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James R. (Windy Jr.)
James R. Ter Doest (Windy Jr.), 75, of south Toledo passed away suddenly at Indiana University Hospital in Bloomington, Indiana. Jim was a Pattern Maker for 50 years and worked for: Jeep, Fisher Body, Hamilton Foundry and various pattern shops around Ohio, Michigan and Indiana.
He held various union officer positions in the Pattern Makers Union throughout his career. Jim was also very actively involved in the lives of his three boys as a baseball coach, scout leader and high school booster member. He was a very active member of All Saints Lutheran church where he served on various committees and held different positions in the church.
Jim loved camping and hiking, but most of all he loved spending time with his family, as a father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle and great-uncle. He also enjoyed traveling after he retired.
He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Dorothy Ter Doest; his loving wife, Lois Elaine, and grandson, David Lass. He is survived by his brothers, Richard (Wanda) and Robert (Sharon); sons, James, Jr. (Eve), Charles (Vickie), Gerald (Deborah); grandchildren, Jordan (Amanda), James M., Holly, Keith, Doug (Jackie), Andrea, Amanda, Nick (Jen), Amanda and Jack. Also surviving are 11 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the Walter Funeral Home, 4653 Glendale Ave., on Tuesday, December 4, 2012, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held immediately after the viewing.
Memorials may be given to All Saints Lutheran Church or a charity of the donor' choice.
Walter Funeral Home - Toledo
4653 Glendale Avenue Toledo, OH 43614
Published in Toledo Blade from Dec. 1 to Dec. 2, 2012