Theodore Cheever formerly of Chelsea, age 86, died Wednesday, March 15, 2023, at Glacier Hills Assisted Living surrounded by his family.
He was born June 4, 1936, in Hillsdale County, Michigan, the son of Gaylord Wilbur and Gertrude Mary (Bowditch) Cheever.
Ted graduated from Ann Arbor High School in 1954, and then joined the US Navy, serving from 1954-1957. He did heating and cooling work for the University of Michigan, and then started his apprenticeship with Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 190. He worked on the Fermi 2 Nuclear Power Plant, U of M Chemistry Building, North Creek School, Chelsea Hospital, and the Beach Middle School pool.
A memorial service will be held Tuesday, March 21, 2023, 4:00 p.m. at Cole Funeral Chapel in Chelsea, with Rev. Kurt Hutchens officiating. The family will receive friends before the service from 3-4 pm. A private burial will be at Maple Grove Cemetery in Hillsdale, Michigan.
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