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Theodore J. Ted Marx

October 25, 1923 November 26, 2013
Theodore J. Ted Marx
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THEODORE J. "TED" MARX, 90, of Snyder Village Health Center, Metamora, IL, formerly of Fulton, IL, died Tuesday, November 26, 2013, at the Health Center. Ted was born October 25, 1923, in Fulton, IL, to William and Rosa (Butler) Marx. He was educated in the Albany Grade School in Albany, IL and was a graduate of Morrison High School in Morrison, IL. Ted was a veteran of the U.S. Air Corps serving during World War II. He married Mary Catherine Tobin on August 5, 1950, in Streator, IL. She died January 7, 1984. Ted was employed by E.I. DuPont Company in Clinton, IA, as an electrician for 35 years. He was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Fulton, served on the Pastoral Council, and was instrumental in the design and building of the church"s parish hall. He was a member of the Fulton Lions Club, charter member of the Fulton Country Club, and member of the Albany American Legion Hanson/Kennedy Post #1079. Ted was a "man of all trades". He had been awarded a patent for a hearing aid accessory, made wooden toys for children at Christmas, coached Little League baseball and softball, and was active in Boy Scouts. Ted was an avid Illini and Bears fan, a golfer, a fisherman, and loved to travel. He enjoyed spending time with his nephews and nieces and watching his three granddaughters participate in sports, dance teams, plays, and concert band. He loved his little Boston Terrier, Tobie. Survivors include one daughter, Laura (Rod) Ringger of Metamora, IL; one son, Martin Marx of Tuscola, IL; three granddaughters, Kathryn Marx, Anna Marx, and Rachael Ringger; one sister, Noreen (Fred) Pronger of Wheaton, IL; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Mary.

FUNERAL SERVICE: 10:00 A.M. Monday " December 2, 2013 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church " Fulton, ILOFFICIATING: Rev. Father David Austin " Pastor: Immaculate Conception Catholic Church " Fulton, ILVISITATION: 4:00 " 6:00 P.M. Sunday " December 1, 2013 at the Fulton Chapel " Bosma-Renkes Funeral HomeINTERMENT: Calvary Hill Section of the Fulton Township Cemetery " Fulton, IL
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