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Theodore Royce Bird

1949 ~ 2021 (age 71)

Obituary

Ted R. Bird age 71 of Hibbing died unexpectedly Friday, September 10, 2021 at his
home. Ted was born November 23, 1949 in Hibbing to Walter and Violet (Damjanovich)
Bird. Ted was a longtime employee of National Steel and Hanna Mining. He served in
the Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. Ted was a member of North Star Church in
Hibbing, he loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing, camping and especially riding his
motorcycle. He rode his motorcycle to every state except Hawaii and Alaska. Ted was a
kind man and would do anything he could to help people. He is survived by his fiancé,
Lynnette Nowak, children, Dan (Diana) Bird, Kari (Fabian) Manderson, Gaylene Bird,
step-children, Tim (Kay) Cornelius, Brian (Tammy) Cornelius, Kim Cornelius, Bob
(Janet) Cornelius, siblings, James (Gloria) Bird, Mick (Jenna Maki) Bird, Bonnie
(Kermit) Klein and Patsy Bird, grandchildren, Jonathon (Marissa) Bird, Samantha Bird,
Nathan Bird, Tristan Bird, Dawson Bird, Josh Karnes Jayden Karnes, 9 step-
grandchildren and special friends, Jerry Anderson, Matt Maki and John Monroe. Ted
was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Violet, wife, Mary Jane, brother, Bobby
Bird, grandson Tony Cornelius, great granddaughter, Olivia Cornelius, great
grandson, Jotham Bardwell. A memorial service will be held 11:00 am Wednesday,
September 22, 2021 at Dougherty Funeral Home in Hibbing. Visitation will be held one
hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Mid-Range Honor Guard will accord
military honors. Arrangements are with the Dougherty Funeral Home of Hibbing.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
September 22, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Dougherty Funeral Home Hibbing
2615 First Avenue
Hibbing, MN 55746
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Memorial Service
Wednesday
September 22, 2021

11:00 AM
Dougherty Funeral Home Hibbing
2615 First Avenue
Hibbing, MN 55746
Guaranteed delivery before the Memorial Service begins

Military Honors
Wednesday
September 22, 2021

12:00 PM
Dougherty Funeral Home Hibbing
2615 First Avenue
Hibbing, MN 55746
Guaranteed delivery before the Military Honors begins

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