Friedhelm Woelke, age 81, of Novi Michigan, passed away at 6:41 P.M. on Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at Glenn Park of Defiance where he was a resident.
Mr. Woelke had immigrated to the United States from Germany where he was born and raised and for many years worked as was a manufacturing engineer for Bohle Machine Tools in Farmington, Michigan, until his retirement.
Fiedhelm Woelke was born on March 25, 1937, in Oberjoellenbeck, German, the son of Friedrich Hermann Heinrich and Helene Johanne Maria (Temming) Woelke. He married Marlene Bitz on June 19, 1967, in Orchard Lake, Michigan and she preceded him in death in 1992.
Surviving are two sisters including, Renaté Sieckmann and Erika Wormann, both of Bielefeld, Germany; and locally, two nieces, Jennifer Mocherman, of Defiance, and Sandra Farris, of Montpelier, Ohio. There will be no local services and interment will take place in Glen Eden Lutheran Memorial Park in Livonia, Michigan.
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