September 2008

CORRECTION
In the obituary for Robert W. Rice that appeared in the August issue of JUF News, the surname of his brother-in-law, Dr. Arthur Elstein, was incorrectly listed at the end as Epstein. He and his wife should have been listed as Dr. Arthur (Dr. Rochelle) Elstein. We regret the error.

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ADLER, BERNICE
(nee MUSICANT). Wife of the late Sam. Mother of Frances (Arnold) Handwerker, Jerold, Sherry (Corwyn) Berger, and Howard. Grandmother of Nancy and Bradley Handwerker; Ellen and Joshua; Tracy Swafford; Carry and Abby Berger. Great-grandmother of Samantha and Madelyn Swafford. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Diabetes Assn., 30 N. Michigan #2015, Chgo 60602.

AGRON, ROBERT C.
Age 94, of Nippersink, WI, formerly of Chicago. Prominent tax accountant. Husband of the late Ruth (nee Rubin). Father of Joyce (Marvin) Benjoya and Marie (late Robert) Raz. Papa of Marc (Jean), Ross (Merle) and Garry (Lois) Bonjoya; Todd (Nancy), Tracy and Steven (Heidi) Davis. Great-grandfather of 11. Brother of Shirley (late Solomon) Rosenberg and the late Ruth (late Milton) Goothardt. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Shalom. Memorials to charity of choice.

ALTER, JANET
(nee GOOZE). Wife of Kenneth for 55 years. Mother of Bruce (Carolyn), Judy (Lonnie) Nordby, Caryn (David) Kelley and Matthew (Olga). Nana of Amelia and Lauren Kelley. Sister of Edwin (Rhoda) and Daniel (Nancy) Gooze. Master chef and caterer who assisted notable chefs, including Julia Child. Arangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to charity of choice.

ALTMAN, GEORGE
July 11. Age 92. Husband for 62 years of Bernice (nee Sholder). Father of Mike (Joni) Altman and Donna (Rick) McMahon. Poppie of Mindi (David) Zissman and Josh. Great-Poppie of Naomi, Avi and Yitzi Zissman. Brother of the late Jack (Bea) and Max. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to charity of choice.

ANDERSEN, ADAM
Age 29. Son of Margot and Steve. Brother of Lindsey. Grandson of Gladys and Harvey Krasner. Husband of Julia (nee Stoeker). Private arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Memorials to Thresholds, 4101 N. Ravenswood, Chgo 60613.

BLEIER, LILLIAN
(nee LEVINSON). Age 92. Wife of the late Dr. Robert. Mother of Judy (Dr. John) Marx and Dr. Edward (Nancy). Grandmother of Jennifer (Jeffrey) Hollander, Barry (Karen) Marx, Erica and Danielle. Great-grandmother of Rachel and Ari Hollander and Lily Marx. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Shalom. Memorials to charity of choice.

BLOOM, HAROLD J.
Age 95. Husband of the late Elsie (nee Cohen). Father of Judith (Dennis) Fradin and Richard (Georgiana). Grandfather of Anthony (April) and Michael (Rebecca) Fradin, Diana (Michael) Richard, Lauren and David. Great-grandfather of Aaron, Anna, Shalom, Benjamin and Dahlia. Brother of Marcy (the late Harry) Sher and the late Yetta, Eileen and Henry. Brother-in-law of Sol Levita and Carol. Uncle of many. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Jewish Oakridge. Memorials to Jewish United Fund, 30 S. Wells, Chgo 60606.

BLUE, AL
Age 84. Husband of Tina (Keerberg). Father of Steve (Leslie), Barry (Pam) and Randi (Brad) Bergey. Papa of Brendon, Jason and Joshua; Jeffrey Bergey; Erin and Jason Scheffler. Brother-in-law of Rita McDaniel. Son of the late Benjamin and Eva (Schuzer). Brother of the late Sylvia. Well respected in the corrugated industry, 67-year career in leadership positions. Past longtime member of Twin Orchard Country Club. Member of American Spaniel Club and Carolina Cocker Spaniel Club. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom.

