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Robert Papler

March 20, 1931 - October 21, 2016
Northville, MI



Tuesday, October 25, 2016
2:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
Turowski Life Story Funeral Homes
Livonia, West of Middlebelt
30200 Five Mile Rd.
Livonia, MI 48154
(734) 525-9020

Rosary 7:00 pm

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016
11:00 AM EDT
St Gerald Catholic Church
21300 Farmington Rd
Farmington, MI 48336

Instate at 10:30 am until mass begins
Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery


Below is the contact information for a florist recommended by the funeral home.

(734) 421-3567

Life Story / Obituary


Robert A. Papler, age 85, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on October 21, 2016. Loving husband of 62 years to Joanne. Beloved father of Robert D. (Annette Baker), Laura Savard (John), Dawn Dorsey (Ricky), Nancy Papler Kinjorski (Charles Van Ert), and Trudy Kortes (Andrew). Cherished Poppie of Jacob and Emily Kinjorski, Bradley and Patricia Savard, Ryan, Evan, and Cathryn Kortes, and Richard Dorsey. Dearest great grandfather of Aaliyah and Dylan Dorsey. Brother of Theresa Jimenez and Dennis, and the late Jerome and Gordon. Brother-in-law of Stella Zielinski. He had many loving nieces, nephews, and cousins. Bob worked at Ford Motor Company for 45 years as an engineer. He served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. He also was an avid golfer.