1931 – 2009
On October 21, 2009 Ted passed away at the Valley Park Manor with his wife Mary at his side. Ted was the oldest of 7 children born to Matilda and Christian Graumann in Hanna, AB. Ted will be sadly missed by Mary, his wife of 56 years, daughters Judy (Ken) and Pat, sons Don and Ken, and 9 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Ted is survived by brothers Alfred (Marlene) and Melvin (Linda). He will be missed by many friends and relatives and was predeceased by his father Christian, mother Matilda, sisters Elsie and Doreen, brothers George and Ben and daughter-in-law Vicki. During his career he worked for the City of Calgary Police Force and later went on to become a Journeyman Lineman with Canadian Utilities and City of Red Deer till his retirement in 1982. He was very active in the Masonic Order and Shrine and numerous volunteer organizations. A memorial service will be held at the Sunnybrook United Church on Monday, October 26 at 2:30 pm. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Shrine Hospitals for Children, c/o Al Azhar Shrine Temple, 5225 101 St. NW, Calgary, AB. K3L 1S4.