BORENSTEIN, LORELEI
(nee BELSON). Aug. 7. Age 80. Wife of the late Ben. Mother of Jeffrey (Hollye), Todd (Tamy) and Robert Jacobs. Grandmother of Benjamin, Casey, Toby, Hilary, Ethan, Max, Finlee and the late Stefanie. Sister of Morton (June) Deutsch, Lynn (the late Wayne) Raffman, and the late Richard (Julie) Belson. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Northwestern Memorial Home Hospice, 676 St. Claire #720, Chgo 60611.

BRANDZEL, JACOB R. “JAY”
Age 69. Husband of Janice (nee Jackson) for 46 years. Father of Barbara (David) Cohen and Robert. Poppa of Leslie and Adam Cohen. Brother of Harvey (Donna). Former national tax partner, Laventhol & Horwath. Former partner, Altschuler, Melvoin & Glasser. Former COO, American Express Tax & Business Services and COO, Chicago RSM McGladrey. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Shalom. Memorials to LUNGevity, 435 N. LaSalle #310, Chgo 60654.

COTINI, DANIEL “DANNY”
Age 20, of Buffalo Grove. Forever in our hearts, he touched everyone who knew him. Son of Richard and Lisa (nee Trackman). Brother of Michael (fiancée Valentina Gomez). Grandson of Harvey (Suzanne) and the late Francyne Trackman and the late Robert. Nephew of Phil and Susan. Great-nephew of Marshall Trackman. Great-grandson of the late Jean and Jeanne Trackman and the late Sam and Doris Levin. Danny will be missed by his “best friends” D.J. and Jackie. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Randhill. Memorials to Make-A-Wish Foundation, 640 N. LaSalle #280, Chgo 60654.

DAVIDSON, BARBARA G.
Wife of 46 years to Lewis. Mother of Andrea (Gabriel) Kain, Gary (Kathy) Cohn and Lili (Joseph) Schwartz. “Nana” of Ashley, Danielle, Zachary, Ilyssa, Bradley, Hallie, Lauren, Emily, Carolyn and Adam. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Memorial Park. Memorials to charity of choice.

DAVIS, ESTHER
(nee PRESKILL). Age 101. Wife of the late Abram D. Mother of Joan Levin and the late Ruth Diane. Grandmother of Daniel (Cari) and John (Anne) Levin. Great-grandmother of Samuel, Jeremy, Abigail and Rachel. Sister-in-law of Peggy Preskill. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Private arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Memorials to charity of choice.

DEITCH, BERNICE
Age 89. Wife of the late Sol. Mother of Marshall, and Sherry (Stephen) Weiss. “Grandma Niece” of Stacey (Colin) Chambers, Erin (Joshua) Copland and Aimee (Howard) Gottlieb, and great-grandmother. Sister of the late Frieda Shapiro and late Bea Harris. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Gidwitz Place, 1551 Lake Cook, Deerfield 60015.

DICKSTEIN, MARSHALL
Age 82. Husband for 58 years of Isabel (nee Pierce). Father of Ronald (Barbara), Larry (Jody), Diedre Lubeznik and Barb (Louis) Hondras. Grandfather of 10. Brother to Ann (the late Gerald) Toppel, the late late Eva and George Poser and Lillian and George Yanow. Uncle and great-uncle to many. Cared for tenderly by Emma. Served as a CLU in the insurance business for over 50 years. Proud WWII veteran. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Memorial Park. Memorials to Cong. B’nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim, 901 N. Milwaukee, Glenview 60025; or Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter, 2050 Clair Ct., Glenview 60026.

DUNNE, SIDNEY
Age 77. Husband of Sandi (nee Shureff) for 51 years. Father of Myra (Keith) Patterson and Michelle (Eddie) Hoevermann. “Papa” of Joshua and Jennifer. Friend of many. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Diabetes Assn., 30 N. Michigan #2015, Chgo 60602; or American Heart Assn., 3816 Paysphere, Chgo 60674.

EISEMAN, GERRY
(nee COGAN). July 18. Age 77. Wife of Howard. Mother of Cathy (Marc) Horwitz and Edie (Dr. Howard) Axe. Grandmother of Rebecca, Jamie, Brandon and Sydney. Sister of Howard (Alice) Cogan. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Gastro Intestinal Research Foundation, 70 E. Lake #1015, Chgo 60601-5907.

