Theodore Alexander Sasim, beloved father, husband and friend passed away at Sky Ridge Medical Center on Friday, September 16, 2022. He was 84.
Ted was born on May 18, 1938 in Bialystok, Poland to Alexander Sasim and Pauline (Soroka) Sasim.
His family came to the United States in January 1951. Ted proudly became a United States Citizen on August 3, 1962. He was married to Joanna Sasim on April 21, 1967.
Ted had a lifelong dedication to law enforcement. Ted first served in the United States Air Force as an Airman First Class. After being honorably discharged, he joined the Austin Police Department. After moving his family to Colorado, Ted joined the Denver Sherriff’s Department, retiring as a Captain in 2001 after 28 years of dedicated service.
Ted loved his family and friends deeply. He had a deep devotion to his faith. He loved animals, to travel, to read, to learn (including accumulating many associates degrees), teach, garden, talk, play with his grand and great grandchildren. He rescued many animals including two baby skunks. He taught his youngest sister and youngest daughter to ride horses.
At the time of his passing, Ted was survived by his daughters Judy and Debbie; grandchildren Rachel, Theodore Michael, Cassandra, Denise and Michael; great grandchildren Theodore Leroy and Emily; brother Walt; sisters Helena and Olga. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Joanna, brother Nicholas, son James and daughter Cynthia.
He made his own decisions and choices until the very end. The world was a better place for having you in it.
A military funeral will be held at Fort Logan National Cemetery, Staging Area C, on Monday, October 17, 2022 at 11:15 AM.