"Bud" Eugene Ulrich"Bud" Eugene Ulrich, 86, died peacefully Jan. 14, 2014 at home in Canyon, Minn.
"Bud" Eugene Ulrich, 86, died peacefully Jan. 14, 2014 at home in Canyon, Minn.
Bud was born Oct. 22, 1927 in Carey, Ohio to Emery and Nelleta Ulrich.
After serving in the U.S. Naval Hospital Corps he attended Bowling Green University, and Ohio State Medical School. He remained a Buckeye fan his entire life.
Bud practiced as a Family doctor in his hometown and in Crosby. In 1962 he entered a Psychiatric Residency program in Oklahoma City, afterwards accepting a position at The Duluth Clinic. After retirement Bud continued to work in Moose Lake State Hospital and the Iron Range Mental Health Clinic.
Health issues led to his final retirement in 2012.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters; and grandchildren Gennifer and Scott.
Survivors include his wife Kristine Nielsen of Canyon; six children, Kristine (Jim) Gray of Pelican Rapids, Minn., Karl (Judy) of Dillon, Mont., Kamla (Steve) Takesian of Anthem, Ariz., Kurtis (Cindi) of Champlin, Minn., Kathryn Ulrich of Eau Claire, Wis., and Kerri (Steve) Pettes of Las Cruces, N.M.; step-son Hans Buelke of Canyon; 13 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and Annette Ulrich, former wife and mother of his children, Duluth.
Bud was an artist, author, philosopher, athlete, and musician who loved life to the fullest.
GATHERING OF FAMILY AND FRIENDS: 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, 2014 in Dougherty Funeral Home. Private family services will be held on Saturday. To express condolences and read more life stories visit www.doughertyfuneralduluth.com. Arrangements by Dougherty Funeral Home, 600 E. Second Street, Duluth, 727-3555.