Theodore G. ‘Ted’ Stueber

Theodore G. “Ted” Stueber, 89, of Parsons passed away at 9:20 a.m. Wednesday, March 24, 2021, at Elmhaven East nursing home.

He was born on Aug. 12, 1931, to Carl F. and Helen G. (Prendeville) Stueber in Parsons. He grew up and attended school in Parsons, graduating from Parsons High School and Parsons Junior College.

From 1952 to 1954, Ted served in the U.S. Army with the occupation forces in Germany. Following his honorable discharge from the military, he moved to Kansas City, Missouri, and continued his education. In 1963, he returned to Southeast Kansas and earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Pittsburg State University. 

Ted began working for the Department of Labor in western Kansas in 1965 and eventually became manager of offices in Liberal and Dodge City. He retired in 1991 and returned to Parsons in 1996 to be closer to his family. 

He was a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Some of his favorite activities were traveling, reading and going on walks. Ted also had a special appreciation for Ford Mustangs.

Survivors include a sister-in-law, Joan Stueber of Shawnee; a brother-in-law, Arley Journot of Parsons; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Stan Stueber; and a sister, Patricia Journot.

There will be a graveside service at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Mount Olivet Cemetery. Military honors will be given by Brown-Bishop Post No. 704, Veterans of Foreign Wars in Parsons. The service can be viewed live on the Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home Facebook page. For all events, social distancing guidelines will be followed, including the requirement of face masks. 

Memorials are suggested to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital and may be left at or mailed to the funeral home, P.O. Box 374, Parsons, KS 67357.

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