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FUNERAL DETAILS


 

Dr. Robert M. Katz



Dr. Robert M. Katz, 88, of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, died on 27 March 2019.

The Funeral was held at IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL on Sunday, 31 March 2019 at 1:00 PM .

Rabbi Joshua Bennett and Cantor Michael Smolash officiated.

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Interment at Adat Shalom Memorial Park.

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The family of Dr. Robert M. Katz will be gathering through the evening of Monday, April 01 at the residence, 3688 Quail Hollow, Bloomfield Hills MI 48302.

The family welcomes friends following interment on Sunday through the evening; and on Monday from 1:00-5:00 p.m. and 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Religious services will be conducted at 7:00 p.m. Sunday and Monday.

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Family members include:
Beloved husband of 26 years of Gail Katz. Cherished father of Jonathan (Terry) Katz, Deborah Katz, Suzi (Jerry Hudgins) Katz, and Michael (Sandra Aresta) Katz. Loving Grandpa Bob of Natalie Aresta-Katz, Andrea Aresta-Katz, and Molly (Glen) Nogami. Also survived by Gail's children and grandchildren, Mara (Bengt Jansson) Leichtman, Hava (Tim Szakal) Leichtman, Ari Leichtman, Daniel, Jonathan, and Aashma Goldfarb. Adored brother of Valerie (the late Perry) Swartz.

Bob was a native Detroiter who graduated from Central High School and Wayne State University. As a Doctor of Osteopathy, he was the Chief of Radiology at Art Centre Hospital for many years and worked as a radiologist until the age of 80. He was a dedicated, skilled clinician who loved his work. Bob was passionate about the environment. He loved to garden, travel, exercise, and hike, and he knew every trail in some of the most beautiful national parks in the United States and Canada. He loved hiking with his friends and family and could always be counted on for his hiking expertise. He recently hiked in Big Bend National Park at the age of 86 with his children. He was an award-winning photographer. Bob always had a positive attitude and an unquenchable zest for life. His many friendships lasted his entire life. He was a loving and caring son, brother, husband, father, and grandfather. He lost his first wife June after almost 36 years of marriage, and was devoted to his second wife Gail for the past 26 years.


In lieu of flowers:



It is suggested that those who wish to further honor the memory of Dr. Robert M. Katz may do so by making a contribution to:

JARC
6735 Telegraph, Suite 100
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301
248-538-6611
http://www.jarc.org
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or
A Charity of one's choice