Theodore "Ted" A. Koelling, 75, of Hermann, MO, passed away Tuesday, April 21, 2020 on his farm.
Ted was born in Hermann, Missouri on August 31, 1944, a son of the late George & Nora (Tripplet) Koelling.
He was the husband of 54 years to Lois M. (Mueller) Koelling. They were united in marriage on July 10, 1965.
Ted worked for H.O.M.E. in Hermann for about 30 years until his retirement. He was a former member of the Owensville Fire Department.
Ted is survived by his wife, Lois Koelling, of the home; two daughters, Lisa Schlemper & husband Dale, of Linn, Missouri; and Sandy Krimmel & husband Shawn, of Hermann, Missouri; a son, Scott Koelling & wife Shelby, of Owensville, Missouri; a sister, Shirley Bickmeyer, of Hermann, Missouri; and his grandchildren,Tyler Krimmel, Becky Schlemper, Dalton Krimmel, Sierra Koelling, Callie Koelling, Kara Krimmel, and Preston Koelling.
He is preceded in death by his parents, a son, Lee Koelling, by a brother, Carl Koelling & his wife Donna, by his father & mother-in-law, Elmer & Florence Mueller, and a brother-in-law, Vernon Bickmeyer.
Ted was an avid hunter and fisherman. He enjoyed spending time with his family, being active on the family farm as well as collecting Indian artifacts. He also enjoyed teaching his children and grandchildren everthing he knew. He could almost build anything needed, and could take almost nothing and make something out of it.
Private graveside services will be at Zion Cemetery, Bay, Missouri. A memorial visitation and service will be held at a later date.
Memorials may be given to families choice. C/O Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home.
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