March 2006

Obituaries

ABELSON, ESTHER
(nee WEISS). Feb. 2. Age 106. Former wife of the late Samuel J. Mother of Kay (the late Lew) Lavine. Grandmother of Charles (Ronnie), Richard and Joseph Lavine. Great-grandmother Andrea, Gregory, Rachel and Lewis Lavine. Sister of the late Elizabeth Kier, Louis and Samuel Weiss, Ann Glickman, Jean Lew and Edith Hochman. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Shalom. Memorials to your favorite charity.

BEHAR, JACK A.
Father of Robert (Sharon Flaim), Linda Behar-Horenstein, and Barbara (Dale) Dallas. Grandfather of Molly; Rachel and Max Horenstein; Jordan and Ari Dallas. Brother of Dorothy (Richard) Levin and Esther (the late Herman) Pawlan. Uncle of many. Arrangements by Sinai Memorial Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to West Suburban United Way, 555 N. Kensington Ave., LaGrange Park 60526.

BESS, SALLY WEINBERG
Age 93. Wife of the late George Weinberg and the late Marcus Bess. Mother of Jerry (B.J. Sutton) and Donna Weinberg. Grandmother of Arlene (Christopher) Palabe, Michelle (Robert) Melton, Ellyce (Tony) Sabatello, and Julene (Tim) Spies. Great-grandmother of Jason and Elliot Palabe; Sammy and Bennet Sabatello; and Jake, Cole and Chayse Spies. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

BLOOM, WILLIAM H.
Jan. 21. Age 62. Husband of Rochelle (nee Mintzer). Father of Amy and Jonathan. Brother of Barbara (Glenn) Jarol. Son of the late Sanford and Shirley. Uncle of Ryan (Michelle) and Shelbee Jarol; Wendy (Gary) Polisner; Ari (Lisa) and Joshua (Amy) Mintzer. Brother-in-law of Dr. Richard (Janet) Mintzer. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Cong. Solel, 1301 Clavey Rd., Highland Park 60035.

BLOOM, SIDNEY "SHAIKA"
Formerly of Skokie and Tamarac, FL. Husband of the late Rose (nee Krzetowski). Father of Judy (Moti) Laxer and Mark (Bracha). Grandfather of Shira, Rebecca and Phillip. Uncle of many. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Memorials to Selfhelp Home, 908 W. Argyle, Chgo 60640.

BRICHTA, ELAINE
(nee WAGENBERG). Jan. 12. Age 79. Wife of Sidney. Mother of Rand (Marla) and Penny (Robert Pollock). Grandmother of Michael (Tressie) and Julie; Gina Pollock. Sister of Charles (Temma) Wagenberg, Ruth Shandling and the late Leona (Joseph) Burns. Sister-in-law of Ira (Vivian); and Sandra (Sheldon) Sabath. Past president of the Sisterhood and co-president of Temple Beth-El. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Entombment Westlawn. Memorials to Temple Beth-El, 3610 Dundee Rd., Northbrook 60062; or American Lung Assn.

BRINDELL, FLORENCE
(nee NATHAN). Wife of the late Cantor Harold. Mother of Jeff (Ellen), Stanley (Kathy) and Steven (Amy) Jacobs. Stepmother of Kathy (Will) Decker, Susie (Tim) Lytsell and Debbie. Grandmother of Matthew, Jessica, Dan, Quinn, Jesse, Travis, Zachary, Rachel and Klegg. Daughter of the late Sadie and Hyman Nathan. Former wife of Harold Jacobs. Arrangements by Sinai Memorial Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

BURSTEIN, DR. HARRY
Age 50. Husband for 26 years of Caryn (nee Sachs). Father of Ben, Hillary, Chad and David. Son of Lawrence and Betty Novak and the late Norton and Helen Burstein. Brother of Joe (Mary Lou) Novak and Ellen Woodstein. Son-in-law of Randi (Brian) Bennett; Steve, Abe (Sandy) and the late Sheila Sachs. Uncle, great-uncle, cousin, nephew, doctor and friend of many. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Heart Assn., Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, JUF, or charity of choice.

BYKOFF, STUART A.
Age 75. Husband for 52 years of Beatrice (nee Rose). Father of David and Darryl. Grandfather of Megan, Keith, Morgan and Hailee. Brother of Jordan (Irene) Tark, Donald (Katie) and the late Sarane. Korean War U.S. Army veteran. Retired from the Tribune Company with 49 years in direct mail. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

CAGAN, SYLVIA
(nee KORALCHICK). Age 79. Mother to Jeffrey (Sandra), Debra, Elyse and Leonard. Grandmother to Robyn (Don), Bryan, Victoria, Ari, Meredith, Michael, Erica and Michelle. Great-grandmother to Jack. Aunt to Larry (Karen), Lloyd (Sharon) and Leslie (Michael). Sister of the late Lynn (Lee) Davis. Member and volunteer at Cong. K.I.N.S. for over 40 years. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Cong. K.I.N.S., 2800 W. North Shore Ave., Chgo; or American Cancer Society, 820 Davis St. #340, Evanston 60201.

