April 2008

ABRAMSON, SHARON
(nee ALTMAN). Feb. 18. Age 71, at Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Wife of Earl for 52 years. Mother of David (Leslie), Cindy (Larry) Shanker, and Mark (Debbi). Grandmother of Scott, Jaclyn and Dayna; Jordan, Tamar and Rebecca Shanker; Jeremy and Kiera. Daughter of Milton and the late Eileen Altman. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Holocaust Educational Fdn., 64 Old Orchard, Skokie 60077; or Rush North Shore Medical Ctr., 9600 Gross Point, Skokie 60077.

ALTUS, ESTHER
Age 98. Sister of Eve (the late Jerome) Felsenthal; and the late Jean Litinsky, late Bette and Jack Sussman, and late Maurice Altus. Aunt of Steven (Carol) Felsenthal. Great-aunt of Rebecca, Julia and Daniel Felsenthal. Friend of Lori Reyes. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to Jewish United Fund, 30 S. Wells, Chgo 60606; or American Technion Society, 111 W. Washington #1220, Chgo 60602.

BARASCH, MARION G.
(nee GERSTEIN). Wife of the late Dr. Clarence J. Mother of Clifford J. (Judith E.). Grandmother of David J. Sister of Samuel Gerstein and Shirley (Erwin) Jacobson. Aunt, cousin and friend of many. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to The James Cancer Hospital, 660 Ackerman Rd., PO Box 183112, Columbus, OH 43218-3112, 614.293.2552.

BAUMGARTEN, PROF. RONALD J.
Jan. 28. Age 72. Son of the late Albert and late Lillian (nee Klein). Brother of Linda. Friend of Donald, Heidi, Donna and Kenzie Carnow. Founder of organic chemistry program and chemistry professor at University of Illinois-Chicago for over 40 years. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Memorials to Ronald J. Baumgarten (RJB) Scholarship Award, University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Chemistry (M/C 111, 845 W. Taylor, Chgo 60607.

BERGER, MARY
(nee RASENICK). Age 93. Wife of the late Herman. Mother of Joan Berger (Jim Hurst) and Ellen Berger (Martin) Geller. Grandmother of Carolyn and Joel (Laura) Geller. Honored for her many contributions and dedication to the field of Social Work. Private arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home.

BERKOWITZ, SYLVIA
(nee DAVIS). Age 100. Wife of the late Benjamin. Mother of Jerome (Bernardine) Berk, Rosalie (Arthur) Holub, Arnold (Carmen) Berkowitz. Grandmother of 9. Great-grandmother of 7. Great-great-grandmother of Danica. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Memorial Park. Memorials to WDARC, c/o Al Machak, 2049 Pearsall Pkwy, Waukegan, IL 60085-7032; or Mendocino Coast Jewish Community, PO Box 291, Little River, CA 95456.

BIEGEL, CANDY
(nee LESSER). Feb. 4. Age 50, peacefully at home after a lengthy battle with cancer. Wife of Stuart. Mother of Justin and Samantha. Daughter of Rhoda and the late Norman Lesser. Twin sister of Sandy (Dan) Musachia. Daughter-in-law of Lois and Joel A. Weinstein. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Cancer Wellness Ctr., 215 Revere, Northbrook 60062; or Y-Me National Breast Cancer Fdn., 212 W. Van Buren, 10th Fl., Chgo 60607.

BITTON, Spc. ALBERT
Feb. 14. Age 20, killed in action in Iraq while serving in the U.S. Army. Husband of Melissa (nee Handelman). Son of Silvia and Elie. Brother of Elizabeth and Jackie. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Memorial Park. Memorials to Cong. Adas Yeshurun, 2950 W. Touhy, Chgo 60045.

BLONSTEIN, MICHAEL BARRY
Feb. 24. Husband of Carol (nee Perry). Father of Harvey, Justin, Jason and Jordan. Brother of Cinder Rand. Uncle and cousin of many. Arrangements by Westlawn Jewish Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Rainbow Hospice, 444 N. Northwest Hwy, Park Ridge 60068, www.rainbowhospice.org.

BLUM, HARRY
Feb. 28. Age 83. Husband for 55 years of the late Rose D. (nee Schwartz). Father of Kenneth and Steven (Roni); and the late Susan (Harvey) Schnepper. Grandfather of Marc, Rebecca and Allison. Brother of Florence (Max) Eis, Shirley “Honey” (Justin) Wenger, and the late Sam (Sue), Millie Rosner, Pauline Wishnick and Janet Melman. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 820 Davis #400, Evanston 60201.

BROWNSTEIN, DANIEL A. Sr.
Feb. 21. Age 77. Husband of Sherry (nee Zweig). Father of Julie (Peter) Hutt, Daniel A. Jr., Rabbi Binah (Rabbi Shlomo) Wing. Grandfather of Sarah, Rebecca, Laura, Deborah, Stephanie, Thomas and Lilly. Brother of Joey (the late Alvin) Weinstein, the late Shirley (late Harold) Jacobson, and Gordon. Uncle and great-uncle to many. Counselor at Camp Indianola. Graduate of Stanford University. Owner & operator of Socket Screw Co. in Chicago for over 30 years. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Memorials to charity of choice.

CARROLL, IRA L.
Age 72. Son of the late Barney & Lyla Carroll. Brother of Earl A. and Sen. Howard W. (Eda) Carroll. Uncle of Jacqueline and Barbara (fiancé Dan Delano). Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Ezra Habonim Niles Twsp. Jewish Cong., 4500 W. Dempster, Skokie 60076; or American Cancer Society.

CHATTLER, MIKI W.
(nee WEININGER). Mar. 1. Age 85. Wife of Leo. Daughter of the late Rose and Morris Weininger. Mother of Sue (Fred) Schulte, Jan and Perry. Grandmother of Ben and Marty Schulte, Julia and Casey. Sister of Paul (Yolanda) and the late Harold Weininger. Companion of Rosario Olchefski. Aunt to many. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Rosemont Park. Memorials to Myasthenia Gravis Fdn. of America, 1821 University Ave. West #S256, St. Paul, MN 55104-2897.

CHERNOFF, JACK
Age 99. Husband of the late Edith (nee Rashky). Father of Myron, Bernard (Mary) and Arnold (Merriel). Grandfather of Lauren, Michael (Stephanie), and Brent (Lisa) Chu. Great-grandfather of Caroline, Christopher, Nicholas, Richard and Jonathan Chu. Brother of the late Shirley Weinberg, Evelyn Goldstein and Morris. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals.

CHISUM, ROBERT “BOB” OTIS
Husband of Susan (nee Tobin). Father of Brittany Elise. Brother of Evelyn Vermillon Beeson; Thomas Tolbert (Carrie), William Eugene (Ella Mae) and Russell Isom Chisum. Son of the late Tolbert Claremore and Willie Edith Chisum. Son-in-law of Bob and Helen Tobin. Brother-in-law of Lanie Hill. Uncle, cousin and friend of many. Arrangements by Goodman Family Funerals. Interment Memorial Park. Memorials to American Diabetes Assn., 30 N. Michigan #2015, Chgo 60602.

COHEN, DOLORES “DEE”
(nee LASINSKY). Mar. 1. Age 76. Wife for over 51 years of Gil. Mother of Rhonda (Howard) Nussbaum and Marc (Michael Lackovich). "Nonny" of Bradley, Brian and Michelle Nussbaum. Daughter of the late Max and Sarah Lasinsky. Sister of the late Genevieve (late Jack) Shwidelson, Arthur (Evelyn) Lasin and George Lasinsky. Dolores will be dearly missed by her immediate and extended family. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group.  Interment Westlawn. Memorials to ENH Hospice, 4901 Searle # 130, Skokie 60077.

