Obituary of Michael Ivor Kart
Michael Kart was born August 15,1932 to Samuel Kart and Esther Matros in Chicago Illinois . He passed away on September 13. 2022 in Lakewood, Colorado.
Michael was preceded in death by his father and mother. He leaves behind his sister, Patricia Kart of Henderson, Nevada.
Michael was a veteran of the Korean War, serving between 1951 to 1953. He served with distinction in Korea, earning the Korean Service Medal, 3 Bronze Service Stars, the United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal and the Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation.
Michael earned his bachelor’s degree at Lake Forest College, Illinois. After college, Michael worked in the textile industry for many years. In 1967, he became a reserve deputy sheriff for the Los Angeles County Sherriff’s Department. In 1978, he became a full time officer, working in many capacities but most notably on the Vice Unit in West Hollywood, California. Michael retired with the rank of Commander in July 1999.
In 2002, he decided to enjoy his retirement in Evergreen, Colorado. During his retirement he enjoyed horseback riding, fly fishing, target shooting and skiing. He also was a volunteer park ranger into his 80s.
Michael had many friends that he made over the years not only in Evergreen, but throughout Jefferson County.
For those that knew Michael he was described as fun, witty, smart, social, sarcastic, hilarious, genuine, and a unique individual. In his spare time, he was a professional B.S. artist… We all know what a special man he was to us and he will always be unforgettable to all.
Funeral service on Sunday, September 18th at 11am at Feldman Mortuary Chapel (1673 York St, Denver CO 80206). Reception to follow at Simms Steakhouse: 11911 W 6th Ave, Lakewood, CO 80401.
Service will be live streamed via Feldman Mortuary's YouTube Channel.