Currier Jr., Theodore 'Ted' (November 21, 1932 - May 27, 1988)
Ted Currier, Jr.
Douglas Budget - June 1, 1988Funeral services for Ted Currier, Jr., 55, will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Converse Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Jon Laughlin of the First United Methodist Church officiating. Interment will be in the Douglas Park Cemetery with the Samuel Mares American Legion Post 8 conducting military graveside rites.
Mr. Currier died May 27 at his home in Corvallis, Ore., from heart failure after an extended illness.
He was born Nov. 21, 1932, in Scottsbluff, Neb., to Ted Currier, Sr. and Velma (Mutz) Currier. He was reared and educated in Morrill, Neb., graduating from Morrill High School in 1951. He was in the United States Army, serving from November 1953 to November 1955, when he was honorably discharged.
He attended the University of Southern California and graduated in 1958. He operated a property management company and home furnishings store in Laguna Niguel, Calif. He moved to Colorado Springs, Colo., in 1977 and retired the same year. In 1985, he moved to Corvallis, where he resided until his death.
Mr. Currier is survived by his mother, Velma Currier Short of Wheatland; one sister, Shirley Jo Park Corbett of Douglas; one brother, Robert E. Currier of Cheyenne; and other family members including John T. Vincent, M.D., of Corvallis; Robert T. Park of Honolulu, Hawaii; Pam Babcock of Laramie; Blaine Currier of Pasadena, Calif.; Wendy Park of Laramie; Justin Currier of Laramie; three great nieces and many other special friends and loved ones.
He was preceded in death by his father in 1976; his grandmother, Hattie I. Martindale in 1976; and his grandfather, Joe Martindale in March, 1988.
Serving as pallbearers were Blaine Currier, Gary Babcock, Larry Faulkner, Donald Corbett, Robert T. Park and Elwyn Richendifer. Serving as honorary pallbearers were all of his many friends.
A memorial to the Wyoming Heart Association would be equally appreciated by the family.
The Converse Funeral Chapel of Douglas is in charge of the arrangements.