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Carl Kurt, 101, Of Fair Lawn

FAIR LAWN, N.J. — Carl Kurt, 101, died July 7, 2016.

Born in Germany, he immigrated to New York City in 1937.

He led a most remarkable life. He was a resident of Fair Lawn for more than 60 years and was a member of the Fair Lawn Jewish Center for as long.

He was the son of the late Leopold and Bertha Reinach; and brother of the late Ilse Strauss.

He is survived by Ilse (Stern) Reinach, his loving wife of 70 years; son, Dr. Norman Reinach and wife Amy; daughter, Linda Reinach Friedland and husband Steven; grandchildren, Amy Cohen (Dr. Micah), Alexander and Alissa Reinach, Jason (Jamie), Michael and Jillian Klein; great-grandchildren, Jonah and Jesse Cohen and Asher Klein; and nephews Larry and Jerry Strauss and their families.

Kurt was a proud graduate of the City College of New York and a decorated veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in the Battle of the Bulge. His medals include the Bronze Star, the Good Conduct Medal and the Croix de Guerre. He was a business executive in New York before retiring.

Services will be at 12:30 p.m. Friday at Robert Schoem's Menorah Chapel, 150 West Route 4, Paramus, followed by burial in Cedar Park Cemetery.

Memorial donations, in lieu of flowers, can be made to the Fair Lawn Jewish Center, 10-10 Norma Ave, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410

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