Joel Lynn Ulsh of Vicksburg, MI passed away on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at the age of 73. He was born on August 27, 1947 in Kalamazoo, MI the son of Eldon and Arlene (Richards) Ulsh.
Joel attended Vicksburg High School before finishing his GED while serving in the United States Army. He moved from Michigan to California in the 1980s and began his lifelong passion for working with cars. One of Joel’s favorite hobbies was to track his family’s genealogy, he was very proud of following his family tree all the way back to 1300s Germainia.
He is preceded in his passing by his parents; his elder brother: Bill Ulsh; eldest sister: Eldonna; and two baby brothers.
Left to cherish his loving memory is his wife of 35 years: Louella (Baptista) Ulsh; children: Joel, Tracy, Toni, Jason, and Cassidy; siblings: Don and Jerry Ulsh; many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
In accordance with Joel’s wishes cremation has taken place and he will be laid to rest with his father and grandparents at Beard Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions made in Joel’s memory may be directed to The Dachshund Haus Rescue, 13375 Cloverlawn Drive, Sterling Heights, MI 48312. (734)-489-1432.
While visiting Joel’s tribute please take a moment to light a candle or share a memory. The Ulsh family is being assisted by McCowen & Secord Funeral Homes, 409 S. Main Street, Vicksburg, MI 49097. 269-649-1697.