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Erwin Don Katz

May 20, 1933 ~ February 10, 2022 (age 88)

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Erwin Don Katz, age 88, passed away Thursday, February 10, 2022, at the Sunset House. He was born in Toledo, Ohio, on May 20, 1933, to Harry and Dora (Applebaum) Katz.

Erwin served in the Army and graduated from University of Toledo. He taught Math at McCord Road Junior High School for a number of years, prior to a long career as a computer programmer and analyst with Owens Illinois and then with the City of Toledo. He enjoyed playing bridge, worldwide travel and was a talented craftsman in woodworking.

Surviving are his nephews, Paul (Flo) Raskin, Piedmont, CA and Randall (Etti) Raskin, Kendall Park, NJ; grand nieces and grand nephew, Ariel and Leigh Raskin, Kendall Park, NJ, Jacob (Dara) Raskin, New York, NY, Danielle Raskin, Oakland, CA and Alicia Lipton, Plymouth Meeting, PA. Also surviving is his longtime partner, Diane Steinberg Bernstein. Toledo and her son, Andrew Bernstein(Stacey) Livingston, NJ.

Erwin was preceded in death by his sister, Bernice (Katz) Zywotow.

Services and interment will take place on Sunday, February 13, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. at Beth Shalom Cemetery, Oregon, OH. Memorial donations are suggested to the Congregation B'Nai Israel.

Arrangements by the Robert H. Wick/Wisniewski Funeral Home (419)535-5840.

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Graveside Service
February 13, 2022

11:00 AM
Beth Shalom Cemetery (Oregon, Ohio)


Congregation B'Nai Israel
6525 W. Sylvania Ave., Sylvania OH 43560
Tel: 1-419-517-8400

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