Ted Lee Dalrymple, 62, of Mountain Home, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011, at home, following an illness. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., on Saturday, Dec. 31, at Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel.
Ted was born Aug. 15, 1949, in Twin Falls. He grew up in Hansen. In 1966, he attended Boys State and graduated from Hansen High School in 1967. He worked for some local ranches while also serving in the National Guard for six years.
He went to work at Kellwood Manufacturing where he met Linda Golden and they were married. In 1979, their daughter, Cassie, was born.
He worked for Grizzly Bear Pizza Parlor, serving as a manager. From there he moved to Mountain Home and went to work for Frito Lay/Clover Club Chips. Shortly afterward, he worked for Hostess Bread and Cake.
In 1991, he was remarried to Patty Mace. He retired in 2005 after 23 years of delivering cakes and bread to local stores in Mountain Home, Grand View, Bruneau, Bliss, Glenns Ferry and the Air Force base.
Ted volunteered for Camp Fire Boys and Girls for many years serving on the board of directors and being a great supporter of the camping program.
He enjoyed gardening in his raised beds, working in his shop on various projects, and being outdoors, fishing, hunting and woodcutting. He was a great cook and really enjoyed cooking. The love of his life was his family, including his grandchildren.
Ted is survived by his wife, Patty, his daughter, Cassie, and her husband, Jon Pentland, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, his stepfather, Jay Douglas, of Hazelton, his brother, Darrell, and his wife, Mary Anne Dalrymple of Hazelton, his sister, Deanna, and, her husband, John Magaw, of Twin Falls, his niece, Jamie, and her husband, Jeff Diaz, from Torrance, Calif., nephews Todd and his wife, Stephanie Dalrymple, and Chad and his wife, Annie Dalrymple, all of Twin Falls, two grandchildren, Jordan and Amanda, a great-niece, Maddie, and two great-nephews, Owen and JJ.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Joyce Douglas, and his father, Alan Dalrymple.