Sources include: Detroit Free Press The Detroit News Observer & Eccentric Media / Hometown Weeklies Livingston County Daily Press & Argus

KOHLER JACOB M. "JAKE" Age 90, January 6, 2013, a longtime resident of Madison Heights, Michigan. Dear husband of Dorothy (nee Isrow). Loving father of Mary (the late Robert) Lawitzke, James Kohler, Christine (Karl) Stoll, Susan (Steve Locser) Kohler, Bruce (Louise) Kohler, Michael (Jacqui) Kohler, Thomas (Janice) Kohler, Laurie (Ivan DeWilde) Kohler, Robert (Jolleen) Kohler, and the late Nancy Paavo. Loving grandfather of 28 and great-grandfather of 15. Brother of Rudy Kohler, Anna (Dr. Karl-Heinz) Schueller and the late Herbert Kohler. Jake was a veteran of WWII (Army), member of V.F.W. Post 9222, Berkley, Ml, and K of C Council 4188 Clawson, MI. He volunteered at the Madison Heights Nature Center for many years, was a past member of the Guardian Angels Choir and Resurrection Choir.Memorials to The Capuchins, l820 Mt. Elliott, Detroit, MI 48207. Visitation Wednesday 3-8 p.m. with a scripture service Wednesday 7 p.m. at Edward Swanson & Son Funeral Home, 30351 Dequindre, Madison Heights, MI. In state Thursday 10 a.m. until time of Mass 10:30 a.m. at Guardian Angels Church, 581 E. 14 Mile Rd., Clawson. Share a memory at

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Mary L01/08/2013

Sleep in Heavenly Peace. Love you, Dad.

Wanda George01/08/2013

I was so very sad to hear of Dear Jake's passing. He sang behind me in the resurrection choir and when i was an alto. His voice was just so comforting to blend with. Such a lovely, gentle and talented person that I had the pleasure of knowing for over 20 years.

Sr. Helen Essa01/08/2013

Dear Dorothy and Family, I am so sorry about Jacob dying. I remember him so well as well as you and Robert. Many prayers, Sr. Helen Essa, O.P.

Alan Isrow01/08/2013

So sorry to hear about Uncle Jake. So many fond memories. My family is all praying for you.

Laura D01/09/2013

You are all in our prayers love you all xoxox

Ed and Barbara Dery01/10/2013

Our deepest sympathy upon the loss of your dear husband, father, grandfather, and gr. grandfather. It was a pleasure to know Jake, Dorothy and family, as our neighbors on Meadows. So sorry to not have been able to attend the funeral. Sending love to all and God Bless.

Karen Gagnon01/21/2013

I'm very sad to hear about Uncle Jake. He wil be sadly missed. I love you from your Goddaughter. Rest in peace

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