CARMEL, SALLY B.
(nee BRIGHT). Jan. 27. Age 96. Wife of the late Lester. Mother of Marjorie (Ira) DuBrow and Richard (the late Elaine). Grandmother of Donald DuBrow, Deborah (Robert) Mauer, Jennifer (Leo) Prozument, Suzanne and Mark. Great-grandmother of Sophie, Max, Emily and Talia. Sister of Eva Don-Lieberson, the late Michael and David Bright and Rose Liederman. Teacher for 35 years at Clinton School. Past president of Albany Park B'nai Brith, Chicago Women's Council B'nai Brith, and B'nai Brith District #6. Recipient of Women's 50-year B'nai Brith Award. Past president of Brandeis University Chicago Chapter. Volunteer at Temple Emanuel in Chicago. Friend of many. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Council for Jewish Elderly, 3003 W. Touhy Ave., Chgo 60645.

CARTIER, ELISABETH
Jan. 15. Age 15. Daughter of Katy and Harry Cartier-Pesz. Sister of Michael Cartier. Granddaughter of Joshua and Pat Salvador. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Glenoaks. Memorials to Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance, 730 N. Franklin St. #501, Chgo 60610-7224.

CHASIN, ALLAN ABE, PROFESSOR
Jan. 16. Husband of May (nee Rozansky). Father of Fern (Jeffrey) Gutman and Sheri (Rabbi Shimon) Kurland. Grandfather of 12. Brother of the late Nate, and Gussie Shankman. Uncle of Aaron and David Shankman. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to Hebrew Theological College, 7135 N. Carpenter Rd., Skokie 60077.

COHAN, SHIRLEY
(nee GLICK). Jan. 13. Age 86. Wife of the late Melvin. Mother of Susan (Orrin) Scheff and Steve (Char Woellner). Grandmother of Jennifer (Jon) Bergschneider and Adam Smith. Sister of Betty (Robert) Spies. Aunt of Stewart (Linda) and William (Andrea) Spies. Private arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Memorials to Cong. Hakafa, PO Box 409, Glencoe 60022.

COOPER, HERMAN
Age 86, of Aventura, FL, formerly of Skokie. WWII veteran and lifelong member Cong. B'nai Emunah, Skokie. Husband of Marilyn nee Hoffman (the late Joseph Rovin) and the late Clarice. Father of Alyne (Steven) Pinsky and Donna (John) Hueberger. Grandfather of 5. Stepfather of Robert (Nancy) and Alan (Adriana) Rovin. Grandfather of Jessica, Samantha, Joseph and Nicholas. Brother-in-law of Burton (Libby) and Arnold (Janet) Hoffman. Uncle and friend of many. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Joseph Rovin Endowment Fund, Solomon Schechter School, 3210 Dundee Rd., Northbrook 60062; or Lois Kesner Fund, Children's Memorial Hospital, 2300 Children's Plaza, Chgo 60614.

DEUTSCH, JEFFREY
Jan. 30. Age 46. Former husband of Mary (nee Donovan). Father of Daniel and Jaclyn. Son of Barbara (nee Rich) and the late Carl. Brother of Rick (Dawn); and Wendy (Mark) Santini. Uncle of Steven, Stephanie, Ryan, Carly and Connor. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Spinal Cord Injury Assn., 6701 Democracy Blvd. #300-9, Bethesda, MD 20817; or Cong. B'nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim, 901 Milwaukee Ave., Glenview 60025.

DEVINE, HARRY
Age 90. Husband of the late Sylvia (nee Richie). Father of Barbara (David) Belden, Deborah Devine (Henry Levitt), and Vicki (Robert) Israel. Grandfather of Dr. Matthew (Lisa) and Bradley (Colleen) Belden; Sarah Levitt, Ashley Israel. Great-grandfather of Reese Skylar. Brother of Joseph (Harriet). Uncle of Gary (Isabel) Levin. Friend of many. Owner and operator of Sam Devine & Sons and The Shoe Corral in Hyde Park. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Hadassah, 4711 Golf Rd., Skkie 60076.

DOSIK, ROBERT
Age 85. Husband of the late Edith (nee Brockstein). Father of Dr. Gary (Helen), and Gail (Dr. Richard) Kruger. Grandfather of Julia (Joel) Nickerson, Joey, Stacy (Jerry) Reid, Jennifer and Lisa Kruger. Brother of the late Arnold (Beverly) and Daniel (Bobbi). Arrangements by Sinai Memorial Funerals. Memorials to Alzheimer's Disease Assn., 4709 Golf Rd. #1015, Skokie 60076.

EDELSTEIN, HAROLD "DUTCH"
Feb. 4. Age 91. Brother of the late Alvin and Raymond, and Madeline Hergott. Uncle of Jay (Geraldine) Hergott; Nancy and Ike (Lauren) Benz; Nora Vella; Judy and the late Louis. Great-uncle of Jessica (Jason) Martino; Maureen, Bradley and Daniel Hergott; Beth and Alvin Benz; Flora (David) Donnelly; Paul, Alan and Brian. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Alfred O. Hergott Heart Fund, 1280 Rudolph Rd. #2K, Northbrook 60062.

EISENBERG, BESSIE
(nee WAXMAN). Age 88. Wife for 65 years of Nathan. Mother of Burton, Marshall (JoAnn) and Richard. Grandmother of Adam Joseph (Agnieszka) and Max Benjamin. Sister of Eleanor (the late Hyman) Goodman, and the late Marshall Waxman. Sister-in-law of Jesse Shear. Aunt of many. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to Anshe Emet Synagogue, 3751 N. Broadway, Chgo 60613.

