Theodore G. Lebrecht

Born: Sat., Feb. 1, 1941
Died: Fri., Apr. 22, 2011

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ANGOLA - Theodore "Ted" G. Lebrecht, 70, died peacefully at his Lake Gage home on April 22, 2011, after a brief illness. He was born on Feb. 1, 1941, in Fort Wayne to Velma and Theodore Lebrecht. He graduated from Fort Wayne South Side High School in 1959 where he was a member of the state champion basketball team. He later graduated from International Business College with a degree in accounting and pursued a 40-year career in the financial field. Mr. Lebrecht was an active member of Presbyterian Chapel of the Lakes. He was also involved with Cahoots youth program, and served on the board of the Lakes Advisory Council. For the past five years he spent part of each year working with Seek the Lamb ministries in Nicaragua. He and his wife, Ann Keirns Lebrecht, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary together in March, 2011. He is survived by his wife, Ann; daughters, Laura (Mark) Wolski of Apex, N.C., Betsy (Mike) Pitts of Zionsville and Susan Coonan of Angola; seven grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter. Also surviving are a brother, Steve (Eleanor) Lebrecht of Fort Wayne, and a sister, Brenda (Dick) Loffi of Tuscan, Ariz. A memorial service has been planned for Saturday at the Presbyterian Chapel of the Lakes, 2955 W. Orland Rd., Angola, IN. The service will be at 11 a.m. with visitation starting at 10 a.m. Preferred memorials should be sent to Seek the Lamb (SeektheLamb.org or Seek the Lamb Inc., P.O. Box 2151, Vero Beach, FL 32961) or Presbyterian Chapel of the Lakes.


Memorials:
Presbyterian Chapel of the Lakes, 2955 W. Orland Road, Angola, IN 46703 and Seek the Lamb (Seekthelamb.org or Seek the Lamb Inc., P.O. Box 2151, Vero Beach FL 32961


Visitations:
10:00AM to 11:00AM on Saturday, April 30th, 2011 at Presbyterian Chapel of the Lakes (map/driving directions)

Services:
In-state at 7:00PM, Service at 11:00AM at Presbyterian Chapel of the Lakes on Saturday, April 30th, 2011 (map/driving directions)

Cemetery:
Memorial Gardens of the Presbyterian Chapel of the Lakes
2955 W. Orland Road
Angola, IN 46703 (map/driving directions)



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Ginny Stevens - April 25th, 2011 at 3:22pm - Email
Dear Susan and Family, I am so sorry to hear of your dad's passing. It was always a pleasure to chat ith him. I know you will miss him, but remember this goodbye isn't forever; you will meet with him again someday. Love, Ginny

Lenore Mahoney & Family - April 25th, 2011 at 8:01pm - Email
Dear Ann and Family, May your dear husband & father rest in peace. Amen I hope as you look over beautiful Lake Gage it's beauty & serenity will give you quiet moments and beautiful memories of your loved one. Lenore

Larry & Gloria Jean Preston - April 25th, 2011 at 9:14pm - Email
Dear Ann and Family, We are so very saddened to know of Ted's passing. Our prayers and thoughts are with all of you as you celebrate is life. He is now in God's loving hands. All of us have been blessed to know him. Love, Larry and Jeanne

Don & Helen Campbell - April 26th, 2011 at 10:04am - Email
Dear Ann and family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Losing a loved one is so hard but memories of those we love are priceless. May God bless each of you. Don & Helen

Leslie Byrne - April 26th, 2011 at 10:57am - Email
Dear Ann, Laura, Betsy and Susan: I was so sorry to hear of Ted's passing. Please know that your family is in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Ted was a wonderful man and great father. We will miss him. Leslie Killoran Byrne

Ted Kleinhenz - April 26th, 2011 at 1:42pm - Email
Ann, you have our deepest condolences on the passing of Ted. As you well know, he was an extremely good, kind, and giving person that will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Brad and Beth Cookson - April 27th, 2011 at 9:18am - Email
In a nutshell what stands out about Ted to us was his gentle and giving spirit. He was always very kind and we were impressed about his willingness to give of himself to the Lords work with "Seek the Lamb". A very good man is with his Lord. Brad and Beth

Mindy Kain Reid - April 27th, 2011 at 9:51am - Email
Dear Betsy and Family, I am so sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers. Mindy

Kay Rowlison - April 27th, 2011 at 2:09pm - Email
So sorry to hear of Ted's passing. I worked with Ted at the DeKalb County Airport, (Kruse Aviation then Victory Aviation). He was a very special man, and I know he will be missed. You will remember me as the one Ted dumped off the jet ski (on purpose) when we had a cookout for the airport employees at your house. He also had a fun time showing us all how he could get a cork out of a wine bottle with just a napkin...lol. Again I am so sorry for your loss, he will forever be in your hearts! Kay Rowlison

Anne Creech - April 27th, 2011 at 7:20pm - Email
Ann and Family: We were sad to hear about Ted's passing. Ted taught me a lot about accounting when I worked for him at Kelley's. I enjoyed working with him. Please know that you are in our prayers. Randy and Anne Creech

Marla Spencer-Taylor - April 28th, 2011 at 10:58am - Email
Rest in peace my friend, and know your loved ones have the comfort of the Lord.

Marilyn Lauver - April 28th, 2011 at 11:20am - Email
Paul and I extend you and yours our sincere condolences for your loss. Our prayers are with you as you mourn Ted's passing.

Ken & Cindy Rowlison - April 29th, 2011 at 10:31pm - Email
Ann & family, Steve, & Brenda Loffi & family.. sorry to hear of Ted's passing, we didnt know Ted but we heard alot of good things about him through Dick & Brenda.. We are praying that God will give you and family a very special blessing and comfort and peace at this time.. God loves you and we love you too. Ken and Cindy Rowlison of Kendallville IN.

Carol and Skip Haberly - May 1st, 2011 at 5:37pm - Email
Ann, our sadness at your loss cannot be measured. As we had just rekindled an age old friendship with you and Ted, our loss is doubly felt. We are always here if we can be helpful to you in any way. We pray for you and your family that God's arms around you during this time can bring you comfort. Carol and Skip Haberly