COHEN, MORRIS
Son of the late Sarah and Sam. Brother of Iris (Herman) Agran and the late Bella. Uncle of Rhonda (Steve) Pawlan and Elyse Berns. Great-uncle of Jason, Stacie, Adam, Joshua, and the late Carly. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Heart Assn.

COOPER, ROBERT J.
Age 91. Father of Linda (John) Brodson, and John (Linda Seligman). Grandfather of Steven (Nancy) and Mark (Gail) Brodson; Anike Alexander, and Marina. Great-grandfather of Michael, Sarah, Danny and Jacob Brodson, and William Cooper Chouard. Lifelong learner through conversation, travel, reading and continuing education, who will be missed by many generations of family and friends. Memorials to Common Ground, 815 Rosemary, Deerfield 60015.

CRAIG, STEPHEN D.
Feb. 20. Age 59. Father of Aimee (fiancé B.J. Abe). Brother of Bill (Debra), and Leslie Blixt. Uncle of Allison and Katie. Nephew of Sally (the late Irving) Bemoras, Myra Fishman and Janice (Aaron) Itkin. Son of the late Zelda and Harold. Grandson of the late Fannie and Albert Lapedus, Mollie and William Cohen. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to Alzheimer’s Assn., 225 N. Michigan, Fl. 17, Chgo 60601.

DEVINATZ, ALLEN
Husband of Pearl Moskowitz. Father of Victor and Ethan. Brother of Minnie (the late Herman) Ross and the late Edith Krasnow. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Memorial Park. Memorials to charity of choice.

DRAZNIN, GERALDINE L.
(nee ZARIN). Wife of the late Lawrence. Mother of Helayne Twigg, Ronald (Laureen) and Alan (Iryna) Shifman. Grandmother of Brad Twigg, Max, Charlie and Anna Shifman. Daughter of the late Harry and Deborah Zarin. Sister of Sylvia (the late Arthur) Lampert and the late Harriett (late Ephriam) Becker. Aunt of many. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Memorial park. Memorials to UCLA’s Johnson Comprehensive Cancer Center c/o Dr. Gary Schiller, 8-684 Factor Building, Box 951781, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1781.

ELMAN, SALLY “RASELLE”
(nee HOLLEB). Wife of Bud “Irwin.” Mother of Freddi (Larry) Barrett and Barbara (Erik) Paulsen. Grandmother of Max (Maggie); Zachary and Sarah Barrett; Robbie & Sam Paulsen. Sister of Neil (Judy) and Bert (Carole) Holleb. Sister-in-law of Barry (Joan), and the late Elaine (Al) Sanger. Aunt of many. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Memorial Park. Memorials to Jewish Children’s Bureau of Chicago, 30 S. Wells, Chgo 60606.

EMALFARB, SEYMOUR
Mar. 3, in Delray Beach, Fla. Husband of Gloria. Father of Bradley, Lisa, Hal, Geri, Mark and Lisa Emalfarb; Sandra and Ron Zisman. Grandfather of 14. Great-grandfather of Skyelar and Ari Harris. Brother of David and Jeannete Malfar, Doris Karp. He lived for his children and grandchildren, and had a sense of humor that never left him. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Good Shepherd Manor, PO Box 260, Momence, IL 60954, tel. 847-255-3520.

ENGEL, EDITH
(nee AXELROD). Age 86. Mother of Katherine and Louis. Sister of the late Louis Axelrod, David Axelrod and Bernice Leadley (nee Axelrod). Aunt of Drew Axelrod. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Oak Woods.

ESKIN, ROBERT A.
Feb. 10. Age 79, of Lake Worth, FL, formerly of Chicago. Husband of Sydelle and the late Barbara Ann. Father of Mark (Florence) and the late Karen. Stepfather of Amy Rose and Mark Ornstein. Private arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals.

FAIRMAN, JANET
(nee WINNER). Age 74. Mother of Michael (Lynda), Patti, and Melanie (John Finnegan). Nanny of Mackenzie, Julia, Jack, Michael, Kristin and Kathryn. Sister of Beverly (Herb) Fuente. Aunt of Jill Maling and Linda (Jeff) Noddle. Great-aunt to many. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Lynn Sage Cancer Research Fdn., 676 N. St. Clair # 2050, Chgo 60611.

FEDER, JACK B.
Age 94. Husband of the late Rose (nee Robbins). Son of the late Max and Emma. Brother of the late Maurice (late Phyllis), Harry (late Gladys) and Blanche (late Hy) Cohen. Uncle and great-uncle of many. Jack was lovingly cared for by Margret. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Memorials to Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter, 2050 Claire Ct., Glenview 60025.

FELDBEIN, SYLVIA W.
Age 96. Wife of the late Sol. Mother of Caryl “Corky” Briskin and Ken (Phyllis Hollyer). Grandmother of Jim, Susan and Stephanie. Sister, aunt and cousin. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 820 Davis #206A, Evanston 60201.

FELDMAN, IRIS S.
(nee GLUCK). Age 67. Wife of Arthur for 47 years. Mother of Risa Feinstein and Robert (Renee). Grandmother of Jessica and Matthew. Sister of Shelly (Sandi) Gluck. Aunt of Ross (Amy) and Mara (Joshua). Great-aunt of Joey, Lindsay and Alyssa. Friend of many. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Ovarian Cancer National Alliance, 910 27th St. N.W. #413, Washington, DC 20006.

FRIEDMAN, MAURICE “BUD”
Age 86. WWII Air Force Veteran. Husband of Henely (nee Rubin). Father of Ray, Stellie, and Jay (Denise); and Rosanne (Allan) Arnet. Grandfather of 9. Brother of the late Ruth, Eleanor, Sylvan and Jack. Brother-in-law of Cyril (Helene) Rubin and Judy (Howard) Frank. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Lincolnwood Jewish Cong., 7117 Crawford, Lincolnwood 60712; or charity of choice.

FULKOWSKI, HELEN
A Holocaust survivor. Wife of the late Abraham. Mother of Kay (Charles) Gtoldstein, Harriet (Michael) Rottman, and Esther (Keith) Cherniet. Grandma of 7 and great-grandmother of 4. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom.

GALAN, LILLIAN
(nee KROCKEY). Feb. 20. Age 98. Wife of the late Jack. Sister of the late Samuel, late Sol and late Arthur Krockey, and the late Edith (Abe) Wexler. Sister-in-law of Miriam and Lorraine Krockey. Aunt to Sandye Wexler; Robert (Judy) and Alan Krockey; Sherry (Neil) Wolf; Pam (Hal) Arkin; Rob (Janice) Solomon; Ricki (Brent) Rubin; Sandy Bails; Sherri Shephard, and Anne Schleider. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals.

GARNICK, MINNIE
(nee PAGOWSKY). Wife of the late Joseph. Mother of Allan (Marlene H.) and Bernard (Marlene J.). Grandmother of Scott, and Kimberly (Peter) Miles. Great-grandmother of John and Nicholas Miles. Sister of the late Hannah, Meyer and Rose. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Menorah Gardens. Memorials to charity of choice.

