The Obit For Ted Weygant

Theodore "Ted" Weygant

Published in NewsZapFL on March 26, 2010

Theodore 'Ted' Weygant, 82 OKEECHOBEE - Theodore "Ted" Weygant, died Tuesday, March 23, 2010, in Raulerson Hospital. He was 82.

Born September 18, 1927 in Manhattan, N.Y., Mr. Weygant had been a resident of Okeechobee since 1985.

Ted played professional baseball in his youth, served in the United States Army, then became an electrician by trade. He was also a well-versed history buff. A devout Catholic and avid sports fan, Ted never missed a Yankee game, a Dolphin game, or Sunday Mass.

He was preceded in death by his wives, Cornelia Weygant and Marie Weygant; and son, Sean Weygant. He is survived by his daughter, Sheila Walling of Grand Junction, Colo.; son, Michael Weygant; and grandson, Joshua Weygant, both living in Germany; brothers, Dave Weygant and Jack Weygant of Lake Placid; sisters, Joan Lonschein of Ft. Lauderdale and Mary Waldman of Rhode Island; three stepdaughters, Theresa Cline of Okeechobee, Carol Schecher of Port Orange and Linda Cline of Wrightstown, N.J.; and a stepson, Kenny Shifflett of Orlando.

Visitation will be 10 a.m. with Mass to begin at 11 a.m. Friday, March 26, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, with Father Hugh Duffy officiating.

Interment will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, March 27, at Our Lady Queen of Heaven Cemetery, North Lauderdale.