Ted Oatway was born June 15, 1920 to Jack and Anna Oatway who had settled in the Kleskun Lake district. Ted grew up there and attended the Kleskun Lake School. Ted enlisted in the Canadian army during the war and served in Italy and Holland.
After the war, Ted settled in Edmonton and worked for Canada Post. In 1951, he married Betty Emes and they had four children, two daughters and two sons. Ted passed away November 22, 2009 and is buried in Evergreen Memorial Gardens, Edmonton.
Sources: Daily Herald-Tribune (obituary)
Smoky River to Grande Prairie (p. 299)