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Carroll D. Tietz

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Carroll D. Tietz Obituary

Carroll D. age 90, passed away October 6, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. He was born November 20, 1926 in Highland Park, Michigan, son of the late Ivan and Loretta Tietz. He was a proud Army veteran serving in WWII. Carroll was a very talented watercolor artist. His career was devoted to art as a commercial art studio representative. He was a lifelong member of the Presbyterian Church where he served as an Elder and sang in the choir as a bass. Carroll was a Civil War buff and enjoyed  genealogy research. He had a great eye for detail and built his home on Gamewood Drive and was known to help his family with building projects. Carroll was exceptionally generous with his family. He will always be remembered as a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Carroll is survived by his beloved wife of 64 years, Jean; his loving children: Kurt (Carol) Tietz, Derrick (Nancy) Tietz, Pamela (Tom) Gardner and Chrissan (Keith) Schmittou; his grandchildren: Franz, Michael, Leandra, Susie, Stefan, Elmar, Nick, Ardath, Lauren, Hans, Josiah and Bethany; his great-grandchildren: Brayden, Jackson, William, Landen, Henry, Brycen and Tristen. He is also survived by his brother, Elton Tietz. Carroll was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Loretta; his parents; and his sister, Ardath. Visitation will be held on Friday, October 13 from 3 p.m.-8 p.m. at PHILLIPS FUNERAL HOME, 122 W. Lake St., South Lyon. A funeral service will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, October 14, with visitation at 3 p.m. at Cornerstone Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 9455 Hilton Rd., Brighton. Carroll will be laid to rest in South Lyon Cemetery at a later date. In memory of Carroll, donations may be made to the Salvation Army.

Published in Hometown Weekly Newspapers on Oct. 12, 2017
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