Leopold Mulka1917 - 2016
Leopold Joseph Mulka age 99 of Rogers City
passed away at Rogers City Tendercare on Thursday,
September 8, 2016.
He was born March 5, 1917 in Posen
to Stanley and Victoria (Buzala) Mulka.
On December 28, 1943 Leopold married Nina Micketti at St. Ignatius
Catholic Church. He was a faithful member of the Knights of Columbus
3rd Degree Council 1705 and a dedicated member of the 4th Degree Fr.
Narloch Assembly 1711, and a lifelong member of St. Ignatius Catholic
Church. He retired from US Steel as a Chief Engineer then worked for
several years as a Chief Engineer with the Alpena Cement Company.
If Leopold wasn’t tinkering on one of his many projects you could find
him tending to his vegetable garden,
Mr. Mulka is survived by:
4 children, Stan Mulka of Auburn Hills, Jim (Jane) Mulka of Rogers City,
Linda (Ed) Mattson of Petoskey and
Dave (Debbie) Mulka of Grand Rapids;
11 great grandchildren;
2 brothers, Fr. Raymond Mulka and Edwin Mulka.
He was preceded in death by:
his dear wife, Nina;
4 sisters, Louise Mauti, Blanche Daas, Cecelia Lewandowski and
3 brothers, Fr. Arthur Mulka, Paul Mulka and Lawrence Mulka,
Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home on Sunday from 4:00 until
8:00 p.m. where the Third and Fourth Degree Knight of Columbus will
lead Rosary at 6:30 followed by the Parish Wake Service at 7:00 p.m.
Visitation will continue on Monday at the funeral home from 9:00 until
9:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by
Fr. Sylvestre Obwaka at St. Ignatius Catholic Church on Monday at
Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to St. Ignatius Catholic School
in memory of Leopold Mulka.