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Voldemar Tuulik, 97, passed away to be with our Lord on Sept. 30, 2017 at the Glens in Traverse City. He was born on July 1, 1920 to Michael and Marie (Prii) Tuulik.
Voldemar was born and raised in Poide, Saarema, Estonia. He served in the Estonian Army during World War II before immigrating to Detroit in 1950.
He worked as a blacksmith, carpenter, mechanic and millwright at Cadillac Motor company for 30 years.
He married Ingeburg Richter in Southfied, and they were happily married for 41 years. They enjoyed their retirement years in Florida, where they enjoyed the gulf beaches, their German Club functions, boating and traveling.
Voldemar is survived by his sons, Jaan (Sue) Tuulik, of Traverse City, and Arno (Darlene) Tuulik, of San Diego; grandson, Christopher James Tuulik; granddaughters, Melissa Smewing and Lindsey (Kevin) Ransom Korth; and great-granddaughter, Piper Korth.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Michael and Marie Tuulik; his wife, Ingeburg Tuulik; and his brother, Yuri Tuulik.
He will be laid to rest in Florida.
Published on October 21, 2017
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