Theodore “Tee” Waskosky

Theodore “Tee” Waskosky, 69 of Erdahl died Thursday, May 31, 2018 at the Evansville Care Campus under the care of LB Hospice.
Visitation was Monday from 4-7 p.m. with a 6:30 p.m. Prayer, Service at Glende-Nilson Funeral Home in Evansville.
Funeral services were 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at Grace Evangelical Free Church in Elbow Lake with Rev. Gabriel Norton officiating.
Military Honors by Carl A. Hanson American Legion Post #321, Elbow Lake. Interment was in the Erdahl Cemetery.
Theodore Cleon Waskosky was born November 23, 1948, in Wadena, Minnesota the son of Theodore Julius and Helen Christine (Andersen) Wask-osky. He was baptized and confirmed in the Nidaros Lutheran Church of rural Clitherall. Tee attended the Vining School through the eighth grade and in 1962, they moved to Erdahl and he graduated from the Elbow Lake High School in 1966. He continued his education with one year at Dunwoody Institute in Minneapolis and then two years at the St. Cloud Vocational Technical School majoring as an electrician.
November 9, 1969 he en-listed with the US Air Force, serving three months in Vietnam and nine months in Korea, and was honorably discharged November 9, 1973.
Tee married Cheryl Albrecht and they had two children, Roger and Kyle.  They later divorced. Tee and Tami Hawkenson have been together since 1994, they have one son, Theodore “TJ”.
In 1974, he joined the family business, Waskosky Well Drilling with his dad and brother, Mark. Tee became sole owner in 1979; the business was turned over to his son, Kyle in 2015 becoming the 4th generation of well drillers.
He was an avid hunter, enjoyed traveling, was a hard-dedicated worker, he liked snowmobiling, four wheeling and his antique John Deere tractors. Tee was a member of the American Legion.
He is survived by his soulmate and best friend, Tami; three sons, Roger Waskosky of Crivitz, Wisconsin, Kyle (Bonnie) Waskosky and TJ Waskosky, all of Erdahl; five grandchildren, Alyssa, Mikayla, Oliver, Casey and Holland; one great-grandchild, Kay-leigh; sister, Phi Lohre (Marvin) Griffith of Otsego; two brothers, Mark Waskosky of Fergus Falls and Sheldon (Kris) Waskosky of Sioux Falls, SD; longtime forever faithful employees, Dave Jante and Gordy Rohloff;  by numerous relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Theodore and Helen Waskosky.
Glende-Nilson Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Evansville was in charge of arrangements. Condolences can be made online at