Theodore I. “Ted” Houghtalen, 73, of Cortland, NY, passed away on Sept 21,2019 in his home with his loving family at his bed side from an illness.
Theodore Houghtalen was born in Cortland to Irvin and Eloise Houghtalen on January 4, 1946. He went to Cortland High School and graduated in 1964. Ted served his country with the United States Air Force in 1964. He worked as Taxi driver for several Taxi companies the most recent was Jay’s Taxi.
Ted Houghtalen is survived by his wife, Sandra “Sandy” of Cortland, his children, Theodore Houghtalen Jr, Martin Houghtalen, Helen Sherman (Lance), Step Children Cindie Palmer (Bob), Linda Wehling (Michael), Karen Robinson (John), Christine Grewe, Jennifer Zimmer (Robert), Kenneth Grewe, Eileen West (John), 26 grandchildren, and 21 great grandchildren, as well as several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, Irvin and Eloise Houghtalen, his brother David Houghtalen
Calling hours will be held 4-7 PM Thursday at Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc. 9 Lincoln Ave Cortland, NY. A funeral service will be held 1 PM Friday at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Cortland Rural Cemetery.