February 2003

Obituaries

ASHER, BESSIE T.
Dec. 22. Age 97. Wife of the late Maurice. Mother of the late Louis H. (Gloria) and Harmon (Ruth). Grandmother of Louis, William, Sharon (Henry), Bryant, Judy (Tom), Donald and Sheryl. Great-grandmother of Katie and Max. Graveside services at Jewish Oakridge arranged by Piser Funeral Services.

AUERBACH, JENNIE
Dec. 10. Age 90, in Tucson, Ariz. Wife of the late Max. Mother of Gary (Marilyn) and Bryan (Judy). Grandmother of David Auerbach, Suzanne (David) Grau, Kimberly (Michael) Dewey, Lisa Auerbach (fiancé Louis Marchesano) and Andrew Susman. Sister of Anne (the late Leon) Stein, Roslyn (Paul) Furst and David (Merle) Helman. Aunt and friend of many. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Graveside services at Shalom arranged by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

BAKAL, THEODORE E.
Jan. 8. Age 75. Husband of Beverley L. (nee Jacobs). Father of Ardis (Laurence) Sophian. Brother of Bernadine (the late Cie) Stein. Son of the late Louis and Dorothy Bakal. Graveside services at Westlawn arranged by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Memorials to Parkinson Foundation and Alzheimer’s Association.

BECKER, MARSHALL W.
Age 68. Husband of 40 years to Sue (nee Stein). Father of Murray (Mirah) and Adam. Grandfather of Emma Claire and Rachel Molly. Uncle, cousin and friend to many. Services Jan. 8 at Shalom, Beth Shearim Chapel, arranged by Shalom Memorial Funerals.

BECKERMAN, MILDRED
Jan. 5. Age 85. Wife of Morris. Mother of Davida (Norman) Grossman and Beryl (Martin) Heller. Grandmother of Michelle (Daniel), Aaron (Kimberley), Rhona (Tony) and Deanne (Al). Great-grandmother of Quentin. Services at The Piser Chapel. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 100 W. Monroe, Suite 1610, Chicago, IL 60603.

BEIL, SYLVIA
(nee WELLER). Wife of the late Milton. Mother of Carole (Harry) Beckhoff and Debbie (Marvin) Cole. Grandmother of Jeffrey (Lesley) and Matthew Wilstein, Jason (Jennifer) and Joshua Cole. Great-grandmother of Brina, Taylor, Caitlynn and Zoe Wilstein. Great-great-great-grandmother of Kylie Wilstein. Sister of Dorothy (the late Charles) August, Charlene (Leonard) Skora and Gilbert (Betty) Weller. Graveside services at Shalom arranged by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

BERGER, LOUISE
(nee KEPNER). Nov. 26. Age 65. Wife of Milton. Mother of Debbie (Phil) Horn, Lori (Jim) Pappas, Wendy (Jeff) Ackerman. Grandmother of Amber, A.J., Alex, Austin, Brittany and Corey. Sister of Natalie (Irving) Udell. Sister-in-law of Gloria (Jerry) Book. Aunt and friend of many. Graveside services at Shalom arranged by Shalom Memorial Funerals.

BERKUN, EVELYN B.
(nee SCHAFFER). Wife of the late Norman. Mother of Arlene (Dr. Benjamin) Widrevitz, Phillip (Marjorie) and Sheldon (Paula Digby) Berkun. Grandmother of Marisa (Max) Exter and Daniel Widrevitz. Sister of Dr. Bernard (Beverly) Schaffer. Aunt, cousin and friend to many. Services Dec. 9 at West Suburban Temple Har Zion arranged by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to Hospice of the North Shore, 2821 Central St., Evanston, IL 60201.

BLECHER, SAMUEL
Dec. 18. Age 91. Husband of Lillian (nee Vic), and the late Doris (nee Berkowitz). Father of Vivian (Robert Klopfer) Blecher and Dyanna (Rami) Shaini. Grandfather of Cary (Debbie) Simon, Kim (Todd) Rawsthorn, and Anthony (Cheri) Durso. Great-grandfather of Jacob, Mason, and Jennifer. Graveside services at Waldheim arranged by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

BLUMENTHAL, COMMANDER ELI
Dec. 20. Age 77. Father of Martin (Amy), Judy, Ruth Carol, and David (Rachel) Blumenthal and Gail (William) Armer. Grandfather of Ilana, Sara, Benjamin, Ashley, Leora, Miriam and Zev. Brother of Lee (Rabbi Irving) Glickman. Best friend of Sandra Blumenthal. Services at Congregation KINS of West Rogers Park arranged by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to Congregation KINS, 2800 W. North Shore, Chicago 60645; or Shomrim Society of Illinois Endowment Fund, c/o Rottner, 2651 W. Estes, Chicago, IL 60645.

BLOCK, IRWIN J.
Husband of Jeanette (nee Lubowich). Father of Arthur (Anita), Dr. Robert (Paula) Stephen (Sue) and Cindy (David) Shapiro. Grandfather of 12. Great-grandfather of Rachel, Alison and Camille. Services at Ezra Habonim – The Niles Township Jewish Congregation arranged by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Niles Township Jewish Congregation, 4500 W. Dempster, Skokie, IL.

