Theodore Lahti

Posted Online: June 30, 2014, 5:48 pm
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Theodore R. "Ted" Lahti, 74, of Pleasant Valley, died June 29, 2014, at Genesis West, Davenport.
Services are 11 a.m. Thursday at McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf, with visitation 9 a.m. to services. Burial is at 3 p.m. Thursday at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery, DeKalb, Ill.
He married Alice Kerwin in 1989. She died in 2011.
Surviving are sons, Shawn and Dustin Lahti; a granddaughteri; daughters, Michelle Russell, Catherine Roysdon, Saundra Behm, Jamie Wilkins; 16 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; sisters, Alice and Ruth.


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