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Robert "Bob" E. Mellen

Robert "Bob" E. Mellen, 79, of West Bloomfield, Michigan, died on 13 November 2019.

The Funeral was held at IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL on Friday, 15 November 2019 at 11:00 AM .

Rabbi Harold Loss and Cantor Neil Michaels officiated.

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Interment at Beth El Memorial Park.

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The family of Robert "Bob" E. Mellen will be gathering through the evening of Monday, November 18 at the residence, 7007 Daventry Woods Drive, West Bloomfield MI 48322. The phone number is 248-851-8110.

Friends are welcome to visit on Friday immediately following the interment until 5:00 p.m., and on Sunday and Monday from 2:00-5:00 p.m. and from 6:30-9:00 p.m.

Religious services will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday and Monday evenings.

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Family members include:
Beloved husband of 54 years of Margie Mellen. Cherished father of Rabbi Michael (Amy Wigler) Mellen, Cheryl (Matthew) Caplan, and Melissa Michaelson. Dear father-in-law of Dr. Jeremy Michaelson. Proud grandfather of Jonah and Ariana Mellen, Torin Caplan, and Merrick and Sydney Michaelson. Loving brother-in-law of Alan (Gail) Lappin and Carol (the late Donald) Lunsted. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

It is suggested that those who wish to further honor the memory of Robert "Bob" E. Mellen may do so by making a contribution to:

Temple Israel
5725 Walnut Lake Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48323
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Friends of Camp Mak-A-Dream
408 S. Lafayette Avenue
Suite 100
Royal Oak, MI 48067
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Hillel Day School
32200 Middlebelt Rd.
Farmington Hills, MI 48334
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Frankel Jewish Academy
6600 West Maple Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48322
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