Theodore "Ted" Esser
1927 - 2021
May 27, 1927
May 1, 2021
Honquest Family Funeral Home with Crematory - Loves Park
4311 North Mulford Road
Loves Park, IL 61111
Theodore "Ted" Esser 1927—2021
Theodore "Ted" Esser, 93, of Rockton died Saturday, May 1, 2021. Born in Chicago, the son of Maximilian and Grace (Hansen) Esser. A veteran of the United States Army, he graduated with a degree in civil engineering from the University of Illinois, and worked for Harza Engineering Company from 1952 to 1980. A loving husband, father, and grandfather who shared his love of the outdoors, camping and Superior National Forest.
He is survived by sons, Richard (Cheryl), Robert, and John (Mary Ellen) Esser; and grandchildren, Nolan (Sara), Brian, Alan, Theodore (Christine), and Samantha Esser. Predeceased by his parents; his loving wife, Charlotte; brothers, Richard, Robert, Jack, and Donald Esser; and son, Daniel Esser. The family would like to thank Beloit Regional Hospice and NorthPointe Terrace for their compassionate care.
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Published by Rockford Register Star from May 7 to May 12, 2021.
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