Teddy “Ted” Allen Thommen, 65, of Falls City, passed away Thursday, July 27, 2017, at his home.
A celebration of life service will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 5, at Grace Baptist Church, 1855 E. Ellendale, Dallas, 97338. Chaplain Russ Hilsinger will be officiating. Memorials may be made to B.A.C.A. (Bikers Against Child Abuse).
Ted was born Dec. 5, 1951, in Myrtle Point to Glen and Patsy (Taylor) Thommen.
He graduated from Coquille High School in 1970. He joined the Navy in October of 1970, and was honorably discharged to the reserves in January of 1974.
On May 20, 1974, he married Loy Leann Boruff in Myrtle Point.
Ted was employed as a heavy equipment mechanic most his life. He enjoyed working, and only retired a few years prior to his passing. Ted was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend to all.
He loved riding his motorcycle, and was an animated artist who created sculptures and drawings. He spent most his weekends spending time with his wife, children and grandchildren. He also enjoyed cooking, gardening, tinkering in his garage and volunteering at his grandchildren’s elementary school.
Ted is survived by his wife Loy; his son Jered Thommen, of Troutdale, his son Jad Thommen and his fiance Ashley Moore, of Oakland, his daughter Samie Sebring and her husband Josh Sebring, of Dallas; his grandchildren Rob Thommen, Kayla Thommen, Grace Sebring, Piper Sebring and Ava Thommen; his sisters Karen Helton, of Dexter, Mo., Tonya McGraw, of Spring Valley, Calif., Debra Thommen, of Coquille, his brother Dane Thommen, of Coquille; his mother-in-law Leone Boruff, of Omaha, Neb., his brother-in-law Justin Boruff and his wife Denise Boruff, of Albany, his brother-in-law Marty Toulou and his wife Mitzi Toulou, of Coquille; his sister-in-law Joy Turner and her husband Eric Turner, of Sweet Home; his sister-in-law Leah Boruff, of Carson, Iowa; and several nieces and nephews.
The Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center is caring for the family. Please go to www.dallastribute.com to leave a message or memory for the family.