January 8, 1931 - December 19, 2021
Theodore “Ted” Leo Pospisil, 90, of Marion, Iowa, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, December 19, 2021, at his home. The family will greet friends and family from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 29, 2021, at Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Marion, where a funeral liturgy will begin at 1:30 p.m., with Deacon Dennis Ternes officiating. Burial will follow at St. John’s Cemetery in Cedar Rapids. Ted’s family is kindly requesting that facial masks are worn at all times during the visitation and funeral liturgy at the funeral home. Ted was born on January 8, 1931, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the son of Charles Wencil and Lucille Marie (Koob) Pospisil. He attended Wilson High School in Cedar Rapids. On August 9, 1958, Ted was united in marriage to Lucille Mae Carlson. Ted was a lifelong farmer and had also worked as a truck driver for Hubbard Ice in his earlier years. He later became employed for the Cedar Rapids School District, beginning as a custodian and retired after nearly 30 years, from the maintenance department in 1995. Ted was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, the Excelsior Club, Springville American Legion Post #331, Midwest Sidecar Association and the American Motorcycle Association. He enjoyed everything outdoors especially camping and fishing, attending the Iowa State Fair, and raising rabbits. Ted also enjoyed attending the Cranberry Festival in Warren, Wisconsin, motorcycle rides, but most of all loved spending time with his family. He will be remembered for being ornery and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. Ted is survived and lovingly remembered by his seven children, Paul Pospisil, Sheila Pospisil, Donna (Mark) Sedlacek, Charlene (Brian) Kelly, Christine (Robert) Cannon, Jeffrey Pospisil, and John (Kathy) Pospisil; 15 grandchildren, Jeremy, Mark, Danielle, Brooke, Nicholas, James, Christopher, Dylan, Alexander, Stacie-Jo, Emilie, Timothy, Kyle, Jessica, and Dominic; 29 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and a host of extended family and friends including, Valeria Benesh Henning, Al (Diane) Benesh, Vanessa (Brent) Bane, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Lucille Pospisil; brother at infancy, Clarence Pospisil; sister, Delores Pisha; one grandson, Joshua Turner; and best friends, Arlo and Velma Benesh.
Theodore “Ted” Leo Pospisil, 90, of Marion, Iowa, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, December 19, 2021, at his home. The family will greet friends and family from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 29, 2021, at Murdoch... View Obituary & Service Information
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