Hamilton County

M/Sgt. George W. "Bill" Teed




George Wilmer ‘Bill’ Teed was born June 13, 1907 to George Martin and Laura Belle Buell Teed. He died Jan. 26, 1979 and is buried in Graceland Cemetery, Webster City, IA.

Master Sgt. Teed served in the U.S. Army in the European, African and Middle East campaign.

His Obituary: Daily Freeman Journal, Webster City, IA - Jan 29, 1979

Funeral services for George W. (Bill) Teed, 71, a lifelong Webster City resident and former businessman who died Friday at Rochester, Minn., will be held Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran church with the Rev. R.M. Roden and Rev. David LaMaster officiating. Burial will be in Graceland cemetery.

Graveside flag-folding services will be conducted by the American Legion Post 191.

The body will lie in state at the Foster Funeral Home until 9:45 a.m. Tuesday when the body will be taken to the church.

Mr. Teed had been a patient at the Methodist hospital in Rochester for two weeks and had been in ill health for past six months.

George W. Teed was born June 13, 1907 at Webster City, the son of George M. and Laura Buell Teed, and was reared and educated here. He was graduated from Webster City Junior college and attended Iowa State college at Ames and also the University of Missouri at Columbia, Mo.

On Feb. 10, 1946 he was married to Evelyn W. Kuchenbecker at Owatonna, Minn.

He operated the Teed and Teed Jewelry store in Webster City and later served as a clerk at the Webster City post office for many years, retiring in 1974.

He is survived by his wife; one daughter, Mrs. William (Elizabeth Ann) Youngstrom of Sacramento, Calif.; two granddaughters, Kristina and Katherine Youngstrom; one sister, Mrs. Helen Hackley of Cherryvale, Kan., and one brother, James Teed of Cherryvale, Kan.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister.

He was a member of Trinity Lutheran church; Acacia Masonic Lodge 176, Af and AM, and the American Legion Post 191.

He served in World War II from 1924 to 1945 with the U.S. Army, serving in the European, African and Middle East campaigns.

Sources: ancestry.com