Obituary: Margie Ulman

Obituary: Margie Ulman

Margie Ulman passed away March 26, 2020.

Margie Ulman passed away March 26, 2020, from the COVID-19 virus. Margie was born Jan. 5, 1931, in New York, N.Y. She was the only child of Doris and Charles Saks. Margie grew up in Syracuse, N.Y. She graduated Syracuse University with a bachelor of science in bacteriology. Shortly thereafter, she moved to Atlanta, Ga., to work as a research biologist at Emory University. She met Stanley Ulman, now deceased, who she married on Jan. 4, 1953.

Stanley and Margie had three children Cary Ulman, Missy (Deborah) Alterman, now deceased, and Jennifer Rickles. Margie had a long and distinguished career as a residential realtor. Recently, she was honored by the Atlanta Realtors Association by achieving Realtor Emeritus status. Margie was an avid tennis player and loved being a grandmother to her six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Margie is survived by her son Cary (Sue) Ulman; daughter Jennifer (Harvey) Rickles; grandchildren Samantha Alterman, Jason Ulman, Ben (Jacqueline) Ulman, Carley and Julia Rickles and Erica (Eric) Montenegro, and great-grandsons Nathaniel and Graham.

Margie is also survived by her husband’s brother Bernard (Bubba) Ulman.
A graveside funeral service was held Sunday, March 29, at Arlington Memorial Park with Rabbi Neil Sandler officiating.

Due to the current public health crisis, the funeral was limited to family only. It was live streamed on Dressler’s Facebook page. Donations may be sent to American Parkinson Disease Association or the American Lung Association. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999.

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