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David Martin Kulisek1,2

Male
b. 23 May 1929, d. 15 May 2005


Father Martin Kulisek1 b. 11 November 1902, d. 9 April 1990
Mother Dorothy Frances Flory1 b. 24 September 1904, d. July 1978
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Family Dorothy Corinne Wright b. April 1926
Marriage* 28 December 1955  St. Johnsbury, Caledonia Co., VT, Principal=Dorothy Corinne Wright6,7 
Children  1. Keith Kulisek b. a 1955, d. 1965
  2. Kevin Kulisek b. a 1955, d. 1976
  3. William D. "Bill" Kulisek b. 1964
  4. Stephen J. "Steve" Kulisek b. c 1970

Birth* 23 May 1929  Port Clinton, Mahoning Co., OH3,4 
Census* 1930  1930 Federal Census, Ohio, Mahoning County, Youngstown, Ward 4, ED 50-53, Series: T626, Roll: 1844, Page: 51A, April 21
Sheet 1A, Block 119, 359 North Meridian Avenue
(enumerated with father, Martin Kuliseck)
28, 6, 6, Kuliseck, David M, Son, , , , No, M, W, 10/12, S, , No, , Ohio, Ohio, Illinois, , 59, , , , , , None, , , , , , , ,5 
Marriage* 28 December 1955  St. Johnsbury, Caledonia Co., VT, Principal=Dorothy Corinne Wright6,7 
Death* 15 May 2005  Milton Freewater, Umatilla Co., OR3 
SSN* 15 May 2005  David KULISEK
Birth Date: 23 May 1929
Death Date: 15 May 2005
Social Security Number: 301-24-9377
State or Territory Where Number Was Issued: Ohio
Death Residence Localities
ZIP Code: 97862
Localities: Milton Freewater, Umatilla, Oregon3 
News/Obit 20 May 2005  David Martin Kulisek

MILTON-FREEWATER -- A memorial service for David Martin Kulisek will begin at 1 p.m. Sunday, May 22, at the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Long Creek. Inurnment will be on the Willow Creek Ranch at Monument.

Mr. Kulisek, 75, of Milton-Freewater, died Monday, May 16, 2005, at his home.

He was born May 23, 1929, at Port Clinton, Ohio, to Martin and Dorothy Flory Kulisek. His early life on the Kulisek one acre garden farm was good for him, he loved the outdoors, his pony, the go-cart, and farm duties. His early education was at a public school near his home.

When he was 13, he was baptized and began attending Mt. Vernon Academy at Mt. Vernon, Ohio. He attended Washington Missionary College, now known as Columbia Union College. He was active in college and became involved in several clubs, including Boy's Club and the Student Association. He met his future wife at the school, she was working on her bachelor of science degree in nursing education. In 1951, he graduated with a bachelor of arts degree, in math and physics and a minor in chemistry.

Mr. Kulisek served with the Army during the Korean War at the Army Chemical Center north of Baltimore, Md. After his discharge, he moved to Denver, where he continued his studies at Denver University. While there, he became reacquainted with his future wife who was working at a hospital there. On Dec. 28, 1955, the couple were married at St. Johnsbury, Vt. After their honeymoon they moved to Fletcher, N.C., where he taught at Fletcher Academy, a 12 grade school. In 1960, the family moved to Daus, Tenn. where he joined the faculty of Stone Cave Institute, a four year private secondary . In June 1970, he was invited to help start Castle Valley Institute, another private secondary school in Moab, Utah, now known as Day Star Academy. He served as principal, teacher and other duties at the school.

In 1984, he moved his family to a private ranch at Monument, to care for his ailing father. The couple stayed on the ranch for 15 years. In December 1998, they and Mr. Kulisek's sister, moved to Milton-Freewater to live together during his illness.

