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Edward K. Kurz
Birth: Mar. 7, 1927
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
Death: Feb. 18, 2009
Royal Oak
Oakland County
Michigan, USA

Edward K. Kurz, a resident of Roscommon, Michigan, formerly of Detroit, entered eternal life on Wednesday February 18, 2009 at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan. He was 81 years old.

Edward was born March 7, 1927 in Detroit to Karl and Katherine Kurz.

Edward was the second generation owner of the Dakota Inn Rathskeller, serving Detroit for 75 years. The restaurant was opened in 1933 by its founder, Edward's father, Karl Kurz, and is still family-owned and operated by the third generation, Edward's son, Karl E. Kurz. The Dakota Inn is a registered historical landmark by the Michigan Historical Commission.

See Karl Kurz for more information on Karl and the Dakota Inn Rathskeller.

After retiring, Edward moved to Higgins Lake, where he enjoyed his lake home, boating, woodworking, and travel.

He is survived by his children, Carol Kamlay, Doreen (Dennis) Durandetto, Karl (Patti) Kurz and Lori (Brian) Kenny; grandchildren, Lisa and Kristen Kenny; and sister, Hilda Howarth.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Kurz, on October 31, 2005; and his parents, Karl and Katherine Kurz.

Visitation: Sunday February 22, 2009 from 2-8 p.m. at the Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, 705 W 11 Mile Rd. (4 blks. E of Woodward), Royal Oak, Michigan.

Service: Monday February 23, 2009 at 11 a.m. at Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, with the Rev. Craig Bickel officiating.

Memorials to The Higgins Lake Foundation, PO Box 753, Roscommon, MI 48653. Share your memories at
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  Karl Kurz (1889 - 1963)
  Katherine Kurz (1890 - 1979)
  Dorothy Kurz (1928 - 2005)
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Record added: Mar 03, 2009
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- With Love
 Added: Aug. 19, 2009
May you enjoy eternal peace and happiness in the loving arms of Our Blessed Lord, Edward. God bless you and your loved ones. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
- Our Love & Prayers, Ron & Liz
 Added: Aug. 19, 2009
Peace in Heaven above.
- Miss Morgan
 Added: Jul. 27, 2009
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