It has been an overwhelming week with the death of our father, Ted Lindsay. We want to thank you, for all the love, support and beautiful messages you have shared with our family. We are very grateful to have shared amazing years with an incredible father. He will be missed but never forgotten. Our family greatly appreciates all your kind words and support.
Monday, March 4th, 2019
Another Red Wing Hockey legend Ted Lindsay passed away peacefully this morning at his home in Oakland, MI. He was a persistent, courageous and determined man both on and off the ice. He was a man of many First’s. We are comforted in knowing the Ted Lindsay legacy will forever be a part of history and the fact that so many lives have changed for the better because of the humanitarian work that he has done.
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Funeral Arrangements & Obituary:
Ted passed away March 4, 2019, age 93, surrounded by the love of his family. Longtime Detroit Red Wing and Hall of Famer. Cofounder of Lindsay & Pavelich Manufacturing Company. Beloved husband of the late Joanne. Dear father of Blake, Lynn LaPaugh (Lew), Meredith Berman and step-daughter Leslie Richardson. Cherished grandfather of Justin LaPaugh (Lisa Kepler), Lindsay LaPaugh, Matt Berman, Candice Berman, Alyssa Reyers (Josh) and Celeste Richardson (Dion Ross). Great-grandfather of Luca LaPaugh, Norah LaPaugh and Cassie Ross. Visitation for family and close friends Thursday from 2-7pm, with a Scripture Service at 7pm, at A.J. Desmond & Sons (Vasu, Rodgers & Connell Chapel), 32515 Woodward Ave. (btwn 13-14 Mile), Royal Oak, (248) 549-0500. Public visitation will be held Friday from 9:07am-7:07pm at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit. Funeral Mass for family and close friends Saturday, 10am at St. Andrew Catholic Church, 1400 Inglewood Ave., Rochester. Visitation at church begins at 9am. Memorial tributes to the Ted Lindsay Foundation, 1819 E. Big Beaver Rd., Troy, MI 48083.
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