Tima Ardelean, age 72, of Imlay City, Michigan died Friday, July 22, 2022 at home in Imlay City. Tima Ardelean was born April 10, 1950 in Lokve, Serbia. He is the son of the late George and the late Mary (Marinov) Ardelean. Tima completed high school in Lokve, Serbia in 1970, then came to America. He went back to Serbia to marry Maria Avram on March 26, 1972 at Lokve, Serbia. They returned to America shortly after their wedding.

They lived in Shelby Township for 25 years. Tima’s parents have had a farm in the Imlay city area for many years. They moved about 18 months ago into the Imlay City to be closer to the farm that Tima loved. Tima retired from General Motors after working as a Material Handler at the G. M. Tech Center in Warren for 30 years. He worked there from 1977-2007.

Tima is survived by: his wife, Maria Ardelean; his son: Alex (Cara) Ardelean of Washington Twp., MI; a brother: George (Vicki) Ardelean of Phoenix, AZ; a daughter-in-law, Sarah Ardelean of Florida. Also surviving are his grandchildren: Grace, Alex, Natalie, and Ryan.

He was preceded in death by: his parents, George and Mary Ardelean; and a son, George Michael Ardelean.

The funeral services were held Tuesday, July 26, 2022 at Holy Ghost Orthodox Church, 31500 Ryan Rd. (Thirteen Mile and Ryan), Warren, MI. Burial followed in Imlay Township Cemetery.

Funeral services were arranged by Muir Brothers Funeral Home Of Imlay City, 225 N. Main Street, Imlay City, MI.

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