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Raymond Schalk

1916 - 2010

Raymond Martin Max Schalk age 94 of Belknap Township
passed away November 12, 2010 at Cheboygan Memorial Hospital

He was born in Belknap Township
to Adolph and Emma (Berg) Schalk

On April 19, 1941 he married Alice Brege. She passed away on August 10, 1974.
On May 26, 1979 he married Lucille Kalitta, She passed on May 12, 2010.

Mr. Schalk started his career as a dairy farmer then turned to crop farming. He
enjoyed playing cards and hunting.

Mr. Schalk is survived by:
4 children, Jack (Marlene) Schalk of Belknap, William (Rhoda) Schalk of Belknap,
Judy (James) Spomer of Rogers City, and Jane (Terry) Wirgau of Belknap;
3 stepchildren, Alan (Nancy) Kalitta of Posen, Jeanne (Patrick) Deletka of Belknap,
and Brenda (Dale) Gilmet of Presque Isle;
17 grandchildren;
20 great grandchildren;
son-in-law, Arlo Bruning.

In addition to his wives, Ray was preceded in death by:
daughter, Sharon Bruning;
granddaughter, Kimberly Schalk
grandson, Andy Spomer;
great grandson, Derick Schwiesow;
5 brothers, Adolph, Allen, Harry, Ralph, and Edmund;
5 sisters, Mable Streich, Minnie Boettcher, Margaret Karsten, Gertrude Gross, and
Bernice Baker.

Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home on Saturday from 3:00 until 8:00 p.m.
with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m.. Visitation will resume at
St. Michael Lutheran Church on Sunday from 1:00 p.m. until time of funeral at
2:00 p.m. with Pastor Paul Hopkins officiating.

Interment will take place at St. Michael Lutheran Cemetery

Memorials may be given to St. Michael Lutheran Church,

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Raymond Schalk – Beck Funeral Home – Rogers City, MI