Robitshek, Gary age 53, of Hopkins, passed away February 15th after a courageous battle with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. He was known for his infectious personality and great smile. Preceded by his parents, Hobart and Shirley Robitshek; grandparents, David and Ruth Fleisher, Gustave and Florence Robitshek; special uncle, Harvey and cousin, Ilana. Survived by his wife, Arlene; son, Tim; sister, Sandy Robitshek-Nelson (Roland); niece, Jessica; nephew, Adam. Also survived by loving aunt, Barbara and cousins, Mark, Marcy, Nathan, Tommy, Ed, Joyce, Rebecca, Emily, David, Leslie, Ariel, Reveed, Yarden, Rachel, Peter and Ben. The family expresses gratitude for the compassionate care Gary received in the cardiac ICU at Methodist Hospital. Funeral Service TUESDAY 12 NOON, TEMPLE ISRAEL, 2324 Emerson Ave. So., Mpls. SHIVA will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday at 7 PM, for location call Hodroff-Epstein. Memorials preferred to The Ruth Fleisher Fund at Temple Israel or The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation. Hodroff-Epstein 612-871-1234 www.hodroffepstein.com
This obituary was originally published in the Star Tribune.