May 2003

Obituaries

AL-ASWAD, ROSALIND D.
(nee ZIV). March 13. Age 60. Friend and former wife of Dr. Basel Al-Aswad. Mother of Susan (Tim) O’Connell, Christopher and Amanda Al-Aswad. Grandmother of Haley, Sean, and Matthew O’Connell. Graveside services at Shalom arranged by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Memorials to Rosalind D. Aswad Memorial Fund, c/o The School of the Art Institute, 37 S. Wabash Ave., Chicago 60602.

BECKMANN, JORGE
March 3. Age 88. Husband of Renata (nee Steiner). Father of Enrique (Betsy), and of Agnes (Jose) Mekler. Grandfather of Daniel (Becky) and Elizabeth Mekler; Deborah (Daniel) Shwartz; David, Nicole, Thomas, and Joseph Beckmann. Great-grandfather of Leah, Isy, David, Mark, and Doris. Brother of Tadeusz (Asia) Yevzerov. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Memorials to Rabbi’s Discretionary Fund, Cong. Etz Chaim, 1710 S. Highland Ave., Lombard 60148.

BEITLER, HYMAN
April 16. Husband of Sarah (nee Cohen). Father of Sheila (Burt) Handler and Miles (Sari). Grandfather of Amy (Jason) Kasallis, Todd Handler, and Kenneth. Great-grandfather of Jonah and Samuel Kasallis. Brother of the late Lillian (the late Samuel) Simon. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Graveside services at Westlawn by Weinstein Family Services Wilmette Chapel. Memorials to ENH Hospice, 5215 Old Orchard Rd., Ste. 200, Skokie 60077.

BELENKE, SYLVIA
(nee BRAITBERG). March 6. Age 85. Wife of the late Henry. Mother of Gary (Barbara). Grandmother of Rachel and Shira. Services at Shalom Mausoleum Chapel arranged by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Memorials to Hadassah, 50 W. 58th St., New York 10019.

BELLOWS, JAY W.
Age 92. Husband of the late Adelaide (nee Stone). Father of Elyse (Arnie) Baumann-Krisolofsky; Cary (Beryl) and Michael; and Janis (Mark) Fine. Father-in-law of the late Brian Baumann. Brother-in-law of Iris (the late Edward) Kaplan; the late Charles (the late Hazel), John (Mary), Gussie (the late Philip) Brownstein; and Lena (the late Theodore) Pickard. Grandfather of Heather (Kerric) Tratt; Eric Bauman; Josh Fine; Marci, Lindsay, Adam and Ricky. WWII veteran, attorney for more than 50 years. Past president of Cong. Kehilath Israel. Past commander of Pvt. Sam Neivelt Post, Jewish War Veterans. Member of Temple Judea Mizpah. Services April 21 at Piser Chapel. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Chicago Botanic Gardens, 1000 Lake Cook Rd., Glencoe 60022.

BERMAN, HELEN
(nee KATZEN). Age 93. Wife of the late Emanuel. Mother of the late Irwin, and of Sharon (Alvin) Green. Grandmother of Natalie (Richard) Turner and Deborah Green. Great-grandmother of Ryan and Alex Turner. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Graveside services at Free Sons arranged by Piser Funeral Services. Memorials to Alzheimer’s Disease Assoc., 4709 W. Golf Road, Suite 1015, Skokie 60076; or Women’s Hadassah, 111 N. Wabash Ave., Room 810, Chicago 60602.

BERRY, SHELDON
Age 79. Husband of Sylvia (nee Levinson). Father of Jan (Allen) Lev and David (Elizabeth Jameson). Grandfather of Michael (Lori), Jonathan and Joey Lev, Aaron and Brendan. Brother of Elaine (Lester) Hench and Sandra (the late Robert) Rocklin. Services March 18 at Chicago Jewish Funerals Chapel. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Women’s American ORT, Suburban Chicago Region Office, 3701 Commercial Ave., Northbrook 60062; or National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 733 Third Ave., 6th Floor, New York, NY 10017.

BITTERMAN, PEARL
(nee ENGEL). March 14. Age 95. Wife of the late Adolphe. Mother of Martha Goldman, Donald and Stephen (Rhona). Grandmother of Stuart and Marc Goldman, Lissa, Jeremy, Emylee and Charles. Private arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Memorials to Hospice of the North Shore, 2821 W. Central St., Evanston 60201.

BLENDER, CHARLES C.
April 18. Age 82. Husband of Ann (nee Roth). Father of Harlene Flaxman and Harvey (Jane). Grandfather of Zana (Everett) Ishisaka; Aaron Flaxman; Daniel and Rebecca. Great-grandfather of Tyler and Camden. Uncle of many. Graveside services at Shalom arranged by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Memorials to American Cancer Societ;y, 820 Davis St., Ste. 206A, Evanston 60201.

BLISS, ILSE
(nee RUHR). March 7. Age 87. Wife of the late Joseph. Mother of Katherine (Henry) Eaton, Bette (Thomas) Blumenthal, and David (Linda). Grandmother of Stephen (Hsueh-Tzu Rosemary Hu), Jonathan (Cyndy Lewis) Eaton, Michael (Jennifer) Blumenthal, Daniel and Mari. Sister of Sophie (the late Henry) Manes. Sister-in-law of Rachel. Services at Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel arranged by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Memorials to Joseph Bliss Medical Research Fund, c/o Tourette Syndrome Assn. of Illinois, 5102 Oakton, Skokie 60077; or Mayer Kaplan JCC Super Club (c/o Wendy Raffel), 5050 W. Church, Skokie 60077; or Palliative Care Center of the North Shore, 2821 Central, Evanston 60201.

BRANDZEL, SOL
Husband of the late Ruth (nee Cohen). Father of Merle (Jeffrey Geller) and Joel, and of Lisa (Allan) Fierce. Grandfather of Sarah and Jamie Fierce; Noah, Jesse and Bram Geller. Partner of Esther Zackler. Brother of Louis and the late Isadore. Services March 21 at Piser Chapel. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Chicago Jewish Historical Society, 618 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago 60605; or Na’Amat/USA, 8707 N. Skokie Blvd., Skokie 60077.

BRAVERMAN, ROCHELLE “SHELLY”
(nee KAUFMAN). Wife of Casper. Mother of Michael, Bruce (Carolyn) and Charles (Devida). Grandmother of Sam, Max, Jacob, Lauren, Ilana and Lara. Sister of Lois (Howard) Gordon. Daughter of the late Samuel and Lillian Kaufman. Aunt, cousin, and friend of many. Services April 4 at Chicago Jewish Funerals Chapel. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Hadassah, 1724 First St., Highland Park 60035.

