PANAMA CITY, Fla. - A Celebration of Life service for Ted J. Ask, 49, of Panama City, will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Dunnell, Minn. Burial with full military honors by the American Legion Post #356 and VFW Post #8261, will be in Lake Fremont Township Cemetery at a later date.
Ted died Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, due to liver failure.
Ted was born Aug. 30, 1963, in Windom, Minn. He was baptized in the American Lutheran Church in Windom. In 1979, he was confirmed under the Christian faith at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Dunnell. He grew up on a farm in the small town of Dunnell where he worked for his father growing corn and beans. He graduated from Sherburn High School in 1982. He attended Mankato State University from 1982-1985. In 1986, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force as a Control and Warnings Systems Operator and later retrained to defense Red Switch Network. Over his 23-year career, he traveled to Peru, Korea, Italy and Germany. He enjoyed fishing, downhill skiing, golfing, and traveling.
Ted is survived by his father and mother, Alan and Juanita Ask of Dunnell Minn.; brother, Rodney (Karen) Ask; and sister, Rhonda (Mark) Redenius; his two daughters, Megan Ask and Nicole (Jonathan) Kolbe; and son, Matthew Ask; his five nephews, Joshua, Steven and Nathan Nowak, Jonathan and Ryan Ask; and his two grandsons, Nathan and Brennan Kolbe.
Ted was preceded in death by his grandparents, Ted and Hulda Ask and Lloyd and Lydia Dahlin; and aunt, Alice Kral.