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Orla Arthur ""Jack"" Tellis Jr.

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Orla Arthur ""Jack"" Tellis Jr. Obituary
Mar. 13, 1927-Nov. 26, 2013

Orla "Jack" Arthur Tellis, Jr., age 86, of Alma, MI, formerly of Grosse Pointe Woods passed away on Tuesday, November 26, 2013, at Masonic Pathways.
Jack was born on March 13, 1927, in Detroit, MI, 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.
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Published in The Morning Sun on Dec. 1, 2013
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