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Theodore A. "Ted" Potter

July 18, 1924 — January 27, 2019

Theodore A. “Ted” Potter, 94, of St. Paul, died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019, at Brookefield Park in St. Paul. Graveside services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at Elmwood Cemetery in St. Paul. The Rev. Bonnie Brock will officiate. Military honors will be rendered by Carl Mogensen American Legion Post 119 of St. Paul. Visitation will be Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Peters Funeral Home in St. Paul. Ted was born on July 18, 1924, at Sumner, Nebraska, the son of Edward W. and Lizzie D. (Yiengst) Potter. He grew up in Sumner where he attended Sumner Public School and graduated from Sumner High School in 1941. He then moved to Denver, where he had numerous jobs, the last being at Remington Arms Ammunition factory. He was a World War II veteran serving in the Army Air Force. After being discharged, he worked at the Los Angeles Hospital. He stayed in the reserves and was called back to duty during the Korean War, serving in Japan and Korea. After his tour of duty he returned to his job in the Emergency Room at the Los Angeles Hospital, where he retired after 35 years. He enjoyed camping, fishing and roller skating and enjoyed going to the roller derby. He is survived by a sister, Georgia Goodrich of Rockford, IL; and numerous nieces and nephews, including a special niece, Virginia McCurdy of Wood River and special great niece, Theresa Childers of Wood River; and longtime friend, Dale Berst of St. Paul. He has gone to be with the Lord, with his parents; best friend, Kelly Logan; brothers, Frank, Lloyd and Aaron Potter; and sisters, Mary Walker, Lillie Caudle, Leona Denning, Grace Denning and two infant sisters.; and several nieces and nephews. Memorials are suggested to the donor's choice.
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Thursday, January 31, 2019

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

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Friday, February 1, 2019

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Elmwood Cemetery

Saint Paul, NE 68873

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Elmwood Cemetery

Saint Paul, NE 68873

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