Teddy Gene (Ted) Ipson, 52, died Sunday, April 24, 2011, at Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Tulsa, Okla.


Teddy Gene (Ted) Ipson, 52, died Sunday, April 24, 2011, at Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Tulsa, Okla.
    He was born May 8, 1958, in Elkhart the son of Roger and Bonnie (Gerrond) Ipson. In 1977 he married Lisa Steele and later married Linda Langan in 1979. 
     He was employed by Colorado Interstate Gas Company for 17 years living in Elkhart, Lakin, Liberal and also Wamsutter, Wyo. In 1995 he established his own company Lone Eagle Testing and Measurement.
    He is survived by one son, T.J. Ipson and wife, Josie, of Liberal; two daughters, Kelli Mittelstadt and husband, Ben, of Midland, Texas, Tara Bayles and husband, Adam, of Corpus Christi, Texas; one sister, Teresa Harder and husband, Ted, of Elkhart, Kansas; mother, Bonnie Ipson of Elkhart; eight grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by his father, infant brother, Ronald Dean Ipson, and his grandparents. 
    Funeral Service will be held Saturday, April 30, 2011, at 2 p.m. at Elkhart United Methodist Church in Elkhart, Kansas with Rev. Bruce Ferguson officiating. Burial will follow at Elkhart Cemetery in Elkhart, Kansas. Friends may call Friday, April 29, 2011, from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. with the family present from 5 until 7 p.m. at Garnand Funeral Home in Elkhart, Kansas. In Lieu of flowers memorials may be given to Relay For Life or Honor Flight in care of Garnand Funeral Home, PO Box 854, Elkhart, Kansas 67950.