Denes, Robert Kalamazoo, MI On Saturday, August 7, 2021, Robert Denes passed away at the age of 93. The son of Laszlo and Erna Denes, he was born in Budapest, Hungary and married to Marianne Quittner in 1950. He was an automotive engineer, graduating from the Technical University of Hungary in Budapest before emigrating to America in 1957, where he was awarded further degrees from the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago. He was affiliated with the Institute of Automotive Development in Budapest, Borg-Warner in Illinois, Oshkosh Truck Corporation in Wisconsin, and Eaton Corporation in Kalamazoo, MI. Survivors include his beloved wife, Marianne, his children Eva (Loren) Bartz and Thomas (Cathy Gainor) Denes, and grandchildren Julia Bartz and Andrea Bartz. Cremation will be followed by private interment at West Oshtemo Cemetery.