Theodore "Ted" W. Mayer

Theodore "Ted" W. Mayer, 71, of Slinger passed away Saturday May 16, 2009, at Aurora Medical Center of Washington County in Hartford.

He was born on Sept. 9, 1937, to Henry T. and Esther R. (nee Held) Mayer in Hartford. After graduating from Slinger High School, class of 1957, he began his career. After many years of service, he retired from Slinger Manufacturing.

Ted enjoyed spending time with his grand nieces and grand nephews as well as following the Brewers, Packers and the Slinger Hard Ball League.

Ted is survived by his sister, Ann Ingbretson of Spooner; brother, Leroy of Colorado; brother, Edward (Beverly) of Slinger; nephew, Jeff (Noelle) Kirsch of Sun Prairie; niece Janelle (Curt) Nicolaus of Iron Ridge; great-nephew, Wyatt Cole; great-nieces, Adriana and Tessa Nicolaus; his special friends at Smiley’s and many friends at Scenic View Apartments. Ted was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, John.

Funeral services for Ted will be held 1 p.m. Saturday May 23, 2009, at the Phillip Funeral Home in Slinger with the Rev. Matt Hadley officiating. Visitation will be Saturday from 11 a.m. until time of service. Burial of remains will take place at St. Peter’s Cemetery in Slinger.

The family would like to extend a warm thank you to the ICU staff at Hartford Hospital - Dr. Tkachuk, Dr. Fernandez and the Vince Lombardi Cancer Clinic.

The Phillip Funeral Home of Slinger is assisting the family. www.phillipfuneralhome.com.