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Eugene Grulke

Eugene Grulke

1939 - 2023

Eugene Randall Grulke age 84 passed away at home on Sunday, May 14, 2023.

He was born February 7, 1939 in Belknap Township to Gustave and Lena (Claus) Grulke.

Gene is survived by his wife, Beverly; two sons, Timothy (Janet) Grulke of Hillman and Kevin (Michelle) Grulke of Rogers City; two granddaughters, Brooke and Makenna; a sister, Ruth Ward of Allen Park; a brother, Harold (Nancy) Grulke of Hawks.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Gus and Lena and a brother, Kenneth.

Gene graduated from Rogers City High School in 1956. He served in the United States Army and was stationed in Germany. When he returned he married Beverly Altman at St. John Lutheran Church in Hagensville on August 15, 1964. He retired from Calcite as a welder in 1999. He loved sports and was inducted into the Presque Isle County Men’s Softball League Hall of Fame in 2007. He was a top Spitzer player in the area Bar League. Gene was a hobby farmer who enjoyed gardening.

Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home on Wednesday from 4-8 with a prayer service at 7 p.m. with Rev. Dr. Jack D. Ferguson officiating. Visitation will resume on Thursday at St. John Lutheran Church in Hagensville from 10 a.m. until time of his funeral at 11 a.m. with Rev. Giovanna Meek officiating. Rogers City VFW Post 607 will accord military honors during graveside services at St. John Lutheran Cemetery immediately following.

Memorials may be given to the Grulke Family for a charity to be selected at a later date.

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Eugene Grulke – Beck Funeral Home – Rogers City, MI