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Obituary for Herbert Hotaling Dobbs

Dobbs, Herbert Hotaling, age 82 of Rochester Hills, March 20, 2014. Loving husband of Joyce for 60 years. Father of Herbert, Jr. (Kathy) Dobbs, Graeme Dobbs and the late Douglas Dobbs. Survived by 7 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Herbert retired from the Army after 27 years of service with 2 years in the Senior Executive Service and 12 years on the Army Science Board. He was a member of the Professional Engineers, Society of Manufacturing Engineers, Society of Automotive Engineers, Association of the United States Army, Served on the Industrial Advisory Board of Engineering Departments of Oakland University and Wayne State University. Actively encouraged middle school and high school students in MATHCOUNTS competitions and Junior Science and Humanities Symposium. Funeral Service, Sunday, March 23, 2014, at 7:00 PM at the Potere-Modetz Funeral Home, 339 Walnut Blvd, Rochester, The family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday, 1:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Inurnment Great Lakes National Cemetery. Memorials to the Junior Science and Humanities Symposium. Online guestbook

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2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Potere-Modetz Funeral Home

339 Walnut Boulevard
Rochester, MI 48307





7:00 PM
Potere-Modetz Funeral Home

339 Walnut Boulevard
Rochester, MI 48307

Cemetery Details


Great Lakes National Cemetery

4200 Belford Road
Holly, MI 48442

Memorial Contribution

Junior Science and Humanities Symposium

Wayne State University, College of Education, Room 281
42. W. Warren Ave.
Detroit, Michigan 48202

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