Theodore "Ted" Schad
Theodore "Ted" Jacob Schad, 87, of Marlette passed away Monday, Jan. 11, 2021 at the United Hospice Residence of Marlette Regional Hospital.
Ted was born in Meade Township on Dec. 31, 1933 to the late George and Ella (Ross) Schad. He graduated from Cass City High School with the Class of 1953. Ted married Gloria Prill on Aug. 13, 1965 in Marlette. He worked as a truck driver and owned and drove for TJS Limo Service for many years.
Ted was a member of the Grace Bible Church and the Huron Shrine Club. He was a 32nd degree Mason and a former Master of the Marlette Lodge #343.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 55 years, Gloria Schad; five children, Joe (Patricia) Schad, Rose Mary Rivera (Paul Woelffel), Terry (Randy) Filkins, Georgina Schad and Brian (Lacey) Schad; fourteen grandchildren; fifteen great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; two brothers, Donald (Dottie) and Carter (Joyce) Schad; and sister-in-law, Joyce Schad.
Ted was preceded in death by his son, Theodore "Timothy" Schad; his daughter, Donna Emerson; two brothers, James and Charles Schad; and two sisters, Mary Lou Hutchins and Margaret Baker.
The family will receive visitors from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 15, 2021 and from 10 a.m. – noon Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021 at Marsh Funeral Chapel, Marlette. We will adhere to the strict guidelines and are asking all visitors to bring and wear a mask or face covering during the visitation and service.
Due to the Covid crisis and limits on attendance, the family is heartbroken to announce that only a Private Family Service will be held at noon Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021 at Marsh Funeral Chapel, Marlette. The family is terribly sorry that Ted's many friends and relatives will not be able to attend in person, however a recording of the service will be available on Sunday at the bottom of Ted's obituary at www.marshfuneral.com
Burial will follow in Marlette Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made in Ted's honor to the Huron Shriner's Club in care of Jim Hicks, 255 Buffalo St., Bad Axe, MI 48413.
You may share an online condolence with the family at www.marshfuneral.com
Arrangements by Marsh Funeral Chapel, 2675 Main Street, Marlette, MI 48453