Visitation12:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Saturday, May 25 at the Oâ€™Connell Family Funeral Home of Hudson, WI
Funeral ServicesNo Formal Services
Theodore “Ted” P. Samolytz, age 82, of Lakeland, MN, and recently Oak Park Heights Senior Living, passed away Monday, May 20, 2019. Ted was born on July 19, 1936, in St. Paul, MN, the son of Theodore J. and Eadviga Samolytz. He graduated from Harding High School in 1956. In 1958, he was united in marriage to Joyce Kester. Through the years, Ted was passionate about his many Chevy vehicles. He had a deep connection to nature, his pets, and wildlife of all kinds. He loved gardening, especially with Joyce, painting, and was proud of his 30-year career at 3M. Later in life he enjoyed his time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Ted will remain in the hearts of his children, Tina (Paul) Birkholz, Kim (Tom) McKellar, Tim (Elaine) Samolytz, Sheri (Ron LeMay) Samolytz, and Angel (Aaron Brossoit) Samolytz; his seven grandchildren; his six great-grandchildren; sister and brother-in-law, Helen and Ken LaBrasser. He was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce; parents, Theodore J. and Eadviga; and sister and brother-in-law, Jean and David Burback.
A Memorial Gathering for Ted will be held from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Saturday, May 25 at the O’Connell Family Funeral Home of Hudson, WI, with a brief Time of Sharing beginning at 12:30.