Andrew T. Shakula Sr., age 74, of Lake, passed away on Friday, July 18, at MidMichigan Medical Center in Midland. He was born the son of Rose Monarch on December 1, 1939, in Detroit. Andrew married Lillian DeMeulenaere on October 21, 1960 in El Paso, Texas and she survives him. He had served in the US Army during both the Korean and Viet Nam Wars. He had retired from the Parks and Recreation Department of the City of Centerline. Lillian and Andrew moved to Lake in 1997 from Centerline. He was a member of the Brown Corners United Brethren in Christ Church, the VVA Chapter 154, of Mt. Clemens, the VFW post 5738 =, of Clare, and the D.A.V. He loved being outdoors, particularly fishing and hunting.
Survivors include his wife, Lillian, his son, Andrew Jr. (Kristi Barlow) , daughter, Kimberley Shakula (Chad Ruby) all of Lake, his grandchildren, Hunter, Kristen, Tanner, and Erin, and great-granddaughter, Aleah, his brother, Ed (Carrol) Shakula of Shelby, and sister, Christine (Dennis) Marshall of Gaylord. He was preceded in death by his mother, step -fathers, Nicholas Shakula and Joseph Muszynski.
Cremation has taken place and a public memorial service will be held by his family on Saturday, August 2, at 1:00 PM at the family home, 10318 Ashard Rd., Lake, Michigan, 48632. The family was served by the Farwell Chapel of Stephenson-Wyman Funeral Home.