BRADY, HARRIET B.
(nee BOOKEY). Wife of the late Harold S. Friend of Paul Greenfield. Mother of Linda (Seldon) James, Margot Levin Schiff (Harold Schiff and the late Paul Levin) and Dr. Hilary (Dr. Daniel) Goldstine. Grandmother of Stephanie (Marcia Arland) and Jamie (Deena) James; Alexandra (Andrew) Reed; Caron (Gregg) Arenson; David (Megan) and Emily Levin; Joshua (Stephanie) and Harold Benjamin Goldstine; Maya Kinsey. Great-grandmother of Brady, Kayla, Peyton, Shayle, Eli, Sarah Jordan, Nadja, Avery, Theo and Paris. Sister of the late Lester (Mary Jane Pollack) and Morton (the late Lois) Bookey. Sister-in-law of Lillian (the late Ad) Estes. Director and assistant treasurer on the JUF/JF board 1969-1977. Honorary director on the Women’s Board of the JUF Women’s Division. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Services Jan. 8 at The Piser Chapel. Interment Rosehill. Memorials to the Jewish United Fund, 1 S. Franklin St., Chicago, IL 60606.

BROWN, EVA M.
Jan. 2. Age 89. Wife of the late Harold. Mother of Stewart (Claire), Janice (Howard) Miller and Bonnie (Randy) Kanter. Grandmother of Eric, Adam, Scott, Allison, Andrew and Anna. Sister of Fannie Marantz. Aunt to many. Services at The Piser Chapel. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 820 Davis St., Suite 206A, Evanston, IL 60201.

CHANDLER, STEVEN
Dec. 9. Age 41. Husband of Barbara (nee Meister). Father of Jason and Jessica. Son of Alan and Barbara (nee Sims). Brother of Richard (Marlene), Jon (Jo) and Amy. Grandson of Dorothy and the late Sol Sims. Uncle of many. Son-in-law of Joan and the late Kenneth Meister. Services at Chicago Jewish Funerals Chapel. Interment Shalom. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

CHENEY, GERTRUDE
(nee LOEB). Dec. 17. Age 82. Wife of the late Sidney. Mother of Elaine (Larry) Steinberg. Grandmother of Samuel and Evan. Sister of Sylvia (Melvin) Sabel and Lillian (the late Harold) Finkel. Aunt and cousin to many. Graveside services at Memorial Park arranged by Weinstein Family Services. Memorials to Hospice of the North Shore, 2821 Central St., Evanston, IL 60201.

COHEN, MILDRED A.
Dec. 14. Age 86. Wife of the late Morris G. Mother of Ellen (Jim) Tyack and the late Deborah (Melvin) Oster. Grandmother of Steven (Elizabeth) and Howard Oster and Max Tyack. Great-grandmother of Rachel and Aaron Oster. Daughter of the late Alex (Mollie Weiss) Appel. Sister of the late Minnie Bordman, Sara Schklair, Joseph and David Appel. Aunt of Judith and Edward (Marlene) Jaffe and Ellen (Robert) Meadow. Cousin of Gail (Okoronkwo) Umehan. Services at The Piser Chapel. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Brandeis University National Women’s Committee, 1830 Johns Drive, Glenview, IL 60025; or Hospice of the North Shore, 2821 Central St., Evanston, IL 60201.

DeLEE, JEAN
Jan. 7. Age 80. Wife of the late Jerry. Companion of Hy Zigman. Mother of Dr. Dennis (Karen) and the late Barry. Grandmother of Dani and Lindsay. Aunt of Donna Simon. Vocalist with big bands in the Midwest, and tournament golfer. Services at Piser Funeral Home. Memorials to American Cancer Society or the charity of your choice.

DELOTT, JACK
Dec. 9. Age 89. Husband of the late Marion (nee Rabin). Father of Harvey (Herlene), Michael (Karen), Ronald and Gail. Grandfather of Kenneth (Dawn), Rebecca, and Joshua Delott; Hollee (Ofer) Meged, Genee (Jordan) Glazier, Sarah (Robert) Novak, and Adam Rocca. Great-grandfather of Ilan Oren, Brielle Meged and Sophia Delott. Brother of Jeanette (the late Leo) Cannell, Rose (the late Abe) Goberstein, the late Benjamin (the late Faye) and Samuel (the late Estelle) Delott. Uncle, cousin and friend to many. Services at Chicago Jewish Funerals Chapel. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 820 Davis St., Suite 206A, Evanston, IL 60201.

DUBIN, MOLLIE
Aunt of 55 nieces and nephews. Lifelong friend of Evelyn Glazier, Big Mollie Abraham, Marsha Jericho and Charlotte Resis. Daughter of the late Sarah and Lazar Dubin. Sister of the late Morris, Jack, and Max. Sister-in-law of Lucille Dubin-Stample. Named Volunteer of the Year at The ARK in 2002 and profiled in JUF News. Services Jan. 7 at The Weinstein Family Services Wilmette Chapel. Interment Shalom. Memorials to The ARK, 6450 N. California, Chicago, IL 60645.

DUNN, IDELLE FRAN
Age 48. Daughter of Harriet and the late Irving. Sister of Darlene (Ken) Phillips, Debbie (Warren) Estes and Diane (Ron) Clark. Aunt of Joe Phillips and Ryan Clark. Niece of Shirley Bobek. Cousin and friend of many. Paramedic for 23 years with the Chicago Fire Department. Graveside services Jan. 9 at Shalom arranged by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Memorials to American Heart Assn., 208 S. LaSalle-Ste. 900, Chicgo, IL 60604.

