May 23, 1950 ~ December 20, 2021
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.