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780 12th St. SW
P.O. Box 822
Le Mars, IA 51031
Phone: 712-546-4903
Fax: 712-546-4710
Theodore Recker

Theodore James Recker

Thursday, May 27th, 1971 - Friday, March 27th, 2020
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Theodore James Recker, 48, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away unexpectedly at his home on Friday, March 27, 2020. Due to the current public health mandate, A Celebration of Life Service will be scheduled at a later date.

Theodore James Recker was born on May 27, 1971 in Orange City, Iowa, the son of Richard and Jean (Letsche) Recker. He attended grade school in Marcus and graduated from Marcus High School. He later married Deb Rietkerk.

Following high school, Ted worked at several occupations. He worked as a mechanic, did work on farms and drove a truck. He was currently driving a cement truck for GCC in Le Mars. He was very creative and handy and could fix just about anything. He also enjoyed collecting antiques. His greatest joy was playing with his grandchildren. Ted liked playing trucks and building toys with them.

He will be lovingly remembered by his children, Ashli and Steve Landhuis of Sanborn, IA, Alyssa Ohrt of Primghar, IA, Vanessa Recker of Chino, CA, Troy Recker of Le Mars, IA, Brenden Recker and Kristina Plendl of Le Mars, IA, his mother, Jean Recker of Le Mars, IA; a fiance, Shannon Wichers of Le Mars, IA and her children, Angelica and Kyle Strom of Hospers, IA, Riley Wichers of Hospers, IA and Logan Wichers of Le Mars, IA; grandchildren, Vincent Plendl-Recker, Jaivyn and Kora Landhuis, Jeremiah, Christian and Levi Strom and one on the way; his siblings, Victoria and Don Haack of Le Mars, IA, Michael and Deb Recker of Marengo, IA, Matthew and Penny Recker of Le Mars, IA; step-daughter, Ashley Stephenson and her family of Remsen, IA; along with several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and numerous friends.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents; and his father, Richard Recker on May 24, 2009.
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Brandy Nicks

Posted at 02:30pm
We were so sorry to hear of Ted's passing. He was a good friend to us and always had a smile on his face whenever we'd see him. We'll miss that gruff voice & laugh of his. Praying for your comfort.
With deepest sympathy-

Brandy Nicks & Danny Homan
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Glenda & Arlene Wiener

Posted at 11:44pm
To the Recker Family.. Our deepest sympathy at the loss of your loved one. We are praying for your family at this time. We were sorry to hear about your loss. Glenda and Arlene Wiener
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Stacia (Linden) Hallem

Posted at 05:56pm
Jean, Vickie, Matt and Mike - my heart is very heavy today to hear this news. Tedder was my first everything. Someone you keep in your heart no matter what happens, no matter where this life takes you. And even after all these years my heart is breaking all over again. I do know your pain as I went thru this 3 years ago with my own brother. Words can't make since of it. Nothing makes it better. I have to believe that he is happy where ever he is at and whatever demons he had are finally gone. I am so sorry for your loss. Hugs and prayer to you and has family.

Ashley-Matt Stephenson

Posted at 08:23pm
Even though we weren't blood related, you were always a wonderful stepdad to me. Thank you for being there for me even though you didn't have to be. You will be greatly missed. Love you always - Ashley
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Misty Brand

Posted at 05:27pm
Gonna miss you Ted! Lots of fun times to remember!
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