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Born on June 3, 1927 in Logansport, he was the son of the late Leroy and Odessa (Shadel) Keplinger. Ted was a WWII U.S. Navy veteran. He was married to Mary Alice Harrell who preceded him in death in 2012.
Ted was a retired machine operator from Gencorp in Logansport. He enjoyed reading, watching the news, going to the Blue Chip Casino, going to lunch with his daughters and spending time with family.
Survivors include his children: Connie Burkett of Logansport, Rick Landis of Arizona, Karen (Wes) Peters of Logansport, Kathy Reichel of Logansport, Mary (Don) Clem of Logansport and Patty (Gary) Henry of Galveston; and grandchildren: Shelly (Joe) Popejoy, Jesse (Stacia) Peters, Britni (Jason) Manus, Eric (Lisa) Burkett, Aaron Burkett, Donnie Reichel, Anthony (Heather) Reichel, Matt Reichel, Alyssa Reichel, Amy (Jon-Myckle) Price, Alex Clem, Evan (Alyssa) Clem, Lee (Gigi) Vernon, Nicole Vernon and Rachelle (Rick) Bair. He is also survived by 16 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by brother, Slate Keplinger, twin brother, Fred Keplinger and sisters, India Jobelman, Virginia Gloser, Betty McKeever and Rose Bowen.
Services will be at 1 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019 at Marocco-Rans Funeral Chapel with Pastor Jeff Hayes officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service on Thursday at the funeral home. Burial with Full Military Rites will be performed at St. John's Cemetery.
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