Berkowitz-Kumin-Bookatz Memorial Chapel

1985 South Taylor Road, Cleveland Heights, OH


Inge Kurtz

January 19, 1936February 11, 2020

INGE KURTZ (nee Schubach), age 84, was born January 19, 1936 in Germany and passed away February 11, 2020 in Cleveland.

Inge Kurtz was an animal lover, especially cats, and supported various pet rescue operations throughout the years. She was also an avid Cleveland sports fan, able to swap sports stories and stats with anyone who ventured to ask.

Inge led a life of selfless giving and volunteered countless hours to worthy organizations her whole life. She would often visit the Veteran's Hospital with her granddaughter bringing cookies and coffee for the patients.

She always put others welfare before her own. She was a humanitarian always working to make someone else's life better. If someone needed help Inge was right there.

Devoted mother of Michael (Christina Roe) Kurtz, Jonathan Kurtz and Lisa (Richard) Hinegardner of TX; loving grandmother of Zoe Kurtz, Sydney and Shelby Hinegardner; dear sister of Robert (Alice) Schubach; cherished aunt of Laura Jaffe and Bernard Schubach.

Funeral services will be held at BERKOWITZ-KUMIN-BOOKATZ MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 1985 S TAYLOR RD., CLEVELAND HTS., OH 44118 on Sunday, February 16 at 12 noon.

Interment Zion Memorial Park (Congregation Shaarey Tikvah section), 5461 Northfield Rd., Bedford Hts., OH 44148.

The family will receive friends SUNDAY FOLLOWING BURIAL UNTIL 4 PM AND 6 - 8 PM, MONDAY FROM 12 - 4 PM AND 6 - 8 PM at the Michael Kurtz residence, 1236 Avondale Rd., S. Euclid, OH 44121.

Contributions are suggested to The Cleveland Animal Protective League (www.clevelandapl.org) or charity of choice.

To view this service at 12 noon Sunday please navigate to www.bitly.com/smallchapel.


  • Funeral Services Sunday, February 16, 2020
  • Burial Sunday, February 16, 2020


Inge Kurtz

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