Phillip “Phil” J. Theising

Phillip “Phil” J. Theising, 68, of Rice, died Sunday, July 26, 2020, at his home with his wife, Susan, by his side.

Phil was born June 14, 1952 in Little Falls to Joe and Pearl (Johnston) Theising. He grew up in Gray Eagle and lived in Hibbing before moving to Rice in 2009. He married Susan Wenberg on May 3, 1996, at First Lutheran Church in Hibbing. Phil enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren, riding his Harley, gardening, traveling, and spending winters in Texas. He was a friendly, loving, caring and wonderful man! He was one of a kind.

Survivors include his wife, Susan of Rice; children, Mark Fairchild (Tessa) of Ridgeland, Miss., Dena Theising-Foster (JJ Mullin) of Clifton, Va., Rebecca Estabrook (Todd) of Stuart, Fla., Jennifer Schubel of Sauk Rapids, Nickel Theising (Rachel) of Plymouth; nine grandchildren; four great grandchildren; Fur babies, Bitzi boo and Fritzi.

He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Tamantha Hammond; brothers, Donald and Dothan “Doc”; infant grandson, Anthony Fairchild; granddaughter, Shayla Hammond; and dog, Tiger Lou Theising.

A celebration of Life will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, August 1, 2020 at Grace Baptist Fellowship Church, 1196 Pinecone Dr. N., Sartell.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, Sauk Rapids. Obituary, Guest Book and Video Tribute available online:


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