Theodore Loescher, age 94, of Cambridge died May 27, 2023 at home. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Thursday, June 1st at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church in Cambridge. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in Baldwin Cemetery near Princeton.
Theodore Paul Loescher was taken to his heavenly home on Saturday, May 27, 2023, at the age of 94 years with Christ by his side.
He was born on May 25, 1929, in Buffalo, MN. He was one of 14 children of Johannes Loescher and Helene Dost. At the age of five, his family moved to East Germany where Ted lived through WWII with Christ by his side. At the age of 18, he left his family and moved back to Buffalo with Christ by his side. Two years later, he was drafted into the US Army and served in the Korean War with Christ by his side.
On July 6th, 1957, he was united in Christian marriage with Gloria Ward in Minneapolis, MN. Ted and Gloria raised six children with Christ by their side: Nicholas of Minneapolis, MN, Todd (Tammie) of Palmetto, FL, Cliss of Cambridge, MN, Kurt (Julie) of Jackson, WI, Grace (Barry) Springborn of Cambridge, MN, and Joy (Derek) Lee of Racine, WI.
He was blessed with 21 grandchildren: Julian, Sunny (James), Lauren (Will), Tyler (Ariel), Jon (Jessica), Kristina (Troy), Andrew (Amy), Philip (Samantha), Marianne (Cody), Michael (Olivia), Martin (Hope), Joey (Abby), Becky (Noah), Ben, Steven (Amy), Justine (Billy), Bethany (Derek), Calista (Tim), Olivia (Eric), Anthony (Hannah), and Gloria (Miguel), 30 great-grandchildren and many other grand and great-grandchildren already in the arms of Jesus.
He is survived by 5 siblings, Christine, Waldemar, Joachim, Ingeburg, and Juergen. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Gloria, daughter-in-law Jean, sisters, Esther and Gertrude, brothers Gottfried, John, Eberhard, and also three baby siblings.