EISENSTEIN, BYRON A.
Age 75. Husband of Joann (nee Salavitch) for over 53 years. Father of Major Jeffrey “USAF Retired” (Karen); and Pam (James) buchholz. Poppy of Elizabeth “Izzy” and Natalie. Brother of Rochelle (George) Baum. Uncle of Michelle and Kym. An attorney for over 50 years, bringing joy with his stories and smile to all who knew him. Arangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Youth Services of Glenview/Northbrook, 3100 W. Lake, Glenview 60026.

ELLIOTT, FERNE L.
(nee ROSEN). Age 65. Teacher for 18 years in Northbrook District 27. Wife for 39+ years of Fredric “Rick.” Mother of Sterling (Sara) and Foster (Dana). Bubby of Skylor, Adrian and Jordan. Sister of Maish (Bette) Rosen, Ina (Joel) DeLage and the late Sherry (Ronald) Harris. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Evanston Northwestern Healthcare to Support Ovarian Cancer Research; please forward to Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Foundation, 1033 University Pl. #450, Evanston 60201.

EMERSON, NATHAN
Age 97. Husband for 70 years of Gertrude (nee Spivak). Father of Arnold (Sandy), Lois (Donald) Paul and Francine. Grandfather of Mark Berry; Jeffrey (Tawny) and Steven (Victoria) Golub; Gail (Sean) O’Connor; Karen (Scott) Josephson; Mark and Todd (Tina). Great-grandfather of 12. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Beth Emet The Free Synagogue, 1224 Dempster, Evanston 60202.

FELDMAN, ETHEL
Age 80. Wife of the late Walter. Mother of Marla (Vern) Maddox, Robin (Bill) Krick and the late Ricky. Grandmother of 8. Great-grandmother of 4. Sister of Gladys Geller. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Diabetes Assn., 30 N. Michigan #2015, Chgo 60602.

FREUDENTHAL, JEAN
Daughter of the late Arthur and Fay. Sister of Steven (Linda) and the late Caroline. Aunt of Brian and Jaime, Christopher and David. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Waldheim.

FRIEDLAND, SIDNEY
Age 87. Husband of Selma (nee Rubenstein). Father of Rabbi Michael (Elisabeth Fagen) and Steven (Lisa). Papa of Emily, Max, Avital, Moshe, Zoe, Ilan and Hillel. Papa of Emily, Max, Avital, Moshe, Zoe, Ilan and Hillel. Brother of the late Evelyn (late Sidney) Goldstein, the late Bernard, and the late Arthur Rubenstein. Uncle of Maureen (Jeff) Rich and Barbara Miller. Lifelong member of Temple Sholom board of directorss. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to Temple Sholom, 3480 N. Lake Shore, Chgo 60657; or Sinai Synagogue, 1102 E. LaSalle, South Bend, IN 46617.

FRIEDMAN, HERBERT
July 17. Age 83. Husband of the late Ginette (nee Cori). Brother of Phyllis (Philip) Lapin, the late Melvin (late Frances), and the late Doris (late Arnold) Forshter. Uncle of many. Decorated Purple Heart veteran of U.S.Army in WWII. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Jewish Waldheim. Memorials to North Suburban Synagogue Beth El, 1175 Sheridan, Highland Park 60035.

GELFUND, ELISABETH “LIN”
Age 56, life-long resident of West Rogers Park. Daughter ofr the late Miriam and Norman. Sister of David (Arla). Aunt of Daniel and Haley. Best friend since childhood of Pamela (Karl) Stehmer. Cong. Ezras Israel was her extended family. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Cong. Ezras Israel, 7001 N. California, Chgo 60645; or charity of choice.

GELTZEILER, SHIRLEY SILVER
Age 87. Wife of the late Edwin L. Mother of Nancy (George) Goldstein. Grandmother of Ari Goldstein. Sister of Leah (Milton) Raff and Charles (Adela) Silver. Aunt of many. An optimistic, gentle soul who appreciated life and the beauty of the world. Arrangements and services in New Jersey by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Memorials to charity of choice.

GERTLER, MAX S.
Age 87. Husband of Eleanor for 60 years. Father of Elaine Marcus and Martin (Debbie). Zaidie of Allison and Adam Marcus, Emily and Jordan. Great-grandfather of Ramsey. Brother of Jean Kernes. Uncle and friend of many in Chicago and Toronto. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Heart Assn., 3816 Paysphere, Chgo 60674.

