DR. LAJOS FERENC TAKACS, age 91, passed away peacefully on December 4 with his wife and daughters in loving attendance. Beloved husband of 56 years to Dalma Takacs (nee Horvath); cherished father of Judy Takacs Pendergast (husband Scott M.D.) and Susan Takacs; loving grandfather of David, Eric and Mark Pendergast; dear brother of the late Maria Takacs. Dr. Takacs was a highly respected Professor of Statistics and Probability at Case Western Reserve University from 1966 until he retired as Professor Emeritus in 1987. Before that, he was Associate Professor at Columbia University, and a pioneer in Queueing Theory. During his extensive career, he authored over 200 mathematical publications, including five books on Stochastic Processes, Queueing Theory and Probability. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate contributions in memory of Dr. Lajos Takacs to Case Western Reserve University, Kelvin Smith Library, ATTN: J. Mark Wipper, 10900 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44106. Funeral Service Private. Interment Lake View Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the SCHULTE & MAHON-MURPHY FUNERAL HOME, 5252 MAYFIELD RD., LYNDHURST (BETWEEN RICHMOND AND BRAINARD) FRIDAY 3-7 P.M.
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All of our funeral home locations offer complete services for traditional funerals, funerals followed by cremation, graveside services, shipping arrangements and direct cremations with memorial services.
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