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“So sorry to hear about Teddy ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: Christine Radze - Plymouth, MI

“To the Crynock Family: I had the great pleasure of working with Ted in our career at GE. Ted was one of those special people who really has a...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Joseph O'Shea - Arlington, VA

“Dad, Thou your leaving us was too soon, I just want to say again, thank you for being the best Dad ever! I will cherish the memories, we have so...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Michele Folsom

“Miss you Grandpa! ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Ashley - Madison, WI

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to your family at this time. ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: John and Arlene Dickey - Morrison, IL

“We will miss Ted a lot. More than half of my emails came from him. He was a very good friend. Jim & Debbie ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Jim Zeffield - Morrison, IL

“I will miss the times he came to California. The New Year he got me and Dave drunk (around 1995). How he pretended to take a shot. That house plant...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Tony Trattenero - Simi Valley, CA

“Ted we're going to miss you! Greg will never forget your homemade horseradish! You were such a fun loving guy. Rest in peace!xoxo ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Janet, Greg and Samantha - CA

“Ted was an incredible man; Smart, witty, and caring. I am thankful to have known him and experienced the love his family shares. He will be missed by...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: David & Donna Hill - Simi Valley, CA

“We will miss you, Ted. We always enjoyed visits with your family and the great pictures from all your e-mails. Rest in peace. Love, Paul & Bonnie ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Paul & Bonnie Davis - Simi Valley, CA

“Love Ya Grandpa ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: DY - simi, CA - SON


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Theodore "Ted" P. Crynock, 75, of Prophetstown, IL, passed away Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at Genesis West Medical Center in Davenport, Iowa.

Ted was born on June 29, 1940 in Erie, PA; the son of Stephen and Mary E. (Detrich) Crynock. He married Helen White on May 7, 1960 in Erie, PA. Ted was employed by General Electric as an Advanced Manufacturing Engineer, retiring in 2005. He was a family orientated man, proud to be called Grandpa; with his family, he cooked, created multiple cook books, built model airplanes, worked on electronics, and remodeled homes.

Survivors include his wife, Helen; two daughters, Carol (Dwayne) Davis of Simi Valley, CA, and Michele Folsom of Morrison, IL; two sons, Stephen (Joanne) Crynock of Fredonia, WI, and Thomas (Natasha) Crynock of Buford, GA; one son in law, Richard Gahm of Overland Park, KS; one sister, Marie Dzuricky of Erie, PA, and seven grandchildren, Samuel, Alyssa, Sara, Matthew (Ashley), Erica, Ryan, and Nicholas.

Ted was ushered into Heaven by his daughter, Lisa (Crynock) Gahm, his parents, his brother, Gerald, and son in law, Gene Folsom.

A gathering of family and friends will be Friday, November 6, 2015 from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. at the McDonald Funeral Home in Prophetstown, 46 Grove Street.