BREZIN, EVELYN
(nee GIBONS). Age 89. Wife of the late Sol. Mother of Sandi Cohen, Dorene Fink, David Brezin and the late Sybil Brezin Davis. Grandmother of Michelle (David) Cleveland, Linda (Larry) Kuenzli, Joel (Elizabeth) Karr, Brenda (Marty) Becker, Eric (Hollie) Karr, Marian Davis, Joseph and Michael. Great-grandmother of Kevin, Katie, Kelsey, Tsiporah, Max and Adiv. Sister of Bertha (the late Norman) Moizes; Norman, the late Sam (Blanche)and Ben (the late Sybil) Gibons. Services April 10 at Chicago Jewish Funerals Chapel. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Children’s Memorial Hospital, 2300 Children’s Plaza, Chicago 60614; or Blind Service Assn. (Sol Brezin Scholarship Fund), 22 W. Monroe Chicago 60603-2501.

BROSILOW, JERRY
Age 76. Husband of the late Lillian (nee Zalon). Companion of Carmen Feliciano. Father of Pamela (David) Rudstein, Alan (Sheila), Randi (Arnold) Robin, Michael (Debra Schwartz) and Steven. Grandfather of Danielle and Jobie Rudstein; Tyler, Alexander and Leslie Robin; Victoria, Joseph Isaac and A.J. Services April 11 at Piser Chapel. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 820 Davis St., Ste. 206A, Evanston 60201.

BUSSE, MYLES R.
April 6. Age 83. WWII veteran. Husband of the late Sabina (nee Groeschler). Father of Mark (Linda). Grandfather of Shoshanna, Martin, and the late Frank. Brother of the late Hellyn (Collins) Haan and Roy (Eleanor). Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Waldheim.

CHASE, BERNARD L.
March 31. Age 69. Husband of Yetta Nicole (nee Nigelis). Father of Steven (Jacqueline), Jeffrey (Michele), Corey (Staci) and Marc (Audrey). Grandfather of Alexandra, Tyler, Nathaniel, Zachary, Dylan, and Jackson. Brother of Norman (Lorraine), Kayla (Steve) Frank, and the late Leonard. Graveside services at Willow Lawn arranged by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Memorials to Hospice of the North Shore, 2821 Central, Evanston 60201; or Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S. Michigan Ave. 60603.

COHEN, MICHAEL R.
Age 47. Husband of Diane (nee Berens). Father of Matthew and Scott. Brother of Jeffrey (Annmarie), H. Steven, and Allen (Janice). Son of the late Thelma and Marvin. Uncle and nephew of many. Services March 26 at Shalom arranged by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Memorials to Multiple Sclerosis Society, 910 W. Van Buren, 4th Floor, Chicago 60607-3523.

COHN, THELMA
(nee NASSAU). March 16. Age 92. Wife of the late Eugene. Mother of Carolyn (Michael) Kulakofsky and Judith (Donald) Kramer. Grandmother of David (fiancée Anneliese Keck), Daniel (Judith), and Joseph (Ryuko) Kulakofsky; Jeffrey (Fran) Kramer and Julie (Ed) Doherty. Great-grandmother of Joshua, Aaron, Benjamin, Jonathan. Jacob, Jonah, Rachel, Lyse, and Rachel. Sister of David (Enid) Nassau and the late Gladys Wiernik. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Jewish Waldheim. Memorials to Villages Hadassah, 6286 Blauer Lane, San Jose, CA 95135.

COMAR, GERTRUDE
(nee MINTZ). March 21. Wife of the late Jerome. Mother of Stephen (Jean) and Lois (Judge Ronald) Davis. Grandmother of Dr. Timothy (Elaine) and William; Richard Davis and Susan (Ira) Sylvester. Great-grandmother of Sarah. Sister of the late Philip (the late Charlotte), Edward (the late Natalie), Arnold (Sarah) and Gilbert (the late Moselle) Mintz and Ruth (the late Bernard) Sack. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Entombment Rosehill Mausoleum. Memorials to Jewish United Fund, 1 S. Franklin St., #505, Chicago 60606.

DARCH, MIRIAM
(nee EHRLICH). Age 97. Wife of the late Eugene. Mother of Ted (Judy); and Carolyn (the late Jerome Dolinsky and the late Robert) Jacobson. Grandmother of Maxine (Jim Hader); Susan (Ivan) Zoot; Evan (Josie), David (Beth), Arthur (Laura) Dolinsky. Great-grandmother of Austin and Logan Zoot. Sister of the late Theodore and Oscar Ehrlich. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Graveside services April 11 at Rosemont Park arranged by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Memorials to American Heart Assoc., 208 S. LaSalle St., #900, Chicago 60604.

DIETCH, JUDGE HENRY X. (Ret.)
March 21. Age 89. Husband of Shirley (nee Friedman). Father of William (Sarah) and James; and Nancie (Michael) Martini. Grandfather of Zachary, Lucy, Jessica and Caitlin. Brother of the late William and Sylvia Gordon. WWII veteran, active member of Jewish War Veterans. Past president and legal council of the Village of Park Forest. Associate Judge of Circuit Court of Cook County. Member of American, Illinois and Chicago Bar Associations and many civic groups. Member of both Cong. Beth Shalom and Temple B’nai Yehuda. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Services at Shalom Mausoleum Chapel arranged by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Memorials to Jewish United Fund, 1 S. Franklin St., Chicago 60606.

DIMSCHULTZ, SHIRLEY ANN
(nee YOUNG). Age 88. Wife of the late Max. Mother of Reisha (Tony) Macaluso and David (Dawn). Grandmother of Michael, Marc (Maria), Cheryl (Charlie), and Tracy (John). Great-grandmother of Eric, Christine, Andrew, Brandon, Kyle, Zachary, James, Alyssa and Kimberly. Aunt of many. Sister of the late Bertha Winnick, Kate Nelson and Frank Young. Arrangements at Shalom by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Memorials to Alzheimer’s Disease Assn., 4709 Golf Road, Ste. 1015, Skokie 60076.

ERLEBACHER, GUNTHER
Age 79. Husband of Miriam (nee Fisher). Father of Joanne (Tom) Stefanick and Debbie (Kevin) Wade. Grandfather of Nathan and Miya Stefanick, Benjamin and Jacob Wade. Brother of Albert (Arlene). Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Graveside services March 24 at New Light arranged by Piser Funeral Services. Memorials to Temple Judea Mizpah, 8610 Niles Center Rd., Skokie 60077, or the charity of your choice.

FALK, MILDRED
(nee COHEN). March 31. Age 105. Wife of the late Leo. Mother of Evelyn Fried. Grandmother of Linda (Howard) Karm and Mitchell (Marcia) Skolnik. Great-grandmother of Joshua (Jessica), Allison, Bret, and Ashley Skoknik. Graveside services at Westlawn arranged by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Memorials to Hadassah, 1724 First Ave., Highland Park 60035.

