EDWIN J. MULKA
Edwin J. Mulka age 100 of Rogers City passed away peacefully at home on Aug. 9, 2019, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born May 11, 1919 in Rogers City to Stanley and Victoria (Buzala) Mulka.
On May 1, 1944, he married Phyllis Mae Newhouse at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral in Alexandria, L. Ed served in the United States Army during World War II. He was a member and past Grand Knight of the 4th Degree Council of the Knights of Columbus, a member of the EDC, a founding member of the Rogers City Senior Center, Ed retired from the post office after 39 years of service as postal supervisor. He enjoyed being loved by his family. Mr. Mulka enjoyed woodworking and winters in Texas with the love of his life, Mae.
Mr. Mulka is survived by six children, William (Sue) of Saline, Mary (Mike) Bauers, Faith (David) Shafto, Victoria Mulka, and Marie Mulka all of Rogers City, and Margaret (Lloyd) Gough of Pinckney; Ed was blessed with 13 grandchildren, Joseph, Kathryn, John, Melissa, Marea, Michael, Lisa, Adam, MaryAnn, Cassandra, Christopher, Edwin, and Mariah; 26 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Stanley and Victoria; five brothers, Lawrence, Paul, Leopold, Rev. Raymond, and Rev. Arthur; and four sisters, Cecelia Lewandowski, Blanche Daas, Irene Heinzel and Louise Mauti.
Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home on Monday from 10:30 a.m. until 11:30 at which time we will make our way to St. Ignatius Catholic Church for Mass at 12-Noon with Fr. Rolando Silva officiating. Rogers City VFW Post 607 will accord military honor at church following Mass.
Interment will take place at the Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to St. Ignatius Catholic School in memory of Edwin Mulka.
Online condolences may be addressed through www.beckfuneralhome.org.