Theodore (Ted) R. Kitter, 57, of Alpena passed away Thursday, June 12, 2014, at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City, due to injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident in Alpena, on May 19, 2014.

Ted was born in Alpena, on April 8, 1957, to Darald and Patricia (Haken) Kitter. He was known for playing Santa Claus at various functions. Ted enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson, driving truck for Bill’s Delivery Service delivering for Home Depot.

Surviving are his son Justen (Christl) Kitter; two grandsons, JJ, Noah; his mother, Patricia; sister, Jacci Stepaniak; nephew, Nick Stepaniak; aunt, Shirley (Darwin) Hartman; companion, Marla and her family; and all his pets.

Ted was preceded in death by his father, Darald Kitter, on Dec. 23, 2012, and his brother, Kenny Kitter on Oct. 13, 2012.

Memorial visitation will take place on Wednesday, at the Bannan Funeral Home from 5 p.m. until time of memorial service at 7 p.m., with Sr. Mary Hughes, SFCC officiating.

Inurnment: Evergreen Cemetery.

Memorials can be made to the Kitter family.