FIERSTIEN, BEVERLY
March 18. Age 81. Wife of the late Allan and the late Mitchell Rudman. Mother of Sharon (Warren) Goldsand, Robert (April) and Kerry Rudman. Grandmother of Michelle (Shane) Neptun, Michael (Kendra) Goldsand, Jessica (Mark) Friedman, Kelly Shores and Kendra Rudman. Great-grandmother of Mikayla and Shayna Goldsand. Services at Piser Chapel. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 820 Davis St., Suite 206A, Evanston 60201.

FIRESTEIN, ANN
(nee SHULMAN). April 11. Age 85. Wife of the late Max. Companion of Joe Field. Mother of Alvin (Luann). Grandmother of Max and Jeremy. Sister of Jerome (Mimi) and the late Sidney (Minnie) Shulman. Graveside services at Waldheim arranged by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Memorials to Maot Chitim, 4433 W. Touhy, Room 202, Lincolnwood 60712.

FLOM, SIDNEY M.
Age 80. Husband of Lucy (nee Yankofsky). Father of Dr. Kerry, and Lynda (Dr. Jonathan) Gilbert. Grandfather of Joshua Benjamin, Noah Rafe and Molly Rachel Gilbert. Uncle and great-uncle of many. Brother of the late Anne Robinson and Rose Dick. Arrangements at Shalom by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Memorials to American Heart Assn., 208 S. LaSalle, Ste. 900, Chicago 60604.

FRANK, BETTY H.
(nee HOFFMANN). April 10. Age 86. Wife of the late Maurice. Mother of Judy (Tom) Frohlich, Arthur (Mary Kay Dawson) and Chuck (Debbie). Grandmother of Rebecca, Matthew, and the late Lauren Frank; Kristine Flaherty; Andy and Lauren Frohlich. Sister of Sydney (Louise) Hoffmann. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Services at Chicago Jewish Funerals Chapel. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Lauren Frank Children’s Fund, 818 DuPage Blvd. Glen Ellyn 60137.

FRIEND, SOL
April 8. Age 79. Husband of May “Malkie” (nee Schneider). Father of Dr. Carolyn (Dr. Jamie Weiner) Friend-Weiner; Howard (Loren); and Marsha (Howard) Berkson. Grandfather of J.J. (Melissa), Cortney and Ivy Macklin; Barrie and Charlie; and Brandon and Jacob Berkson. Brother of Don (Sherry) and the late Larry (Darren). Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Services at Weinstein Family Services Wilmette Chapel. Interment Shalom. Memorials to U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, P.O. Box 1852, Highland Park 60035.

FURIE, LEO M.
March 14. Age 92. Husband of the late Rita (nee Leon). Father of Anne (Kenny) Miller. Grandfather of Matthew, Melissa and “grand-dog” Astro. Brother of Gertrude (the late Joe) Rezman, Sylvia (the late Lou) Harris, the late Florence (the late Morris) Simon, and the late William (the late Sarah). WWII Army veteran. Founder and chairman emeritus of On-Cor frozen foods. Services at Piser Chapel. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Jewish United Fund, 1 S. Franklin St., #625, Chicago 60606.

GALE, DANIEL
March 23. Age 80. Husband of Helene (nee Friedlander). Father of Hope and grand-dog MacBeth. Brother of Norman (Ruth) Golb and Harriet Baker. Uncle of Ellen (Robert) Swirsky; Raphael, Joel and Judith Golb; Michael, Bruce and the late Dan Friedlander; and Andrew Thomas. Great-uncle of Derek and Rachel Swirsky, Dana Vowinckel. Brother-in-law of Melvin (Darian) Friedlander. Fund-raiser for more than 30 years, for the Jewish United Fund in Florida and New York, then for the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago. WWII veteran of Okinawa, correspondent for Yank. Services at Memorial Park Mausoleum arranged by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Memorials to American Cancer Society.

GASSNER, IRVING H.
March 26. Age 93. Husband of the late Minnie (nee Abraham). Father of Patti (Howard) Fields and Joseph (Gail). Grandfather of Michael, Marnie, Melissa and Emme; Eric Fried; Alan (Denise) and the late DeeDee Fields. Great-grandfather of Nicholas, Benjamin and Jackson. Companion of Helen Metnick. Brother of the late David, Hyman, Ruth and Sylvia. Uncle to many. Past president of United Model Distributors, vice president of S. Starkman Co. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Services at Weinstein Family Services Wilmette Chapel. Interment Memorial Park. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

GAVZER, TRUDY
(nee ASTOR). Wife of the late Hyman. Aunt of Estelle Katz, Gil and Leon Zoglin, many nieces and nephews. Graveside services March 17 at Waldheim arranged by Piser Funeral Services.

GOLDBLATT, AUDREY LOUISE
(nee HERRON). April 3. Age 74. Wife of Alvin. Mother of Merle (Ramy) Kapp, Leslie (Ady) Rodman and Kenneth. Grandmother of Yonit, Shearli, Galia, Avital, Orly and Jenna. Sister of Helen (the late Morton) Paul and the late Ruth (the late Charles) Weissman. Administrator for the U.A.H.C. Great Lakes Region for over 17 years. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Services at Piser Chapel. Interment Memorial Park. Memorials to Fund for Reform Judaism, 555 N. Skokie Blvd., Suite 225, Northbrook, IL 60062.

GOLDENBERG, DR. LEWIS LEONARD
Husband of Evelyn (nee Solid). Father of Mark (Margaret) and Scott, and Jennifer Condos. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Services April 11 at Piser Chapel. Interment Memorial Park. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

GOULD, LARRY
Age 73. Brother of Revetta (Bob) Young. Son of the late Jack and Pauline. Companion of Sue Buensod. Uncle, cousin and friend of many. Graveside services March 24 at Rosemont Park arranged by Piser Funeral Services. Memorials to American Diabetes Association.

GREEN, LISA
April 10. Age 46. Wife of Richard. Mother of Carly and Shira. Daughter of Seymour and Toby Lipton. Granddaughter of Rose (the late Al) Appell. Sister of Robert (Zahava). Daughter-in-law of Gladys (the late Milton). Services at Weinstein Family Services Wilmette Chapel. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Cong. Hakafa or Temple Judea Mizpah.

GROSS, SAM E.
March 15. Age 89. Decorated WWII veteran, U.S. Army Air Corps. Husband of Eva (nee Schiller). Father of Phillip (Ruth) and Glenn. Grandfather of Joshua. Graveside services at Memorial Park arranged by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Memorials to The ARK, 6450 N. California, Chicago 60645.

