The Rev. Dr. C. Theodore Roos, age, 100, longtime resident of Covenant Living of Northbrook, passed away February 14, 2021, from complications of COVID19. He was born at home to Edith (Burman) and Carl Roos on 7/21/1920, his mother's birthday, at Black Acres, the family farm in Paton, Iowa. Rev. Roos pursued his education at North Park Theological Seminary in Chicago and earned a D.Min at Garrett Theological Seminary in Evanston, IL. Ted was the beloved husband of Marvene Morner Roos; loving father of Linda (Dr. Jack) Lissauer, of Shaker Hts., OH, Adonna (Peter H.) Ogilvie, of Buffalo Grove, IL, and the late Carol Louise Steeb; cherished grandfather of eight and great grandfather of thirteen; devoted brother of the late Donald E. (Phyllis and Louise) Roos, Leona (Virgil) Anderson, Paul J. (Esther) Roos, and Louise (James M.) Gustafson. He is survived by loving cousins, nieces and nephews who hold him in their hearts with thanksgiving. A memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Benevolent Fund of Covenant Living, 2625 Techny Road, Northbrook, IL 60062 or Greater Chicago Food Depository, 4100 W. Ann Lurie Place, Chicago, IL 60632 (chicagosfoodbank.org
), or Doctors Without Borders
, PO Box 5030, Hagerstown, MD 21741 (donate.doctorswithoutborders.org
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Published by Chicago Tribune on Feb. 28, 2021.