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Recent Obituary: Richard Emil Kuelske

Richard Emil Kuelske of Chelsea, Michigan, formerly of Flint, Saginaw, and Rochester Hills, age 87, died Wednesday, April 17, 2024, under the care of Arbor Hospice.

He was born March 5, 1937, in Saginaw, Michigan, the son of Emil August and Catherine “Elizabeth” (Gross) Kuelske.

Richard attended Jordan Elementary and Christ Lutheran Schools in Saginaw, and then graduated from Arthur Hill High School in 1955.  He earned his bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from General Motors Institute (now Kettering). Richard retired in 2001, after 45 years with General Motors working in Saginaw and Flint, and then Detroit and Warren, where he was promoted to manage power plants across the country.

Funeral services will be held Monday, April 22, 2024, 2:00 p.m. at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Chelsea, with Rev. Daniel Pezzica officiating. A reception will follow at the Chelsea Depot. The family will receive friends Noon – 2:00 p.m. before the funeral. Burial will be at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Saginaw, Michigan.

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