GROSSMAN, YETTA
(nee MILNER). Age 88. Wife of the late David. Mother of Susan (Joseph) Ament, Wendy (the late Aviv) Zalcberg, and Roy (Kris). Grandmother of Jonathon (Amy), Jeremy (Niva), Miriam Ament; Abigail, the late Andrew Zalcberg and David. Services April 4 at Piser Chapel. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Holocaust Memorial Foundation of Illinois, 4255 Main St., Skokie 60076, or charity of your choice.

GROUP, IRWIN B.
Age 80. Husband of Evelyn (nee Beilin). Father of Marsha (Steven) Lidskin and Sherry (Jeffrey) Newman. Grandfather of Scott and Jeremy Lidskin. Brother of Lorraine (Maurice) Rosenthal. Uncle of many. Arrangements by Piser Chapel. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

HARRIS, MINNIE
April 4. Age 103. Wife of the late Aaron. Mother of Howard (TJ). Grandmother of Aryn, John, Michael and Jeff. Great-grandmother of Jacob, Tatum, Riley and Mason. Sister of the late Flo, Ann, Shirley and Goldie. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Shalom.

HESS, JACQUELINE E.
March 25. Age 80. Wife of Sidney J. Hess Jr., past president of Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago, The Standard Club and Schwab Hospital. Mother of Karen E. Freeman and Lori Hess. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Services at Piser Chapel. Entombment at Rosehill Cemetery Mausoleum.

HOLDSTEIN, REINHARD
Age 88. Holocaust survivor. Husband of the late Henia. Father of Deborah (Roger Gilman). Grandfather of Emily and David Gilman. Services March 17 at Oak Park Temple arranged by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Waldheim.

HOLLUB, LOUIS
April 2. Age 97. Husband of Frieda. Father of Judyth. Grandfather of Gregory and Lauren Hirte. Private family burial arranged by Chicago Jewish Funerals.

JACOBSON, SARAH
Age 90. Mother of Fran Raffel and Ed (Linda). Grandmother of Michelle (Jason) Horwitch, Daniel Raffel and Michael. Great-grandmother of Gabrielle Horwitch. Sister of Max (Lorayne) Cooper and Rose Fivelson. Aunt of Scott Fivelson. Great-aunt of Spencer Fivelson. Private services April 14 at Shalom arranged by Shalom Memorial Funerals.

KANTER, EDWARD A.
April 7. Age 89. Husband of Miriam (nee Frey). Father of Martin (Susanne). Grandfather of Victoria (Jeremy) Franklin, Alana, and Debra. Great-grandfather of Hannah Franklin. Brother of Rose Zimmerman. Uncle and great-uncle of many. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 820 Davis St. #206A, Evanston 60201.

KAREL, BENJAMIN S.
Husband of Sylvia (nee Arkin). Father of Barbara (Elliot) Rothschild and Donald (Syril). Grandfather of Jessica and Ross, and the late Andrew Rothschild. Graveside services April 13 at Shalom arranged by Weinstein Family Services. Memorials to Andrew Rothschild Pavillion Friends of Heller Nature Center, 636 Ridge Rd., Highland Park 60035.

KATZ, NORMAN
April 3. Age 81. Husband of the late Bettye. Father of Alan (Lillian) and Robert (Sharon); and Karen (Marvin) Benn. Grandfather of Lauren, Aaron and Samantha Benn; Jonathan and Hayley. Brother of Raymond. Brother-in-law of Fred (Barbara) Goldberg and Dolores (Leonard) Rosenberg. Uncle of many. CPA, senior partner of Laventhol & Horwath. Treasurer and president of the American-Israel Chamber of Commerce, honored by the Accountants Division of the JUF. WWII Air Force veteran, member of the Jewish War Veterans. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Services at Piser Chapel. Interment Shalom. Memorials to the Lieberman Centre, 9700 N. Gross Point Rd., Skokie 60076.

KATZ, STEVEN D.
Age 59. Husband of Nina (nee Weinstein). Father of Sheryl (Dave) Thomas and T.J. (Alex) Ross. Son of Eleanor and the late Harry. Brother of the late Stuart. Graveside services April 7 at Jewish Oakridge by Piser Funeral Services.

KAUFMAN, FREMONT MORDECAI
March 15. Age 94. Husband of Evelyn (the late Carl Segal), (nee Berkowitz); and the late Henrietta (nee Levine). Father of Ruth (Wayne) Kilbourn. Stepfather of Lewis (Gail) Segal and Sara Segal (Steven) Loevy. Grandfather of Carl Aaron (Tracy) and Jonathan Herman (Kirsten) Segal, Nathaniel Adam Loevy. Great-grandfather of Benjamin, Jacob, Lucille and Matthew Segal. Brother of the late Erwin (the late Lillian), Lester, and David (the late Tessie). Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Services at Shalom Mausoleum Chapel arranged by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Memorials to Jewish United Fund or Women’s American ORT.

KAUFMAN, HERMAN T.
March 21. Age 93. Husband of Betty (nee Katofsky). Father of Dr. Burt (Ita) and Ira (Caryn). Grandfather of David, Avi (Oreet), Michael and Benjamin; Hindy (Moshe) Goldfinger, and Zahava (Chaim) Suss. Great-grandfather of 8. Brother of Philip. Services at Chicago Jewish Funerals Chapel. Interment Shalom.

KOHN, DIANA
(nee BLOOM). Wife of the late Joseph. Mother of Lynn (Steven) Cohen, Stephen (Julie), Cheryl (Steve O’Brien), and Bruce (friend Ruth Aaron). Grandmother of Courtney, Katey, Samantha, Melissa, Adam, Sheldon, Allyson, Jonah, Marc, Shana, Danielle and Danny. Great-grandmother of Devan. Sister of Warren (Bea) Bloom. Daughter of the late Leon and Sophie Bloom. Aunt, cousin, and friend of many. Interment Shalom March 11 arranged by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Memorials to Vitas Hospice, 580 Waters Edge Drive, Lombard, IL 60148.

KONIK, FLORENCE
(nee GORDON). Age 87. Wife of the late Harry. Mother of Eugene (Renice), Sherwin “Stan” (Marlene); and Susan (Russell) Yale. Grandmother of Michael (Sondrine) and Eric (Kathy), Lauri (Bruce) Zessar, Lisa (Jeffrey) Aronin, Amy (James) Lederer, Erin (fiancé Adam Horwitz) and Matthew Yale. Great-grandmother of Lilly, Luke and Carly; Andrew, Courtney and Caroline Zessar; Ashley, Emily and Alexis Aronin; Ryan and Bradley Lederer. Sister of Albert (Beverly) Gordon, Elaine (Sidney) Walowitz and the late Jake (the late Jackie) Gordon. Aunt, great-aunt, and friend of many. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Services April 10 at Weinstein Family Services Wilmette Chapel. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation or JUF.