EISMAN, HERBERT A.
Dec. 28. Age 84. Husband of Muriel (nee Katzin). Father of Denise (Robert) Blumenthal and Marla (Thomas) Nowak. Grandfather of Charles Blumenthal. Brother of Lillian (the late Leo) Mellman and the late Minerva (the late Joseph) Stein and Sylvia Eisman. Uncle of many. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Services at The Piser Chapel. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Palliative CareCenter Hospice of the North Shore, 2821 Central St., Evanston, IL 60201; or Congregation B’nai Emunah, 9131 Niles Center Rd., Skokie, IL 60076.

FEINBERG, REUBEN
Husband of the late Frances E. (nee Goldberg). Father of the late Samuel Joseph. Brother of the late Dr. Louis, Samuel and Bernard. Uncle of Janice and Joseph. Cousin of Larry and of Sydelle Feinberg Patinkin. Brother-in-law of Louis Goldberg and Bee (Richard) Goldberg Crain. Services Dec. 16 at The Piser Chapel. Entombment Rosehill. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

FELDMAN, MIKE
Age 95. Husband of Bertha. Father of Geri (Harry) Zwerling and Arlene (Sandy) Moses. Grandfather of Steven (Karen) and Terry Zwerling, Ann Dee (Mike) Torino, Alan and Lindsey Moses. Great-grandfather of Danielle, Amanda and Rebecca. Graveside services Dec. 4 at Shalom arranged by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Memorials to Beth Judea, 5304 RFD Rte. 83 and Hilltop, Long Grove, IL 60047.

FINK, BELLE
(nee CHAIKEN). Wife of the late Jack “Jerry.” Mother of Michaelbarry (Jennifer Bluestein). Grandmother of Jaxanna. Sister of Reva “Eve” (the late Mitchell) Cooperman and Nathan (Dorothy “Dolly”) Chaiken. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Services Jan. 9 at Congregation Shaare Tikvah arranged by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Waldheim.

FRIED, WILLIAM
Dec. 20. Age 88. Husband of Sarah (nee Bronstein). Father of Ethel J. and Bernard J. Graveside services at Beth Hamedrash Hagodol - Waldheim arranged by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals.

FROST, JACK P.
Dec. 13. Age 86. Husband of 54 years to Eenie. Father of Bonnie (David) Spangler, Ira (Elise) and Skip (Alene) Frost. Grandfather of Ben, Jamie, Joey Spangler; Marc, Josh, Rachel, Rebecca and Brian Frost. Brother of the late Sylvan (the late Janice) and Alfred (the late Pauline) Frost. Uncle of Ilene (Glen) Rothgeb and the late Barbara (Mark) Solomon. WWII Navy veteran, Lt. Commander with Pacific Fleet. Attorney for 60 years. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Services at North Suburban Synagogue Beth El. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to Synagogue Beth El, 1175 Sheridan Rd., Highland Park; or Women’s American ORT, 3701 Commercial, Suite 13, Northbrook, IL 60062.

GAIL, ELSIE
Dec. 28. Age 94. Wife of the late Leonard. Mother of David (Carol) and Sanford (Holly) Gail and Judee (Ron) Bolognia. Grandmother of Leonard (Robin Steans), Jeffrey (Leslie), Jodie, Lawrence (Cheri) and Michelle Gail; Heather Jans, and Jamie (Bill) Vileikis. Great-grandmother of Jessica, Leah, Sydney, Kendall, Jay and Tyler. Sister of Morris (Faye) and the late Dr. Julius (Rhea) Prohovnik, Rose (the late Morely) Marks, and Molly (the late Louis) Bluestein. Services at The Piser Chapel. Interment Westlawn.

GLASER, MAVIS
(nee KEMPLER). Dec. 26. Age 85. Wife of the late Bernard. Mother of Barry (Rena) Glaser and Darlene (Marshall) Kaplan. Grandmother of David (Theresa) and Joel (Randee) Glaser and Dan Kaplan. Great-grandmother of Sarah Eleanor, Michael and Zachary. Sister of Charles (Frances) and Herbert (Jeanette) Kempler, and Beryl (the late Henry) Neuhauser. Graveside services at Jewish Oakridge arranged by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Memorials to Rainbow Hospice, 444 N. Northwest Highway #145, Park Ridge 60068.

GOLD, JUDITH
Dec. 9. Sister of the late Stephen (Aileen). Aunt of Perry, Matthew and Seth. Daughter of the late Samuel and Lillian. Services at Chicago Jewish Funerals Chapel. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Steve Gold Memorial Fund, Congregation Beth Judea, Box 5304 RFD, Long Grove, IL 60047.

GOLD, SHIRLEY GLAZER
(nee SUSSMAN). Dec. 8. Age 84. Wife of the late Jack Glazer and the late David Gold. Mother of Linda (Donald) Brooks and Larry (the late PerriLou) Glazer. Grandmother of Lori (Ken) Tice, Jodi Hirsch, Ronna (David) Bart, Joshua, Betsy and Susan Glazer. Great-grandmother of 4. Sister of Margie, Minerva, Elliot and the late Sidney. Services at The Chicago Jewish Funerals Chapel. Interment Shalom. Memorials to the PerriLou Glazer Israel Scholarship Fund, c/o Congregation B’nai Tikvah, 1558 Wilmot Rd., Deerfield, IL 60015.

