Theodore F. Dutkanych Jr., 87, of New Athens, Ill., born Oct. 24, 1928, in Chicago, Ill., died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, Ill.
Mr. Dutkanych was a plant manager for more than 28 years at the Weiman Furniture Corporation in Skokie, Ill. A devoted family man, he was a former football coach for High Ridge YMCA in Chicago, Ill. Ted was a World War II U.S. Coast Guard veteran.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Helen K., nee Meyers, Dutkanych, whom he married on Oct. 4, 1952; and his parents, Theodore F. Sr. and Marie, nee Hosko, Dutkanych.
Surviving are two sons, Theodore M. "Ted" Dutkanych of Park City, Utah, and Thomas A. Dutkanych of New Athens, Ill.; six grandchildren, Dillon and Carson Dutkanych, Lauren, nee Dutkanych, (Ryan) Cozad, Aleen, Jacquelyn, and Thomas Dutkanych; and a great-grandchild, Case Cozad.
Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Funeral: Private family services will be held.
GEORGE RENNER & SONS FUNERAL HOME, Freeburg, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Feb. 7, 2016