Theodore Krein |

Theodore Krein

Theodore Krein

Theodore “Ted” J. Krein of Lake Wildwood and formerly of Rocky River, Ohio, passed away Oct. 4, 2013. He was 84.

A memorial service will be at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 27,2013, at Sierra Presbyterian Church, 175 Ridge Road, Nevada City, Calif.

Ted was born 11 March, 1929, in Park Ridge, Ill. He was the youngest of four children. After graduating magna cum laude in psychology in 1951 from the University of Redlands, he went on to obtain a Ph.D. in industrial psychology in 1955 from Purdue University. He married his wife of 60 years, Evelyn Leech, on March 31, 1953. He joined Ernst & Ernst (now Ernst & Young) in 1964 and retired 30 years later as director of the Education Methods Department.

After retiring, he and Evelyn moved to Lake Wildwood, where he became active in Stephen Ministries, served as deacon and elder at Sierra Presbyterian Church and was a member of the church choir.

Ted is survived by Evelyn; his brother, John; sister, Doris; three sons Philip (Sheila), Timothy (Patricia) and Mark (Rebecca); and eight grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Frederick T. Krein and Vera A. Rinear; and his brother, Fredrick Jr.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Sierra Presbyterian Church.

The family would like to thank the staff members of Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital for their compassionate care in his final days.

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