ENENSTEIN, SOPHIE
(nee SHERMAN). Jan. 7. Age 87. Wife of the late Sol. Mother of Louis (Diana) and Richard, Sandra (Don) Starrett. Grandmother of Jennifer (Ramiro) Castelán, Krstin and Kira, Lauren Starrett, and the late Alissa Beth. Sister of Gert (Sol) Kesselman, and the late Sam (Rose), Phillip (Annette) and Morris Sherman. Aunt of many. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to People's Music School, 931 W. Eastwood Ave., Chgo 60640 (773-784-7032).

FLANZER, MARCELLA "MASHE"
(nee SHAPIRO). Wife of the late Morris. Mother of Sharon (Burt) Behm and Jerry (Sally). Grandmother of Rona (David) Lasser, Elisa (Jon) Yuter, Mitchell (Jennifer) Behm, Matthew and Douglas (Amy). Great-grandmother of 6. Preceded in death by her 3 sisters and 4 brothers. Sister-in-law of George Goldstock, David and Abe (Leah). Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to Na'Amat, 8707 N. Skokie Blvd., Skokie 60077.

FRANK, JULIAN
Jan. 7. Age 83. Husband of thelate Rochelle. Father of Ellen (Valerie A. Bouchard) and Susan. Brother of Gerald. Cousin and friend to many. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Rosemont Park.

GERSON-SCHLOPACK, ANN
(nee BECKER). Age 87, of Los Angeles, formerly of Skokie. Wife of the late Irving Gerson and the late Jack Schlopack. Mother of David (Vicky) and Dr. Jerry Gerson. Grandmother of Joshua, Robyn, Brian and Jessica. Sister of Abe Becker. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

GILBERT, ANN
(nee BERMAN). Age 85. Wife of the late Alvin J. Mother of Susan (Harry) Seigle, Nancy Carson (Arthur Lasin) and Tom (Carol). Mother-in-law of the late Irwin Carson. Grandmother of Ben, Max and Joe Seigle; Jonathan (Stephanie), Julie (Sheldon Gelber), and Joshua (fiancée Amy Berliner) Carson; Sara (Michael) Smith; Jacob and Sam. Great-grandmother of Avi Irwin Carson. Sister of David and the late Dorothy and Lorrie Berman. Private arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

GOLDBERG, LEONARD M.
Jan. 8. Age 75. Husband of Marlene (nee Motin). Father of Barbara (Lester) Appell, Florence (Sam) Angelucci and Andrea. Grandfather of B.J. and Steven Appell, Mark and Eric Benhart. Brother of Eileen (the late Norman) Delsohn, and the late Seymour Goldberg and Mike Cohen. Brother-in-law of Norman (Sylvia Wallach) Motin. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 820 Davis St. #206A, Evanston 60201.

GOLDEN, IRVING R.
June 22, 2005. Age 98. Husband of the late Anne (nee Eisenberg) for 66 years. Father of Marla Rae Wolfinger (Ken), and twin sons Leslie M. and Bruce P. Grandfather of Cheryl, Beth (Gregg Pollack), and Susan (Jeff Markham) Balaban, and Dale Michele. Great-grandfather of Jesse, Sam and Zoe Balaban-Feld, Devin and Austin Lieberman, Jordan and Russell Pollack, True, Finaly and Libby Markham. Son of the late Gussie and Max Goldstein. Brother of the late Ruth Projansky (late Harry) and the late Evelyn Patner (late Alfred). Uncle and cousin of many. Member of West Subrban Temple Har Zion for over 40 years. Owner of Acme Store Fixtures. Member of the Bar since 1933. Member of Decalogue Society of Lawyers, Covenant Club of Chicago and Austin YMCA. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Shalom. Memorials to the Brest, Belarus Fund at Beth Hillel Cong. Bnai Emunah, 3220 Big Tree Lane, Wilmette 60091.

GOLDMAN, JERI ANN
Age 41. Mother of Robyn. Daughter of Paul and Sandra. Sister of Marc (Geraldine) and Fred (Ana). Aunt of Shelby, Leah, Eli and Gabriel. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Crohns and Colitis Foundation, 2250 E. Devon Ave. #224, Des Plaines 60018.

GOLDSTEIN, ALBERT B.
Age 76, of Walnut Creek, CA, formerly of Highland Park. Husband of the late Esther. Father of Ronald (Judy), Randy, and Linda (Donald Knowlton) Goldstein Knowlton. Grandfather of 8. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Hospice & Palliative Care of Contra Costa, Hospice Shoppe, 1345 Newell Ave., Walnut Creek, CA 94596; (925) 947-1064.

GORDON, ROLAND
Jan. 19. Age 89. Husband of Florence (nee Shopper). Father of Les, Richard (Helen) and Burt (Margo). Grandfather of Roni (Steve) Nanini; Sam, Jamie, Kaitlin and Molly; Katie (Tim) Grafrath and Lauren Fernan. Great-grandfather of Connor Grafrath. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to your favorite charity.

GRONER, EVE
Jan. 23. Age 92. Sister of Lillian and Virginia. Preceded in death by 4 siblings. Loved by many family and friends. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals.

