Theodore Paul ‘Ted’ Mutanen

Theodore Paul ‘Ted’ MutanenTheodore Paul “Ted” Mutanen, 75, joined his Lord and Savior on Saturday, January 10, 2015, in Fairhope, Ala.

He served in the United States Army and was a proud member of the IUOE, International Union of Operating Engineers Local 139. He was an inventor and enjoyed landscaping on “the old homestead” in Hurley, but most of all, flying his plane was the love of his life.

He is survived by his loving wife, M. Judith Mutanen of Fairhope; daughters, Paula Mutanen Gilbertson of Superior and Angela Valigurskiy of Brown Deer; son, Jonathan Mutanen of Whitewater; sister, Betty Schlesing; grandchildren, Alexis Gilbertson, Nicholas Gilbertson, Calvin Lauwasser, Max Lauwasser and Nikolay Valigurskiy; and many other relatives and friends.

Services for Ted will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Muscular Dystrophy Association, USA National Office, 222 S. Riverside Plaza, Suite 1500, Chicago, IL, 60606.

Notes of condolence may be expressed at www.hughesfh.com. Arrangements are by Hughes Funeral Home and Crematory, 7951 American Way, Daphne, AL 36526.