Theodore P. Weinheimer

2014-08-28T00:00:00Z Theodore P. Weinheimer The Billings Gazette
August 28, 2014 12:00 am

LEWISTOWN — Theodore P. Weinheimer, 92, of Lewistown and former Denton resident, died early Wednesday morning, Aug. 27, 2014, in Valle Vista Manor of natural causes and five days after the death of his wife of 65 years, Luella.

Ted was born Dec. 10, 1921, in Moore the son of Peter and Bertha (Mueck) Weinheimer. He received his schooling in Moore graduating as Salutatorian in 1939. He worked at Burke Implement in Lewistown and helped his brother on his farm south of Denton. Ted went on a blind date and met Luella L. Strouf. On March 6, 1949, they were united in marriage in Denton. The first two years of their marriage were spent on a farm near Christina. They then purchased a farm in Coffee Creek, where they lived and farmed for over 50 years before retiring in 2002. He served on the Coffee Creek School Board and was active in the Coffee Creek Rod and Gun Club. They moved to Lewistown in 2002, where she preceded him in death on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014.

Ted is survived by daughters, Patricia (Lester) Slivka and Cheryl (Bruce) Udelhoven both of Winifred; sons Robert (Bobbi) Weinheimer of Chinook, Thomas (Ginger) Weinheimer of Farmington, NM, Donald (Lori) Weinheimer of Denton, and Michael (Bob MacGrady) Weinheimer of Billings; sister-in-law, Lorraine Stapleton of Lewistown; grandchildren, Shane (Erin) Slivka, Catrina (Jason) Freeman, Rachel (Ryan) Hutcheson, Amber Udelhoven, Adrienne Udelhoven, Brandon Udelhoven, Ashley Weinheimer, Bryce Weinheimer, Lisa Worley, Gary Worley, Joshua Worley, Alexandra Weinheimer, Kristian Weinheimer, Kalen Weinheimer, and Kristina MacGrady; and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Franz and Ervin Weinheimer and one sister, Clara Vogl.

Funeral Liturgy for Theodore P. & Luella L. Weinheimer will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 29, in St. Leo’s Catholic Church with interment to follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery. The Cloyd Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Friends are asked to make memorials to Hospice of Central Montana, St. Leo’s Church or the charity of their choice and they may be left at the Cloyd Funeral Home. Condolences for the family may be posted online at

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