KRECUN, SELMA
(nee KRAMER). April 18. Age 87. Wife of the late Max. Mother of Jerry (Paula) and Alan (Nancy); and Karen (Michael) Friedman. Grandmother of 10. Great-grandmother of 3. Sister of Norman Kramer. Aunt of many. Services at Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

KURLANSKY, DINA
(nee ESTRIN). April 17. Age 91. Wife of Isadore “Irving.” Mother of Elaine (Alex) Zakson, Carrie (Howard) Parks and Connie (David) Blue. Grandmother of Laurence (Peter) Zakson; Michelle (Jim) Aiken; Lee, Rebecca, Louis and Sara Parks; Mandy, Meridith and David Fish. Great-grandmother of Abrihanna and Zara Aiken. Sister of the late Ben (Polly) and the late Mandel (Bunny) Estrin. Services at Weinstein Family Services Wilmette Chapel.

LAMBERT, SCOTT ALLEN
March 30, suddenly. Age 33. Father of Jakob and Joshua. Son of Arthur (the late Barbara). Brother of Jeffrey (Jodi). Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Evergreen. Memorials to Jakob and Joshua Lambert Fund c/o Law Offices of Thomas Glasgow, 116 S. Arlington Heights Rd., Arlington Heights 60004.

LEVI, KATE SULZBERGER
Age 85, suddenly. Wife of the late Edward. Mother of John (Jill), David (Nancy Ranney) and Michael (Natalie Roe). Grandmother of Benjamin, Daniel, Sarah, Joseph, William, Patricia and Adam. Sister of Ann (Arnold) Wolff and Jean (Bernard) Meltzer. Sister-in-law of Harry (Elsa) and the late Julian (the late Marjorie). Aunt, cousin and friend to many. Services March 17 arranged by Furth Funeral Direction. Memorials to University of Chicago, 5801 S. Ellis Ave., Suite 7, Chicago 60637.

LEVINSON, MYRON N.
Age 90. Father of Carol (Daniel) Luna and the late Donna Rae. Grandfather of Katherine (Mathew) Avery and Jody Marie Luna. Brother of Lester (Rosalind) and Bernice Canady. Companion of Alice Ichikawa. Graveside services March 21 at Westlawn arranged by Piser Funeral Services. Memorials to Northwestern Home Hospice, 251 E. Huron St., Chicago 60611.

MARCUS, ERWIN
March 15. Age 73. Husband of Nancy (nee Miller). Father of Sherrie (Stewart) Schram and Jeffrey (Jamie). Grandfather of Julie, Lee, Steven, Ryan, Allyson and Carly. Brother of the late Marvin and Ronald. Brother-in-law of Annette (Jerry) Dickler, Barbara Marcus and Dr. Ted (Zelda) Miller. Uncle and friend of many. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Services at Weinstein Family Services Wilmette Chapel. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Temple Judea Mizpah, 8610 Niles Center Rd., Skokie 60077; or Erwin Marcus Memorial Fund c/o Hadassah, 111 N. Wabash, Ste. 810, Chicago 60602.

MASTOON, BARBARA
(nee FRIEND). Feb. 22. Age 56. Wife of Marc. Mother of Zak and Shana. Daughter of Ben and Mollye (nee Bernstein). Sister of Trudye (Roger) Fischoff, Alan (Holly), and Debbie (Dr. Erwin) Friedman. Sister-in-law of Paulette (Al) Liska. Aunt, great-aunt and friend of many. Services at Jewish Reconstructionist Cong. Memorials to Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe 60022.

MENDELSSOHN, GERALD “SONNY”
March 18. Age 73. Husband of Jeanne (nee Levin). Father of Gail (Steve) Ross, Jody (Sid) Horwitz, Wendy (Mickey) Herst, Nancy (Hal) Roseth. Grandfather of Brian and Justin Horwitz; Todd, Carly and Jessica Herst; Danny, Scott and Nicholas Roseth. Brother of Jane (Mel) Sigel. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Services arranged by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Memorials to Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center c/o Scottsdale Healthcare Foundation, 10001 N. 92nd St., Suite 121, Scottsdale, AZ 85258.

MESIROW, RAYMOND
Husband of Lilli (nee Weil. Father of Lynne (David) Weinberg and Jeff (Eva). Grandfather of Julia, Jane and Jonathan Weinberg, and Cameron. Brother of the late Abner. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Services April 10 at Piser Chapel. Interment Memorial Park. Memorials to American Technion Society, 111 W. Washington St., Suite 1220, Chicago 60602; or Glencoe Public Library.

MICHAEL, JOE
Suddenly, in Florida. Husband of Frances (nee Schuman). Father of Mark (Elana), Steve and Jay. Saba of Naomi and Yarden. Brother of Sara (Itzak) Cohen, Yaffa (Yakov) Yakobi and Danny (Martha) Michael. Uncle of many. Services March 19 at Piser Chapel. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Jewish United Fund, 1 S. Franklin St., Suite 200B, Chicago 60606.

MILLER, ROSE
(nee MAYER). Age 93. Wife of the late Sol. Mother of Lois (the late Jerry) Weiner and Harry (the late Naza). Grandmother of Dori (Robert) Monitz, Bruce (Linda) Weiner, Leila Miller (Douglas) Van Wieren and Alicia (Hamid Kulosman). Great-grandmother of Lauren, Jay, Elyse, Karley, A.J., Anissa and Esme. Services April 7 arranged by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Divinsker. Memorials to JUF Israel Emergency Fund, 1 S. Franklin, Chicago 60606; or Akiba Schechter Jewish Day School, 5235 S. Cornell, Chicago 60615.

MOLDOFSKY, SARA
(nee CHECANSKY). Age 90. Wife of the late Sidney. Mother of Howard (Myra) and Lanny. Grandmother of Bradley (Kim); and Lorna (Paul) Cohen. Great-grandmother of Isaac, Ethan, Olivia and Melanie. Sister of Abe (Sylvia) Ackins. Aunt of Vivian (Louis) Finkelstein. Graveside services April 21 at Shalom arranged by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Memorials to Cong. Beth Shalom, 3433 Walters, Northbrook 60062.

MOZES, RUTH
March 13. Age 87. Wife of the late Izidore. Daughter of the late Evelyn and Morris London. Sister of William, Robert (Roberta), Jack and the late S/1 Harry London, who died in WWII. Aunt of many. Gold Star Member of A.L.A. Taylor Post 47 and J.W.V.A. Skokie Post 328. Graveside services at Shalom arranged by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals.

