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Felix Popa

Birth
Solon, Leelanau County, Michigan, USA
Death 27 Dec 2003 (aged 82)
Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Michigan, USA
Burial Berkley, Oakland County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 100095879 · View Source
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TRAVERSE CITY - Felix Popa, 82, of Traverse City, formerly of the Kalkaska-Mancelona and Royal Oak areas, died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2003, at Munson Medical Center. Born May 31, 1921, in Solon Township, he was the son of Paul and Anna (Flees) Popa. On March 27, 1945, in Isadore, he married the former Phyllis Switzer.
Felix served his country honorably with the United States Army during World War II in Alaska. He later retired from his employment with the Ferndale School District and St. Paul Lutheran Church in Royal Oak.
Felix had many interests and hobbies, including bird watching and feeding; he was an avid rock hound, enjoyed camping, fishing, canning, water skiing, and his daily walks with his nieces and nephews. He especially enjoyed working with wood and was always thrilled with the abundance of sawdust he produced.
He is survived by his son, Leonard J. Popa of Holly; daughter, Marjorie Popa of Royal Oak; four grandchildren, Christopher, Matthew, Dustin and Casey; six great-grandchildren; a brother, Chester (Eva) Popa of Traverse City; three sisters, Joanne Rosinski of Cedar-Traverse City, Henrietta Gorski of Covina, Calif., Rosabelle (Elmer) Poertner of Traverse City; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and in-laws.
Felix was preceded in death by his wife, Phyllis D. Popa on March 5, 1999; a sister, Esther O'Hara; and brothers, Basil, Raymond, Phillip, William and Xavier Popa.
Burial will be in Roseland Cemetery in Berkley. Traverse City Record Eagle


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  • Created by: sharon cartwright
  • Added: 3 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100095879
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Felix Popa (31 May 1921–27 Dec 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100095879, citing Roseland Park Cemetery, Berkley, Oakland County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by sharon cartwright (contributor 47085562) .