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Theodore 'Ted' 'Teddy' B. Hungary

Oct 13, 2012 - Staff

Theodore "Ted" "Teddy" B. Hungary, of Denver, died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, in Denver. He was 46 years old.

The funeral service was Friday, Oct. 12, in the Blue Sky Hall. Burial followed in the Yellow Calf Cemetery.

Theodore Barrett Hungary was born July 16, 1966, the son of Burnham Smith Hungary Sr. and Sophia Goggles Hungary.

He was part of the homeless community in Denver for many years but also worked as a gutter installer and in other carpenter and labor positions.

His family said he was fiercely independent and courageous, loved his freedom, helping friends, riding his bike throughout Denver, fixing bikes to give to people and living life with his loyal and constant companion, Lucille, a wolf/lab mix. They said he was a loyal and dedicated man who cherished his Lord and Arapaho beliefs, and he will be remembered for his kindness, simple love of life and his generosity of spirit.

He is survived by his sisters Carol Hopper (Jerry), Joni Ferris (Fred) and Valentina Knutson (Mark); brother Ron (Diane); brothers and sisters Herb Welch, Mary Trumbull, Betty Friday, Jim Large, Steven Hungary, Alicia Hungary-Gancarski, Sharon Hungary-Darr, Ramona Hungary, John Ornelas, Amy Ornelas, Danyal Goggles, Dean Hungary, Harvey Eagle, Lavonne Hungary and Nicole Hungary; numerous nieces, nephews, grandchildren and other family members; and many homeless friends and supporters who will miss him dearly.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his oldest brother, Burnham Smith Hungary Jr.

The family asks that remembrances in Mr. Hungary's name be made to homeless populations.

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