GOLDBERG, ERNEST H. “SONNY”
Age 84. Husband for 54 years to Esther (nee Epstein). Father of Paul and Merle Goldberg, Marsha and Stephen Freeman. Grandfather of Todd, Brandy, and Stuart Goldberg; Seth, Marc, Sam and Faith Freeman. Brother of Lily Cope and the late Lelie Goldberg, Jean Kanter, Fanny Baker, Betty Goldman, Anna Greenberg and Ada Mark. Son of the late Max and Etty. Services Dec. 16 at Congregation Beth Am arranged by The Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Cong. Beth Am, 225 N. McHenry Rd., Buffalo Grove 60089; or ENH Hospice, 5215 Old Orchard Rd., Suite 200, Skokie, IL 60077.

GOLDSTEIN, MILTON
Dec. 9. Age 90. Husband of the late Rose (nee Bregman). Father of Carol Ann (Larry) Berkowitz and Norma (Mark) Thal. Grandfather of Paula (Ken) Smorynski, Eric (Karin Nussbaum), and Evan Berkowitz, and Aaron Thal. Brother of Ada Goldstein, Harriet (the late Frank) Rodriguez. Private services and interment arranged by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

GORDON, CHARLES J.
Dec. 15. Age 77. Companion of the late Ruth. Husband of Mary Lou. Father of Randy (Randy), Ellen (Kevin Smith) and Wendy (Gregg) Katz. Grandfather of Rachel and Alex. Brother of Jeanette (the late David) Yagoda and the late Hilda (the late Irving) Strongin. Son-in-law of Annette Kaiser. Son of the late Edward (Lena) Gordon. Services at The Piser Chapel. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Alzheimers Disease Assn., 4709 Golf Rd., Suite 1015, Skokie, IL 60076; or Parkinson Disease Assn., 2050 Pfingsten, Suite 127, Glenview, IL 60025.

HEUBERGER, SAMUEL
Dec. 27. Age 93. Husband of Minnie (nee Broida). Father of Diane (Robert) Allen, the late Michael A. Heuberger and Janet Joy Saul. Father-in-law of Janis Heuberger. Grandfather of Lisa, Allison, Dr. Jamison (Jennifer), and David C. (Rebecca) Heuberger, and Jennifer (Benjamin) Cue. Great-grandfather of Jaclyn, Michaela, Bethany, Ethan, Zachary, and Rio. Brother of Frances (the late Herman) Markowitz, and the late Edward and Henry Heuberger. Graveside services at Westlawn arranged by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Memorials to Cancer Wellness Center, 205 Revere Dr., Northbrook 60062.

HIRSCH, BURTON “BUDDY”
Age 68. Son of the late Milton and Marie. Father of Mayira and Miron. Brother of Sally (Irv) Brauer and Phyllis (Bob) Obler. Uncle of many. Former principal of Yates Elementary School, Chicago, and teacher in Chicago Public Schools. Graveside services Nov. 29 at Shalom arranged by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Memorials to Jewish National Fund or Tzvika Cohen Memorial Grove.

HIRSCH, MELVIN
Age 81. Husband of Jacqueline (nee Emanuel). Father of the late Mark and the late Gary (Marlene). Grandfather of Brandon, Lauren and Courtney. Brother of Muriel (Chuck) Fortunato, Rhoda (Sol) Press and the late Jerry Hirsch. Brother-in-law of Irene (Burton) Scheck and Sarah (the late Norman) Emanuel. Services Dec. 17 at Beth Shearim Chapel, Shalom, arranged by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Memorials to Cancer Wellness Center.

JACOBSON, NATHAN
Dec. 20. Husband of Helene (nee Marks). Father of Steven (Sharon) Jacobson and Robyn (Bennett) Cohen. Grandfather of Gabrielle, Austin, Rachel, Jeremy, Matthew and Danna. Brother of Harold (Agnes). Son of the late Benjamin and Olga. Uncle of Eris (Ken) Sandler, Neal (Jackie) Levine, David (Victoria) and Irene Jacobson. Services at Temple Jeremiah arranged by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to the Benjamin Jacobson Memorial Fund, Ner Tamid Ezra Habonim of Northtowwn, 2754 W. Rosemont, Chicago, IL 60659.

KADEN, THEODORE
Dec. 19. Age 74. Husband of Elizabeth (nee Fields). Father of Andrea, Pamela, Wendy, and Neil (Randi). Grandfather of Paige and Spencer. Brother of Leonard (Nina). Graveside services at Shalom arranged by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals.

KANE, RONALD
Age 69. Husband of 42 years to Tamara (nee Feldman). Father of Juliet (Dennis) Eilks and Dr. Richard Kane. Grandfather of Jacob, Jessica, Madison and Alexa. Son of Mildred and the late Herman Kane. Uncle and friend of many. Graveside services Jan. 7 at Shalom arranged by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Memorials to Rush Hospice Partners, 1035 Madison, Oak Park, IL 60302.

KAPLAN, DOREEN JUNE
Age 65. Wife of Joel. Sister of Alan (June) Rees. Services Dec. 19 at The Piser Chapel. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Congregation Kol Ami, 845 N. Michigan Ave., #913 E, Chicago, IL 60611.