GILBERT, CHARLOTTE M.
(nee GOLDBERG). July 25. Age 90. Wife of the late Sidney. Mother of Ellen Thillens, Mitchell, Marlene (Stuart) Paddock and Robert (Debbie). Grandmother of Tammi (Jack), Danny (Yvette), Jennifer, Jeff and Rebecca. Great-grandmother of Matt, David, Hannah, Sam, Justin, Joshua and Jenna. Sister of Maxine (the late Jules) Levin, and the late Stanley (late Ruth) Goldberg. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Memorial Park. Memorials to Temple Judea-Mizpah, 8610 Niles Center Rd., Skokie 60077.

GISH, ELAYNE ANN
(nee HOLLANDER). Mother of Diane. Sister of Ruth (Herbert) Shieber, the late Charlotte (Bernard) Levin and Frances (Marvin) Yavitz. Aunt of Michael Yavitz, Joan (Richard) Smith, Barbara Perle and Robert (Iris) Levin. Great-aunt of many. Arrangements by Westlawn Jewish Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Anshe Emet Synagogue, 3751 N. Broadway, Chgo 60613, www.ansheemet.org.

GITLIS, GERALD “SONNY”
July 7. Age 87. Husband of the late Hinda (nee Rosenthal). Father of Karyn (Philip Douglass), Mark (Jessica), Daniel and the late Scott. Grandfather of Zohar, Noah and Jaclyn. Brother of the late Bea (late Lou) Goldberg and Sheppard (the late Florence). He was a partner in his family business, Sheppard Press. Proud WWII U.S. Army veteran. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Jewish National Fund, 60 Revere #960, Northbrook 60062.

GLICK, MARY
(nee CIOK). Age 91. Wife of the late Ben. Mother of Leonard (Merle) and Bari. “Mama Mary” of Lisa (Jeff) Daybook, Jeffrey (Tammy) and Larry (Andi). “Great Mama Mary” of Sari (fiancé Todd Berman), Erika, Julian and Sofia. Friend of Dolores Mauloff. Aunt and great-aunt of many. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 820 Davis #400, Evanston 60201.

GOLDBERG, ELMER H.
July 2. Age 89. Husband of the late Shirley (nee Berger). Father of Marc (Gloria) and Richard (Lesley); and Beth (Rabbi Michael) Gottesman. Grandfather of Ryan (Meira), Alana (Terric), Cindy, Jeremy, Shari, Joshua and the late Yoni. Great-grandfather of Noam Yosef and Darren. Brother of Ethel (the late Sam) Bodenstein and Bernie (Teddie). Brother-in-law of Harold (Dorothy) Berger. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Memorials to AMIT, 3856 Oakton, Skokie 60076; and City of Hope, 20 N. Wacker #1530, Chgo 60606.

GOLDSTEIN, MEIR
Age 95. Husband of Pola (nee Feinberg) for over 60 years. Father of Dr. Ron Yaron. Grandpa of Isabella. Brother of Chaya Mirsky. Uncle of Ziva, Uri and Yochanan. Cousin of many. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to charity of choice.

GOLDWATER, JEROME “JERRY”
Age 72. Husband for 50 years of Naomi (nee Shifrin). Father of Robin Kaplan and Larry (Donna). Papa of Cathy and Michael Kaplan and Jake and Nicole. Brother of the late Daveda (Sy) Schuster. Uncle of Ellen (John) Elson and Scott Pollack. Proud member of the GVS Club, a man of dignity, honor and principle who will be missed by all who knew and loved him. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 820 Davis #400, Evanston 60201.

GORDON, DR. HERBERT J.
Age 80. Husband of Betty. Father of Julie, Laura (Kevin) Murnane, Lisa (Stan) Miller, Howard (Gabi), Robert (Melissa) and Janet (Bob) Peterson. Stepfather of Sharyn Reed, Ron (Ginny) and Rob Lapporte, Jill (David) Kaz. Grandfather of Aaron, Henry, Charlotte, Sena Maria, Chris, Molly, Adam, Julia and Eric. Brother of David (Sue). Friend of many. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Mesothelioma Research Foundation of America, 5716 Corsa #203, Westlake Village, CA 91362.

