Evans Funeral Home
"Compassionate Funeral Service"
Carrington and New Rockford, North Dakota
701.652.3003 or 701.947.2911
Secondary Number ~ 701.650.9937
Theodore “Ted” Allmaras
Theodore “Ted” Allmaras, age 94, of New Rockford, ND, died Monday, December 30, 2019, at CHI St. Alexius Hospital in Carrington, ND.
Theodore “Ted” Allmaras was born June 1, 1925, to Katherine (Ackermann) and William Adam Allmaras on the family farm in Bremen Township, Wells County, ND. He attended country school until transferring to New Rockford Central, graduating in 1944. Ted was drafted into the Army in 1944 and served in the Philippines during World War II. Ted was honorably discharged in 1946. He came back and took over the family farm. He farmed for 44 years in Bremen Township. Ted married Naomi L. (Eckert) on October 11, 1951, in New Rockford. They lived on the family farm raising ten children, until retiring to New Rockford where he resided until his death.
Ted had a lifelong interest in sports. He was an avid Twins, Vikings, and Fighting Irish fan. He played baseball, softball, later coaching and umpiring all levels. In February, 1986, he was inducted into the ND Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame. He bowled for many years in the men’s league and also with Naomi in mixed doubles.
Ted was a member of the American Legion for 75 years, a charter member of the NR Eagles Club, bank director at Security State Bank for 18 years, and township supervisor for Bremen Township. Ted was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Bremen, and was a trustee. He was currently a member of St. John’s Catholic Church. Ted drove school bus from 1967-1990 for the New Rockford school district.
Daddy will be forever missed by his ten children, Garth (Cathy) Allmaras, Peoria, AZ; Louise (Cort) Arlien, Howard Lake, MN; Beth Ramsey, Las Vegas, NV; Arthur Allmaras, New Rockford, ND; Roger (Laurie) Allmaras, Grafton, ND; Alison (Dennis) Nybo, New Rockford, ND; Gertrude (Mike) Magnuson, Flagstaff, AZ; Linus (Susette) Allmaras, New Rockford, ND; Dominic Allmaras, Kindred, ND; Zona Mielke, Peoria, AZ. He will be missed by his 29 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren. Ted is also survived by his brother, Larry, Coon Rapids, MN.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Naomi, his parents, brothers Bill, Ed, Don and Father Alfred; sisters Fran, Betty, Kay, Helen, and Sister Avis, grandson Adam Allmaras, and great grandson Jedediah Allmaras.
Visitation will be Friday, January 3, 2020 from 9:00AM-5:00PM at Evans Funeral Home and 6:00PM-7:00PM at St. John’s Catholic Church, New Rockford, ND with a Rosary at 6:45PM and Prayer Service at 7:00PM.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, January 4, 2020, at 10:30AM at St. John’s Catholic Church, New Rockford, ND.
Burial will be at St. John’s Catholic Cemetery, New Rockford, ND.
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