Pastor Theodore (Teddy) B. Wilt, 71, of Lake Park, MN went home to Jesus December 20th, 2021. Pastor Teddy was born May 23rd, 1950 to Clarence and Edith Wilt in Mahnomen, MN. He will be greatly missed by his family and all those who knew him. After graduating from Fargo South High School, he served with the Army in Vietnam. In 1968, he married Lynn and they had three children; Karina (Jerry) Baublits, Christina (Scott) Brown, and Jennifer (Patrick) Lambl. In 1981 he married Janice and they had four children; Desiree (Mike Larsen) Dickinson, Theodore Wilt II, James (Amy) Wilt, and Rebekah (Caleb) Mathis. He is survived by his brother Cliff (Ana) Wilt and his sister, Jeanette (Paul) Stock. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Amanda Wilson, Catherine (Kevin Kunze) Brown, Jeff (Heather) Brown, Jason Johnson, Kayia Rosario, Luso Rosario, Avva Rosario, Vinsen Rosario, Gavyn Wilt, Paisley Wilt, Mykaella Mathis, David Mathis, and Emmalyn Mathis and one great grandchild, Audrey Brown. Teddy worked in Construction most of his career and founded Wilt-Bilt Construction. After retiring, he found a true passion in his faith and his ministry. He was an avid outdoorsman, who loved golf, hunting, fishing, horses, his pets, and spending time working on and riding his Harley. He loved to garden, cook, can, and make quilts. Teddy is predeceased by his parents, an infant daughter, and a grandson, Abram Rosario. A celebration of life gathering including a light lunch is to be held Tuesday, December 28 at 1pm at Christian Fellowship Church at 28048 Meadow Dr. in Detroit Lakes, MN. Paster Teddy will be buried with full military honors at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis, MN on December 29th. Please talk to Tina or Bear if you would like the details to attend.

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  1. Going to miss Brother Tedy. He was an inspiration and a treasure trove of Spiritual knowledge and guidance. Currently in Atlanta and am sorry to not be able to visit with his family and church brothers in this time of celebrating his life❤️ If there is anything I can do Tina and Bear; please let me know. He is greatly missed and I’m sure you must be saddened but rest assured, he is with our Lord and Savior and would want all of us to continue to focus on Jesus and pray that we become more like Him… God Bless you Tina and Bear, love you 🙂

  2. Ted, was a man of God, and always made me feel good, like a father to a son… I’ll miss his character…

  3. Karmen, Christina, Jennifer and family – We are so sorry to hear of the loss of Ted. May the memories you have of your Dad bring you comfort during this difficult time. Thinking of you all.
    Brenda & Larry Freyholtz

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