Age 84, passed away Saturday, November 21, 2020 at his home from complications due to Parkinson's. He was born June 12, 1936 in Wyandotte, Michigan, the son of Edward & Beatrice (Lezotte) Dylenski.

Bob graduated from Assumption High School in Windsor, Canada in 1954. He retired from Michigan Bell after 38 years, subsequently becoming "the telephone man" at Washtenaw Community College. Bob was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America. He was a member of Bethlehem United Church of Christ, and had been on the Bethlehem Cemetery Board. Bob loved to fix or build anything and took on many projects. He loved to travel with Jamie, family, and friends, and had been on three continents and in most national parks, making a lot of friends along the way. Bob loved anything Disney, and enjoyed their parks, cruises, and vacation club. He was a life-long Detroit sports fan, and attended Lions football, Red Wing games, Tiger games, and Michigan football games.

He is survived by his wife, Jamie; his son, Aaron (Ashley) Dylenski of Brooklyn, NY; his grandson, Jack Dylenski; son, Eric Dylenski, daughter Laura (Mike) Stuckey sister-in-law, Rae Ann Dylenski of Carleton; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sister, Kathryn Bondy; and his brother, Paul Dylenski, and his parents.

An on-line memorial service will be available starting Saturday, Dec. 19th at 1:00 pm (see link below) , and a public celebration of his life will be held in the Spring. Burial will be at Bethlehem Cemetery, Ann Arbor. In honor of Bob's passion for learning and helping others, particularly the students at the University of Detroit Mercy, please consider a gift in his memory to the University. Gifts may be made online at www.udmercy/giving or sent to University of Detroit Mercy, Attn: University Advancement, 4001 W. McNichols Road, Detroit, MI 48221. Memorial contributions may also be made to Bethlehem Church Property Improvement Fund, 423 South 4th Ave., Ann Arbor, MI 48104.

 

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#7 Karen and Ed 2020-12-19 17:02
Such a beautiful service Remembering all the good times we have had. Rest in Peace.
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#6 Tom&Barbara Johnson 2020-12-19 14:33
A lovely and touching service, and superbly choreographed too!
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#5 Mary & Bob Keller 2020-12-19 14:23
What a lovely service. We will miss you, Bob. Love and prayers to Jamie and family.
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#4 Madeline Milidonis F 2020-12-19 14:08
Jamie,
This service was beautiful. The music selections, photographs, scripture selections, everything. Truly a wonderful tribute to an awesome man. He will be missed.
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#3 Teri Carroll 2020-12-19 13:23
Teri Carroll fm Macomb, MI. I’ve been blessed to know Jamie and Bob through the University of Detroit Mercy. It’s been my pleasure to witness his kindness and care for the well-being of others and the quality of their lives
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#2 David Bondy 2020-12-19 13:22
Dave, Kim, Hannah, Megan and Ryan watching from Saline, Mi. Remembering my uncle Bob and thinking of Aunt Jamie.
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#1 Lily Tinker Fortel 2020-12-19 13:10
Lily Tinker Fortel. I know Bob and Jamie from Bethlehem Church. Joining from Ann Arbor. Sending lots of love to everyone who is missing Bob and celebrating his life today.
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