GELLER, SELMA RIVA
(nee STERN). Age 93. Wife of the late Leon. Mother of Rosalyn (Sherwin) Cherry and Sandra (Robert) Fox. Bubbe of Alison (Michael) Lax, Fayth and Mark (Mindi) Cherry, and Rachel Fox. Great-grandmother of Jessalyn and Jacob. Sister of the late Harry (late Son-ya) Stern. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to Hadassah, 4711 W. Golf #600, Skokie 60076.

GERSH, ELOISE “ELLY”
(nee BURMAN). Wife of the late Bernard Osher and Samuel. Mother of Alan "Skip" (Terri) Osher, Beth (Ross) Greenberg (nee Osher) and Beryl (Cary) Bellows. Grandmother "Amma" of Bradley and Jordan Greenberg; Marc, Deborah and Karen Osher; Rabbi Marci, Lindsay, Adam and Ricky Bellows. Great-grandmother of Mark Johnson. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Entombment Memorial Park. Memorials to charity of choice.

GILBERT, MARGE
(nee GOLDMAN). Age 90. Wife for 40 years of the late Michael. Mother of Marc (Athena) and Martin (Karen). Grandmother of David, Nicholas, Jonathan (Courtney), Kyle, Sara and Benjamin Gilbert, and Kelly (Andy) German. Daughter of the late Tillie and Maurice Goldman. Sister of the late Walter (late Sylvia) Graham. Aunt and great-aunt of many. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Shalom. Memorials to National Assn. for Down Syndrome (NADS), PO Box 206, Wilmette 60091.

GITLIS, FLORENCE
Feb. 12, in Boscobel, WI, formerly of Chicago and Skokie. She is survived by her children Robert, Father Simeon “Alan,” and Kim; her sister Arlene Block; and grandchildren Dyami Moon, Danica Linnemann and Ry Moon-Gitlis. Homemaker and office worker in Chicago and North Suburbs for many years. Friend and relative of many. Member of Ezra Habonim-Nile Township Jewish Cong. since its inception until moving to Wisconsin in 2001, and president of its Sisterhood. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Shalom.

GOLDSMITH, WILLIAM L.
Age 86. Husband of Shirley and the late Dora. Father of Marla (Michael) Bass. Grandfather of Quentin and Cameron Ebner. Brother of Anita (Seymour) Gold and the late Evelyn (late Howard) Pearlstein. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Memorial Park. Memorials to The ARK, 6450 N. California, Chgo 60645.

GROSSMAN, VERA
(nee TUMPEER). Wife of the late Eli. Mother of Ilene (Bruce Amsterdam); and Melissa (Douglas) Adler. Gram of Julie and Reed. Sister of the late Doris Jane Goldmann. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Memorial Park. Memorials to US Holocaust Memorial Museum, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place SW, Washington, DC 20024; or Lyric Opera of Chicago, 20 N. Wacker, Chgo 60606.

GUNTHER, MILDRED “MILLE” TROCK
(nee SEROTA). Age 94. Wife of the late Mason, and the late Henry Trock. Mother of Stuart and Arthur Trock, Barbara Strongin-Halperin (Morrie Halperin), Lynda (Marty) VanderWeit, and Howard (Barbara). Grandmother of 9. Great-grandmother of 11. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, or Cong. K.I.N.S.

HALPERIN, NORMAN
Mar. 4. Age 85. Husband of the late Myrtle (nee Riceman). Father of Eve (Stuart) Pinkert, and Neal (Rosanna). Grandfather of Michelle (Richard) Cozza, Melanie (Ilan) Caspi, David Lifschultz, and Daniel, Carrie, Alexis, Mia, and Aaron Noah Halperin. Great-grandfather of Morgan and Corey Cozza, Ella and Coby Caspi. Brother of Herman (the late Ida) and Julius (Sandra) and the late Maurice (Shirley), Roy and Ann Halperin. Son of the late Max and Eva. Uncle, cousin and friend of many. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to The Foundation Fighting Blindness, 1580 S. Milwaukee # 606, Libertyville 60048, 847-680-0100.

HAMBOURGER, JAMES N.
Jan. 31. Age 74. Son of the late Louis and Laura. Brother of Warren (Susan) and the late Norman (Harriet). Uncle of many. High school teacher for 27 years, MBA from Roosevelt University, BA from University of Illinois-Chicago. Private arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Memorials to charity of choice.

HERBST, DAVID I.
Feb. 4. Age 67. Husband of 41 years to Karen. Father of Jon (Kara), Jim, Tom (Randy). Grandfather of Rebecca, Tessa and Hannah. Brother to Joan (Saltzman). Lifelong Chicagoan, attended University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and University of Chicago Law School. Prominent corporate litigator for over 40 years. Founding partner of Portes, Sharp, Herbst & Kravitz, later joined Holleb & Coff and Butler, Rubin Saltarelli & Boyd. From 1989-2002, he was one of the longest-serving directors on the board of the Jewish Children’s Bureau 1989-2002, assisting children in need. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Memorial Park. Memorials to Jewish Child and Family Services, 216 W. Jackson #700, Chgo 60606.

HERST, LORRAINE G.
(nee SMITH). Feb. 26. Wife of the late Irwin. Mother of Faye (Joseph) Bright and the late Dr. Mark J. Grandma Lorraine of Victor and Jason Bright. Sister of the late Joseph (Ruth) Smith. Sister-in-law of Edith (George) Wolnak. Lovingly cared for by Jing. Relative and friend to many, life-long Cubs fan. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to charity of choice, or Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter, 2050 Claire Ct., Glenview 60025.

HOFFMAN, MAX
Feb. 9. Age 81. Husband of Sandra (nee Kischner). Father of Elliot, Jeff and Beth (Ed). Grandfather of Bradley. Brother of Eva Weiner, Ben (Rita), and the late Rae Litwin. Brother-in-law of Burt Litwin. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals.

HORNYAK, JEANETTE IRENE
(nee MOLENDA). Age 73. Wife for 52 years of George. Mother of Gregg (fiancée Tami Zuck) and Scott (Pina). Sister-in-law of Donald (Claudia). Jeanette will be dearly missed by her extended family and friends. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Emtombment Memorial Park. Memorials to National Stroke Assn., 9707 E. Easter Ln., Centennial, CO 80112, tele: 800-787-6537 ext. 0917.

HOROWITZ-ROBSON, ELLEN JOY
Wife of Don. Mother of Alex and Amanda. Daughter of Marlyn and the late Joseph Horowitz. Sister of Aileen Horowitz. Daughter-in-law of Don Sr. and Marsha. Sister-in-law of Beverly Iverson. Aunt and friend of many. Private arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Memorials to your favorite animal charity.

HORWICH, PAULINE
(nee LADENSON). Age 97. Matriarch of her extended family, lover of the arts. Wife of the late Joseph H. Mother of Enid (Jerry) Liess and Nancy (Steve) Fuhrman. Grandma of Michael (Beth) Liess, Jennifer (Mark) Lenhart, Roberta (David) Greenspon and David (Lainie) Cohen. Great-grandmother of Ryan, Jason, Dylan, Bailey, Brooke, Sarah, Jessica and Emily. Aunt of Jesse Perman and her many others. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Chicago Public Library Fdn., 20 N. Michigan.# 204, Chgo 60602; or American Macular Degeneration Fdn., PO Box 515, Northampton, MA 01061-0515.