KAPLAN, JUDY
(nee DAVIS). Dec. 19. Age 67. Wife of Jordan. Mother of Joseph (Florence) Martin (Mindy) and Louis (Monica) Kaplan and Julie (Robert) Ewart. Grandmother of Michelle, Matthew, Sarah, Joshua, Brendan, Melissa, Annie, Michael, Samantha, Amanda and Brett. Sister of the late Joseph Davis. Daughter of the late Mildred and Louis Davis. Services at Chicago Jewish Funerals Chapel. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Hospice of the North Shore, 2821 Central St., Evanston, IL 60201.

KATOV, ISADORE
Dec. 15. Age 79. Husband of the late Annette (nee Dorf). Father of Neal. Brother of Oscar (Carolyn). Brother-in-law of Frances (Norman) Shapiro. Graveside services at Westlawn arranged by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals.

KENO, MARCY CLAIRE
Age 56. Daughter of Alan and Lee (nee Nudelman) Keno. Sister of Edward and Danny (Dorothy). Aunt of Tonya and Jordan. Niece, cousin and friend of many. Services Dec. 24 at The Piser Chapel. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Congregation Kol Ami, 845 N. Michigan Ave., #913 E, Chicago, IL 60611.

KULWIN, BENNETT I.
Dec. 25. Age 76. Husband of Lucille (nee Horwitz). Father of Barbara (Dr. Peter) Fry, Jacqueline (Dr. Geoffrey) Block and Craig Kulwin. Grandfather of Bernard, Julie, Claire, Jessamyn and Eliza. Brother of Dr. Myron (the late Bobbie and Muriel). Brother-in-law of Dorothy Matin Tanzer and the late Shirley Mandell. Son of the late Charles and Celia. Uncle of many. Services at The Piser Chapel. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, 2221 Rosecrans Ave., Suite 131, El Segundo, CA 90245; or ENH Hospice, 5125 Old Orchard, Suite 200, Skokie, IL 60077.

LINDENBERG, STUART Z.
Husband of Gail (nee Disner). Father of Terri and Dina. Brother of Harvey (Shirlann) and Scott (Jill). Brother-in-law of Judie and Daniel Malamud. Uncle of many. Son of the late Jack and Sandra. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Services at Shalom, Beth Shearim Chapel, arranged by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Memorials to Anti-Defamation League, 309 W. Washington, Ste. 750, Chicago, IL 60606; or American Cancer Society – Research, 820 Davis St., Ste. 340, Evanston, IL 60201.

LIPMAN, NORMAN J.
Age 80. Husband of Joy B. (nee Eisenberg). Father of Dr. Marc J. (Claudia), Dr. Harvey B. (Camillia), Mayer S. (Patricia) Lipman and Sarah B. (Dr. Martin) Aiken. Grandfather of 7. Brother of Beverly Myrow. Services Dec. 10 at The Piser Chapel. Interment Westlawn.

LITWIN, EDITH
(nee ROSENBAUM). Age 88. Wife of the late Max. Mother of Michael (Adrienne). Grandmother of Barry (Cheri) and Heidi. Sister of Carol Ascher and Howard (Meryl) Rosenbaum. Aunt of many. Services Dec. 31 at Shalom , Beth Shearim Chapel, arranged by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 820 Davis St., Suite 340, Evanston, IL 60201.

LOTMAN, HIRSH
Dec. 12. Age 59. Husband of Susan (nee Golden). Father of Steven, Michele, and Jill. Brother of Sharon Stein and Loretta Lotman. Brother-in-law of Linda (the late Eugene) Mild. Graveside services at Westlawn arranged by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 820 Davis St., Evanston, IL 60201.

LUSTIG, EDYTHE
(nee DOMBECK). Age 76. Wife of 56 years to Nathan. Mother of Alynne, Dale (Robin) and Michele (Kenneth) Hechtman. Grandmother of Scott and Todd Lustig, Aaron and Sarah Hechtman. Sister of Sylvia (the late Sol) Silverman, and the late Betty (the late Ted) Olive, George (the late Roz) Dombeck and Pearl (the late Manny) Kotowsky. Graveside services Dec. 9 at Shalom arranged by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 820 Davis St., Suite 340, Evanston, IL 60201.

MAUTNER, HAROLD R.
Dec. 11. Age 86. Husband of Frances (nee Greenberg). Father of Iris (Lawrence) Brodsky and Margo (Arthur) Regalado. Grandfather of Spencer, Zoe and Lily Regalado. Brother-in-law of Sylvia A. Greenberg. Graveside services at Westlawn arranged by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Memorials to St. Francis Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 500 Asbury Ave., Evanston, IL 60202.

MESHBOUM, ESTHER
(nee KAVIN). Dec. 10. Age 94. Wife of the late Harry. Mother of Dorothy (Robert) Lihosit and Stuart (JoAnne) Meshboum. Grandmother of Michael and Robert (Amy) Lihosit, Jay (Lisa) and Alison Weinberg. Sister of 9 late brothers and sisters. Aunt and great-aunt of many. Graveside services at Waldheim arranged by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

MINK, SOPHIA (SALLY) V.
(nee RUBENSTEIN). Dec. 23. Age 63. Wife of the late Joel A. Survivors include Allan (Nancy), Mitchel (Natalia), Steve (Pat), Alin (Ros), and Jason Mink, and James (Barbara Rubenstein. Aunt and great-aunt of many. Longtime companion of Harold Koessner. Services at The Piser Chapel. Interment private. Memorials to Multiple Sclerosis Society, 910 W. Van Buren – 4th Floor, Chicago, IL 60607-3523.

