Ira David Kogod

Ira David Kogod of Waukesha, formerly of Potomac, Md., died suddenly Saturday, March 1, 2008.

He was the beloved husband of Barbara Jean Kogod; devoted father of Ryan, Kayla and Jacob; loving son of Barbara (Bobbie) and Melvin Kogod; brother of Dr. Harold Kogod and Murray (Jennifer) Kogod; dear nephew of Bonnie and Bernie Kogod and Marsha and Shelly Kogod; cousin of Jamie Kogod Levin; and dear son-in-law of Jack and Sylvia Reesor. He is also survived by numerous brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.

Ira had a passion for cars and spent his career in the auto industry. He will long be remembered as a kind, generous person.

Graveside funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, March 6, at King David Memorial Gardens in Falls Church, Va. The family will be receiving friends at the residence of Dr. and Mrs. Melvin Kogod through Sunday, March 9.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Michele Susan Kogod Memorial Fund, c/o The Community Foundation for the National Capitol Region, 1201 15th St., NW, Suite 420, Washington, D.C. 20005.

Arrangements are entrusted to Edward Sagel Funeral Direction of Rockville, Md., (301) 217-9400.