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32814 Utica Road
Fraser, MI 48026
Phone: (586) 293-3390
Fax: (586) 293-5837
Rene Rutkofske

Rene John Rutkofske

Wednesday, October 14th, 1953 - Saturday, May 9th, 2020
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Rene "RJ" John Rutkofske, 66 passed away peacefully at Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak on May 9, 2020. He was born on October 14, 1953 in Detroit, MI and grew up in Eastpointe, MI.

After attending St. Veronica Elementary and Notre Dame High School, Rene completed the Police Academy program, and worked for the US Customs Federal Law Enforcement until he retired.

Rene is survived by his brother Ron and wife Arleen, both retired school teachers living in Pinehurst, North Carolina and nephews, Kirk and wife Miyuki Rutkofske and Eugene Rutkofske and wife Joanne Rutkofske. Rene was preceded in death by his brother Roger, nephew Troy Rutkofske and parents, Anthony and Bertha Rutkofske.

A Mass will be celebrated later at St. Veronica Catholic Church in Eastpointe, Michigan and inurned in Resurrection Cemetery in Clinton Township, Michigan. Donations in memory Rene can be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society www.lls.org
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Ed

Posted at 08:45am
I left Fort Street many years ago but while I was there Rene taught me a lot as he certainly knew a lot. I think we all will miss his humor and viewpoints too. I will always be glad to experience the last of the old school Customs crew prior to most of them retiring out.
JB

Joe Barber

Posted at 08:58pm
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