956.
Ted married Darlene Nancy Ytredal on June 3, 1956. They had three daughters and resided in Alexandria for the last 35 years. Ted spent the last five months of his life in Omaha with his daughter Sandi. Ted loved his family, fishing, bowling and golfing in his younger years.
He is survived by his daughters, Sandra (David) Downing of Omaha, NE; Heidi (Craig) Hardel of Hutchinson; and Tammera Hewitt of Alexandria; grandchildren, Clint Downing, Luke Downing and Andrea (Lance) Norsworthy; great-grandchildren, Lexis and Payton Norsworthy; brothers, Lawrence (Karen) Burgeson, Donald (Lou) Burgeson; sister-in-law, Mary Lou Burgeson; Shawn and Shelly Burgeson and a host of family and friends. He will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved him.
Ted was preceded in death by his wife, Darlene; parents, Lawrence (Elmyra) Burgeson; sister, Ruby Schmidt; and brothers, Kenneth Burgeson and Clifford Burgeson.
A funeral service was held Friday, May 25 at Anderson Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Wayne Morrison officiating. Interment was at Kinkead Cemetery. Casket bearers were David Downing, Luke Downing, Craig Hardel, Lance Norsworthy, Michael Thompson and Andrea Norsworthy.
Arrangements are with Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria; www.andersonfuneral.net.
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