GOROFF, GARY
Husband of Elizabeth (nee Miller). Father of David, Michael (Jenny), Dara and Moishe (Yael). Grandfather of Jacob, Elisheva, Naomi and Yehuda. Brother of Iza (Carole); Rena (Marv) Feinberg. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Northwest Suburban Chabad, 16296 W. Aptakisic, Lincolnshire 60069.

GOULD, MURIEL S.
(nee SARNAT). July 20. Age 86. Wife of the late Howard M. Mother of Herbert (Elizabeth), Arthur; and Joanne (Theodore) Merkle. Grandmother of Alyson Merkle. Sister of Julius Sarnat, the late Norma Basofin and late Bernard Sarnat. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Feinberg School of Medicine – Northwestern University, c/o Jeff Nearhoof, Office of Medical Development, Rubloff Bldg., 9th Floor, 750 N. Lake Shore Dr., Chgo 60611.

GREENBERG, ELEANOR
(nee LEVITANSKY). July 23. Age 66. Wife of Sherwin “Shimon.” Mother of Faigie (Moshe), Deri, Miriam (Louis) Kolom and Raquel (Noam) Schwab. Savta of 15. Daughter of Dorothy and the late Louis Levitansky. Sister of Fran Levitansky. Sister-in-law of Joyce Avers. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment in Beth Shemesh, Israel. Memorials to AMIT Women, 3856 W. Oakton B, Skokie 60076.

GREENSPAHN, IRWIN
Age 83. Husband for 61 years of Lorna (nee Steinberg). Father of Dr. Bruce (Gail); and Barbara (Joel) Winnik. Papa of Dr. Scott, Geoffrey, Rory (Dr. Emily) and Deena Greenspahn; Rachel and Arielle Winnik. Brother of Marilyn (the late Irwin) Harvey and the late Shirley (late Milt) Bergson. Brother-in-law of Joan and Marvin and Charlotte and the late Burt Steinberg. Uncle and friend to many. Proud veteran of WWII, Pacific. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to North Suburban Synagogue Beth El, 1175 Sheridan, Highland Park 60035; or JUF, 30 S. Wells, 3rd Floor, Chgo 60606.

GREENSPAN, SYLVIA
(nee HABERMAN). Age 87, Holocaust survivor. Wife of the late Philip. Mother of Jay (B.J.), Sharon (Steven Lewisn) and Jeffrey (Eleanor). Grandmother of Rachel, Sophie, Eva, Michael, Jered and Jason; Samantha Lewin. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Jewish Waldheim. Memorials to Illinois Holocaust Museum, 1603 Orrington #815, Evanston 60201; or Shir Hadash Reconstructionist Synagogue, 3340 Dundee #2N4, Northbrook 60062.

GREENWALD, JANET
(nee DAN). Age 90. Wife of the late Edgar. Mother of Richard (Suella), Joan (Ted) Saltzman, Robert (Janice), Judy (Jerry) Jacover and Ronald. Grandmother of Andrew (Marsha), Daniel, Rachel, Talia, Alexandra and Jacob; Abigail (Scott) Solomon; Scott, Robert and Erin Saltzman; Aric, Evan and Brian Jacover. Great-grandmother of Jack, Haley and Jessica. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to charity of choice.

HANDWERKER, GARY ROBERT
Age 70. Husband of Sheila (nee Vigott) for 49 years. Gary lived for his family. Father of Barry (Lynne), Sharyl (Mike) Noeh and Cindy Kroncke. Poppi of Morgan, Alex and Blake; Marni, Jill and Marc Noeh; Andrew, Shelby and Evan Kroncke. Brother-in-law of Arthur (Selma) Solomon and Beatrice (Gerald) Kramer. Son of the late Manny and Helen. Brother of the late Tom. Uncle, great-uncle and friend of many. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Parkinson Disease Assn., c/o Glenbrook Hospital, 2050 Springsteen #127, Glenview 60026; or IL Holocaust Museum, 1603 Orrington #815, Evanston 60201.