NAIMAN, NETTIE
(nee ROSENBLATT). March 15. Wife of the late Albert Naiman and Dr. Edward Kaplan. Mother of Dianne (the late Donald) Kaufman and Chuck (Julie) Kaplan. Grandmother of Debra and Ellen (Jeffrey Roth) Kaufman, Danny and Amanda Kaplan. Great-grandmother of Daniella. Sister of Ethel (Ben) Abrams, Ann (the late Alvin) Ruben, and the late Isadore, Zelda and Helen Rosenblatt. Stepmother of Arthur and Russell (Kathy). Step-grandmother of Kristen, Elizabeth and Julie. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Services at Weinstein Family Services Wilmette Chapel. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Women’s American ORT, 3701 Commercial Ave., Suite 6, Northbrook 60062; or Hospice of the North Shore, 2821 Central St., Evanston 60201.

NOVAK, ROSE E.
(nee COHEN). Wife of the late Joseph. Mother of Francine (Dr. Sheldon) Manilow, Lana (Gordon) Friedman, Sandy (Michael) Krich and Nadine (Matt) Winston. Grandmother of Marnie (Michael) Goldberg, Ryan Friedman, Alicia and David Kirch, and Austin Winston. Great-grandmother of Jacob and Shane Goldberg. Sister of Soretta Radom. Aunt of Jay (Julia) Radom. Services April 21 at Piser Chapel. Interment Fastover. Memorials to Noel Eckter Chapter of Northwestern Memorial Foundation, 750 N. Lake Shore Dr., Ste. 542, Chicago 60611.

OLIFF, SOL H.
March 25. Age 87. WWII veteran, 40-year U.S. Postal Service employee. Husband of Evelyn (nee Goldberg). Father of Sharon (Neal) Wadipian. Grandfather of Earl (Sonia) Melnik and Heather Master. Great-grandfather of Bailey Ann Melnik. Graveside services at Shalom arranged by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Memorials to American Heart Assoc. or National Kidney Foundation.

PLUCZENKO, BETTY
March 11. Age 91. Wife of the late Abraham. Mother of Carmela (the late Julius) Mandler and Drora (the late Arnold) Wainer. Grandmother of Mira (Bill) Slobody, Elann and Avner Mandler, Leslie (Michael) Simon and Ronald (Andrea) Wainer. Great-grandmother of 8. Services at Chicago Jewish Funerals Chapel. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Pioneeer Women/Na’Amat, 8707 N. Skokie Blvd., #LL2, Skokie 60076.

PROVUS, DOROTHY
(nee BERIS). March 17. Age 82. Wife of the late Bertram. Mother of Wayne (Gerri), Dr. Richard (Debra) and Stanley (Kay). Grandmother of Jon, Cory, Jason, and Lauren. Sister of the late Norman Beris and the late Freda Plotkin. Private services arranged by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Memorials to Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, 500 N. Dearborn St., Suite 305, Chicago 60610.

PUSTIL, DOROTHY METZ
(nee SAMSON). Wife of Jack Pustil and the late Jerome Metz. Mother of Michelle (Steven) Foreman and Sheri (fiancé Stuart Goldstein) Mendkoff. Grandmother of Jennie, Lindsey and Jordan. Sister of Harriet (Harold) Ross. Daughter of Bella and the late Fred Samson. Aunt, cousin and friend of many. Services March 25 at Chicago Jewish Funerals Chapel. Interment Shalom. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

RABISHAW, CHARLES WEIL
March 25. Age 67. Son of the late Samuel and the late Roslyn. Brother of the late James (Claire). Uncle of Rabbi Alan (Laura), Rabbi Daniel (Debbie), Gary (Holli) and Janet. Cousin and great-uncle of many. Nephew of Eva and Lewis Weil. Officer and member of many Masonic organizations, Coroneted 33rd Degree Mason. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Mt. Mayriv. Memorials to The Scottish Rite Valley of Chicago, 935 N. Dearborn St., Chicago.

RAPPIN, HONEY
(nee FREED). April 10. Age 86. Wife of the late Harold. Mother of Joel and the late Herman “Butch.” Grandmother and great-grandmother of many. Graveside services at Waldheim arranged by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals.

RATNER, HARRY
March 21. Age 95. Husband of the late Rebecca (nee Graff). Father of Edie (James) Cloonan. Grandfather of Michelle (Sid) and Mia (Kevin Lehan) Cloonan, Harry (Karyn) and Carrie (Douglas McGregor) Madorin. Great-grandfather of 7. Brother of Belle (Dick) Gorman. Private services arranged by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

RICHMAN, SADIE “SYD”
March 23. Wife of the late Samuel Rothman. Mother of Fredric. Grandmother of Michael F., M.D., and Melissa, Ph.D. Aunt of Barbara Gross, Jan (Jerry) Rotter. Great-aunt of Casey, Jamie and Joey Rotter. Cousin of Dorothy and Jordan Goldberg. Daughter of the late Bessie and Sam. Sister of Molly (the late Sam) Dorf, Mamie (the late Harry) Gross, David and Morrie Lieberman. Aunt of Jerome and Robert (Barbara) Dorf. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Graveside services at Shalom arranged by Furth Funeral Direction. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

ROSENBLUM, LORI MICHELLE
March 28. Age 24. Daughter of Jay and Toby (nee Chesin). Sister of Susan Crull, Rachel (Lt. j.g. Kenneth) Rogers and the late Brian. Granddaughter of Fay and the late Leonard Chesin and the late Hyman and Etta. Aunt of Tyler and Cody Crull. Niece of Allan and Judy. Honorary daughter of Michael and Jo Welch. Friend and mentor to many. Graduate of Buffalo Grove High School and Marquette University, committed to helping women overcome abusive and unhealthy circumstances. Arrangements by Weinstein Family Services. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Women in Need Growing Stronger (WINGS), 877 E. Wilmette Road, Suite E-2, Palatine 60074 (www.wingsprogram.com).

ROSENTHAL, MARIE LOUISE
Age 95. Wife of the late Samuel. Mother of Luise (James J.) Glasser and the late Martin (Babette). Grandmother of Philip (Jennie), Martin Jr. (Jodi), Samuel, and Robert; Mary (William Paladino), Emily (William Susman), and Daniel Glasser. Great-grandmother of Carolyn and Marjorie “Molly” Susman. Preceded in death by one sister and one brother. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Private arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Memorials to Mary Louise and Samuel R. Rosenthal Book Fund, University of Chicago Library, 1100 E. 57th, Chicago 60637; or Rosenthal Conservation Fund, Newberry Library, 60 W. Walton, Chicago 60610.

ROTH, REVESTER
(nee LIBERMAN). March 18. Wife of the late Hyman. Mother of Herbert (Mary) and Maurice (Ann). Grandmother of Jonelle (Tim Tomlinson), Jeremy (Tati), Jordan, and Craig. Great-grandmother of Federica. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 820 Davis St. #206A, Evanston 60201; or Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Assn., 4709 W. Golf, #1015, Skokie 60076.