HORWITZ, SHARON
(nee ROTH). Age 92. Wife for 63 years of the late Leo. Mother of Buni (Jordy) Berger and the late Gail Duchen. "Nana" of Tracy (Dan) Pasternak; Jeff (Becky) and Kevin (Jessica) Berger; Jeremy (Dale) Galfield, and Carly (Bryan) Rosenblum. Great-grandmother of Brandon, Megan, Avery, Emily, Bryce, A.J., Joshua, Jake, Matthew and Charlie. Preceded in death by 2 sisters and a brother, Sharon will be dearly missed by her family and friends. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Rainbow Hospice, 444 N. Northwest Hwy #145, Park Ridge 60068.

KADELL, ALICE PERELGUT
(nee PERELGUT). Feb. 28. Age 97. Wife of the late Samuel. Mother of Judy (the late Merv) Schakowsky. Grandmother of Ron and Gary (Pam) Schakowsky. Great-grandmother of Mark, Lauren and Melissa. Aunt of Gerald (Lee) and Les (Vicki) Masover; Jack (Jeanie) and Larry (Shelly) Bress; and the late Charlotte (Alan) Roby. Great-aunt of many. Daughter of the late Rose and Jacob Perelgut. Sister of the late Lillian Masover and Sarah Bress. Family matriarch, teacher, sportsperson, musician & humanitarian. Arrangements by Westlawn Jewish Funerals. Interment Westlawn.

KAHN, ARLENE S.
(nee POSNER). Age 77. Wife for over 55 years of Dr. Maurice. Mother of Steve (Kate), Sandy (Howard) Sturt, and Michael (Cheryl). Grandma of Dara, Jeff, Adam, Mim, Bradley, Aaron, Rachel and Jamie. Sister of Eunice (Bob) Schwartz. Daughter of the late Adele and Sam Posner. Friend to all who knew her and will be missed deeply. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter, 2050 Claire Ct., Glenview 60025.

KANTOR, LEO
Feb. 27. Age 88. Husband for 61 years of Beverly (nee Schaffner). Father of Eunice Goldberg, Charlene (Robert) Schuman, and Sheryl (Jeffery) Blackman. “Zaidy” of Stacey (Damian) Zellers, Marni (Doran) Jampolsky; Marly and Keith Schuman; Chad, Brittany and Amanda Blackman. “Great-zaidy” of Grace Zellers and Jake Jampolsky. Brother of Lillian (Dr. Harry) Stone, Belle (the late Leonard) Brook, and 6 other late siblings and their spouses. Son of the late Eli and Bessie. Son-in-law of the late Jacob and Rose Schaffner. Friend and uncle of many. Brother-in-law of Milton (the late Beatrice) and the late Morris (late Estelle) Schaffner, and the late Evelyn (late Phillip) Brook. Longtime owner of Kantor Jewelers. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Skokie Valley Agudath Jacob Synagogue, 8825 East Prairie Rd., Skokie 60076; or Lymphoma Research Fdn. c/o 2814 Crimson Ct., Northbrook 60062.

KAPLAN, HERBERT Z.
Age 92. Husband for 58 years of Lorelei (nee Nierman). Father of Jane (Harry Goldin) and Bruce (Carol). Grandfather of Joshua, Lindsey (Zeb), Jacob and Elise. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Memorial Park. Memorials to charity of choice.

KAPLAN, SHIRLEY C.
(nee LEVY). Feb. 23. Age 90. Wife of the late Bernard. Mother of Susan, Robert (Sue) and Rochel. Grandmother of Toby (David), Aaron (Sarete) Benjy and Avy. Great-grandmother of Yocheved, Betzalel, Noa, Rachel and Kivi. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Memorials to Sjögren’s Syndrome Fdn., 6707 Democracey Blvd. #325, Bethesda, MD 20817.

KARLEN, HARVEY M., Ph.D.
Feb. 9. Age 89. Husband of June (Atlas) for 32 years and the late Mollie (nee Bossen). Father of David (Gail) and Douglas. Stepfather of Susan Atlas Kelley (Stephen) an Caron Atlas. Grandfather of Aaron and Naomi Karlen and Alex, Rachel and Zoe Kelley. Brother of Sonya Karlen Brim (Norman). Ph.D. from University of Chicago in 1950, professor of political science for 41 years in New York and at Chicago City College. Pioneer in teaching college courses on open circuit television. Author of 10 books and over 100 articles, he was an historian and internationally acclaimed philatelist, inducted into philatelic writers “Hall of Fame” in 2004. Memorials to the Jewish United Fund of Chicago or Oak Park Temple B'Nai Abraham Zion.

KATZ, IRVING
Mar. 3. Age 70. Husband for 70 years of Eleanor (nee Kaplan). Father of Faye (Victor) Morgenstern, Anne “Nicki” (Paul Rosenstrock) Katz-Rosenstrock, and the late Marsha (late Stuart) Weisberg. Grandfather of 11. Great-grandfather of Ariana, Alexander, Mia, Elie, Estelle and Solomon. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Cong. Solel, 1301 Clavey, Highland Park 60035; or Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter, 2050 Claire Ct., Glenview 60025.

KITE, ABE
Husband of the late Nettie (nee Tessler). Father of Sherwin (Carol Slavin) and Howard (Barbara). Grandpa Kite of Michael, Noel and Jonathan. Brother of 7. Uncle of many. Brother-in-law of Raymond (the late Elayne) Moskowitz. Abe served proudly in WWII and in the Korean conflict. He was awarded a Bronze Star for his valor. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Crohn’s & Colitis Fdn., 2200 E. Devon #351, Des Plaines 60018; or American Cancer Society, 820 Davis #400, Evanston 60201; or Multiple Sclerosis Society, 910 W. Van Buren, 4th Fl., Chgo 60607.

KOPALD, GORDON “BUDDY”
Age 81. Husband of Ruth (nee Belman). Father of Wendy (Charles Silverstein), Larry (Andrea); and Candice Chacon. Grandfather of Benjamin, Kira, Peter (Anika) Silverstein, Noa Kopald, Jeremy, Ashley, Danny and Johnny Chacon. Brother of the late Selaine Lowenthal. Uncle of Marla Lowenthal (Bill Workman) and Randye Lordon. Son of the late Harry and Zelda. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Shalom. Memorials to The ARK, 6450 N. California, Chgo 60645.

KRASNY, FAYE
(nee KAMENETZKY). Feb. 25. Age 86. Wife of the late Leo. Mother of Barbara (Morris) Oldham and Philip (Bonnie). Daughter-in-law of the late Benet Levine. Grandmother of Marcie (Brian) Netzky; Adam (Jennifer) Levine; Alex (Stephanie) and Britt (fiancé Jonathan Levine); Elysa (fiancé Greg Pike) and Michael (Jayme) Oldham. Greaat-grandmother of Brenna, Naomi, Betsy, Abby, Joseph, Korey, Lindsey and Emma. Sister of Joseph (Bea) and Jack (Shirley) Kamin, and the late Dorothy (late Victor) Nordwind. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to The Cradle, 2049 Ridge, Evanston 60201.

KROMREY, EDITH G.
(nee GASTHALTER). Wife of the late John A. Daughter of the late Max and Rebecca Gasthalter. Sister of the late Percy Gasthalter and Therese G. Adler. Aunt of Miles and Susan Adler. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Temple Sholom, 3480 N. Lake Shore Dr., Chgo 60657.

LAMBERT, MICHAEL B.
Feb. 7. Age 42, in Los Angeles. Son of Alvin (Judy) and the late Estelle. Brother of Ellyn (Peter Greenbaum) and Jill Lambert, Bobby and Johnny (Melissa) Kay. Uncle to many. Michael had a lighting company serving the film/TV industry and was an avid golfer. He was much loved and will be greatly missed. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Heart Assn. or charity of choice.

