Theodore Walter Schinkath, 84, of Boyne City, Michigan, passed away peacefully in Petoskey, Michigan, on Tuesday, April 12, 2022.
Ted was born in Detroit, on January 12, 1938, to Walter Schinkath and Marie (Behlhorn) Schinkath.
On August 29, 1997, Ted married his wife, Molly, and together they made their home in Boyne City, Michigan.
Ted is survived by his loving wife, Molly Schinkath of Boyne City; his three daughters, Lisa (John) Murphy, Deborah (Thomas) Pavlak, and Amy Gillespie; as well as his three stepchildren, Kimberly (Jim) Brooks, Brenda (Harley) Vaughn and Kenn (Jenny) Young.
Ted was fortunate enough to have 12 grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
Ted was proceeded in death by his parents, Walter and and Marie; his daughter, Pam Schinkath; uncle, Harold Schinkath; aunt, Gertrude Schinkath; and good friends, Kenneth and Sherry Willson to whom he adored.
Ted spent much of his life working sales for Brown Motors in Petoskey, Michigan. Ted enjoyed camping, spending time with his family and friends, casino trips and he especially loved trips to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
The family has chosen to have a private memorial to honor and celebrate Ted's life.
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