Theodore "Ted" Anderson, 85 peacefully passed away on Saturday February 10, 2018 after a long battle with Alzheimer's while visiting family in Cave Creek, Arizona. His memory gradually faded but he never lost his sense of humor. He was born on October 2, 1932 in California and moved to Detroit, MI. when he was 18. Following high school Ted proudly served in the Army and then proceeded to have a successful career in the insurance industry. Ted leaves behind his lovely wife of 36 years Norma along with his son Devon, stepchildren Kim Riggs (Greg), Carl Angott (Tom), Kyle Navarre (Mark), Tim Angott (Wendy), and Eric Angott (Maria). He is also survived by several grandchildren, Michelle, Ryan, Justin, Erin, Shannon, Noah, Carly, Amber, Jake and Brennen, and great grandkids Hadley, Maddox, Georgia, Nathan and Jesse. Ted’s main passion was fishing and golfing and taught all his grandkids both, they especially enjoyed catching more fish than Tedder up north at the cabin they all loved! He will be greatly missed. A funeral mass will be celebrated at Messinger Pinnacle Peak Mortuary in Scottsdale, AZ on Saturday February 17, 2:00pm. Family and friends are invited to attend. Another mass will be celebrated in Michigan later this year, announcements will be sent.