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Theodore LaJeunessee, Sr

May 18, 1935 — November 4, 2010


Theodore Omer “Ted” LaJeunesse, Sr., age 75, formerly of Xenia, and currently of DeFuniak Springs, Florida, passed away Thursday, November 4, 2010 at the Lifecare Center at Sycamore Hospital in Miamisburg, following a lengthy illness. He was born May 18, 1935, in Hillsdale, MI, the son of Omer J. and Alice Rose Driscoll LaJeunesse. He was preceded in death by parents and brother Thomas LaJeunesse. Ted retired with the rank of Major from WPAFB after 20 years of service. He graduated from Michigan Technological University, where he played football. His father was his coach. After his retirement, Ted returned to college and became a licensed gunsmith. He opened his own business in custom gun repair and design. He was a lifetime member of the NRA; and avid hunter and fisherman. While living in Xenia, he was a member of St. Brigid Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus. He was a member of Saint Margaret of Scotland Catholic Church in DeFuniak Springs.

Ted is survived by his wife, Annette; eight children: Lori (Daniel) Wallace of McDonough, GA; Teri Schenck of Xenia; Denise Singh of Beavercreek; Daniel (Donna) LaJeunesse of Xenia; Theodore LaJeunesse, Jr. of Kettering; Anthony (Rebekah) LaJeunesse of Xenia; Michael (Robyn) LaJeunesse of Xenia; and Jeffery (Amy) LaJeunesse of Dayton; his stepchildren, Sally Shaw ( Ray Heeley) , Roni Jones and Larry Silk. brothers: David (Arlene) LaJeunesse of Nevada; Gerald (Vivian) LaJeunesse and Terrence (Linda) LaJeunesse of Michigan; sister-in-law: Rosa LaJeunesse; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; as well as numerous other relatives and friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:00 AM Tuesday, November 16, 2010 in Barrancas National Cemetery in Pensacola, Florida with Reverend Rick Dawson officiating. A gathering of friends and family will take place at Noon, November 16, 2010 in Temple Beth Shalom, 227 North Beal Parkway, Fort Walton Beach, Florida.

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