Michael R. Teets
Michael R. Teets, 70, of Radnor passed away Tuesday (April 24, 2012) at Riverside Methodist Hospital.
He was born Nov. 26, 1941, in Marion to the late Ernest and Anna (Temmen) Teets. A 1959 graduate of Marion Catholic High School, Mike met his wife, Sharon at a stop sign while “shooting the loop.” They were married Aug. 13, 1966. Mike went on to serve his county in the U.S. Army during Vietnam. He went on to work for PPG Industries, retiring after more than 30 years. As a lifelong Democrat, Mike enjoyed political discourse with his republican family and friends. His second family was his buddies at the American Legion Post 605 in Waldo. Mike enjoyed woodworking, vacationing in Marco Island, Fla., with his wife and visiting the riverboat casinos in Indiana.
He is survived by his loving wife, Sharon (Welch) Teets; son, William R. (Stacey) Teets of Worthington; daughter, Diana L. (Rick) Cramer of Marengo; grandchildren, Shelby and Claire Teets; brother, Roy (Betty) Teets of Marion; and sisters-in-law, Mary Teets of Kenton and Pam (Kent) Nielsen of Hawaii as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
In addition to his parents, Mike was preceded in death by his brother, Bob Teets, and sister, Margaret Brown.
The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Rodman Neeper Funeral Home, 1510 W. William St. at Valleyside Drive, Delaware, where a memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 30, with Celebrant Don Lockwood officiating. Friends are invited to join the family after the service for food and fellowship at the American Legion Post 605.
Flowers are accepted or donations can be made in Mike’s name to your local Salvation Army.
Condolences may be expressed at rodmanneeper.com.