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James "Ted" Theodore Keusch

April 15, 1929 — November 28, 2019

James Theodore “Ted” Keusch, of Grayling died November 28, 2019 at the age of 90.

Ted was born April 15, 1929 in Lansing, MI to the late Martin and Mable (Hamp) Keusch. He was raised in Lansing and graduated from Lansing Technical High School. Ted served in the U.S. Army from 1950 – 52 in Korea. While working as a Signalman for the railroad, Ted met Rose Skiera in Indian River, MI. They were married in 1962 and moved to Grayling in 1969 to raise their family. After 40 years of service he retired from the railroad in 1991 primarily covering the Mackinaw City to Saginaw line.

Ted was preceded in death by his dearest wife, Rose, and brothers, Martin and Quentin.

Surviving are his two daughters, Bonnie (Mike) Doremire of Grayling and Jamie (Jeff) Solka of Ishpeming; four grandchildren, Nicole, Emilee, Calli and Joe; three great-grandchildren; sister-in-law Beatrice and brothers-in-law Vincent and Matthew and their families.

The family would like to thank the staff at The Brook in Roscommon who assisted Ted as his health declined.

A graveside service is being planned at the Cross in the Woods Cemetery in Indian River, MI.

Memorial contributions may be made to Munson Hospice.

Arrangements by Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home.

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