HILLER, MAX
Age 86. Husband of the late Stella (nee Benowitz). Father of Jeffrey (Marie), Ellene (Steven) Lammers and Denise (Darren) Wehrenberg. Papa of Danielle and Samantha Richmond, Matthew and Laura Lammers. Brother of Beatrice (the late Nicholas) Pagano and the late Irene (late Herbert) Solow. Uncle and friend of many. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home.

HOLTZMAN, LARRY A.
Husband of Susan (nee Dukart). Father of Shayna and Jordan. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Diabetes Assn., 30 N. Michigan #2015, Chgo 60602.

HORWITZ, MORRIS STEVEN
Age 54. Son of the late Ruth and Donald “Dovie.” Nephew of Roselyn (the late Arthur) Kerstein. Cousin of Maureen Lewis, Barry and David Kerstein, Herbert and David Gordon, Nathan and Paula Garland. He touched the lives of many, was generous and supportive to all, and will be missed by his many friends. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment First Hebrew Cong. Cemetery, South Haven, MI. Memorials to charity of choice.

INBINDER, LESTER
Age 85, of Northbrook and Tucson, AZ. Founder of Wilmette Jewelers in 1954 and pillar of Wilmette community. Husband of the late Irma (nee Ziff). Father of Gayle, Lisa (Richard) Golden, and the late Charlene (Steven) Fischman and Ronald Katz. Grandpa of Jason and Adam Fischman, Stephanie and Lindsay Kat, Shira, Rebecca and Jenna Golden. Brother of Alan (Francine) and the late Richard (Sheila). Brother-in-law of the late Philip (Lynne) Ziff. Friend and mentor to many, especially lifelong friends from the Austin neighborhood. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Michael Rolfe Pancreatic Cancer Foundation, 910 W. Van Buren, Chgo 60607; or Brain Tumor Resarch Fund, Evanston Hospital, 2650 Ridge, Evanston 60201.

IVICE, SY
Age 83. Husband of Eleanor (nee Ross) for 59 years. Father of Debbie (Joseph) Federman and Gary (Ellen). Grandfather of Anne (Eric) Kirsner, Melissa (Andrew) Nishioka, Michael Federman, and Daniel and Zoe. Great-grandfather of Jaden Kirsner. Brother of Jerry (Penny) Ivice and the late Isabelle Gedan. Uncle, cousin and friend of many. Sy was a proud Marine veteran of the Guadalcanal and Okinawa campaigns. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 820 Davis #400, Evanston 60201.

JACOBSON, SHIRLEY
(nee GERSTEIN). Wife of 62 years to Erwin. Mother of Cary (Deb). Grandmother of Eryn. Sister of Samuel Gerstein, and the late Marion (late Clarence) Barasch. Private arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals.

JUSTER, NATHAN B.
Age 93. Husband of the late Harriet. Father of Roberta Rubel, Barbara (Jerry) Shore and Richard (Victoria). Grandfather of 7. Great-grandfather of 9. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Private arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Memorials to charity of choice.

KAISH, ROSE
(nee LUBLINER). Age 94. Wife of the late Harry. Mother of the late Martin and Joyce. Mother-in-law of Bellene. Grandmother of Laurel (Samuel Siegel) and Phillip. Sister of the late Louis and Harriet Lubliner. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment B’nai B’rith – Rosemont Park. Memorials to charity of choice.

KAPLAN, MARILYN
(nee BRILLIANT). Wife of Harvey for 58 years. Mother of Laura (Larry) Saret, Sheri Friedman, Steven (Judy) and Michael (Judy). Grandma and bubbe of Marla and Jeffrey Saret, Jim and Lee Friedman, and Sarah, Jon and Rachel. Arangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom.

KAREL, NORMAN “POPI”
Age 86. Husband for almost 25 years of Bernice “Bunny” (nee Lending) and for more than 36 years of the late Ann (nee Gru). Father of Lori (Dan) Anderson, Pam (Junior) Garcia and the late Roslyn “Rozie.” Stepfather of Bill and Craig (Thea) Schoen, Joyce (Larry) Strom. Popi of Andrea, Mellisa and Cali the dog Garcia, Samantha and Monica Strom, Heather and Brittany Schoen. Brother of Leo (Evy) Karel. Uncle and friend of many. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 820 Davis #400, Evanston 60201.