GROSSMAN, MAXINE
(nee FISCHEL). Age 90. Wife of the late Harry I., and the late Willis D. Aronson. Mother of Melanie (Barry) Hornstein, Diane (Leslie) Riman and David (Bozena). Grandmother of Jeffrey and Alec Hornstein, Robert (Aviva) and Carolyn Riman, and Liliana. Sister-in-law of Marian (the late Boris) Rabin. Daughter of the late Carolyn and Max I. Fischel. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Shalom. Memorials to North Shore Senior Center, 161 Northfield Rd., Northfield 60093; or Council for Jewish Elderly, 3003 W. Touhy Ave., Chgo 60645.

GUBIN, ANN
Age 86. Wife of the late Albert. Stepmother of Marvin (Sylvia) and Jerry (Linda). Grandmother of Bradley (Shaela), Scott (Betsy) and Mindi; Pam (Phillip) Gibson, and Robin (Louis) Silver. Great-grandmother of Michael, Brandon, Kyle, Everett, Zachary, Caleigh, Aaron and Mikeala. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Midwest Palliative Hospice & Care Center, 2050 Claire Ct., Glenview 60025.

HASSON, MIRIAM SARAH, PhD.
Age 42, of West Lafayette, IN, formerly of Evanston and Skokie. Associate professor of Biological Sciences and vitamin B1 researcher at Purdue University, and member of Purdue Cancer Center. Graduate of Ida Crown Jewish Academy. Wife of David Sanders, PhD. Mother of Honi, Akiva and Yinnon. Daughter of Dr. Sol and the late Tillie Hasson. Sister of Albert (Marlee) and Sandy Hasson, Rachelle (Alan) Miller. Member of Cong. Sons of Abraham in Lafayette, Sepharidic Cong. in Evanston, and Cong. Yehuda Moshe in Lincolnwood. Life member of Hadassah. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to Miriam Hasson Memorial Fund at the Sephardic Cong., 1819 Howard St., Evanston 60202; or Miriam Hasson Memorial Fund, c/o Stephanie Mannon, Director of Development, Purdue Cancer Center, Hansen Life Sciences Research Bldg. #145, 201 S. University St., West Lafayette, IN 47907-2064.

HINDIN, ABRAHAM
Age 86. Husband of the late Rose (nee Yegendorf). Father of Sandra (Ron) Stone and Ron (Carol). Grandfather of Holly (Jeff) Krakow, Beth Greenberg, Jamie (Bob Slotkin) and Daniel. Great-grandfather of Ross, Carly and Samantha. Brother of Ruth Zimmerman and Meyer. Companion of Lucille Rosen. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 225 N. Michigan Ave. #1210, Chgo 60601.

ISRAEL, RENEE BETTY
Wife of David. Mother of Ivy, Jamie and Emily. Daughter of Elaine Shore. Sister of Alan (Dinah) and Gary (Karen) Katler, Phyllis (David) Wiegan. Sister-in-law of Harey (Patricia) and Alan. Aunt and great-aunt of many. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Robert H. Laurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, c/o Dr. Steven T. Rosen, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 303 E. Chicago, Chgo 60611.

JACOBS, BRADLEY
Jan. 14. Son of Doris (nee Freedkin) and Ben. Brother of Cheryl Jacobs Lewin. Uncle of Shoshana Maryam Lewin. Nephew of Irwin (the late Paula) Freedkin. Friend to David and Norman Abell, Joel Jacobson, and many others. Tireless lover of and worker for the State of Israel and citizens of the Yesha communities. Publisher and editor of Israel News. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to The Hebron Fund, 1760 Ocean Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11230.

JACOBSON, NANCY SHLENSKY
(nee KOHN). Jan. 9. Wife of Paul, and the late Alan Shlensky. Mother of Aaron, Amy, and David; Ian Shlensky, Rachel (David Dreytser) Shlensky Dreytser. Daughter of Ralph and the late Beatryce Kohn. Sister of Linda (Robert) Peck and Kathy Greenberg. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to a cancer-related or Jewish charity of your choice.

KARM, LEONARD
Age 86. Husband of Renata and the late Rosalie. Father of his children, Joyce (the late Allan) Harris and Howard; and her children, Donna (Kip), Larry (Pam) and Gary (Sandy). Grandfather of Anthony, Jessica, Laurie, Gabe, Antonio, Michael, Andrew, Alexandra, Lauren and Jennifer. Great-grandfather of 7. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to National Jewish Medical & Research Center, 1400 Jackson St., Denver, DO 80206.

KATZ, SHIRLEY
(nee GORE). Jan. 28. Age 73. Wife of Charles. Mother of Norman (Andi), Howard (Shelley); and Helene (Howard) Kogan. Grandmother of Aaron, Joseph, Stacey (Daryl), Jodi, Brad, David and Sarah. Sister of Elaine (the late Louis) Schissel. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 820 Davis St. #340, Evanston 60201; or Catholic Charities, 721 N. LaSalle St., Chgo 60610.

KLUGHAUPT, ELSA WEISZ
Wife of the late Wilhelm. Mother of Linda (Stephen) Schaffzin and Susan (Neil) Levine. Grandmother of Joshua, Gabriel, Max, Eliezra, Yehudit and Sarah. Great-grandmother of Fiona Idit. Sister of Esther, Julia, Helen and Matilda. Arrangements, services in PA, by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Memorials to Akiba Hebrew Academy, Wilhelm & Elsa Klughaupt Scholarship Fund, 223 N. Highland Ave., Merion Station, PA 19066.

