In an effort to protect our families from the Coronavirus (COVID-19), we join with other Jewish funeral homes and follow the directives of health professionals and the Michigan Board of Rabbis. Services will be limited in size and currently are held only at gravesite. However, most services are broadcasted and may be viewed live and are recorded on our website. We will continue to provide professional, dignified and compassionate service. Our highest priority is the health, safety, and comfort of our families. Thank you for your understanding.
Karen Rappleye, a resident of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, died on September 16th, 2020 at the age of 77. Funeral services arranged by The Dorfman Chapel.
- Location of Service:
- Private Graveside Services
- Date of Service:
- Friday September 18th, 2020
- Time of Service:
- 1:00 PM
- Interment at:
- Greenwood Cemetery in Birmingham, Michigan
- Rabbi Aaron Starr
- Shiva Information:
- Due to the coronavirus pandemic, no formal shiva will be held.
- Charitable contributions:
- Karen Rappleye Pulmonary Fund at the University of Michigan
U-M Gift and Records Administration
Attn: Chris Ososki
3003 South State Street Suite 8000
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1288
With checks, include the following note:
Karen T. Rappleye Pulmonary Fund - 701112
Gift in memory of Mrs. Rappleye
Link for Online Donations
The American Civil Liberties Union
2966 Woodward Ave.
Detroit, Michigan 48201
Phone: (313) 578-6800
A charity of one's choice
- Family Members:
- Beloved wife of Richard Rappleye. Dear mother of Matthew (Diana) Rappleye and Elizabeth Kirk. Loving grandmother of Robert, Sophia, Indio and Fraser. Devoted sister of the late Elaine Greenberg and George Greenberg. Also survived by many other loving family members and friends.
- Email Condolences:
- If you would like you can send a condolence message via email to the family
- View the broadcast of the service:
- A video recording of the service is available. View the service.
- Yahrzeit Schedule:
- A 10 year Yahrzeit calendar is available.
Also, you can sign-up for an
annual email reminder of the yahrzeit.
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