Rev. Greg Way
“Should Have Been a Cowboy”
by Toby Keith
Ted Macy was born on January 9, 1966 to Emmett and Joan (Nagel) Macy in Edmonds, Washington. He graduated from Tonopah High School, Tonopah, Nevada, in 1984. From June to September 1984, Ted served in the U.S. Army. In December 1984, he once again enlisted, this time as a hardcore Marine. He was honorably discharged in December 1988. On May 28, 2015, he was united in marriage to Renee (Wooledge) Sandau.
Ted was a certified diver, certified firefighter, and EMT. He played with many types of work, enjoying construction and ranching, until he found a true love of programming. He was a programmer for Dware, Inc out of Spearfish, SD, working out of his home until he passed away. He enjoyed flying model airplanes, building train sets, building and programming robots, raising Hereford cattle at his self-named ranch "Poverty Flats", computer programming, and wood working. He especially loved turning wood with Dr. Max Durgin.
Ted passed away on Thursday, December 31, 2015 at his home in Tripp having attained the age of 49 years, 11 months, and 22 days.
He is survived by his wife, Renee Macy, Tripp, South Dakota; son, Anthony Macy, Pensacola, Florida; son Alexander Macy, San Franscisco, California; daughter Bridget Macy, San Franscisco, California; brother Shane Macy, Everett, Washington; Sister Kelly (Chris) Ihrig, Everett, Washington; father Emmett Macy, Snohomish, Washington; stepson Brian (Rachel) Sandau, San Antonio, TX; stepson Jamie (Jill) Sandau, San Diego, California; stepdaughter Jennifer Sandau, Sioux Falls, SD; mother-in-law, Geneieve Wooledge, Sioux Falls, SD; brother-in-law Rick (Charnelle) Wooledge; brother-in-law Randy (Anne) Wooledge, Amarillo, Texas; several step-grandchildren; his Tripp adopted family, The Mark Mora family; and his special SD family, Scott and Kristi Goehring and girls.
He was preceeded in death by his mother, Joan.
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