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Kaul Funeral Home

27830 Gratiot Ave, Roseville, MI

OBITUARY

John Roy Moritz

March 5, 1946June 22, 2020

Moritz, John, aged 74, of Macomb, MI passed away on June 22, 2020, at Troy Beaumont Hospital, after battling a very aggressive form of cancer. He is survived by his daughter, Bonnie Vaysabel (Frank); his daughter, Sandy Couckuyt; his son, Gary Couckuyt (Jane); his grandson, Blake Couckuyt; his grandson, Troy Couckuyt; his brother, Mike Moritz; his brother, Joseph Moritz Junior. John was a retired school teacher at Fitzgerald High School in Warren, MI and was also a Tax Accountant for most of his adult life. He belonged to Hope United Church of Christ and enjoyed singing in the choir. He enjoyed a good meal and time spent with family. John was especially known for his kindness and generosity and will be forever loved and greatly missed. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kaul Funeral Home of Roseville. Please share a memory on John’s online guestbook.

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Peggy Bailey

July 5, 2020

Mr Moritz was a fun teacher with a huge head of hair. He not only taught my older sister Carolyn but my mom too when she went to night school to get her diploma. I remember him at her graduation party. Because I knew him before I had him he was kind of like a family friend so I wasn't intimidated by that booming voice. And he had a great sense of humor. He really helped me appreciate what he taught.

Joe Reasons

July 5, 2020

I enjoyed a lot of great times and made wonderful memories of our days teaching together at Chatterton Middle School.

Marie Lorincz

July 4, 2020

Mr. Moritz was a teacher of mine at fitz! I really liked him and he cared about his students. He will be truly missed.

Jodee Riley

July 4, 2020

So very sorry to hear of a special teachers passing. I remember him fondly as my 8th grade teacher at Chatterton. May his memory be eternal.

Lynn Barrick

July 4, 2020

Mr Moritz was one of my favorite high school teachers.. You will be great missed. #FlyHigh 💔😇💔

Christy Cooper-Knoblock

July 4, 2020

Mr. Moritz was one of my most respected teachers! He was strict yet gentle(if that makes any sense). Not a lot of teachers stand out in my memory, but he is one that has. He definitely had an impact on me. Condolences to his family/friends
He was a good man(coming from what was a not so good kid)

Michele Nellis

July 4, 2020

Mr. Moritz was a wonderful man. Mr. Moritz gr lived next door to my grandma and he always looked after her and helped her with snow and would take out her garbage. I remember always talk with him before I attend Fitgerald. May god rest you in his arms., no more suffering. RiIP. 🙏

Bonnie Vaysabel

July 2, 2020

Our Dad, best friend, a very good man was laid to rest today. He loved a good homemade meal and anything chocolate!
Our anchor here on Earth has gone to Heaven to sing with the Angels.
We are proud of the life he lived. We know his friends will miss his good will and humor.
We will miss him on Sunday at our dinner table. I will miss his voice when times get rough and his steady guidance.
Heidi dog will miss her Grampie.
He knows we love him now and forever.

Bonnie & Frank

Joe Moritz

July 1, 2020

John was as good a brother and friend to me as anyone could hope for. Despite being in 8th grade when he was a senior in high school, he limited the grief heaped upon me by his buddies as best he could. Even if we hadn't been in touch for a long period of time, we could pick up where we had left off as if it had only been a few days. Rest well, dear brother. You had a wonderful life and stood strong in the face of every adversity you faced.

Joe Moritz
July 1, 2020

Jan Delewsky

July 1, 2020

John was one of a kind! So full of jokes and laughter! He helped me get out of 7 years of not doing my taxes! I was just done with the IRS lol he welcomed me every year to get me on the right road!! You will be dearly missed my friend! RIP til we met again 😘

FROM THE FAMILY