Ted Legerski

Ted Legerski

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View Service FolderTheodore “Ted” Legerski, 91, of Sheridan, passed away on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at Westview Health Care Center with his family by his side. Theodore (Ted) passed away on June 10, 2020, at Westview Health Care in Sheridan surrounded by his family. Ted Legerski was born August 14, 1928 in Acme, Wyoming. Ted’s parents George Paul Legerski and Mary Barbara Kawulok Legerski, were both born in Poland. They had immigrated to the United States, and settled North of Sheridan, Wyoming around 1915. Ted was the last of his 12 siblings who have all preceded him in death - Anna, Mary, Agnes, Joe, George & Mike (twins.) Eva, Frank, John, Rose, Tony, and Paul. Ted and his siblings grew up in the coal towns of Northeastern Wyoming, including Carneyville (later named Kleenburn). Ted married Shirley Jean Sadler on June 8th, 1957 in Sheridan. They have two sons, Jeff and Brian Legerski of Sheridan and a daughter Susan Walsh of Puyallup, WA. Three grandchildren, Samantha & Brandon Walsh (twins) of WA and Brittney Legerski of Sheridan. Early in life, Ted served in the U.S. Army as a Military Police Officer. He later worked and retired from the Veterans Administration Hospital in Sheridan. After retiring from the VA, he continued to stay busy mowing lawns and doing odds and ends, up until the last couple years of his active life. If he wasn’t doing yard work of his own or for many local elderly, he was either fishing or hunting which was his passion. Later in life, he and his nephew Dave Legerski became fishing buds. Convincing Dave to get out on the ice at Lake Desmit to ice fish, from there the rest was history. Ted also enjoyed tinkering in the garage with his old cars, camping and fishing with his family, he was a regular Thursday night bowler, on a league for many years. Ted was devoted to his wife and family, and known for his hard work ethic, integrity and great sense of humor. He is already greatly missed, forever loved and will never be forgotten.A Celebration of Life graveside service for Theodore Legerski will be held on Friday, August 14, 2020 at 2:00pm at Sheridan Municipal Cemetery in the Juniper Heights section. Pastor Scott Lee will be officiating.Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with local arrangements.

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