Richard Arthur Tulgetska

Richard Arthur Tulgetska, 75, of Rogers City, died June 28, 2021. Richard was born in Alpena June 6, 1946 to his parents Arthur and Freida (Derian) Tulgestka. 


He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Geraldine (Ganske) Tulgetske; a daughter, Richael (David) Harris of Holly; grandchildren, Andrew (Kassandra) Harris, Kailee (Greg) Hooper, Cassandra (Kellon) Shorter and James (Trisha) Gaudette; and siblings, Junaita (Ted) Kuhn and Robert (Diane) Tulgestke. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Frieda Tulgestka; a daughter, Lori Nelson; a grandson, Michael Nelson; siblings, Luther Tulgestke, Art

Tulgestke, Rosalie Kortman, Delores Bruder, Erhardt Tulgetska and Otto Tulgestka; and numerous nieces and nephews. 

Richard worked for General Motors and Buick City but the last 25 years he loved to work the farm with the Tulgetska brothers.  He enjoyed woodworking, gardening and driving semi-trucks, he was a true “farm boy” at heart. The family would like to give special thanks to Mission Point and the hospice staff for their compassionate care. Memorial donations can be made to: Alzheimer’s Association.

Funeral arrangments were in care of Dryer Funeral Home.