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Arnold A. Tanzman

Arnold A. Tanzman, 94, of Farmington Hills, Michigan, died on 14 April 2018.

The Funeral was held at IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL on Monday, 16 April 2018 at 3:30 PM .

Rabbi David Nelson and Cantor Samuel Greenbaum officiated.

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Interment at Adat Shalom Memorial Park.

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The family of Arnold A. Tanzman will be gathering through the evening of Wednesday, April 18 at the residence, 31915 W. 14 Mile Rd. #101, Farmington Hills MI 48334.

The family will be gathering on Monday immediately following the interment, and on Tuesday and Wednesday from 1:00-5:00 p.m. and from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Religious services will be conducted 7:00 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday evening.

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Family members include:
Beloved husband of 66 years of Marcia Tanzman. Cherished father of Jay (partner Anna Krylov) Tanzman and Carol (Michael) Kuppe. Loving "Grandpa Arnie" of Joseph, Madison, and Carly Kuppe. Adored brother of Dr. Elaine (Paul) Russman and the late Burton Tanzman. Brother-in-law of Nancy and Martin Myers. Also survived by loving nieces and nephews Steven (the late Rochelle) Russman, Laurie (Ricardo Borisonik), Matthew (Lisa) Russman, Dr. Andrew (Alicia) Russman, Pamela (Dexter) Chambers, Sandy (Bruce) Levison, Carl Myers and Bruce (Lisa) Myers, and many loving great-nieces and great-nephews. He was the son of the late Joseph and Anna Tanzman and the son-in-law of the late Lillian and Abraham Margulies.

Arnold served as an engineering officer in the Navy during World War II from July 1943 to July 1946 on LST 1096 and 1078. He attended Officer Candidate School at Columbia University and Diesel Engineering School at Cornell University. He was honorably discharged from the Naval Reserve in 1954.

Arnold earned his Bachelor Degree in mechanical engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology in June of 1947. He worked in plant engineering at the Ford Motor Company and General Electric and retired from Security Bank and Trust as Manager of Mechanical Maintenance and Security Officer. He was honored to become registered as a professional engineer, and he was a member of the Michigan Society of Professional Engineers in 1966.

As a resident of Oak Park, Arnold made a significant and meaningful contribution to the welfare of the City of Oak Park by serving on the Planning Commission, the Building Board of Appeals, and the Economic Development Corporation.

It is suggested that those who wish to further honor the memory of Arnold A. Tanzman may do so by making a contribution to:

Alzheimer's Association - Greater Michigan Chapter
25200 Telegraph Road, Suite 100
Southfield, MI 48033
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30301 Northwestern Hwy. #100
Farmington Hills, MI 48334
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