July 29, 1923 - Sept. 20, 2007
COLLINS - Theodore "Ted" R. Clime, 84, of Collins and formerly of West Clarksfield, died Thursday night at Gaymont Nursing Home in Norwalk after a long illness.
He was born July 29, 1923 in Cleveland, son of the late George and Helen (Otto) Clime. He served in the Army during World War II.
He had worked for the city of Norwalk, the Norfolk-Western Railroad, the Lorain Shipyard, the former Clevite Co. in Milan and retired from Ford Motor Co. in Avon.
He was a member of the Rat Patrol in Clarksfield and a lifetime member of the Fitchville Conservation Club. He had also managed and coached little league in New London and he enjoyed bowling.
He is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Theodore Robert and Joy Clime of Collins, Robert and Pamela Clime of New London and James Clime of Wakeman; a daughter and son-in-law, Catherine and Larry Burdue of Norwalk; 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; a brother, Alan Bruce Clime of Alaska; and a sister, Mary Elizabeth Butler of Michigan.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Clime in 2001.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Eastman Funeral Home, 200 West Main St., New London, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday with pastor Charles Mead officiating. Burial will follow in Meadow Green Memorial Park, Huron.
Memorial gifts may be sent to Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, Ohio 44870.