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Bernard "Butch" Chaben

Bernard "Butch" Chaben, 83, of West Bloomfield, Michigan, died on 20 September 2023.

The Funeral was held at IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL on Thursday, 21 September 2023 at 1:00 PM .

Rabbi Jennifer Kaluzny officiated.

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Interment at Beth El Memorial Park, 28120 6 Mile Road, Livonia MI 48152.

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The family of Bernard "Butch" Chaben will be gathering through the evening of Friday, September 22 at the residence of Carolyn and Gary Klinger, 5143 Kingsfield Ct., West Bloomfield MI 48322.

Family and friends will be gathering on Thursday immediately following the interment service until 8:00 p.m. and on Friday from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Religious services will be held on Thursday at 7:00 p.m. and on Friday at 5:30 p.m.

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Family members include:
Beloved husband of the late Sharon "Shari" Chaben. Cherished father of Mandi Perlin, Kerry Chaben, Carolyn (Gary) Klinger, and Craig Chaben. Treasured grandfather of Brandon Schwartz, Michael (Stephanie) Schwartz, Marnie Perlin, Max Perlin, Alex (Jacqueline) Chaben, David Chaben, Emily Chaben, Annie Klinger, Ari Klinger, Jack Chaben, Dylan Chaben, Ryan Chaben, and Noah Chaben. Special great-grandfather of Maxwell Chaben. Devoted brother of the late Saul Togal. Loving nephew of the late Bessie Walters. Dear son of the late Abraham and the late Eva Chaben.

It is suggested that those who wish to further honor the memory of Bernard "Butch" Chaben 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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Jewish Hospice and Chaplaincy Network
6555 West Maple
West Bloomfield, MI 48322
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