Ted went to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 8, 2022 at his home in Plainwell.
He was born June 22, 1934 in Constantine, the son of Wayne and Kate (Shook) Ransbottom. Ted retired from Perrigo as a supervisor after 29 years of service. He loved the Lord and his church. He was a perfectionist and a true gentleman with a big heart.
Ted could fix anything and enjoyed landscaping, biking, gardening and trips to Plainwell Ice Cream. He was an avid MSU fan and loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. In 1956, he married Donna Markle who passed away in 1982. On November 2, 1985 he married Kristi Briggs who survives.
Also surviving are his 2 daughters, Lori Ransbottom of Plainwell and Jacqueline Stack of Otsego; grandchildren, Emily, Eric and Evan Stack; great-grandson, Eli Jonker; Kristi’s children, Staci Hendershott, Kari Hendershott and Tim (Susie) Hendershott and their children, Ashlei, Karter, Morgan and Lily; Kristi’s great-grandchildren, Madi, Izzi and Lucas; his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Dick, Joyce, Carole, June, Linda; Kristi’s brothers and sister-in-law Butch, Kevin (Becky); his mother-in-law, Dolores Briggs; several nieces and nephews and special people, Marv and Linda Shook, Ed Shook, Gary Shook, Bruce Stack, James Johnson, Bob Fuller and Ron Newman.
He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife; siblings, Margaret, Allen, Albert, Lester and Bonnie; father-in-law, Milton Briggs and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Leona, Phyllis, Dean and Rosie, Arlene, Dorothy, Betty, Art, Don and Shirley.
Ted’s family would like to thank Centrica Care Navigators for the wonderful care he received.
According to his wishes cremation has taken place.
Friends may visit with Ted’s family starting at 10:00 A.M., Saturday, April 23, 2022 at the First United Methodist Church of Plainwell until the time of the memorial service at 11:00 A.M.
Burial of ashes will take place at Hillside Cemetery in Plainwell.
Contributions in memory of Ted may be made to Plainwell First United Methodist Church.
Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.