RUBIN, LUBA
(nee STOLARSKY). April 14. Age 89. Wife of the late Harry. Mother of Shelly (Bernie) Malina, Susan (Joel) Frishman, and the late Marshall (Lynn). Grandmother of Debbie (Mike) Borkovitz, David Richmond, Denise (Tod) Kittel, Brian Frishman; Jeffrey, Jeremy, Kevin and Brett Rubin. Great-grandmother of Blake and Drew Borkovitz, Danielle and Samantha Richmond, Ashlee and Tyler Kittel. Sister of Minna (the late Joe) Durchslag and the late Harry Stollar. Graveside services at Shalom arranged by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Memorials to Hospice of the North Shore 2821 Central, Evanston 60201.

RUBIN, MARGOT
(nee STEIN) of Beersheba, Israel, formerly of Chicago. March 5. Wife of Maish. Mother of Dr. David (Victoria), Allen, Mark (Amira), and Barbara (Armand) Attias. Sister-in-law of Philip (Gertrude) and Mary. Grandmother of Ora, Smidar, Elisheva, Adam, Hani, Boaz, Hadas, Elena, Ariel, and Lila. Aunt of Bonnie (Laurie) Barron and Michael. Daughter of the late Helena and Julius Stein. Active in American Jewish Congress, Hadassah, ORT, Cong. Ezras Israel, and the Selfhelp Home. Memorials to Cong. Eshel Abraham, Beersheva, Israel.

SAPER, DR. BEATRICE
(nee HIRSCH). March 31. Age 76. Wife of Harvey. Mother of Aaron, stepmother of Barbara. Sister of Suzie (Carl) Weiss. Aunt of David and Steven. Teacher of nursing students throughout Chicago area. Arrangements by Piser Chapel. Interment New Light. Memorials to Jewish War Veterans Auxiliary, Post 328, P.O. Box 764, Skokie 60077.

SCHRIMAN, SYLVIA
(nee KROWITZ). April 8. Age 95. Wife of the late Samuel Letwin and the late Isadore. Mother of Carol (the late Fred) Rosenbaum. Grandmother of Ellen Rosenbaum and Gail (Erik) Doeff. Great-grandmother of Nina and Lauren Doeff. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Private services arranged by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals.

SCHULMAN, HARRY
April 10. Age 86. Husband of the late Ruth (nee Goldman). Father of Dr. Joel and Dr. Suzy. Grandfather of Ilana and Arielle. Uncle of many. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Private family services arranged by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Memorials to Jewish United Fund, 1 S. Franklin, Chicago 60606.

SCHWARTZ, EDWARD G.
March 24. Age 82. Husband of the late Gertrude. Brother of Robert (Ruth). Brother-in-law of Shirley (Jerry) Krystal. Arrangements by Piser Chapel. Interment Memorial Park.

SEDLET, DR. JACOB
March 29. Age 80. Husband of Solvieg (nee Petersen) and the late Rae. Father of Susan Burgess, Steven (Kathy), Karen (Jim) Ringstrom, Ellen (Chris) LaShorne, Nina, and John Hirsch. Grandfather of Nicholas, Jocelyn, and Hannah; Eva, Mark, and Thomas Ringstrom; Emily and Daniel LaShorne. Brother of the late Leo, Isadore, and Joseph. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Memorials to Cong. Etz Chaim, 1710 S. Highland Ave., Lombard 60148; or National Breast Cancer Coalition, 1707 L St., Washington, DC 20036.

SHAPIRO, CHARLOTTE F.
(nee GLASSER). March 19. Age 86. Wife of the late Raymond. Mother of Terry (Kathleen), and of Jan (Tom Gochenour) Goldberg. Grandmother of Rachel, Jesse, and Mark; and Julia, Laura, and Diana Goldberg. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Jewish Waldheim. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

SHAPIRO, LESTER
April 14. Age 82, attorney. Husband of Gail (nee Pitluk). Father of Diane, Sharon, and Maura. Brother of the late Josiah and Sam. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Services at Piser Chapel. Interment Shalom. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

SHARE, RICHARD
Age 54. Husband of Sharon (nee Gubov). Father of Aaron, Jonathan, Rebecca and Zachary. Stepfather of Lauren and David Hasselson. Son of Gertrude and the late Daniel. Brother of Fred (Bobbi), Steve (Shelly) and the late William. Uncle of many. Services April 10 by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Brain Tumor Research Assn., 2720 River Road, Ste. 146, Des Plaines 60018.

SILVERSTEIN, ISAAC
April 13. Age 79. Husband of the late Anne (nee Schwartz). Father of Neal (Rosa); and Ellen Semon (Steve Hall). Grandfather of Leonard, Brian, and Mitchell; and Lenora and Phillip Semon. Great-grandfather of Victoria and McKenzie. Brother of Dorothy (Arthur) Cohen; Selma (the late Jay) Greengard; Gertrude; and the late Jean Pessin. Services and interment Waldheim arranged by Piser Funeral Services. Memorials to Cong. Ezras Israel, 7001 N. California Ave., Chicago.

SOLOMON, IRVING
Age 94. Husband of the late Hilda. Father of David (Martha) and Nina (Mark) Magowan. Grandfather of Olivia, Isabel, Caroline, Elizabeth and Ian. Uncle of many. Services March 14 arranged by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Memorial Park. Memorials to Alzheimer’s Disease Assn., 4709 Golf Rd., Suite 1015, Skokie 60076.

SOLOMON, JEROME L.
Age 85. Husband of Elaine (nee Rusnak). Father of Roberta (Leslie) Shwartz and Bill (Marney). Grandfather of Jamie and Joanna. Brother of Millie (Harold) Hennes. Brother-in-law of Marjorie (Maxwell) Jospey. Uncle of Dr. Andrew (Cathy) Scheman, Ronna (Dr. Steve) Leibach, Nancy (Steve) Johnson and Bob Bows. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Services March 18 arranged by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Ravinia Festival, P.O. Box 896, Highland Park 60035.

STEIN, ALLEN
April 11. Age 60. Son of the late Ruth and Hyman. Nephew of Lucille (Oscar) Septon; Arthur (Ilene), the late Oscar (Lilian) and the late Sidney (Minnie); and the late Leo (Geri) Goldberg. Cousin of many. Graveside services at Waldheim arranged by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals.

STERN, SEYMOUR
Age 79. Husband of the late Lois. Father of Ellen (Mitchell) McCrate, Peter, Lisa (James) Veilleux and Jonathan. Grandfather of Connor, Jordan, Dylan and Kieran. Brother of the late Marshall (the late Mae). Uncle of many. Graveside services at Shalom arranged by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Memorials to American Diabetes Assn., P.O. Box 2680, North Canton, OH 44720.

