Theodore "Ted" D. BelichTheodore "Ted" D. Belich, 70, passed away June 25, 2013 after a courageous battle with cancer.
Theodore "Ted" D. Belich 70, passed away June 25, 2013 after a courageous battle with cancer.
He was born to Ted and Violet (Adams) Belich on Feb. 23, 1943 in Duluth.
He married Susan Hansen on June 19, 1965. Ted graduated from Carlton High School and University of Minnesota, Duluth with a degree in Business Administration and Accounting. He was employed at Northwest Paper Co., DM&IR Railroad, and retiring from Potlatch Corp. in 1998. For the past 17 years, he served on the Supervisory and Board of Directors for Northwoods Credit Union in Cloquet.
For the past 42 years he ran a successful beef farm. His children and grandchildren were the joy in his life and he instilled in them a love of family and the outdoors. He enjoyed camping and fishing in the boundary waters, hunting for elk, moose, and deer, working on the farm, and gardening.
His parents preceded him in death.
He is survived by his wife Susan (Sue); sons Bradley (Shelly), Brian (Jodi), Brent and Brandon (Candice) Belich; grandchildren, Rebecca, Macy, Bowen, (their mother, Tanya), Torey, Travis, Casey, Mackenzie, Samantha, Luke, Mollie, Gavin and one expected in October; his brothers, Tom (Sharon) and Terry (Linda) Belich; and sister, Emmy (Paul) Miller; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A special thanks to the hospice staff at Essentia Health; especially Mike and the staff at Solvay Hospice House of Duluth.
VISITATION: 10 a.m. Saturday June 29, at 10 a.m. in Cloquet Gospel Tabernacle, 1400 Washington Avenue, Cloquet, Minn., where he attended with the funeral service following at 11 a.m. Interment services will be at Sandy Lake Cemetery, following a luncheon in the church social hall. See the family online guest book at www.nelsonfuneralcare.net.
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