Rev. Robert J. Teed died April 23, 1979 at the age of 60 in Peoria, Illinois where he had been on the faculty of Spalding Institute. Father Teed was in the 42nd year of his religious life and the 33rd year of his priesthood. Father Teed was born on January 1, 1919, and entered the Clerics of St. Viator in 1936. He studied for the priesthood at Kenrick Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri, and he was ordained on June 2, 1945. Most of his religious life was spent in education. Before his appointment to Spalding Institute in 1964, his teaching assignments were at high schools in Des Moines, Iowa, Reno and Las Vegas, Nevada, and at Fournier Institute, Lemont, Illinois.
A wake service was held on Wednesday, April 25, 1979, at Wright Salmon Funeral Home, 2416 North North Street, Peoria, Illinois, at 8:00 p.m.
A memorial Mass was held on Thursday, April 26, 1979 at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Peoria, Illinois at 10:30 a.m.
A wake service was held on Friday, April 27, 1979, at Theis Funeral Home, 3715 North Pulaski Road, Chicago, Illinois, at 8:00 p.m.
A Mass of Resurrection for Father Teed was offered Saturday, April 28, 1979 at St. Viator Church, 4170 West Addison Street, Chicago, Illinois at 11:00 a.m. Auxiliary Bishop Nevin W. Hayes, O. Carm., presided at the Mass. Interment was at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside, Illinois.
Please remember Father Teed in your Masses and prayers.
Taken from The Chicago Catholic, April 27, 1979 p. 21 and a Provincial letter from Rev. Kenneth Morris, CSV