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Ted Saylor

December 17, 1922 — October 24, 2016

Ted L. Saylor, 93, died Monday (October 24, 2016) at the Asbury Park Greenhouse in Newton.

He was born on December 17, 1922 in Newton, Ks., the son of Arthur L. and Lucy Emma Sickelbower. Ted graduated from Newton High School in 1940. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Navy on Tinian Island.

After being discharged Ted returned to Newton where he went to work for Kansas Gas and Electric. He was a construction coordinator for the company until retiring in 1985.

Ted married Mary Jane Mann on January 30, 1948 in Newton. She died on April 8, 1999. He later married Bobbie Boston on February 21, 2004, she survives living in Peabody, Ks.

Through the years, Ted built five homes in Newton for himself and others. After retiring he enjoyed making INTARSIA pictures and sold them at craft shows throughout Kansas. Ted had been a longtime member of the First Christian Church, American Legion and V.F.W.

He is also survived by two sons, Kim L. Saylor and his wife Edie of Newton and Cory L. Saylor of Wichita; brother Rex Saylor and his wife Helen of Newton; brother-in-law Glen Hathaway of Hawaii; grandchildren Shane Saylor and wife Jenni, Tieyce Rhodes, Lance Saylor and wife Meghan, and Krista Saylor; and five great grandchildren.

Ted is preceded in death by his parents; wife Mary Jane; sister Betty Ann Hathaway; and grandson Kyle Bryant Saylor.

The family would like to graciously thank the staff of Asbury Greenhouse 405, especially Pati, Jen, Ashley and Missy for their excellent care. As well as Good Shepherd Hospice for their compassionate care and assistance.

Cremation has taken place and keeping with Ted’s wishes, no services will be held.

A memorial has been established with Good Shepherd Hospice, contributions may be sent to Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, 120 E. Broadway, Newton, Ks. 67114

Arrangements are by Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, Newton.
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