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Eric Robert Osten

Eric Robert Osten, 66 , of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, died on 31 August 2019.

The Funeral was held at IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL on Tuesday, 03 September 2019 at 2:00 PM .

Rabbi Megan Brudney and Cantor Neil Michaels officiated.

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Interment at Oakview Cemetery, 1032 N Main St, Royal Oak, MI 48067.

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The family of Eric Robert Osten will be gathering through the evening of Tuesday, September 03 at the residence of Alexandra Osten, 4092 Cranbrook Court, Bloomfield Hills MI 48301.

Religious Services will be conducted Tuesday evening at 7:00 p.m.

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Family members include:
Cherished father of Alexandra Osten; Devoted son of the late Werner and the late Gertrude Osten; Dear brother of Nancy (Doug) Fortier and Mark (Susan) Osten.

Eric Robert Osten, was a selfless and giving person who will be forever missed in the lives of those he met throughout his 66 years. He supported his friends and family by always being there for them (in good times and bad) and putting others before himself.

The caring father of Alexandra Osten, Eric would never stop talking about how much he loved her and how proud he was that she was his daughter. Eric never missed a moment in his daughter's life, from taking her to piano, tennis, or ice skating lessons, to her college valedictorian speech in New York City, no one could keep Eric and Alexandra apart.

Eric was preceded in death by his parents, the late Gertrude and the the late Werner Osten, and is leaving behind his daughter Alexandra, siblings Nancy (Doug) Fortier and Mark (Sue) Osten.

Eric was a fantastic uncle to Brad (Laura) Fortier, Lindsay (Joe) Scurti, Nicole (Alan) Raines, Peter (Kelly) Osten, Shannon Rohlman, and the late Jeff Fortier. He loved to spoil his nieces and nephews as well as their children.

One of Eric's greatest joys was supplying his friends and family with kosher salamis and Eli's cheesecakes from Chicago around the holidays or special occasions. When other people would light up from his gifts, it brought him his greatest satisfaction.

Eric enjoyed shopping, traveling, fine dining, and new adventures--he wanted to make the most out of his time on Earth, and he did.

It is suggested that those who wish to further honor the memory of Eric Robert Osten may do so by making a contribution to:

Pan Can-Pancreatic Action Network Inc
1500 Rosecrans Avenue Suite 200
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
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