Ted Todd EAST PEORIA - Ted E. Todd, 78, of East Peoria passed away at home at 11:40 p.m. Monday, April 17, 2017. He was born on Sept. 10, 1938, in Mammoth Springs, AR, to Alva and Ollie Robertson Todd. He married Gloria Gunn on June 28, 1969, in Peoria. She survives. Also surviving are 6 children, Jennifer, Jeff, Cindy, Doug, Mike and Steve; and 9 grandchildren, Brett, Aaron, Kelsey, David, Morgan, Magge, Luke, Ryan and Adam. He was preceded in death by his parents, 4 brothers and 2 sisters. Ted worked as a security supervisor at Caterpillar, Inc., retiring in 1994 after 37 years of service. He loved golf, the St. Louis Cardinals and, especially, spending time with his grandkids. He will be dearly missed. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Children's Home Association of Illinois, 2130 N. Knoxville Ave., Peoria, IL 61603. Ted's funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, April 24, 2017, at Deiters Funeral Home and Crematory in East Peoria. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Ted's memorial website is available at www.deitersfuneralhome.com , where condolences may also be sent to the family.
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