LANDAU, NATALIE
(nee GINSBURG). Age 82. Wife of the late Lester. Mother of Laurie (Dennis) Connelly and Allen (Rita). Grandmother of Charles (Laura), Thomas (Kim), James (Heather) and Scott Connelly; Jessica Tarica; Kyle and Victoria. Great-grandmother of Amanda, Amber, Dylan, Jordan, Brian, Steffanie, Wade and Ethan. Sister of the late Nathan (Gertrude) Ginsburg. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Rainbow Hospice, 444 N. Northwest Hwy #145, Park Ridge 60068-1427, 847.685.9900.

LANTNER, HENRY JOHN
Age 89. Father of Renee (Daniel) Grodinsky and Steven (Bethe). Grandfather of Emily and Leah Grodinsky. Former husband of Ingrid (nee Adamsons). Uncle, cousin and friend of many. Born in Poland, came to US in 1940, received his medical degree from the Sorbonne (Paris) , completed internal medicine and psychiatric residencies in NY and Columbus, Ohio. As a resident of Cleveland for 47 years, he directed 3 mental health centers, maintained private practice until retirement in 1990, moved to Chicago area in 2005. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to US Holocaust Memorial Museum, 243 Linden Park Pl., Highland Park 60035.

LAVENDA, DR. NATHAN
Feb. 16. Age 89. Husband of Harriet (nee Zukowsky). Father of Bernie (Fanny), Ronald (Linda), Iris (Steven) Shapiro, Stuart (Karen), Steven, Elaine (Martin) Saklad and David (Nitsie). Grandfather of 19. Great-grandfather of 3. Brother of Sydll. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to charity of choice.

LEBOE, MILDRED
(nee WASHER). Age 99. Mother of Sandra (Stanley) Sklar and Dr. Harvey (Marlene). Grandmother of Steven (Marla) and Cantor Daniel (Cantor Shirah) Sklar; David (Sheri) and Elliot (fiancée Tracy Kraft). Great-grandmother of Samuel, Ava, Paxton, Emerson and Pearson. Last of 8 children to the late Dora and Harry Washer. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Memorials to Cong. Bnai Jehoshua Beth Elohim, 901 Milwaukee, Glenview 60025; or Alzheimer’s Assn., 4700 W. Golf #1015, Skokie 60076.

LEBOVITZ, ARNOLD
Jan. 31. Age 78. Son of the late Jonas and Julia. Brother of Marvin and Herbert (Claire). Uncle of Robert (Anna), Gerry and Allan (Beth). Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Rosemont Park.

LEVEY, LEONA “LEE”
Mother of Ross (Alisa), Lori (David) Adelman, and Bill (Andrea). Grandma of Hillary and Justin; Ariana, Hadley and Brody Adelman; Alayna Ruhm. Sister of Bernie (the late Rhonny) Kadison. Aunt, cousin and friend of many. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 651 W. Washington #400, Chgo 60661.

LEVIN, GEORGE
Husband of Rose (nee Marcus). Father of Karen Hoidas and Janet (Larry) Katz. Grandfather of Danielle (fiancé Robert Bank) Hoidas, Justin, Russel and Ethan Katz. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Cancer Wellness Center, 215 Revere Dr., Northbrook 60062.

LEVIN, LEWIS
Feb. 26. Age 97. Husband of the late Rose (nee Brown). Father of Betsy (Marty Krasnitz), Barbara (David) Milsk, and Alice (Lou) Perry. Grandfather of Rachael, Daniel and Susan Milsk, and Laura (Scot) Milsk Fowler. Brother of the late Ben, Rose, Saul, Lillian, Manuel, Bernard, Miriam and Robert. Served his country in the Army during WWII. Private arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Memorials to Cong. Kol Ami, 845 N. Michigan, Chgo 60611; or CJE SeniorLife, 3003 W. Touhy, Chgo 60645.

LEWIS, ANNE MAY
(nee FREEMAN). Age 58. Wife of the late Barry Alan, D.O., M.D. of Elmhurst. Mother of Jason (Jackie) and Jessica. Daughter of Rachel (the late Morris) Freeman. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Memorials to American Diabetes Assn., 30 N. Michigan, Chgo 60602.

MALL, EDITH T.
(nee TRUSHINSKY). Wife of the late Samuel A. Mother of Joan Mall (Samuel) Baral and Laura Susan (Elliott Eliasaf) Dudnik. Grandmother of Darren Spencer, Adam Paul, Nina Simone and Sara Arona. Sister of the late Frances (Albert) Baim. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to Seeding Labs, 11 Everett St., N8, Cambridge, MA 02138; or School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Office of Development & Alumni Affairs, 37 S. Wabash, Chgo 60603.

MANN, ROBIN ROSS
Feb. 20. Age 58. Wife of Robert. Sister of David A. (Ann) Ross. Niece of Nathan and Vera Peck. Cousin of Naomi (Reinaldo) and Danielle. Sister-in-law of Michael (Rita) and their children Kathy and Beth. Missed by her beagle Louie and cats Trixie and Norton. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Memorials to Cancer Wellness Ctr., 215 Revere, Northbrook 60062.

MAPPA, ANNE L.
(born Anna Lena Brown). Age 78. Daughter of the late Ida and Sam Brown. Wife of the late Sam “Jimmy.” Mother of Sharon (Dennis), Madeline (Vince), Jeff (Bonnie) and Robert. Stepmother of Yale (Judy) and Butch (Sue). Grandmother of 10. Great-grandmother of 13. Sister of Beverly (Alvin) Serota. Aunt, cousin and friend of many. Anne will always be remembered for her love and poetry, which touched hundreds of lives. Private arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Memorials to American Lung Assn., 150 N. Wacker #2360, Chgo 60606, 800-586-4872.

MESSER, MORTON
Age 87. Husband for 65 years of Ruth (nee Feinberg). Father of Robert (Karen), and Lynn Greenwald. Grandfather of Jason Greenwald, Jennifer (Jeff) Samuels, Carrie (Richard) Facchini and Bradley Gerber. Great-grandfather of Madison. Brother of Shirley Weinstein, Saul and Phillip. WWII Army vetern, awarded Bronze Star and Purple Heart, retired as Lt. Colonel. Founder and president of Monarch Box and Paper Co. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Stroke Recovery Ctr., Morton E. Messer Endowment, 2800 E. Alejo Rd., Palm Spring, CA 92262, 760.323.7676; or National Jewish Fund, Messer-Greenwald Family Grove, Project #713105NY, 42 E. 69th St., New York, NY 10021, 800.542.8733.

MILLER, RUTH N.
Age 96. Wife of the late Arthur. Mother of Sherwood (Florence), Merrill (Yaffa) and the late Kerry. Grandmother of Karen (David) Royko; Alyson (Robert) Feiger; Jordan (Amy), Gregg (Holly), Yoram (Illysa) Miller; and Talia (Chad) Aron. Great-grandmother of 9. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Autism Society of Illinois, 2200 S. Main #205, Lombard, IL 60148. For info, 847-255-3520.