NUSBAUM, PHYLLIS K.
(nee KERSTEIN). Wife of Milton. Mother of Howard (Anne Henly) and Andrea Nusbaum, and Susan (David) Harmon. Grandmother of Jim, Steve, Dan and Mike Harmon and Rebecca Nusbaum. Services Dec. 27 at Congregation Rodfei Zedek arranged by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Oakwoods.

PARTNER, RAMONA
Dec. 27. Age 79. Wife of Ben. Mother of Clyde (Julie Victor), Edna Sharon and Marc (Jill) Partner. Grandmother of Felicia and Brandon. Sister of Paul K. (Sandye) Margolis. Services at The Piser Chapel. Interment Memorial Park.

ROSENBLOOM, FAY
Age 94. Daughter of the late Ralph and Mary. Sister of the late Gertrude (the late Julius) Citro and the late Bernard (Beverly) Rosenbloom. Aunt of Marvin (Liat) Citro, David and Michael (Janet) Rosenbloom. Great-aunt of Yael (Rabbi Michael) Mishkin; Shira, Gil and Ronnie Citro; Andrew, Marny, Laura, Meredith and Will Rosenbloom. Graveside services Dec. 24 at Westlawn arranged by Piser Funeral Services. Memorials to North Shore Hadassah, 1724 First St., Highland Park, IL 60035.

ROSS, FLORENCE
Age 86. Wife of the late Sol. Mother of David (Holly) and Dr. Dennis (Suzie). Grandmother of Andrew, David, Matthew and Elizabeth. Aunt of Ruth Simon. Graveside services Dec. 11 at Westlawn arranged by Piser Funeral Services.

ROTH, SUSAN
(nee CLASTER). Dec. 29. Age 59. Wife of the late Joseph. Mother of Louis (Kristy) and Steve (Tammy). Grandmother of Taylor. Sister of Ethel Weiss and the late Harry Claster. Aunt of many. Graveside services at Sunset Memorial Lawns arranged by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Memorials to American Association for Diabetes, 30 N. Michigan, Suite 2015, Chicago, IL 60602.

RUBENSTEIN, LILLIAN D.
(nee FISHER). Dec. 5. Age 89. Wife of the late Charles. Mother of Bruce (Sheri) and Noel (Danielle). Grandmother of Carey, Brian (Andrea), and Tammy. Great-grandmother of Steffen, Max, Samantha and Alexis. Sister of the late Celia Meyers, Ann Goldman, and Irwin Fisher. Graveside services at Waldheim arranged by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

SACKS, WILLIAM E.
Dec. 10. Age 77, of Flossmoor. Husband of Carolyn (nee Berman). Father of Jeffrey (Shari) Sacks and Judi (Andrew) Ruttenberg. Grandfather of Hannah and Jordan Sacks, Zachary and Lindzy Ruttenberg. Brother of Beth (the late Sol) Feinstein, and the late Mary and David Sacks, Shirley (the late Jerry) Londer, and Bettye (the late George) Levine. Brother-in-law of Marion Sacks. Services at Cong. Rodfei Zedek arranged by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Memorial Park. Memorials to Union League Boys & Girls Clubs, 65 W. Jackson, Chicago 60603; or Cong. Rodfe Zedek, 5200 S. Hyde Park Blvd., Chicago 60615.

SCHACTER, PHILIP
Husband of the late Lillian (nee Tandet). Father of Janet Dahlem and Roberta Stone. Grandfather of Sheryl (David) Fish, Joyce (Carlos) Escandon, Michael, Daniel and Jennifer Stone. Great-grandfather of Lauren, Adam and Allison. Brother of Sara (the late Louis) Kristal and David (Harriet) Schachter. Graveside services at Shalom arranged by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Memorials to National Kidney Foundation, 215 W. Illinois St., #1C, Chicago, IL 60610.

SCHAIN, JEAN
Jan. 3. Age 87. Wife for 67 years to the late Harold. Mother of Leslie, Jerry (Linda) and Elaine. Grandmother of Barry, Amanda and Aaron. Sister of the late Lizzie Wishni, Gladys (the late Sam) Kosh and Sidney Wishni. Aunt and friend of many, including Agata Michalkiewicz, Karol Lemiesz and Dolores Rizzitiello. Member of Women’s American ORT for over 60 years. Services at The Piser Chapel. Interment Menorah Gardens. Memorials to Women’s American ORT, 9225 Kostner, Skokie, IL 60076.

SCHMIDT, VIOLETTE
(nee GETZOFF). Jan. 2. Age 89. Wife of the late Joseph. Mother of Marvin (Nancy Warady) and Robert. Grandmother of Eli, Gabriel, and Alex Schmidt, and Jessica Warady. Sister of the late Byron Getzoff. Sister-in-law of Mabel Getzoff. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Services at Chicago Sinai Congregation. Interment Oak Woods. Memorials to Chicago Sinai Congregation, 15 W. Delaware Pl., Chicago 60610.

