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Robert Devere Felsk

September 19, 1931 ~ October 1, 2022 (age 91) 91 Years Old


Robert Devere Felsk, of Cadillac, passed away on Saturday, October 1, 2022 at his home surrounded by his family. He was 91.

Robert was born on September 19, 1931 in Cadillac, Michigan to William Frederick and Lottie May (Horton) Felsk. He was a graduate of Lake City High School. Robert then went on to proudly serve his country during the Korean War in the United States Navy and the Reserves for 28 years. He owned and operated Michigan Casting Service, an aluminum foundry, in Manton for 25 years. On June 7, 1974 he entered into marriage with the former Ruby Johnson at the Cadillac United Methodist Church. He cherished the time spent with his family, especially his numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 

Robert is survived by his loving wife, Ruby Felsk of Cadillac; children, Robin Felsk of Texas, Cindy (Dan) Cuddeback of Lake City, Allison (BJ) Jackson of Manton, Scott (Rachel) Felsk of Lake City, Kim (Mike) Vranish of Cadillac, Brad (Anni) Felsk of Cadillac, Jodie Bigelow of Cadillac and Ronda Felsk of Cadillac; grandchildren, Michael Crain, Melynda Martinez, Eric Cuddeback, Lindsey Cuddeback, Matthew (Celia) Cuddeback, Carissa Jackson, Ryan (Rachel) Jackson, Emily Jackson, Nicolle Felsk, Michael Vranish, Clara Vranish, Ella Felsk, Parker Felsk, Summer Bigelow, Steven Young, Kathryn Felsk, Logan Felsk, and Benji; special niece, Sharon Ferree; 8 great-grandchildren; and many other loving family members and friends.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Shawne Felsk; great-grandson, Jack Matthew Cuddeback; his parents, William and Lottie Felsk; brother, William Felsk; and sister, Alvaretta Brown.
Per his wishes, cremation has taken place and a celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Veterans Serving Veterans of Cadillac.

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