Ted Thomas Durham


Ted Durham pssed away at the age of 76 at his residence in Alaska.  Ted was born in Grand Rapids, MN to the late Jack Durham and Florence Durham.  

Ted grew up in Hibbing, Mn and after graduating fro m Hibbing HS packed up his car and headed ‘north to Alaska’ to fulfill his dream.  His fun loving spirit and zest for adventure would win him many friends over his 50+ years of Alaska living.  Ted worked for Wein Airlines and M&W well drilling for 25 years before establishing his own business, Durham Pump and Well.

Ted purchased a beautiful homestead near Wasilla and welcomed family and friends to enjoy is hospitality as well as hunting and fishing.

Ted married in 1980 and is survived by his wife Anita of Wasilla; brother Jerry  (Cathie) Durham of Andover, MN; sister Janis (Richard) Belmont of Fergus Falls, MN; sister in lawEmma (Cis) Durham of Wenatchee, WA.  Ted was preceded in death by his loving brother, James Durham.  He is survived by 8 neices and nephews who adored their Uncle Ted.  We will all miss his kind, loving, generous and endearing personality.

Ted leaves a legacy of his beloved homestaed and the unending love of his family and friends.

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