SCHWARZ, ANNA
Dec. 19. Age 75. Wife of the late Fred. Mother of Evelyn. Niece of the late Joseph (the late Edith) Spanier. Sister-in-law of Lorraine (the late Ronald) Schwarz, Gusta (Meyer) Galster, Fela (Bob) Pinhasik and Marsha (Mort) Miller and the late Elias Schwarz. Cousin, aunt and great-aunt of many. Funeral in Netanya, Israel, arranged by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

SEIDENBERG, EVA R.
(nee ROSENBLUM). Dec. 28. Age 98. Wife of the late Nathan. Mother of Mel F. (the late Annette) and Dr. Lewis (Robin). Grandmother of Steven, James, Noah Seidenberg and Sandra Reiner. Great-grandmother of 9. Daughter of the late Julius and Annie Rosenblum. Sister of the late Ida (the late Jack) Goodman and Bessie (the late Max) Sher. Services in Boston arranged by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Memorials to Seidenberg Family Youth Fund, c/o Beth Hillel Congregation, 3220 Big Tree Lane, Wilmette, IL 60091.

SHIFFMAN, ANNABELLE
(nee KABILLER). Dec. 5. Age 76. Wife of the late Jules. Mother of Sandi (Sherwin) Millman and Nancy (Richard) Peterson. Grandmother of Cari (Tim) Zore, Jeremy Peterson, and to the students of Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire. Sister of Irving (Elaine) Kabiller and the late Phillip Kabiller. Sister-in-law of Esther Kabiller. Services at The Piser Chapel. Interment Memorial Park. Memorials to ENH Hospice, 5215 Old Orchard Road, Suite 200, Skokie, IL 60077.

SHIFFMAN, JERRY
Age 82. Husband of the late Sherlyn (nee Finkel). Father of Michael (Marie), Cindy (Steve) Schufeldt. Grandfather of Caryn (Steve) Browning, Mindy and Kevin (Debi) Shiffman, Jennifer (Jim) Pysczynski and Emily Schufeldt. Great-grandfather of Zachary, Samantha, Joshua and Sydney. Uncle and friend of many. Services Dec. 18 at Beth Shearim Chapel, Shalom, arranged by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Memorials to Hospice of the Valley.

SHIMANOVSKY, BURTON
Dec. 23. Father of Sharon and Reid. Brother of Yeshia (the late Roberta), Seymour (Elaine), and Almarvin (the late Mildred) Shimanovsky; Blanche (the late Fred) Simon, Evelyn (Bernard) Frank, and the late Jack (Jeanette) Shane. Services at Chicago Jewish Funerals Chapel. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Jewish United Fund, 1 S. Franklin, Chicago, IL 60606.

SHURE, MYRON B.
Dec. 25. Age 77. Husband of Cecille (nee Barger) for 55 years. Father of Susan, Judith (James Mattingly), Patricia (Mary Shoemaker) and Daniel (Jory) Shure. Grandfather of Sara, Ian, Amy, Clea, Raphael, Jacob, Seth, Jonah, Chris, Victor and Corrina. Brother of the late Alan and Richard. Brother-in-law of David (the late Sylvia) Hirsch and the late Herman and Clifford (Claire) Barger. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Services at Congregation Solel arranged by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to the Jewish Community Centers of Chicago, 1 S. Franklin St., Chicago, IL 60606; or Congregation Solel, 1301 Clavey Rd., Highland Park, IL 60035.

SKOLNICK, MEYER “MIKE”
Age 91, of Coconut Creek, Fla.. Husband of Millie. Father of Janet and Elena. Grandfather of Dr. JoAnn (Paul) Gillis and Matthew (Rivka) Zell. Great-grandfather of 4. Retired CPA, partner if accounting firm of Katz-Wagner, now Grant Thornton. Member for 35 years and former president of The Center for Work and Rehabilitation, originally the Douglas Park Day and Night Nursery, now The Annixter Center. Eponym of the organization’s residential shelter, the Meyer Skolnick Pavilion in Chicago. Former chancellor of Alpha Gamma Pi accounting fraternity at Northwestern University.

SMITH, NETTIE
Age 89. Sister of Margery Gursky and Edwin (Helen) Smith. Aunt of Ilene (Wayne) Veltman, Barry (Renee) Feldman, Joanne (Alan) Greenberg, and Andrew (Linda), Eugenie, Douglas (Teresa), David (Catherine), Donald, and Ted (Katherine) Smith. Great-aunt of many. Services Dec. 13 at Beth Shearim Chapel, Shalom, arranged by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Memorials to Hospice of the North Shore, 2821 Central St., Evanston, IL 60201.

SNOW, PEARL G.
Dec. 28. Age 82. Mother of Hannah (Ricky) Brown and Andrew (Beatriz) Snow. Grandmother of Elana and Alan. Sister of Isadora (the late Irving) Beiley. Services at Chicago Jewish Funerals Chapel. Interment Sunset Memorial Lawns. Memorials to Congregation B’nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim, 901 Milwaukee Ave., Glenview, IL 60025.

STERN, MAE
(nee EISENBERG). Jan. 5. Age 84. Wife of the late Marshall. Mother of Carol (Mark) Harris and Susan Stern. Grandmother of Alan (Mary Jo), Marcy and Kevin Harris. Great-grandmother of David, Daniel, Rachel and Jacob Harris. Sister of Rose (Lew) Bernee and the late Ida (the late Manny) Kramer. Sister-in-law of Sy (the late Lois) Stern. Daughter of the late Abe and Eva Eisenberg. Aunt, cousin, and friend of many. Graveside services at Shalom arranged by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Memorials to Alzheimer’s Disease Assn., 4709 Golf Rd., Suite 1015, Skokie, IL 60076.

