Name: Clemens Ulfig
Hometown: Ubly, MI
Funeral Date: January 31, 2013
Date of Birth: February 02, 1924
Date of Passing: January 27, 2013
Funeral Home: Zinger Smigielski Funeral Home
Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 am, Thursday, January 31 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Parisville. Rev. Robert Howe, pastor of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Bad Axe, will officiate. Burial will be in the St. Mary Cemetery in the spring. Visitation will be at the Zinger-Smigielski Funeral Home in Ubly on Wednesday from 1:30-9 pm and Thursday from 10-11 am at St. Mary Church only. There will be a Knights of Columbus rosary Wednesday evening at 7 pm at the funeral home and the 4th Degree Color Corp Honor Guard. Please visit www.smigielskifuneralhomes.com to sign the guest book for Clem’s family.
Clem is survived by many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by three brothers, Ray Ulfig and his wife, Helen, Vincent Ulfig and Julius Ulfig and his wife, Mary; five sisters, Martha Derengowski and her husband, Stanley, Leona Schipinski and her husband, Matt, Rose Briolat and her husband, Marshall, Gladys Briolat and her husband, Stanley, Tillie Wrubel.
Mr. Clemens “Clem” Ulfig, 88 of Parisville passed away Sunday, January 27, 2013 at the Huron Medical Center of Bad Axe. Clem was born on February 2, 1924 in Paris Township to the late Peter & Victoria (Makowski) Ulfig. Clem was a graduate of the Sigel Country School. He farmed in Paris Township all his life and was a member of the National Farmers Association. He was a member of the Thumb Two Cylinder Club. Clem was a lifelong parishioner at St. Mary Catholic Church in Parisville where he belonged to the Usher’s Club and volunteered for the St. Mary Festivals for many years. He was the founder of the St. Mary Historical Museum in Parisville. Clem was a 4th degree Knights of Columbus member of the Bishop Babcock Assembly # 0487 of Bad Axe and a member of the Ruth Knights of Columbus Council # 3823. He loved fast pitch softball and played for many years when he was younger. He was an avid sports fan, especially for all local area schools. Clem truly loved to spend time visiting his relatives and friends.