Ted "Theo" Jeninga


DELAVAN – Ted “Theo” Jeninga, age 82, of Delavan passed away on Monday, June 1, 2015 at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center in Elkhorn. He was born in Heerlen, Netherlands on January 10, 1933 to Jan and Boukje (Dykstra) Jeninga. Ted was united in marriage to Nellie Kalma on July 26, 1958 in Toronto, Canada. They came to Delavan in 1961. He was employed as a machinist at Sta-Rite Industries and a Tool and Die Maker at Jeninga Bros. After retirement, Ted drove bus for the Dousman School District. He is a longtime member of the Delavan Christian Reformed Church. Ted loved camping with his family.

Ted is survived by his wife of 57 years, Nellie; four children, Belinda (Mike) Jeske and their three children, John (Pam) Jeninga and their three children, Fred (Joni) Jeninga and their three children, and Liane (Terry) Furseth and their son; two special grandchildren and six great grandchildren; and siblings, John (Eve) Jeninga, of Delavan, and Dina Burgstede, of Delavan. Ted is preceded in death by his parents; and seven siblings.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, June 5, 2015 at Delavan Christian Reformed Church, 850 Oak Street in Delavan with Rev. Dan Roeda officiating.  Visitation will be held from 10:00 A.M. until the time of service on Friday at the church.

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