MUNITZ, SUZANNE
(nee KIPNIS). Mother of Laura (Park Johnson) Munitz Johnson, Dr. David (Dr. Elaine) Munitz, Debra (Phillip) Bach, and Janet (John) Friedman. Grandmother of James, Cami, Mary Elizabeth, Becca, Catherine, Abby, Izzy, Aaron, Jeremy, Raquel, Daniel, John and Joseph. Sister of Miriam (Barry) Metz. Private arrangements by Goodman Family Funerals. Memorials to North American Riding for the Handicapped Assn. Inc. (www.narha.org) PO Box 33150, Denver, CO 80233.

MYERS, DR. LOUIS
Age 66. Husband of the late Gloria. Father of Stephanie (Kevin) Henderson and Robert (Monika). Grandfather of Sadie and Kathy. Brother of Florence Bissonnette. Uncle, cousin and friend of many. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom.

NOVINSON, IRIS
(nee GRUBER). Feb. 21. Age 95. Wife of the late Irving. Mother of Eunice Chervony Lehrer (Stanley Lehrer and the late Abe Chervony) and Alyce (Morton) Stotsky. Grandmother of Steven Chervony, Lynne Belsky, M.D., Michelle (Michael) Katzenstein and Mike (Kim) Stotsky. Great-grandmotheer of 7. Sister of Ruthe (the late Norman) Gordon, the late Francine (late Andrew) Allen, Claire (the late Isadore) Lerman. Aunt of 8. Cousin and friend of many. Thanks to loving caregiver Gloria Mallorca Sinclair. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Am Yisrael, 4 Happ Rd., Northfield 60093.

PAUL, ESTHER
(nee WAXLER). Age 93. Wife of Herbert B. Mother of Delores (Gerald) Rosenstein, Gloria (the late Harris) Delk, Pam (Charles) Fuoco and Shelly (Bert) Esparza. Grandmother of 11. Great-grandmother of 11. Great-great-grandmother of 5. Sister of Lillian Robin and Morris Waxler. Private arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Memorials to Alzheimers Disease Assn., 4709 W. Golf, Skokie 60076.

PELTZ, SEAMEN S.
Age 83. Husband of Devorah (nee Cohen). Father of Gary (Sandy), Scott (Deborah) and Stuart (Ellen Welch). Stepfather of Joel (Linda Haase) and Cheryl Cohen, and Shira Davis. Grandfather of Jenna Cohen; Brian, Caitlin, Samantha and Madeline; Zechariah (Bella), Yaakov,; and Shimon (Bluma) Davis; Malka (Yisroel) Frey; Rifka (Yisroel) Zeidner; and Yisca (Avrohom) Goldberg. Great-grandfather of 9. Brother of the lateRichard. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to JUF, 30 S. Wells, Chgo 60606; CJE SeniorLife, 3003 W. Touhy, Chgo 60645; or charity of choice.

PERLMAN, EVELYN
(nee OBERMAN). Age 93. Wife of the late Bernard. Mother of Bobbi (David) Brenner, Phyllis (Irwin) Javinsky, and Myron (Dr. Anne Krantz). Grandmother of Steven (Janis) and Caryn (Derrick Roth) Javinsky, Isaac and Michael Krantz-Perlman. Sister of Joseph (the late Francis) Oberman and the late Sam, Beatrice and Rose Oberman, and Ann Rosenthal. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Jewish Waldheim. Memorials to The ARK, 6450 N. California, Chgo 60645.

PERLYSKY, RABBI GABRIEL HERBERT
Husband of Ann (nee Rubin). Father of Marilyn Katzin, Rochelle (Karl) Miller, Rabbi Arthur and Irwin (Laya). Grandfather of 13. Brother of Menachem (Marlene), Judy Diller-Monheit, Janet Sebrow, Miriam Gryzwacz. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Memorials to Hebrew Theological College, 7135 Carpenter, Skokie 60077.

PIERCE, LOIS W.
(nee WISCH). Wife of the late Morton Arnold Pierce. Mother of Karen (Irving) Walanka and Marlene "Mickey" (Charles) Silverstein. "Nana" of Elizabeth Walanka, Jack and Michael Silverstein. Sister of Gail W. (Charles) Wenk and the late Harriet W. (Dr. Myron) Gordon. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Memorial Park. Memorials to Cong. Solel, 1301 Clavey Rd., Highland Park 60035, or to your favorite charity.

POLLACK, PHILLIP AARON
Feb. 17. Age 73. Husband of Roslyn (nee Kaplan). Father of Rabbi Audrey (Phil Subeck), Melissa (Martin “Rick” Valentin) Pollack-Valentin, and Rebecca (fiancé Scott Resnick). Grandfather of Seth, Gil and Rachel Subeck and Kristopher Valentin. Brother of Dorothy (the late Jerome) Berman, Harold (Beverlee), and Eleanor (Bernard) Lutzk. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Beth Emet The Free Synagogue.

RICH, LEONARD H. 
Feb. 7. Age 71. Husband of the late Jacqueline (nee Block). Father of Michael (Allison), Norman (Christine) and David (Melissa). Grandfather of Jacob and Matthew. Brother of George (Marilyn), Judy (Charles) Cook, and Kathy. Companion of Marsha Bialick. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Memorial Park.

RODIN, BRINA KRITZ
Wife of the late Herbert Magida and the late Eugene. Mother of Phyllis and the late Michael Magida; and Lee (Alan Feinerman). Grandmother of Andrew Goldberg, Joel Feinerman and Sandra Johnson. Sister of Clara Schaeffer; Robert and the late Alfred and late Paul Kritz; and the late Judith Perkins. Aunt and great-aunt of many. She was an accomplished actress and published poet. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Westlawn.

ROSE, DOROTHY H.
(nee THOMAS). Age 82. Wife of the late Marvin and friend of Burt Greenberg. Mother of David (Nancy Block), Andrea (Edward) Hockfield, and Jerred. Grandmother of Morgan and Blair; Andrew and Jeffrey Block; Marissa (Joshua) Steinfeld; Alyse Hockfield. Sister of the late Shirley Hersh. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Little City Fdn., 1760 W. Algonquin, Palatine 60067.

ROSEN, SHIRLEY L.
(nee GLASS). Age 92. Mother of Alan (Sharon), Debra (John) Olinde, and the late Edward. Grandmother of 6 and great-grandmother of many. Sister of Bernard Glass and the late Julius Glass. Aunt, cousin and friend of many. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Anshe Emet Synagogue, 3751 N. Broadway, Chgo 60613-4104.

ROSENBERG, LILLIAN
(nee GLUCKMAN). Wife of the late Joseph. Mother of Richard (Eileen) Rosenberg and the late Jerry (Renie) Ross. Grandmother of Michael (Karen) Ross, Kitty (Steve) Wiessenberg, Jeff (Sherri) Rosenberg, Pam (Paul) Fischer and Missy (Nolan) Frank. Great-grandmother of Jason, Blake, Garrett, Jessica, Kelly, Clay, Karalynn, Jeremy, Jamie and Allison. Sister of Rose, the late Irving, Sol, Kate and Mary. Private arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Memorials to charity of choice.

ROSENBLUM, BEATRICE
Feb. 5. Age 86. Daughter and only child of the late Hannah S. and Herman C. Rosenblum. Survived by many cousins and friends. Graduate of University of Illinois and proud member for many years of Chicago Sinai Congregation. Private arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals.

