Ted grew up and went to school in the Thompson Falls, Trout Creek and Hot Springs areas.
He married Joyce Pehringer Sept. 30, 1977. Together they had three children; Stephanie (Jeff) Hyvonen, Roberts, Mont., Bobbie Craft and Theodore C. Craft of Buffalo, Wyo., and three grandchildren Jeremiah, Nathan, and Lilly Hyvonen, of Roberts, Mont.
Ted spent most of his life driving truck and working in the logging profession, but was an excellent diesel and gas mechanic.
Ted and his family lived in Buffalo, Wyo. until 1995 when they moved to Trout Creek. They lived in Trout Creek until 2004 when they moved back to Buffalo.
Ted is survived by his mother Hazel (Craft) Rada, sisters Linda (Garry) Keirn of Trout Creek, Patricia (Pete) Garcia of Homedale, Idaho, Margaret (Mike) Leichtnam of Hot Springs, and Barbara (Bill) Nutter of Belgrade, Mont. and several nieces and nephews whom he loved greatly.