of Tampa, FL, formerly of Chelsea, MI, age 55, died Tuesday, February 28, 2012 at his home. He was born August 18, 1956 in Manistee, MI, the son of Keith & Marlene (DeCair ) Schuelke. David lived in Chelsea until 2001, when he moved to Tampa.
He graduated from Chelsea High School in 1974. David worked at Polly's Country Market in Chelsea for many years. He loved animals and was an avid hunter. David was very skilled at carpentry. He was good-natured with an incredible sense of humor. David was a good son and great brother.
Survivors include his father of Grass Lake; one sister, Sue-Ann (Kirk Drews) Schuelke of Pinckney; two brothers, Danny (Beverly) Schuelke of Grass Lake, and Bob (Dianna) Schuelke of Fowlerville; and five nephews, Matthew, Michael, Adam, Stephen and Derek. He was preceded in death by his mother, Marlene in 2000.
The family received friends Saturday, March 31 from 3-6 pm at Cole Funeral Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to Humane Valley Humane Society, 3100 Cherryhill Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105 or Cascades Humane Society, 1515 Carman Dr, Jackson, MI 49202. Arrangements by Cole Funeral Chapel.