KATZ, GERTRUDE
(nee SOPKIN). July 20. Wife of the late Sol. Mother of Steven A. (Mardel) and Robert N. (Susan). Grandmother of Jamie (Scott) Wolfe, Jill (Craig) Cotton, Stepanie (fiancé Erik Glover) Cohen, Jeffrey and Lisa. Great-grandmother of Madeline Cotton. Sister of Charles Sopkin. Sister-in-law of Irving, and the late Diane (Morris) Berkun. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Memorial Park.

KAURMAN, SHIRLEY
(nee WIEN). Age 83. Wife of William for 59 years. Mother of James (Kimberle). Grandmother of Rachel and Sarah. Sister of Larry (Sue) Wien. Aunt and friend. Arangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to B’nai B’rith.

KEMPLER, FRANCES
(nee CROWT). Wife of the late Charles. Mother of Donna (Howard) Bass, Howard (Lois) and Lawrence (Karen). Grandmother of Justin, Benjamin and Ari Bass; Nicole and Amanda; Renee (Jason) Fagman; and Douglas and the late Jessica. Great-grandmother of Dax and Ryker. Sister of Diana (the late Philip) Bernay. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Private arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals.

KNOBLOCH, ROSE
July 31. Age 90. Wife of the late Schulim. Mother of Chaim (Nurit) and Aaron (Chashi). Grandmother and great-grandmother of many. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Jerusalem, Israel. Memorials to Chicago Center for Torah and Chesed, 3135 W. Devon, Chgo 60645; or Chicago Chesed Fund, 6100 N. Drake, Chgo 60659.

KOFF, VIOLET “VICKI”
(nee GUTTENBERG). Wife of the late Robert A. Daughter of the late Anna and Phillip Guttenberg. Mother of Garry (Mary Kay) and Bruce (Mitchell Channon). Sister to Edward (Marlene) Guttenberg. Aunt and cousin to many. She will be deeply missed by friends and family. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Women’s American ORT, 3701 Commercial #13, Northbrook 60062.

KOMEN, MARVIN
Husband of Kathryn (nee Frick) for 65 years. Father of Stephany Komen (Bruce) Hasse, Edwin and Miriam (Howard) Lipsky. Grandfather of Nick (Madeline) and James; Noah (Shana), Laura and David Lipsky; Ave (George) Markoutsas. Great-grandfather of Chana and Chloe. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Chicago Botanic Garden, 100 Lake Cook, Glencoe 60022.

LEBOVITZ, EILEEN N.
(nee JOFFE). July 17. Age 79. Wife of Marvin. Mother of Susan Krakower, Joel and David Lebovitz; and David (Susan Ortmann) Auerbach. Grandmother of Ganit and Eleza Krakower and Samuel Auerbach. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to National Council of Jewish Women, 1107 Central, Wilmette 60091; Hadassah, 1724 First, Highland Park 60035; or American Cancer Society, 820 Davis #400, Evanston 60201.

LERCHER, SUSAN MORSE
(nee RIEUR). Age 49. Wife of Kurt. Mother of Danielle and Geoffrey. Daughter of Jack (Betty) and the late Doris Rieur. Sister of David Rieur. Former spouse of Dr. Brian Morse. Sister-in-law of Darlene (Russ) Smith, Karl (Cheryl) Lercher, Andrew (Suenje Matthiesen) Moskowitz and Karen (Ronnie) Bonitatis. Aunt, cousin and friend to many. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Rosehill. Memorials to Anshe Emet Synagogue, 3751 N. Broadway, Chgo 60613; or Y-Me, 212 W. Van Buren, Chgo 60607.

LINDENBERG, RAY
(nee KATZ). Age 81. Wife of Harry for 58 years. Mother of Jeffrey (Patricia) and Sheryl. Bubee of David, Rebecca (Joe) Abrams and Zachary. Sister of Bertha Katz and the late Beatrice “Peppy” Davis and late Gloria Katz. Sports fan, aunt and friend to many. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Northshore Senior Center or charity of choice.

