Martin F. Wallich
Martin F. Wallich, age 79, of Tecumseh died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013 at Herrick Manor, Tecumseh surrounded by his family. He was born on February 8, 1933 in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Charles and Sadie (Bowe) Wallich. On September 9, 1961 he was married to Phyllis Shirley Jumber in Detroit, Michigan. Martin served his country in the United States Army. He went on to earn his Associate’s Degree from Michigan State University. Martin has owned and operated Tecumseh Plywood in Tecumseh since 1967. He was a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church of Tecumseh, the Tecumseh Country Club and he enjoyed duck and goose hunting along with boating at Sand Lake.Martin is survived by his three sons, Martin (Lora) Wallich of Tecumseh, Patrick (Kim) Wallich of Tecumseh and Christopher Wallich of Onsted; five grandchildren, Katherine, Ryan, Meghan, Marie, and Kayla; one brother, Charles Wallich of Florida and one sister, Mary (Jim) Hammond of Petoskey, Mich. In addition to his wife, Shirley, he was preceded in death by his parents.A Funeral liturgy was held at noon on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013 at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, Tecumseh with Fr. Daniel Wheeler as celebrant. Visitation was held on Friday from 2-8 p.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home, Tecumseh where a Vigil Prayer Service was held at 7:30 p.m. Friday evening. Visitation was held on Saturday from 11 a.m. until 11:45 a.m. at St. Elizabeth’s Church. A family prayer service with Fr. Dan Wheeler presiding was held at 11:45 followed by the funeral liturgy at noon at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church. Burial was in Brookside Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices-.com. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. Envelopes are available at the Anderson Funeral Home, Tecumseh.