KRICHIVER, DAVID M.
Age 95. Husband of Rose for 64 years. Father of Judith (late Kenneth) Rotman and Donald. Grandfather of Lily Rose Rotman. Graduate U of Chicago Law School, practiced law in Chicago 1933-1995. Member IL State Bar Assn., Trial Lawyers Assn., Matrimonial Lawyers Assn., Decalogue Society. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Women's American ORT, 3701 Commercial Ave., Northbrook 60062.

LAKIN, RUTH CARL
Jan. 30. Age 86. Wife of the late Ben. Mother of Esther (Jerome) Brown, Artye (Joseph) Sidebotham, and the late Stuart Lakin and Elaine Gould. Grandmother of 14. Great-grandmother of 14. Sister of Asher Donald (Tonya) and the late Arthur Carl. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Elaine Gould Scholarship Fund, Univ. of Kentucky School of Music, Attn: Jim Campbell, 105 Fine Arts Bldg., Lexington, KY 40506-0022.

LEAVITT, IDA
(nee PROBSTEIN). Age 83. Wife of George for 62 years. Mother of Robert (Adraine) and Anita (George) Filip. Grandmother of Jennifer (Joshua) Sosnow, Judy (Brian) Cohen, Manda and Mark Filip. Great-grandmother of Abby Sosnow. Sister of Irwin Probstein. Friend to many. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Na'Amat, 8707 Skokie Blvd., Skokie 60077.

LEBOWICZ, NANCY
(nee LEAVITT). Age 51. Mother of Ari and Eli. Daughter of Shirley and the late Sol Leavitt. Sister of Debbie (Richard) Roof; Della (Roy Bossen), Steven, and Michael (Lisa) Leavitt. Former spouse of Michael Lebowicz. Aunt, niece, cousin and friend to many. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Memorial Park. Memorials to North Shore Hadassah, 1724 First St., Highland Park 60035; or to the charity of your choice.

LEIB, CHARLOTTE N.
(nee WOODRUFF). Age 65. Mother of Alan (Ellyn) and Richard (Uli). Grandmother of Jacob and Sophie. Sister of Harriet (Phil) Spizziri. Aunt of Annabelle (Joe) Tines and Adam (Amy) Spizziri. Arrangements by Shalom Memorials Funerals. Memorials to Cancer Wellness Center, 215 Revere Dr., Northbrook 60062.

LESSIN, HOWARD M.
Age 67. Husband of Judith (nee Brown) for 42 years. Father of Serena Faith (Brian) Repsold, Sheryl Alanna (John) Gickler and David Ross (Elissa). Grandfather of Kylie, Braydon and Alexander. Brother of Robert (Shirley), Michael (Kathy); and the late Elaine Martin. Uncle of many. Master of his dog Sammy. He devoted his life to educating and mentoring. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom.

LEVIN, DANIEL ELLIS
Age 55. Husband of Janice. Father of Jason and Jeffrey. Son of Dorothy and Willis. Brother of Susan (the late David Klopfer) Levin-Klopfer, Robert (Janis) and the late Steven. Uncle of Cassie, Jordan, Ryan, Lindsey, Henry, Mikey and Aaron. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Chicago Hearing Society, 2001 N. Clybourn Ave., Chgo 60614; or the charity of your choice.

LEVINSON, IDA
Age 91. Wife of the late Morey Lewis. Mother of Ronda (Sheldon) Lebold and the late Marilyn Kaye. Grandmother of David (Jackie) Lebold, Lauren (David) Kiefer and Michelle (Nino) Corsetti. Great-grandmother of Maura, Mark, Sabrina and Dante. Sister of Louis (the late Mildred) and the late David Rochman; Lorraine (the late Irving) Berkowitz. Sister-in-law of Tybe Kissel. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Lieberman Geriatric Centre, ;9700 Gross Pt. Road, Skokie 60076; or Midwest Palliative & Hospice Care Center, 2050 Claire Ct., Glenview 60025.

LIBERMAN, JON
Age. 50. Husband of Karen (nee Zimmerman). Father of Jenna, Michael and Ian. Son of Simmie and Saul. Brother of Laura (Arnie) Kimmel. Son-in-law of Arlene (Barre) Rosenstock. Brother-in-law of Lee (Holly) Zimmerman. Uncle of Adam (Julie), Jill (Amy), Ryan, Jori and Ali. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Shalom. Memorials to I.C. Stars, 212 W. Superior #300, Chgo 60610.