STEINBERG, FAY
(nee RITZ). Jan. 9. Age 91. Wife of the late Hyman. Mother of Arlene (Alan) Treguboff. Grandmother of Michelle and the late David Treguboff. Sister of Libby (the late Philip) Lozowsky, the late Irving Rich, the late Ruth Dicker, and the late Al and Paul Ritz. Services at The Piser Chapel. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to Solomon Schechter Day Schools, 3210 Dundee Rd., Northbrook 60062.

STILLMAN, IDA
(nee CLYMAN). Dec. 14. Age 93. Wife of the late Theodore. Mother of Morton (Sheila) and Donald (Dolores) Stillman and Robert (Lawrence) Miller. Grandmother of Linda (Michael) Schiffer, Cindy (Glenn) Schwartz, Melanie (Howard) Silver, and Michael (Marcy), Mindy, and Bradley (Susan) Stillman. Great-grandmother of 9. Aunt of many. Services at Chicago Jewish Funerals Chapel. Interment Shalom. Memorials to F.D. (Familial Dysautonomia) Hope, c/o Green Knolls Dr., Buffalo Grove, IL 60089.

SWISLOW, BEN
Husband of Pearl (nee Ferencz). Father of Dr. Mark (Julie). Grandfather of Kara, Daniel, David and Benjamin. Brother, brother-in-law, uncle and friend to many. Twice president of Temple B’rith Sholom, Springfield, Ill. Founder of Community Construction Company, Springfield. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Services Dec. 9 at Congregation B’nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim arranged by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Dr. Louis Cohen Heart Research Fund, c/o University of Chicago Hospital; or Congregation BJBE, 901 Milwaukee Ave., Glenview, IL 60025.

TEVEN, SADIE
(nee BUYER). Age 94. Wife of the late Louis. Mother of Irwin (Lyn), Jerrold, Dennis (Dayle) and the late Leonard. Grandmother of Deborah (Alex Wald), Paul (Kitty), Rhonda (Augustin) Sanchez, Laura (Michael) Wilkerson, Chad, Brian, Daniel (Karen) and Scott. Great-grandmother of Lanna, Brandon, Jillian, Jacob and Nicole. Sister of Irving (Marilyn), Martin (Mary), and Sam (the late Gloria) Boyer; Ann (the late Hymie) Steirer; the late Chuck (Bea), and Ben (Viola) Buyer. Graveside services Dec. 30 at Shalom arranged by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 820 Davis St., Ste. 340, Evanston, IL 60201.

WEINSTOCK, ARANKA
(nee LEFKOWITZ). Dec. 17. Age 91. Wife of the late Ernest. Mother of David (Ronna). Grandmother of Leora (Sholom) Strick and Avigail (Eitan) Schechter. Great-grandmother of Yisrael Ami. Graveside services at Westlawn arranged by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Memorials to Ida Crown Jewish Academy, 2828 W. Pratt, Chicago, IL 60645.

WOLDMAN, DR. SAMUEL L.
Jan. 2. Age 89. Husband of over 50 years to the late Miriam (nee Livingston) and Eva (Klong). Father of Donald (Tina), Richard (Beth), and Barry (Drema). Grandfather of Robbie, Alanna, David (Jennifer), Stephanie, Lindsay, Scott, Erika and Jonathan Woldman; David and Matt (Cyndi) Bleschke. Stepfather of Larry (Mellody) and Robert Klong. Brother of Bertha (the late Henry) Diamond. Uncle of Larry, Darryl and Jeffrey Diamond. Dentist in the Chicago area over 40 years. WWII veteran, U.S. Army medical corps. Services at The Piser Chapel. Interment Shalom. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

WOLFF, MARCY EPSTEIN, M.D.
Dec. 17. Age 47. Wife of Thomas. Mother of Ilana and Joseph. Daughter of Burton and Sandra Epstein. Sister of Robin Epstein (Andy) Schneider and Judith Epstein. Daughter-in-law of Jay and Betty Wolff. Sister-in-law of Cindy Wolff. Family practitioner with Edward Hospital in Naperville. Services at Congregation Beth Shalom arranged by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Memorials to Marcy Epstein Wolff Memorial Fund, c/o Wellness House, 131 N. County Line Rd., Hinsdale, IL 60521.

ZEEMEN, BERTHA
(nee TIERSKY). Age 95. Wife of the late Samuel. Mother of Betty (Bob) Kuehnle and Sandra (the late Fred) Cohan. Grandmother of Katia (Ginger), Julie, Shelley (George) Spathis, David (Cindy) Cohan. Great-grandmother of Eleni, Diana, Lauren, Grant, Sam and Noah. Services Jan. 3 at The Piser Chapel. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Women’s American ORT, 3701 Commercial Ave., Suite 13, Northbrook, IL 60062.

ZUGMAN, BESSIE
(nee PERETZ). Dec. 22. Age 98. Wife of the late Peter Zugman and the late Jacob Frank. Mother of Robert (Rita) and Charlene Frank. Grandmother of David, Jack (Debra Steinkopf), Susan (Dr. Rochel Gelinas) and Dr. Judith (Paul Langer) Frank. Great-grandmother of Samuel, Brian, Jessica, Hannah, Alexandre, Julien, Daniel and Lauren. Longtime resident of Lieberman Geriatric Centre. Graveside services at Waldheim arranged by Chicago Jewish Funerals.

 

Posted: 2/27/2007 10:48:05 AM
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