ROSENFELD, HERBERT D.
Husband of the late Sandy (Sudak). Brother of Gene (Ruth) and Richard. Uncle of Paula, Jacob (Sebra) and Michael (Melinda); Nancy (Howard) Clayman, Julie (Dan) Dillon, and Malke (Mike) Casey. Great-uncle of Sivan and Yael (Yuval Sokol) Alush; Maddie Huzenis; Rose and Tom Dillon. Great-great-uncle of Eliya Sokol and many others. He was at one time the youngest CPA in Illinois. Owner of Colonnade Construction Co.; principal of Rosenfeld Brothers and Evanger, principal of Powell, Korff, Rosenfeld Construction Co., and owner/operator of 3 indoor tennis courts in the North Suburbs. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Memorials to Alzheimer’s Assn., 4709 Golf #1015, Skokie 60076.

ROSMARIN, EDITH
(nee BRAVERMAN). Feb. 23. Age 90. Wife of the late Shurl. Mother of Irwin and Debra. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Westlawn Jewish Funerals. Interment Westlawn.

ROSS, HOWARD
Father of Bonnie and Vicki. Brother of the late Nathan (late Esther). Uncle of Elise (Derek), Marie (Dan) and Michael (Jeanne). Great-uncle of Vinnie, Bella and Miles. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to Cong. Kesser Maariv, 4341 W. Golf, Skokie 60076.

ROTKIN, RISHA NITA
Age 63. Daughter of Meyer “Mike” and Shirley. Sister of Eileen (Don) Blitz and Arnold Louis Rotkin. Aunt of David and Sean Blitz, and Seth Rotkin. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Anshe Emet Synagogue, 3751 N. Broadway, Chgo 60613.

SALINGER, HERBERT L.
Feb. 25. Age 92. Native of Hyde Park. Veteran of WWII. Lover of opera, life-long White Sox fan. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Memorials to Cong. Or Chadash, 5959 N. Sheridan, Chgo 60660.

SCHULMAN, BETTY
(nee PRITIKIN). Feb. 10. Age 89. Wife of the late Jack. Mother of Barbara (Philip) Greenberg, Charles (Karen), and Francine (Rabbi Donald) Rossoff. Grandmother of Nancy (Alan) Singer, Tracy (Tyler) Tincknell; Michael (Julie) and Jeffrey (Jodi); Marc, Jenna, Ilana and Nathaniel Rossoff. Great-grandmother of Jordyn, Benjamin, Madelyn, Max, Jack, Ella and Sam. Sister of Naomi (Sidney) Zimbalist. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter, 2050 Claire Ct., Glenview 60026.

SEESKIN, ETHEL
(nee SCHAPS). Wife of Philip. Mother of Morris (Eileen Fein) and Kenneth (Bronna Wasserman); and the late Gail (Sandy) Weiner. Grandmother of Aaron, Joel (fiancée Jackie Meadow), Alexander and Elizabeth; Jonathan (Sara) Hartman-Seeskin; Sam Weiner; Beth (Adam Winer) McGreevy. Great-grandmother of Eli, Zevi and Jacob Hartman-Seeskin. Sister of the late Milton and Frank “Babe” Schaps. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Memorial Park. Memorials to Oak Park Temple, 1235 N. Harlem, Oak Park 60302; or Chicago Jewish Day School, 5959 N. Sheridan, Chgo 60660.

SEGAL, RUTH E.
(nee WASSERMAN). Wife of Paul. Mother of Elaine (Lance Richbourg), Susan (Paul) Bernstein, and Myra (Tom Friedmann). Grandmother of Avi (Andrea), Rebecca (Michael Carter) and Sara Bernstein; Elisa and Julia Segal-Friedmann. Great-grandmother of Jacob Elijah Bernstein. Sister of Tom (Rhoda) Lewin and the late Anneliese (late Ernst) Ichenhauser. Aunt of many. Remembered by many good friends worldwide. Painter and avid gardener, who worked for peace in the world. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Sunset Memorial Lawns. Memorials to Temple Jeremiah, 937 Happ, Northfield 60093; or The ARK, 6450 N. California, Chgo 60645.

SHAPIRO, NORMAN M.
Age 81. WWII Army veteran and retired patent attorney. Father of Scott (Jennifer).Grandfather of Corey, Heather (Brandon) and Amanda. Brother of Kiki (Robert) Richman. Friend of Marilyn Goy. Uncle of Mark (Sara) and Beth Richman. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Memorials to Jewish War Veterans of Illinois, 2640 W. Touhy, Chgo 60660; or War Veterans’ charity of your choice.

SHAW, LORRAINE
Feb. 13. Age 74. Daughter of the late Jack and Belle. Sister of Marilyn (Harold) Mayer and Carol (Marvin) Pomerantz. Aunt of Michael (Karen) Mayer, Ellen (Alan) Gartenberg, Barry (Dena) Pomerantz and Laura (Robert) Levin. Great-aunt of Brittany and Melissa Gartenberg, Jeffrey, Rebecca and Melanie Mayer, Elisheva, Aryeh, Meira, Mordechai, Shoshana and Yakov Levin. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to charity of choice.

SHEFT, BERNICE
(nee BLUM). Wife of the late Irving. Mother of Judith Ann (John Ason) and Stanley Edward. Grandmother of Jessica Anne, and Jordan Alexander Sheft-Ason, and Izsak Martin. Sister of the late Morton Blum and Helen Klein. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Glen Oak. Memorials to Hadassah, 50 W. 58th, NYC, NY 10019; or American Diabetes Assn. #2015, 30 N. Michigan, Chgo 60602.

SHER, MARSHALL
Age 72. Husband of 50 years to Barbara (nee Applebaum). Father of Bruce (Anne Barnes), and Robin (Ron) Dreyfus. Zayde of Molly and Cate, Linsay Goldstein and Kailey Dreyfus. Son of the late Leonard and Sadelle. Brother of Jay (Sandy). Brother-in-law of Michael (Bonnie) Applebaum, Masha (Steven) Sanders. “Uncle Marshmallow” and cousin and friend to many. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Culture Bus Program c/o Council for Jewish Elderly, 3003 W. Touhy, Chgo 60645.

SHERMAN, DEREK
Age 23, suddenly. Son of Beverly and Richard. Brother of Bradford and Amanda. Nephew of Fran (Scott) Lowtwait and Lonni (Harry) Dyner. Survived by many loving cousins and friends. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Gateway House Found., 1706 N. Kedzie, Chgo 60647.

SILBERMAN, MARCIA L.
(nee KAPLAN). Feb. 5. Age 77. Wife of the late Dan. Mother of Pam (Jack Holtzman), Wendy and Robin (David Hubbard). Former mother-in-law to Chris Hanks. Grandmother of Danya, Rachel, Sasha, Shelby and Allie. Sister of Rhoda (Bob) Esserman and Sylvia (the late Julie Bank). Sister-in-law to Elaine (the late Richard). Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Memorials to ENH Hospice, 1603 Orrington, Evanston 60201; or American Cancer Society, 820 Davis, Evanston 60201.

SIMON, MAXINE F. “PEACHES”
Feb. 14. Age 93. Wife of the late Robert L. Mother of Maxine “Mickey” (David) Unger, Bette (Arthur) Anderson, and Marcia (the late Frank) Bernstein. Grandmother of Judith (Jeff) Golden, Rebecca (Zack) Fishman, Michael (Janet) Unger, Alan (Carol) Anderson, Janice (Arnie) Levitan, Sandra (Craig) Gruber, Brenda Bernstein and Abby (Michael) Gostein. Great-grandmother of 12. Friend of her loving caregiver Ireen Maguddayao. Private arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Memorials to Cong. Solel, 1301 Clavey, Highland Park 60035; or Midwest Palliatvie & Hospice CareCenter, 2050 Claire Ct., Glenview 60025.