LITTMAN, DR. ARMAND
Age 84. Husband of Ruth (nee Shalett). Father of Thomas (Bianca), Roger, Dr. William (Melissa), Alisa (Michael) Courtney, Richard (Brenda) Lindar. Grandfather of 11. Great-grandfather of 2. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Memorial Park. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

LIVINGSTON, LIONEL
Jan. 27. Age 90. Husband of the late Sylvia. Father of Stephen (Sandra). Uncle of Erwin, Samuel, Jay, Jack. Brother-in-law of Ruth Frank. Brother of the late David. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

MILLS, FRANCES V.
(nee PORT). Wife of the late Cyril. Mother of James C. (Lois Zoller) and Carol (Lee) Saldinger. Grandmother of Robin (Stuart Walker), Wendy (Mark Habeeb) and Jason (Nicole); Danny (Amy) and Michael (Marcy) Zoller; Mindy (Tony Mauro), Jennifer and Andrew (Shirley) Brill; Richard Saldinger and Laurie Savin. Great-grandmother of Noah Habeeb; Alex Mauro; Chloe, Ryan, Jade and Jack Zoller; Maddie Savin, and Dillon Saldinger. Sister of Sid (the late Bettie), the late Albert (Florence) and Charles Port. She will be missed by her friend Carol Dean and her caregivers Anita Sevilla, Veronica Carreon and Victoria Sumera. Arrangements bty Piser Funeral Services. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Council for Jewish Elderly, 3003 W. Touhy Ave., Chgo 60645; or Youth & Family Counseling, 1585 N. Milwaukee Ave. #12, Libertyville 60048.

MOKHTARIAN, AGHAJAN
Age 92. Husband of Akhtar for 68 years. Father of Kamran (Vida), Keyvan, Mehran (Shahla), Shahla (Iraj) Maroof, Sam (Sharon), Mark (Shirin). Grandfather of 23. Great-grandfather of 9. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Jewish Federation, 1 S. Franklin St., Chgo 60606.

NORMAN, IRVING
Age 91. Husband of the late Sophie (nee Simons). Father of the late Dr. Scott. Father-in-law of Sharon. Grandfather of Beth (Jonathan) Winickoff. Great-grandfather of Sam and Sarah. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Chicago Loop Synagogue, 16 S. Clark St., Chgo 60603.

PINSLY, EVELYN
(nee ROSENBLATT). Feb. 1. Age 90. Wife of the late Joel. Mother of Adrienne (the late Harvey) Adolph and Garry. Grandmother of Mark, Michael, Aaron and Jennifer; Cheryl Maysey, and Alan Adolph. Great-grandmother of Savannah and Harley. Sister of the late Louis (the late Sylvia) Rosenblatt, Pearl (the late Hyman) Rowen, and Nettie (the late Herman) Siegel. Aunt of Arlene (the late Rodney) Short. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Jewish Waldheim. Memorials to City of Hope, 5215 Old Orchard Rd. #800, Skokie 60077.

POLLACK, HARVEY
Jan. 10. Age 72. Husband of Annette (nee Robins). Father of Alan (Debbie), Sherry (Dennis) Makowski, Mark (Renee), and Bonnie (Michael) George. Grandfather of Brandon, Kevin, Danielle, Dayna, Ryan, Austin and Hannah. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Cong. Anshe Motele, 6526 N. California, Chgo 60645; or City of Hope, 5215 Old Orchard Rd. #800, Skokie 60077.

POPER, FOSTER
Jan. 9. Age 93. Husband of the late Esther (nee Rife). Father of Michael (Debbie), and Renee (Ronald) Yelk. Father-in-law of the late Maureen "Renie." Grandfather of Amy (Chris) Walneck, Joshua (Stephanie), and Melanie (Rick) Feager. Great-grandfather of Brianna, Benjamin, Emma, Rebecca, Meredith, Alisandra, London and Gaige. Brother of the late Ben (the late Rosie) and William (the late Helen) and Libby (the late Irving) Schwartz. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Jewish Waldheim. Memorials to Northwest Home for the Aged, 6300 N. California Ave., Chgo 60659.

ROHTER, WILLIAM L.
Jan. 29. Age 87. Husband of the late Catherine. Father of Larry (Clo), Cathy, and Brian (Eileen Brady); Margaret (John) Chlopek. Grandfather of Andrew, Jason (Alice), and Anthony Chlopek; Kerry (Jeremy) Martin; Sadie Morrison; Catalina, Guillermo, and Tony Acuña; Casey, Sonia and Eric. Great-grandfather of Jason, Kirsten & Jon Chlopek, Ashleigh Martin. Uncle of Laurence (Margaret) and Ira (Karen); Sharlene (Les) Peetz. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Arlington. Memorials to Juvenile Diabetes Foundation and/or National Parkinson Foundation.

ROSENBERG, JULIA
(nee LEVINE). Feb. 3. Age 90. Mother of Dr. Michael (Patty) and Ilene (Richard Coleman). Grandmother of David, Matthew and Daniel. Sister of the late Lillie Lerner, Sydelle Krane, Maurice, Max and Arthur Levine. Aunt of many. Private arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Memorials to American Heart Assn., 200 S. LaSalle St., Chgo 60604-9807.

ROSENFELD, SAM
Age 90. Husband of the late Laura. Father of Anita (Julian) Lawitz. Grandfather of Dr. Eric (Jennifer) and Philip (Natalia) Lawitz, and Brenda (Eugene) Rudek. Great-grandfather of Emily Justin and Andrew Lawitz, and Lance Rudek. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

ROTH, MARTHA M.
Jan. 9. Age 85. Daughter of the late Adolph and Nellie. Sister of Margaret (Sam) Kaufman, Beverly (Dr. Morris) Bikoff, Shirley (the late Alex) Spitzer, and the late Milton. Aunt of Michael (Simone) and Larry (Ellen) Kaufman; Jeffrey (Jane Gackle) Spitzer; Debra (Dr. Sanford) Silverman; and Wesley Bikoff. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Westlawn.

