George T. Wakulsky died Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at the age of 90. He was born October 8, 1929 in Lansing, MI the son of Anton and Marie (Barborik) Wakulsky. He was a graduate of Lansing Eastern High School, Class of 1948. George was an Army veteran serving during the Korean War and upon returning from the military entered MSU earning his Bachelor’s Degree. George was a talented athlete but golf was the sport that he excelled at. During his high school career he was on the golf team in 1945 and 1946 and was Captain in 1947. At MSU he played varsity golf in 1956 and 1957 and was Captain in 1958. George was the All-City Match Play Champion 1956, 1961 and 1963; All-City Stroke Play Champion 1960 and 1974 and All-City Senior Champion 1980 and 1981. He is a member of the Greater Lansing Area Sports Hall of Fame, inducted in 1986 and a member of the Lansing Eastern Athletic Hall of Fame inducted in 2010. When not playing golf he worked for Auto Owners Insurance as Director of Purchasing. He married Ruby Fitzgerald in 1959 and she preceded him in death in 2014. Following George’s wishes cremation has taken place and private services will be held at a later date. The family was assisted with these arrangements by Keck-Coleman Funeral Home, St. Johns.
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