Orla Arthur Tellis, Jr.

Male 1927 - 2013  (86 years)


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  • Name Orla Arthur Tellis 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Nickname Jack 
    Born 13 Mar 1927  Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Nov 2013  Alma, Gratiot Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    • Orla, 86, of Alma, MI, formerly of Grosse Pointe Woods passed away on Tuesday, November 26, 2013, at Masonic Pathways. Jack was the son of Orla Arthur and Clara (Allen) Tellis.

      He served as a sergeant in the United States Army Military Police. Jack married Kathleen Foote on May 14, 1949. He worked as an engineer for Chrysler Corporation for 30 years.

      Jack was a member of the Grosse Pointe Senior Men's Club and a former member of the Mt. Pleasant Lions Club. He was active with the Gratiot County Players building sets with his son-in-law Wayne. Jack traveled extensively and enjoyed woodworking.

      Jack is survived by his three children Dianne (Wayne) Wieferich of Alma, John Tellis of Mt. Pleasant and Jane (Daniel) Staples of Mt. Pleasant; five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and three sisters.

      Jack was preceded in death by his wife, Kathleen Tellis, on September 13, 2006
    Person ID I22436  OurNorthernRoots | Andrew Burdett Ancestry
    Last Modified 1 Feb 2020 

    Father Orla Arthur Tellis,   b. 23 Feb 1887, Eaton, Preble Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1969, Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Clara Edith Allen,   b. 1 Jun 1895, Traverse City, Grand Traverse Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1979, Eugene, Lane Co., Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 09 Sep 1918  Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced 28 Jun 1951 
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