MANN, BEVERLY J.
(nee ROSENFELD). Aug. 3. Wife of Bernard, and the late Edsward Jacobs. Mother of Howard (Nikki) and Ivy Jacobs. Stepmother of Ellyn (Jeffrey) Wolfson, Steven (Keri) and Michael Mann. Grandmother of George and Katherine Jacobs; Stephanie and Stacy Wolfson; Pamella, Dionne, Jeremy and Wesley. Great-grandmother of Sasha. Sister of Lillian (the late Manny) Weiss. Arrangements by Westlawn Jewish Funerals. Interment Westlawn.

MASLOWSKY, FRANCES K.
Age 90. Wife of the late Joseph B. Mother of Susan (Richard) DeKoven, the late Arlene (Sheldon) Litowsky, Tina (Gary) Fox. Grandmother of Tom (Samantha), Rachel (Dan), Larry (Leelach), Lauren, Alison, Brian, Michelle. Granny of Jessica, Eli, Eddie, Sammy, Sophie and Gabi. Sister of Bebe (Marshall) Berman, the late Simon (late Gerry) Kops. Sister-in-law to Rose (the late Bernard); the late Ruth (late Joseph) Miller. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to Cong. BJBE, 901 N. Milwaukee, Glenview 60025.

NEMEROFF, HASKELL “HUCK”
Age 98. Husband of the late Minnie (nee Klugman). Father of Judy (Neil) Adelman. Grandfather of Debbie (David) Miller and Wendy (Edward) Nekritz. Great-grandfather of Ilana, Leah, Jessica and Matthew. Brother of the late Clayton, Isadore and Maurice Nemeroff and Mae Matzkin. Arangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Am Yisrael, 4 Happ Rd., Northfield 60093; and Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter, 2050 Claire Ct., Glenview 60025.

NOWELL, ETHEL
(nee LEVIN). July 8. Age 101. Wife of the late Jules. Mother of Bette, Bonny (Harvey) Gaffen, and Ina Turner (Bob) Jones. Mother-in-law of the late Lester Turner and late Jerry Nudelman. Grandma Ethel Dear of 10. Great-grandmother of 11. Sister of Libby (the late Charles) Rosenblatt, and predeceased by 5 siblings. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Les Turner – ALS Foundation, 5550 W. Touhy #302, Skokie 60077.

OBERLANDER, SARA
(nee EPSTEIN). Age 96. Wife of the late Isadore. Mother of Herbert, Morton (Renee) and Ronald. Grandmother of Adine (Dan) Forman. Great-grandmother of Aaron and Elyse. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Hadassah, 4711 Golf #600, Skokie 60076; or charity of choice.

OMILINSKY, LUNA
(nee PESSO). Age 76. Mother of Cheryl (Scott) Boucher, Ciondy Cordosi and Caryn (Michael) Pignato. Grammy of Stefanie (Steven Kirschenbaum), Sara, Rachel, Sam, Daniel and Veronica. Great-grandmother of Emma. Twin sister of Esther Pesso. Sister-in-law of William and Ruth Millan. Aunt and great-aunt of many. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to American Diabetes Assn., 30 N. Michigan, Chgo 60602.

PENZICK, SARELLE
(nee ROSENBERG). Age 82. Wife of the late Jack. Mother of Sandra (Jim) Pippin and Sam (Barbara) Cohn. Grandmother of Spencer and Louie Cohn, Aaron (Amy) and Elissa Kaufman. Great-grandmother of Alexis and Austin Kaufman. Sister of Elayne (the late Elmer) Perlman. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Chicago Cares Inc., 300 W. Adams #300, Chgo 60606.

POTNICK, SEYMOUR
Age 89. Husband of the late Annette for 56 years. Father of Steven and Jeffrey. Grandpa of Ellen and Luke. Friend to many. He served his country proudly as a veteran of WWII and the Korean War. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to charity of choice.

ROSENBERG, MURIEL J. “MIKKI”
(nee KARP). Age 69, of Buffalo Grove, formerly of Mt. Prospect. Wife for 49 years of Earl. Daughter of the late Charles and Lillian Karp. Mother of Ellen (Steve) Mattox, Ross (fiancée Korrel Crawford), Steven and David (Erika). “Grandma Mikki” of Meagan, Mikal, Charlie, Ben, Nathan, Emily and Laura. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter, 2050 Claire Ct., Glenview 60025.

RUDOLPH, MOLLY
(nee PINES). Age 91. Wife of the late Irving. