Theodore P. Prange,
82, of Chesterton passed away Saturday, June 3, 2017.
He was born
December 12, 1934 in South Bend, IN, to Edgar and Olive (Roosa) Prange.
On August 17, 1957,
he married Barbara A. Brownell who survives along with their children: Edgar
W. (Leigh Ann) Prange of South Lyon, MI, Theodore P. Prange, Jr. of
Indianapolis, Jeannette L. Keating (fiance Neil Armstrong)
of Greenwood, IN, and grandchildren: Alex, Veronica, Eric, Lindsey, Matt,
Kelsey, and Kerry.
He was preceded in
death by his parents and one son-in-law, Steve Keating.
He graduated from
Central High School, served proudly with the U.S. Army, and received a B.S.
in Business from Indiana University. He began his career at Post Cereals,
moved into Human Resources with GTE, served at First National Bank of
Valparaiso and the American Cancer Society before concluding his work as a
bus driver with Duneland Schools. Ted was an active member of Faith Memorial
Lutheran Church having served as president and the Elkhart Lions Club where
he also served as president.
visitation will be held Friday, June 16, at Faith Memorial Lutheran Church,
753 N. Calumet Ave., Valparaiso, from 1 to 3 p.m. with memorial service
beginning at 3:00 p.m., Rev. Eric Schoech officiating, with burial following
at Angelcrest Cemetery.
may be made to Faith Memorial Lutheran Church or the American Cancer