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Kulisek, at the home, sons, Steve Kulisek of Walla Walla and Bill Kulisek of Otis Orchards, Wash., sisters, Marguerite Entz of Milton-Freewater and Dorothy Kulisek, of Apache Junction, Ariz., and seven grandchildren, Alicia, Jake, Austin, Marty, Kaitlyn, Jeffry and MacKenzie. He was preceded in death by his parents and by sons, Keith Kulisek in 1965 and Kelvin Kulisek in 1976.

Memorial contributions may be made to Gospel Outreach, KLRF or 3ABN through Munselle-Rhodes Funeral Home, 902 S. Main, Milton-Freewater, OR 97862.

(Appeared in the East Oregonian (Pendleton, OR), May 20, 2005)7 
Burial* 22 May 2005  Willow Creek Ranch, Monument, Umatilla Co., OR7 
News/Obit 25 May 2005  David Martin Kulisek

David Martin Kulisek died May 16, at his home in Milton-Freewater. He was 75.

Memorial services were Sunday, May 22, at 1 p.m. at the Long Creek Seventh-day Adventist Church in Long Creek, Pastor's Ole Olesen and Rod Bieber officiating. Inurnment will be on the Willow Creek Ranch in Monument.

Mr. Kulisek was born May 23, 1929, in Port Clinton, Ohio, the son of Martin and Dorothy Flory Kulisek. He grew up on the Kulisek one-acre garden farm, loving the outdoors, his pony, go-cart and farm duties.

At 13, he was baptized and began attending Mt. Vernon Academy in Mt. Vernon, Ohio. He went to Washington Missionary College and became involved in several clubs, including Boy's Club and the Student Association.

He graduated with a bachelor's degree, majoring in math and physics, with a minor in chemistry.

Mr. Kulisek served in the Army during the Korean War at the Army Chemical Center. After his discharge, he continued his studies at Denver University. On December 28, 1955, he married his wife, Dorothy, in St. Johnsburg, Vt. They moved to Fletcher, N.C., where he taught 12th grade.

In 1960, the family moved to Daus, Tenn. to teach at Stone Cave Institute. In 1970, he was invited to help start a private secondary school in Moab, Utah, called Castle Valley Institute. He served as principal, teacher and other duties.

In 1984, the family moved to Monument so they could take care of his ailing father. They stayed for 15 years. In December, 1998, the couple and Mr. Kulisek's sister moved to Milton-Freewater to live together during his illness.

Mr. Kulisek is survived by his wife, Dorothy; two sons, Steve Kulisek of Walla Walla, Wash., and Bill Kulisek of Otis Orchards, Wash.; two sisters, Marguerite Entz of Milton-Freewater and Dorothy Kulisek of Apache Junction, Ariz.; and seven grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two sons, Keith and Kelvin Kulisek.

Memorial contributions may be made to Gospel Outreach, KLRF or 3ABN through the Munselle-Rhodes Funeral Home, 902 S. Main, Milton-Freewater, OR 97862.

(Appeared in the Blue Mountain Eagle (John Day, OR), May 25, 2005)7 
News/Obit* September 2005  KULISEK—David M., 75; born May 23, 1929, Port Clinton, Ohio; died May 16, 2005, Milton Freewater, Ore. Surviving: wife, Dorothy (Wright); sons, Steve, Walla Walla, Wash.; Bill, Otis Orchards, Wash.; sisters, Marguerite Entz, Milton Freewater; Dorothy Kulisek, Apache Junction, Ariz.; and 7 grandchildren.

(Appeared in the Gleaner, Sep 2005 Vol. 100, No. 9)4 

Citations
  1. [S765] Flory/Flora/Fleury Family History Supplement 1973, John P Marcinkowski, Page 42.
  2. [S458] People Finders.Com, online http://www.peoplefinders.com.
  3. [S129] SSDI Death Index,.
  4. [S767] NW Gleaner (Adventist Magazine), online http://www.gleaneronline.org/.
  5. [S248] 1930 U.S. Federal Census , 1930 U.S. Federal Census.
  6. [S407] Youngstown Vindicator.
  7. [S323] News Bank.


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