ROTHSCHILD, MARJORIE
(nee BREUER). Jan. 9. Age 91. Wife of the late Alvin. Mother of Charles (Merle) and John (Rena), and Marianne (Robert) Ural. Grandmother of Ronda (David) Lewinson, Wayne (Marilyn) and Sarah (Greg Schnitzer), Rebecca (Todd) Jurow, and Alison (David) Crosby. Great-grandmother of Rachel, Rebecca, Jessica, Maxwell, Morgan, Olivia, Julia, Benjamin, Alexandra and Jasmine. Sister of the late Hilda Shames. Sister-in-law of Aunt Amelie. Longtime representative of White's Drug Store in Winnetka and Del Lago Pharmacy in Wilmette. Active in Northbrook Community Theatre. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Memorials to Keshet, 3210 Dundee Rd., Northbrook 60062; or Gastro Intestinal Research Foundation, 70 E. Lake St. #1015, Chgo 60601.

ROTHSTEIN, RABBI SIDNEY
Husband of the late Libby (nee Simons) and the late Shirley (nee Ashline). Father of Robert (Cheryl) and Marjorie. Grandfather of Lisa and Alaina. Brother of Lillian Tasky. Uncle and great-uncle of many. Pulpit rabbi for over 40 years. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Hebrew Theological College, 7135 N. Carpenter Rd., Skokie 60077; or Hospice of the Valley at Coronado Home, 340 E. Coronado Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85004.

RUBY, IRWIN E.
Son of the late Abraham and Jenny. Brother of Bernice "Bobbee," and the late Molly (the late Dr. Samuel) Goodman. Member of Meyer Kaplan and Bernard Horwich JCCs, and member of B'nai Brith Sports Lodge. Private arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Memorials to your favorite charity.

SAGALOVICH, ROZA
(nee DANISZEWSKI). Dec. 14, 2005. Age 90. Wife of the late Sam. Mother of Tova Mitchel. Grandmother of Ronit Mitchell (Scott Bullock) and Elana Mitchel. Aunt of Gina (Ron) Weinberg, Michael and Leonard Danishevsky. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Memorial Park.

SAMET, BARNEY
Jan. 10. Age 93, in Sheboygan, WI, formerly of Chicago. Husband of the late Gertrude for 63 years. Father of Craig (Winona) and Larry (Mary Kay). Grandfather of Laura, Joseph, Olivia and Rebecca. Brother of Herman and Alan. Son of Valli and Morris. Advertising man, first with his own agency and later with major retail chains. Thanks to caregivers and support teams. Private arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Memorials to Special Olympics of Northeast Wisconsin, 5900 Monona Dr. #101, Madison, WI 53716.

SAPER, EARL P.
Jan. 30. WWII veteran, founder of Electra Inc. of Chicago, member of Cong. Beth Hillel B'nai Emunah, Wilmette. Husband of Eva Sern and the late Florence. Father of Elyse (Mark) Gerol, Audrey (Robert) Schlifke, Carol (Craig) Barstow. Stepfather of Fran Silver, Helene (John) Datko, Susan (Rick Hopper) and Arthur (Fran) Sternberg. Grandfather of Jason and Amy Gerol, Marla and Matthew Schlifke, and Russell Barstow. Brother of Harvey (the late Beatrice). Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Jewish Waldheim. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 820 Davis St. #206A, Evanston 60201.

SILVER, ARNOLD
Jan. 2. Husband of Judith (nee Miller). Father of Mitchell (Robin), Lainie H., and Dovid (Nechama). Grandfather of Moshe Chayim, Doniel Yonah, Yisroel Meir, Gavriel Tzvi, and Stephanie Illene. Son of the late Ida and Jerome. Son-in-law of the late Fagel and Hyman Miller. Uncle, cousin and friend of many. Thanks to Dr. P.V. Kurani for his devotion and dedication. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Jewish Waldheim. Memorials to Chicago Hebrew Theological College, 7135 Carpenter Rd., Skokie 60077; or Anti-Cruelty Society, 510 N. LaSalle, Chgo 60610.

SIMON, ELAINE B.
Wife for over 36 years to Ronald. Sister of Gail Kaufman. Daughter of the late Benjamin and Mary Badis. Aunt of Michael (Blanca), Craig (Yaeli) and Elani (Oren) Kaufman. Cousin, relative and friend of many. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Ridgelawn. Memorials to American Heart Assn., 208 S. LaSalle St. #900, Chgo 60604; or Northwestern Memorial Hospital Cardiac Care Unit, 251 E. Huron St., 8th Fl. (Attn: Robin Oakley), Chgo 60611.

SIMON, MARSHA
(nee SCHAER). Jan. 20. Age 63. Wife of Leslie. Mother of Marc (Janice) Scher. Grandmother of Austin Scher. Daughter of Bernice and the late Theodore Schaer. Sister of Michael (Mary Jane) Schaer. Aunt of Andrew and Lauren Schaer. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

SIMONS, BROUDY
Age 80. Husband of Judith Beth (nee Allen). Father of Lawrence (Dana), and Sheri Halls. Grandfather of Shannon Teddi, Samatha Broudi, Coleen and Jennifer. Brother of Edgar. Private arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Memorials to 98.7 WFMT Radio, 5400 N. St. Louis, Chgo 60625.

