A native of Seattle, Ted was born to Robert and Irma Schuehle Grimes in October 1946. He passed away from renal failure on July 25, 2018.
Ted attended Beacon Hill Grade School, Asa Mercer Jr. High, Cleveland High School and the University of Washington, where he was a member of the Adelphi Fraternity. Ted always welcomed a challenge and had a varied career with employment at Mutual Material Brick Plant, Harry Lunstead Furniture, Standard Service Tire, real estate escrow and commercial truck driving with Watkins & Sheppard and May Trucking. He retired from the U.S. Army as a Major and from Boeing.
Ted was very active in his community of Rio Verde Mobile Home Park in Auburn where he was President of the Board. He had a passion for many activities including boating, bowling and golfing where he was a Marshall at both the Jefferson Park Golf Course and the Auburn Golf Course.
He leaves his childhood sweetheart of over 50 years, Sherian; his sister Barbara Thiessen (Mike); his father in law, Fred Schneider; his sister in law Laura Austin (Jimmy); nieces and nephews, Robin Brown (Bill); Debbi Thiessen (Chris Schroeder); Mindy Mason (Tyler); Benjamin Yocum (Jennifer); and Steven Yocum; great nephews and great niece, Josh Brown; Andrew Yocum and Emily Yocum. Ted also leaves many, many friends who sought his easy going companionship.
Please leave online condolences at www.priceheltonfuneralhome.com. Interment at Tahoma National Cemetery, Friday, August 17th at 2:15pm. Celebration of Life to follow at Rio Verde Mobile Home Estates, 1401 22nd St. NE, Auburn.