Dr. Paul L. Katz, 82, January 5, 2023; beloved husband and best friend of Roberta (nee Gray) for 57 wonderful years; loving father of Lawrence Gray Katz, Stephen Franklin (Kiki Tori) Katz and the late Diane Mary Katz; cherished and adored “Papa” of Daven Ascher Katz; amazing brother of Dr. Lee D. (Lauragene Lyons) Katz and the late Robert Katz; dear uncle, cousin and friend of all who knew him. Paul graduated from the University of Chicago Medical School, completed his internship at University of Illinois, did a 4 year residency at University of Chicago and then went on to serve two years in the United States Navy. Dr Katz was an Orthopedic Surgeon, who was in private practice and on the staff at Lutheran General Hospital and Holy Family Hospital, where he was a past president of the medical staff. Memorial donations in his memory to the Diane Mary Katz Scholarship Foundation c/o Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, https://giving.northwestern.edu/katzscholarship Private graveside service. Interment Shalom Memorial Park. Memorial Service, Tuesday, January 10, 2023; 12 PM at Temple Jeremiah 937 N Happ Rd, Northfield, IL. For the link to view the livestream and to leave condolences: www.shalommemorial.org or (847) 255-3520.