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Monday, February 11, 2013 10:11 AM


Feb. 15, 1924 - Feb. 7, 2013

Ted J. Rode, 88, formerly of Landeck, passed away at 2:15 p.m. Thursday at Coldwater Community Hospital in Coldwater, MI.

He was born in Landeck to Sylvester and Leona (Rahrig) Rode, who preceded him in death.

Survivors include his children; one son Tom (Helen) Rode of Van Wert; four daughters, Karen Rode of Coldwater, MI, Jackie (Joe) Wenzlick of Antwerp, Barb Rode of Coldwater, MI and Jane (Bruce) Carpenter of MI; one brother, Sylvester Rode Jr. of Ft. Jennings; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two sons, Dennis and Duane Rode; two brothers, Louis Rode and Norbert Rode;  and three sisters, Sylvia Martin, Zita Martin and Audrey Etgen.

Mr. Rode was a farmer and owner of a trucking company. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and bowling. Services will be at 11 a.m. on Monday at Harter and Schier Funeral Home, with Father Chris Bohnsack officiating. Burial will follow in St. John’s Cemetery.

Friends and family may call from 2-8 p.m. on Sunday at Harter and Schier Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s Cemetery, American Cancer Society or to the family.


Last Updated on Monday, February 11, 2013 11:10 AM

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