STONE, BERNICE
(nee GOLDEN). March 17. Age 87. Wife of the late Lee. Mother of Roberta (Dennis) Zurawski and Jeffery. Grandmother of Jason (Tracy), Casey and Michael Tucker. “Bubbe” of Angela Tucker. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Graveside services at Shalom arranged by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Memorials to Rush Hospice Partners or Northwest Suburban Jewish Congregation.

STRIMLING, BERNICE B.
(nee SHERMAN). March 2. Age 91. Wife of the late Bernard. Mother of Arnold (Karol), Murton (Brenda) and Wayne (Ellen). Grandmother of Robert (Debbie), Bradley (Jennifer), Melissa, Hillary, and Brooke; and Susan (Dan) Hood. Great-grandmother of 7. Graveside services at Westlawn arranged by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

SUSSKIND, KURT
April 5. Age 81, of Oldsmar, Fla., formerly of Chicago, born in Dulken, Germany. Entrepreneur. Father of Alan and Janet; and Joanne Braun. Brother of Ruth Samek. Grandfather of 2.

SWIRSKY, RHODA JOY
March 31. Age 50. Daughter of Harold and Leona (nee Edidin). Sister of Marvin (Carla), Lauren (Rob) Loomis and Gail (Michael) Rabin. Aunt to Andrew Rabin; Lizabeth and Ben; Dan Burnstine; Brady and Morgan Loomis. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Memorials to North Shore Hadassah, 1724 First St., Highland Park 60035; WilPower Inc., 444 W. Frontage Road, Northfield 60093; or Kellogg Cancer Center, c/o Dr. Nicholas Vick, 2650 Ridge Ave., Evanston 60201.

TERRY, SAMUEL E.
Age 89. Owner of Sheridan Beverage Co. Husband of the late Sara (nee Kaplan). Father of Lynn (Howard) Falk, Fran (Sam) Einhorn and the late Robert (Merle). Grandfather of Stan (Ruth), Jill (Richard), Susan, Jodi (Ralph), Marc (Danielle), Melissa (Kevin), Jason (fiancée Tara), Lori and Brooke. Great-grandfather of Brad, Alisa, Danielle, Rachel, Michelina and Nicolas. Brother of Lillian (Bernard) Bard and the late Gordon (the late Fredricka) and Louis (the late Mae and the late Lisa). Special care given for 16 years by Fredester McDaye. Services March 17 at Chicago Jewish Funerals Chapel. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Alzheimer’s Disease Assn., 4709 Golf Road, Suite 1015, Skokie 60076.

UFFE, MARION
March 27. Age 82. Wife of Sam. Mother of Deborah (Douglas) Weaving. Grandmother of Samantha. Sister of Herbert (Shirley) Gurney and Rose (the late Jake) Furgeson. Sister-in-law of Joe (Leonore) Cooper and Rose Sones. Aunt of many. Latchkey Grandma Marion for many years. Graveside services at Shalom arranged by Piser Funeral Services. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

VERBANAC, CLEORA BURMAN
(nee CARTER). March 23. Age 94. Wife of the late J. Louis Burman and Stephan. Mother of Betty (Hillard) Gertz and Allan (Grace) Burman. Grandmother of Lynda (Larry) Elmzen, Barry (Iris) and Richard (Sherry) Gertz, Luan (Marcelo) Rivera, and Jeffrey (Alyse) Burman. Great-grandmother of Andrea, Bradley, Randee, Sheyna, Michael, Joshua, Scott and Ashley. Friend and companion of Tom Alderson. Graveside services at Westlawn arranged by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Memorials to Seasons Hospice, 1600 W. Dempster St., Park Ridge 60068.

VICTOR, JOYCE A.
(nee STEIN). Wife of Charles. Mother of Ken (Nancy) and Jeff (Andrea). Grandmother of Frank and Jacob. Sister of Nancy (Burton) Litwin. Aunt of Robin (Josh) Levine, Keith and Jill Litwin, Eric (Dori), Jason (Deanna), and Andrew (fiancée Cheryl) Roth. Great-niece of Tobey Roth. Services March 17 at Chicago Jewish Funerals Chapel. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Scleroderma Foundation, Chicago Chapter (www.scleroderma.org) 330 S. Wells St., Chicago 60606.

WEINER, SHIRLEY
March 23. Age 74. Mother of Naomi Jo (Bob Hofkin) and Lynn; and the late Rachael Libi. Grandmother of Michael, Anat, Naama and Sara. Sister of Francine (Robert) Lichtenfeld. Aunt of Mark (Sheryl) and David (fiancée Osnat) Lichtenfeld. Great-aunt of Alyse Lichtenfeld. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Central Avenue Synagogue, 874 Central, Highland Park 60035, or charity of your choice.

WEISBERG, HELEN
(nee SALTZ). April 2. Age 94. Wife of the late Ben. Mother of Norman (Marilyn); Esther (Burton) Gold and the late Rita “Cookie” (Jack) Garvey. Grandmother of 6. Great-grandmother of 7. Sister of Rae (the late William) Joseph. Private services arranged by Chicago Jewish Funerals.

WERDINGER, HARRIET
(nee STEINBERG). March 16. Age 74. Wife of Henry. Mother of Leon, Roberta and Francine. Graveside services at Shalom arranged by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Memorials to Holocaust Memorial Foundation of Illinois, 64 Old Orchard Road, Ste. 520, Skokie 60077; or National Audubon Society, 700 Broadway, New York 10003.

WILKOUSKI, HERMAN
April 8. Age 86. Husband of the late Frances (nee Frishman). Father of Mark and the late Barbara. Brother of the late Belle (the late Al) Kramer and Sarah (the late Nate) Horvitz. Graveside services at Memorial Park arranged by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Memorials to Childrens Memorial Hospital, 759 W. Belden Place, Attn: Foundation Office, Chicago 60614.

YELLON, ANN
March 10. Age 42. Daughter of Donald and the late Joan. Daughter of the late Marilyn. Sister of Al (Alison). Aunt of Rachel and Mark. Granddaughter of the late Mark and Rose; and Herman and Mary Gansberg. Services at Weinstein Family Services Wilmette Chapel. Interment Memorial Park. Memorials to The ARK, 6420 N. California, Chicago 60645; or Y-Me, 212 W. Van Buren, Chicago 60607.

ZIS, JANET M.
(nee STERN). March 2. Age 84. Wife of the late Sam Cabin and the late Louis. Mother of Frances (Arnold) Swerdlow, Shawn Cabin, Charles (Debbie) and Terry (Mindy). Grandmother of 8. Great-grandmother of 9. Sister of Edith Stender, Rose Statland, Nancy Shankin, Leo Stern, and Sarah (Michael) Danziger. Aunt of many. Services at Shalom Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel arranged by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Memorials to Israel Emergency Fund of the JUF, 1 S. Franklin St., Chicago 60606.

 

Posted: 2/27/2007 11:03:46 AM
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