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Ted W. Lanter, 70, ascended into Heaven on Tuesday, March 25, in Dayton, Ohio.
He was born January 29, 1938, in Cynthiana, Kentucky, the son of James and Gladys Fookes Lanter, both of whom preceded him in death. Ted was a 1956 graduate of Union High School in Modoc and earned an Associates Degree from Ivy Tech. He served in Korea in the U.S. Army.
Ted and the former Yvonne Anderson were united in marriage on January 11, 1958, a union that was blessed with 1 daughter and 3 sons. Ted was formerly employed for 10 years at the Dana Corporation camshaft plant and later accepted employment at Delphi in Dayton, Ohio. He retired as a screw machine operator after 20 years of service there. Ted was a faithful member of the Fountain City Wesleyan Church. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed raising and running Beagles. He also enjoyed gardening and growing his flowers and was a member of the National Rifle Association.
Ted will be missed by his wife of 50 years, Yvonne; his daughter, Ranate Brock, of Fountain City; 3 sons and daughters-in-law, Rodney and Penny Lanter, of New Paris, OH; Reagan and Jolene Lanter, of Webster and Robbie and Kim Lanter, of Fountain City; 4 grandchildren, Rusty Brock, Danielle Lanter, Morgan Lanter and McKenzie Lanter; 1 great-grandson, Caleb Lanter; 3 sisters, Margie McGinnis, of Elliott City, Maryland; Judy McGuire, of Fountain City and Patty Perry, of Winchester; 4 brothers, Doug Lanter, of Winchester; David Lanter, of Baltimore, Maryland; Billy Lanter, of Hagerstown and James Lanter, of Winchester; 1 aunt, Erma Fookes, of Florida; several cousins, nieces, nephews and countless friends.
A funeral ceremony will be conducted by Pastor David Anderson at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 29, at the Fountain City Wesleyan Church, 5600 US 27 North, Richmond. Interment will follow with full military rites in Willow Grove Cemetery.
Family and friends may gather for visitation from 3-8 pm on Friday, March 28, at the Fountain City Wesleyan Church.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rd Street, New York, New York 10016 or the Riley Children's Foundation, 30 South Meridian Street, Suite 200, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204-3509.
So sorry for the lost of father and husband,My paryers are with you all.
Tammy Detharidge Mar 29 2008 12:00 AM
Sending you hugs and prayers.
Fountain City Wesleyan Church Family
Dana Chasteen Mar 29 2008 12:00 AM
We all loved Ted and will miss him dearly. I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers.
Kim McGuire Mar 28 2008 12:00 AM
Im so sorry to hear of Ted's passing. May GOD be with you all during this time of sorrow.
Micci Dunham Hoover Mar 27 2008 12:00 AM
My condolences go out to you and your entire family.
I will keep all of you in my prayers.
Tammy Adams Conant Mar 27 2008 12:00 AM
Your family is in our thoughts and Prayers. May God Be with you!
Watson Family Mar 27 2008 12:00 AM
I am so sorry for your lost. I will keepyou in my prayers.
Kay Turner Mar 27 2008 12:00 AM
Yvonne, we were so sorry to hear about Ted. May God grant you strength as you face the challenging days ahead.
Steve and Debbie
Debbie Weadick Mar 27 2008 12:00 AM
To the entire Lanter Family:
I would like to express my deepest sympathy and to let you all know that I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.
May God Bless you all and comfort you all through this trying time.
Krista K. Lewis Mar 27 2008 12:00 AM
We were so sorry to hear of Ted's passing. He was a good friend and true gentleman. We pray for peace and understanding for your family and may God bless you all during this most difficult time.
Tim and Dee Dee Mosher Mar 27 2008 12:00 AM