CELEBRATION OF LIFE: 10:00 A.M. on Tuesday July 10th, 2012 at the Jones-Pearson Funeral Home Chapel in Park Rapids, MN with David Overly and Bill Fonseth officiating.
INTERMENT: Fort Ripley State Veterans Cemetery at a later date.
SURVIVORS: His wife, Karen; his children: Sue (John) Ford of Loveland, CO, Ted, Jr. (Nora) of Angle Falls, Ca, Dave (Cathy) of TX, Steve (Diane) of Colorado Springs, CO and Judi (Jim) of Zimmerman, MN; step-children: Jeff (Sandra), Tim (Dara) and Bill; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; his brothers: Robert and Dennis and his sisters: Isabel and Robin.
Ted was born April 10, 1933 to David Shelby Warnick and California (Callie) Warnick
(Redman) in Illiapolis, IL.
He attended school in Latham, IL and started working as a young boy as a driver hauling coal and grain in a 1946 Ford Stubnose 2 ½ ton truck.
Ted joined the Navy in 1950 and served as an Engineman. He was the Admiral’s Barge
Engineer on the USS Yellowstone.
Ted and Shirley Wood were married in 1952 in Illinois. To this union five children were born. He started Warnick’s Janitorial Service in IL, and it thrived.
In 1980, Ted married Karen Overly Fonseth. They lived in Loveland, CO where he again
started Warnick’s Janitorial Service, and under his management, was very successful.
In 1991, Ted and Karen moved to Big Twin Lake close to Frazee, MN where they have resided for the past 21 years.