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Phyllis Sandelman Garlock

Phyllis Sandelman Garlock, 99, of Southfield, Michigan, died on 23 April 2019.

The Funeral was held at IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL on Sunday, 28 April 2019 at 1:00 PM .

Rabbi Mark Miller and Cantor Rachel Kalmowitz officiated.

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Interment at Beth El Memorial Park.

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The family of Phyllis Sandelman Garlock will be gathering through the evening of Sunday, April 28 at the residence of The Honorable Nancy and Bill Edmunds, 1420 W. Lincoln, Birmingham MI 48009. The phone number is 248-644-0788.

Religious services will be held on Sunday evening at 7:00 p.m.

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Family members include:
Devoted daughter of the late Isear and the late Birdie Sandelman. Beloved wife of 75 years of the late Joseph Garlock. Cherished mother of the Honorable Nancy (William) Edmunds, David (Barbara) Garlock, and the late Judith (Robert) Cheek. Loving grandmother of Ben and Nate (Jenna) Edmunds, Jon (Laura) Cheek, Laura (Aaron) Llanso, and Amy, Jackie, and Stephie Garlock. Adored great-grandmother of Darren, Andrew, and Evan Cheek, June Edmunds, and Reese Llanso. Also survived by many cousins, nieces, and nephews, and her wonderful caregivers, Karen Holloway, Jackie Harris-Cary, Yvette Harris and Shalonda Dawkins.

Phyllis was devoted to family and friends. She never missed a graduation, an athletic event, or any other activity that involved one of her grandchildren. She taught physical education in the Detroit Public Schools and was committed to exercise and an active lifestyle long before the medical establishment began touting its benefits. She was an enthusiastic Michigander who particularly loved her home in Southfield and her vacations in Charlevoix.

Phyllis was active in National Council of Jewish Women and in Temple Beth El, especially the Einstein Scholarship committee. But her greatest passion by far was for her husband Joe, with whom she shared 75 years of mutual devotion.

It is suggested that those who wish to further honor the memory of Phyllis Sandelman Garlock may do so by making a contribution to:

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