Joseph Pollick

Birth: February 21st, 1934
Death: March 10th, 2018
Age: 84 years

Joseph Pollick

Frankenmuth, MI


Joseph George Pollick, 84, of Frankenmuth, MI, beloved husband, father, grandpa, brother and friend lost his courageous battle for life at U of M Medical Center March 10, 2018. Joe, known to his family as Bud, was born to the late Stephen and Pauline Pollick February 21, 1934 in Saginaw, MI. Joe married Sally Falkenhagen, his grade school sweetheart, in 1954. They were married for 63 years. He graduated from GMI in 1957 and went on to spend 42 years with General Motors working various assignments to include Director of Plant Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering. After retiring from GM he joined Kibbe and Associates as Director of Industrial Engineering. He was a registered Professional Engineer, a Professional Manufacturing Engineer, a Service Life Member of the American Foundrymen’s Society and former Chairman, Member of the Fordney Club and a member of Blessed Trinity Catholic Church. Joe was humble, wise, and respected.


His memory will be cherished by his wife Sally and their seven children: Jim (Robine) Pollick, Debbie (Gary) Wright, Ron Pollick, Gail Pollick (Dave), John Pollick, Mary Pollick and Cindy (Cliff) Klein and family friend Cindy Spezia. Joe and Sally have 16 grandchildren: Andy (Lanie), Brian, Steven, Janelle (Josh) Nick (Christina) Elizabeth, Tony (Tammy), Nathan, PJ (Bree), Becky, Sarah (Brian), Alyssa (Ben), Rachael, Alexander (Hannah), Erika and Jacob. They have 10 great grandchildren: Lilli, Wyatt, Mollie, LuLu, Brady, Blehm, Melody, Addison, Milena, and Helen as well as many dear nieces and nephews. Joe is also survived by brothers Richard (Alice) Pollick, Stephen (Jean) Pollick, and Michael (Terry) Pollick.


Joe was preceded in death by grandchildren Joey and Jessica as well as his brother Robert Pollick.


A funeral mass will be held on Saturday, March 17 at 11am at Blessed Trinity in Frankenmuth. The family will receive visitors on Friday, March 16 from 2-8pm at Cederberg Funeral Home of Frankenmuth and at the church on Saturday from 10am until the time of service. The family has asked in lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy be a memorial in Joe’s name to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or Blessed Trinity Catholic Church. A special thanks to Wellspring and the entire U of M medical staff.


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