SINGER, ALICE
(nee AUERBACK). Age 100. Wife of the late Joe. Mother of Paul (Rosetta), Leonard (Arlyne) and the late Herman (Roberta). "Grandma Joe" of Arnie (Helen), Scott, Howard, David (Sandy) and Alan (Linda) Singer; Lauree (Alan) Koltun, Sari (Paul) Banks, Tracey (Bob) Muccitelli, Vicky (Tim) Crockett and the late Kerry Singer. Great-grandmother of 23. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to American Diabetes Assn., 30 N. Michigan, Chgo 60602.

SMITH, RAYMOND S.
Age 62. Respected attorney for 35 years in the field of workman’s compensation. Husband of Bonnie (nee Ruben). Father of Jodi (Daniel) Sheba and Melissa. Grandfather of Alana Gabrielle and Jacob Michael Sheba. Brother of Bruce (Patty), Sandra (Arthur) Mix, and the late Gary Charles. Son of the late Milton. Son-in-law of Ann & the late Alvin Ruben. Friend and colleague of many. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Jewish Waldheim. Memorials to charity of choice.

SOLOMON, FAITHROWENA L.
(nee LESSER). Feb. 4, in Florida, after long illness. Homemaker and mother of Michele Jaye and Jessica D. (the late Bill Majewski). Grandmother of Heather-Rose M. and Jacob D. Daughter of the late Edna Lesser (nee Mirell). Former wife of Howard D. Great-niece of Constance (the late Bill) Mirell. She helped create the Skokie Creative Writing Guild and was involved with the Skokie Symphony. She was published in 2 books of poetry, had 5 additional books published in the 1970s. Champion bowler in the 60s and 70s. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Assn. for Cancer Research, 615 Chestnut, 17th Fl., Philadelphia, PA 19106-4404, 215.440.9300.

STEIN, ROBERT M.
Feb. 15. Age 87. Husband of Marjorie. Father of Linda (Mark) Loewenstein, Larry (Lynda) and Michael (Rachel). Grandfather of Johanna, Avi, Talia, Aliza, Merav, Avital and Akiva. Brother of Ted (Jeanne) and Dick. Thanks to caregiver Roger Magbanva. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Jewish Waldheim. Memorials to Council for Jewish Elderly, 3003 W. Touhy, Chgo 60645.

STERN, EDMOND
Age 90. Husband for 58 years of Eve (nee Chapman). Father of Shelley (Ed Hager) and Jeffrey (Susan). Grandpa of Lauren, Brian and Adam. Brother of Ethel (late Gershon) Feigon. Uncle and great-uncle of many. Brother-in-law of Seymour Berkowitz. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter, 2050 Claire Ct., Glenview 60025; or Cong. Beth Shalom, 3433 Walters, Northbrook 60062.

STERN, MARGARET
Feb. 4. Age 50. Founder and administrator of Buckingham Pavilion Nursing Center. Wife of the late Morris. Mother of Charlotte (Dr. Arthur) Kohn, Sheldon (Rena), Rita (Rabbi Avigdor) Slatus, and Leah (Dr. Phillip) Kazlow. Grandmother and great-grandmother to many. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Israel. Memorials to the Chicago Chesed Fund, 6100 N. Drake, Chgo 60659.

STRULL, GEORGE
Feb. 23. Age 87. Husband of Beatrice (nee Peiser) for 65 years. Father of Sherwin (Lois), Paul (Virginia) and Daniel (Cynthia). Grandfather of Eli (Suzy), Sarah, David, Nathaniel and Rachel. Great-grandfather of Maya. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Sunset Memorial Lawns.

TERMAN, HERBERT
Age 85, born and raised in Chicago, long-time Miami resident. Herb was a self-made man, who will be dearly missed by his family and friends. Husband of Sandra (nee Rosenthal), and the late Marcia (nee Sloan). Father of Ross (Lois), Sheryl (Curt) DeGreff, and Margo (Lewis Woodson). Stepfather of Idele (Paul) Crimmins, Bruce (Jill) Weinberg and Lori (Chris) McInerney. Grandpa of Rachel and Jessica; Dana and Matt DeGreff; Matthew and Josh Weinberg; Sean and Ryan McInerney; and Tricia Crimmins. Brother of Barbara Michaels, Sheldon (late Rochelle) Terman and the late Sylvia Gethner. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Vitas Fdn., 16800 N.W. 2nd Ave. #400, N. Miami Beach, FL 33169, www.vitascharityfund.org.

WEISS, ARLENE
(nee HOLZMAN). Wife of Aaron for 54 years. Mother of Edward (Naomi), Irwin (Mindy) and Steven (Cheryl). Grandmother and great-grandmother of Tsippy (Gedalya), Deena, Yitzchock, Naftali, Stephanie, Zachary, Mari, Cody, Chloe and Aryeh. Sister and aunt to many. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorial to Spina Bifida of Illinois, 8765 W. Higgins #403, Chgo 60631.

WEITZMAN, MORRIS “ARGY”
Feb. 21. Age 94. Husband of Sophie (nee Hara). Father of Sylvia (Stuart) Arnold, Rosalind (the late William P.) Gurtz, Melvin (Gail) and Stewart (Carol). Grandfather of Robert Arnold; Debbie (Michael) Hernandez; Tammy Dziedzic; Mark and Adam (Gabrielle) Gurtz; Randi (Norman) Rainey; Brittany, Shannon, Brandon and Allyson. Great-grandfather of 11. Brother of the late Sam (late Bea). Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Menorah Gardens. Memorials to Child’s Voice School, 180 Hanson Ct., Woodale, IL 60191.

WOLF, HILDA
Wife of the late Otto. Mother of Brenda Wolf (Fred Siegman) and Sandy (Bruce) Wall. Oma of Arthur and Jessie Wall. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Jewish Oakridge. Memorials to Selfhelp Home, 908 W. Argyle, Chgo 60640; or US Holocaust Museum, PO Box 1852, Highland Park 60035.

ZEILER, LILLIAN
(nee ROSEN). Feb. 27. Age 92. Wife of the late Sam. Aunt and great-aunt. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Westlawn.

ZELEN, SAMUEL L.
Age 72. Retired vice president with Merrill Lynch. Husband for 44 years of Sandra (nee Factor). Father of Wynne (David) Baruch, Larry (Stefanie) and Alison (Noel) Pearlman. Grandpa Sam of Rudi, Abby, Jack, Aliza, Jessica and Seth. Brother of Bernice Zelen Schimmel and the late Anita Zelen Shipley. Son of the late Julius and Betty. Brother-in-law of Hy (Ceil) and Sheldon (Kayla) Factor. Uncle and great-uncle of many. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Shalom. Proud Nebraska Cornhusker, member of Sigma Alpha Mu and a Northbrook Rotarian. Memorials to Cong. Beth Shalom, 3433 Walters, Northbrook 60062; or Northbrook Rotary Fdn., PO Box 283, Northbrook 60065.

ZIEGLER, MARIANNE E.
(nee LIEBMAN). Wife of Jerome A. Mother of Jeffrey (Lorraine), and JoAnn (Frank) Passalaqua. Grandmother of Adam (Marilyn), Lawrence, and Emily Millard. Great-grandmother of Deanne and Benjamin Millard. Sister of the late Rosalie Landay. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Entombment Memorial Park. Memorials to UNICEF, 333 E. 38th, NYC, NY 10016.

Posted: 4/8/2008 9:39:14 AM
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