Teddy (Ted) Merlin Crofts was born in Buhl, Idaho. Raised in Hailey, Idaho. He passed away peacefully with family at his side in his hometown of Boise, Idaho. Ted, was a small business owner. He sold and repaired vacuums and enjoyed other occupations. These included, driving a school bus, and in the summertime, he bused fire crews all around the country. Ted also worked on the Alaska pipeline and even served a short stint as a, police officer. He chose to spend most of his time being a “Troubleshooter” among those he cared about. He loved “all things people related.”
Ted is survived by two brothers, Nick and Terry Crofts. He was blessed with 11 Children and their Families, 6 sons and 5 daughters: his oldest son; Thaddeus Crofts (wife, Dera); son,Teddy Crofts (wife, Shadi); son, Doug Crofts; daughter, Jenay Martinez (husband, Ricardo); son, Ryan Crofts; daughter, Amy Langton; daughter, Cheryl Fesperman (husband, Brad); son, Ned Crofts (wife, Jennifer); daughter, Laura Rios (husband, Paver); son, Jedro Crofts (wife, Amy); Ted’s youngest daughter, Cozette Ellis (husband, Ted). 26 Grandchildren; Oliver, Chelsea, Cayla,Cara, Andrew (wife Kimberley); Forest, Sumer, Jacob, Dylan, Bryce, Austin, Carson, Madison (husband, Kevin); Alex, Jacob, Emma, Ashlynn, Madison, Ava, Porter, Amelia, Grayson, Drayk, Tayci, Katie and Miley. 5 Great Grandchildren; Adrian, Auron, Addilyn, Harlem and Nora.
The family will have a funeral at the LDS church 3020 Cherry Ln, Boise, ID 83705 on Friday, January 7th, 2022, A viewing will be held at 1:00 P.M. followed by the Funeral at 2:00 P.M. He will be laid to rest at Dry Creek Cemetery. Bowman Funeral
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