Theodore D. Thomas, born on June 19, 1926, in Chaska, Minnesota passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, October 9th. Ted is survived by his sister Eileen, daughter Lisa, her husband Cameron and their children Alec, Andrew and Amber and daughter Julie, husband Paul and their children Greg and Stacey. Our loving father served in the US Navy and moved to Phoenix from Minneapolis in 1958 with his wife of 52 years, Jeanne who passed away September 3, 2007. Ted and Jeanne lived in the same house in Phoenix for 50 years. He enjoyed a challenging career as an Electrical Engineer at companies including GE, Sperry, and Honeywell and finally retired from ITT Courier in 1986. We will deeply miss our loving father and grandpa. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 E. Indian School Road in Phoenix on Saturday October 25th, 2008.