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Philip "Skip" Uhl
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Birth: Jul. 31, 1923
Death: Dec. 29, 2011


Philip "Skip" Philip Uhl (Skip) of Luna Pier passed away into the loving embrace of our savior Jesus Christ on Thursday, December 29, 2011. Philip was the son of Clement R Uhl and Claire Terveer Uhl. He was born on July 31, 1923 in Toledo, Ohio. He was married to Betty Jean Mayes on May 10, 1947, at St. Mary's church in Monroe Michigan. By Rev. John C. Namara. They proceeded to have seven children, Marguerite (Peggy) Ray of Denver (Bruce), Phillip Uhl Jr. of Honolulu, HI, Judith Anne (Muffie) Tuma, Richard of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, Paula Joan Snyder (Burt) of Honolulu. Patricia Savona (Michael) of Lakeside Ohio, David (Elizabeth Murray) of Denver, CO and Theodore (Ted) of Luna Pier, MI. There are eleven grandchildren, Chandler Ray of (Joann Cho), Nicole Frisch of Fostoria, (Nicolas), Kathryn Savona Patrick of Cleveland (Cole), Nathan Savona, Lakeside, OH, Michaela Savona of Lakeside, Alexzander Savona of Lakeside, Justin Tuma of Bloomfield Hills, Hollice Tuma of Charlestown, SC, Austin Snyder of Honolulu, HI. Isabella Uhl of Denver, CO and Sterling David Uhl of Denver, CO. There are three great-grandchildren, Dylan Savona, Cameron Ray, and Elianna and Evianne Frisch and Connor Patrick. He is survived by the children of Bernard Uhl, Richard Uhl, Jeanne Kramer, Marget Effler, his sisters Mary Elizabeth Mueller, her children and Patricia Harvey and her children. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Betty; his parents; sisters, Jeanne Kramer, Margret Effler, Connie Uhl; brothers, Bernard Uhl, Richard Uhl; sister-in-law, Mary Schoen Uhl; brothers-in-law, Harry Kramer, James Effler, Adolph Mueller, Robert Harvey; sister-in-law, Margaret Laskey and niece, Nancy Uhl Stough. Philip (Skip) attended Cathedral School in Toledo, OH. Fenwick High School in Oak Park Ill., and the University of Detroit. He was drafted into the army in the early 40s, and after the term of his service he joined his father in the tool/die department as plant engineer of Toledo Metal Furniture (Uhl Art Steel). He also founded a company called Industrial Specialties with his brother Bernard. After they sold the manufacturing companies, Skip decided to enjoy the firewood business in the winter months and pursue his lifelong dream of becoming the skipper of his ship the "Claire De Lune". He became a legend on the lake for finding walleye, perch or bass for his clients which lasted about 12 years. After the charter fishing business he worked the lake for family and friends always sharing his abundant catches around town. Skip lived his life with very close family ties, preparing delicious meals for all who could attend. He was a devout Christian, praying each day and giving thanks for his bountiful life and family. We all know deeply in our hearts that our Lord has known him for a very long time and has welcomed him with open arms. The family is planning a memorial service sometime in June.

 
 
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  Betty Mayes Uhl (1928 - 2011)*
 
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Created by: Karen
Record added: Dec 30, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 82733826
Philip Skip Uhl
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