Russell W. Herlitz, 66,
died unexpectedly on Monday, March 4, 2019, while on vacation in
He was born November 15, 1952, and was a 1970 graduate of Beecher High School. He owned and operated the family business, Herlitz Masonry, along with his father, for more than 50 years. He loved to travel, his garden, his friends, and rock and roll.
Mr. Herlitz is survived by
his life partner of 42 years, Brenda Hoffmeyer; his mother, Nancy
Herlitz; a sister, Georgene (Dan) Rosinko; and two nephews, Austin
Rosinko and Carson Rosinko.
He was preceded in death
by his father, Roger Herlitz.
At his request, his
remains have been donated to Science Care for the advancement of
science. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date.