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Tillie Podulka

June 6, 1933 — January 1, 2022

Tillie (Fron) Podulka our beloved mom and grandmother age 88 passed away Saturday January 1, 2022.

Tillie was born June 6, 1933, in Detroit, Michigan to the late George and Mary Fron, the10th of 11 children. She attended St. Hedwig school in Detroit, MI. On October 26, 1957, Tillie married Anastasius (Tony) Podulka and together they celebrated 43 years of marriage before Tony passed away in 2001.

Tillie enjoyed sharing her Polish heritage with family and friends through language and cooking. She loved spending time with friends at bingo and strategizing over the Lotto number picks. Tillie was a long-time member of the Millington & Otisville Catholic Community.

Tillie leaves her family to cherish her memory. Her children. Karen (Mark) Curley, Mark Podulka, Julie (Marty) Whalen, Susan (Rick) Burdick, and Sally (Jeff) Jewell, also Tillie leaves seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and other extended family.  The Podulka family would like to express a heartfelt appreciation for mom’s neighbor Pam Smeaton for her many visits and friendship.

The Podulka family has followed Tillies request and cremation has taken place. A celebration of Tillie's life will be held in the spring of 2022. In lieu of flowers please donate to her favorite charity St. Jude Hospital. You’re welcome to express condolences, share a memory, or light a candle here by opening the Tribute Tab. Hanlin Funeral Home in Millington, Michigan has been assisting the Podulka family with arrangements.

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