SINGER, JESSICA
(nee BOUMSTEIN). Feb. 1. Wife of the late Henry. Mother of Roberta (Eddy) Thompson; Noreen (fiancé Tom Miceli), Darrell (Andrea), and Evan. Grandmother of Tracy (Ronald) Bell, Joseph and Paul Kubowitsch, and Stacey Jambois. Great-grandmother of Josh, Ashley and Amber Bell. Sister of Sidney (the late Dolores) Boumstein, and the late Abby Boumstein and Caroline Tobin. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to American Heart Assn., 208 S. LaSalle St. #900, Chgo 60604.

SLAGEL, HARRY
Jan. 30. Age 74, in Phoenix, AZ. Husband of Sandra (nee Tatarsky). Father of Allan (Deborah), Andrew, Bonnie and Larry. Brother of Elaine (the late Jack) Genrich, Rose (the late Andrew) Phillips, and the late Sally (Walter) Wallis. Friend, uncle and cousin to many. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Diabetes Assn., 30 N. Michigan Ave. #2015, Chgo 60602.

SLAW, EDITH N.
(nee GOLDMAN). Jan. 16. Age 95. Wife of the late Adam. Mother of Gilbert and David (Barbara). Grandmother of Steven (Laura), Dr. Stuart (Kathy) and Heidi; Barbara (Lynn) Crim, Elaine (Dr. Brian) Locker.

SOSSON, SYLVIA
(nee LEWIS). Age 85. Wife for 44 years of the late Robert. Mother of Steven (Ruth) and Michael. Sister of the late Ann (the late Samuel) Solomon; Lillian (the late Judge Hyman) Feldman; Gladys (the late Maurice) Rubin; Samuel (the late Edna) and Leo (the late Lois) Lewis. Aunt of many. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Memorials to Parkinson's Disease Foundation.

SPAGAT, PHYLLIS J.
(nee WINNECOUR). Wife of Mark. Mother of Linda (Peter) Mills, Fred (Judi), Lynn (Don) Coit. Grandmother of 7. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Lung Assn.

SPECTOR, SAM
Age 85. WWII veteran. Father of Barry (Jacqueline) and the late Arnie. Grandfatherof Lauren, Stephanie and Carolyn. Brother of Evelyn Sugar and Florence Goldstein. Uncle of many. Crossing guard of McKenzie Grammar School, and known to all as "Grandpa Sam." Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger, 1990 S. Bundy Dr. #260, Los Angeles, CA 90025.

TILLMAN, NAOMI L.
Jan. 18. Age 76. Daughter of the late Benjamin and Gussie Latinsky. Sister of Avivah (Michael) Sayres. Aunt of Julie and Amy Sayres. Private arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals.

WADIPIAN, NEAL F.
Feb. 1. Age 63. Husband of Sharon (nee Oliff). Father of Richard (Ana), Stacy (Dr. Brian) Berk, Earl (Sonia) Melnik, Heather (Todd) Price. Grandfather of Bailey Melnik and Samantha. Brother of the late Marvin. Son-in-law of Evelyn (the late Sol) Oliff. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Heart Assn.

WARD, JOSEPH
Husband of the late Claire (nee Siegel). Father of Lynn (Ross) Fienberg and Eunice. Grandfather of Garrett (Deb), Marc (Eva) and Josh (Audra) Fienberg. Great-grandfather of Jake, Jordan, Casey, Lilah and Jonah Fienberg. Brother of Arthur (Mary); and the late Lillian Breger. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Jewish Waldheim. Memorials to Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter, 2050 Claire Ct., Glenview 60026; or Project Kesher, 2144 Ashland Ave. #3, Evanston 60201.

WEITZMAN, BERNARD
Age 85. Husband of 58 years of the late Faye (nee Spector). Father of Stuart (Sylvia). Grandfather of Keith and Jason (Heidi). Brother of the late Ida Beckman, Natalie Bedows and Shirley (Ralph) DiMenna. Uncle of many. Brother-in-law of Pearl and Nathan Rubenstein. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Open Hearts for Retarded Children, PO Box 3, Skokie 60077.

WEST, CHARLES "CARL," M.D.
Of Ft. Myers, FL, formerly of Okemos, MI. Husband for 31 years of Nancy Milan West. Father of Lynn (Patrick) Boyle; Margo (Daniel) Meniker; David (Estelle), Jeffrey (Christine), Mark (Lisa) and Sara Beth. Grandfather of Joshua and Lily Boyle; Zohar Meniker; William, Katherine, Elizabeth and Cooper. Brother of Violet (Harry) Lake. Uncle of Bradley Lake. Stepmother Anna Lovett. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Intombment Shalom. Memorials to American Lung Assn. or American Diabetes Assn.

WINTER, JULIUS
Jan. 15. Husband of the late Helen (nee Racine). Father of the late Bert. Brother of Irene and the late Grete. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to The ARK, 6450 N. California Ave., Chgo 60645.

WODIKA, RUTH LOIS
(nee HEILBRONNER). Age 86. Wife of the late Will. Mother of Judith and Ellen. Grandmother of Marc (Danielle) and Eric Sirinsky. Great-grandmother of Mia Victoria Sirinsky. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Memorials to Tannenbaum Chabad House; or Kol Zimrah, Jewish Community Singers.

Posted: 2/4/2007 12:58:11 PM
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