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Arthur Kochoff Obituary

Kochoff, Arthur February 19, 2014. Age 97 of Dearborn. Beloved husband of 67 years of the late Mary. Loving father of Dianna (Ted) Nance. Dearest grandfather of Tom (Cindy), Neil, Mary (Paul), and John. Dear great grandfather of Tess, Natalie, Haley, Jack, and Ryan. Cherished uncle to the nephews and nieces of the Kochoff and Sangeorzan families. Predeceased by siblings, Blossom and Boris. Arthur held a long and illustrious career of 49 years as a manufacturing engineer, primarily for Ford Motor Company. He was the embodiment of life-long learning, remaining a college student into his eighties. He earned several undergraduate degrees, continued taking graduate courses, and spoke five languages fluently. He was a well-known and loved figure on the University of Michigan Dearborn campus. Arthur and his wife Mary were generous benefactors to the University, including gifts for an endowed scholarship fund and language lab in their name. Visitation Sunday, February 23, 2014 from 3-8 p.m. at the Dearborn Chapel of Voran Funeral Home, 23701 Ford Road. (313) 278-5100. Funeral service Monday 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to The Capuchin Soup Kitchen Charities. 1820 Mt. Elliott St. Detroit, Michigan 48207
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Published online on February 20, 2014 courtesy of Voran Funeral Home.

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