Ted Mitchem Sr., 76, of Springfield, went home to be with the Lord on May 23, 2023. He was born March 25, 1947 in Springfield. Ted enjoyed numerous activities including fishing, garage saleing and spending time with his lovely wife of 57 years; Gloria (Tyree) Mitchem and family. He was retired from Klosterman’s Bakery after 46 years of service. Ted had six children; Betsy (Danny) Dishon, Ted Mitchem Jr., Jerry Mitchem, Tim (Kim) Mitchem, Samantha Mitchem, Jesse (Amy) Mitchem, 23 grandchildren, 32 great grandchildren, three brothers, Tom Mitchem, Richard (Debbie) Steele, Billy (Debbie) Steele, three sisters; Georganna (John) Miller, Mary Perdue, Dianna (Jack) Cogar. Ted was preceded in death by his son; Terry Mitchem, granddaughter; Christina Shaw, great grandson; Leo Sanders, his dad; Louis Mitchem Sr. his mom and step dad; Betty (Mitchem) and George Steele and his brother; Louis Mitchem Jr. Funeral services will be held at 3:00PM Friday in the JONES-KENNEY-ZECHMAN FUNERAL HOME with Pastor Rick Clos officiating. Visitation will be held from 1:00PM until the time of the services. Condolences may be shared at www.jkzfh.com.
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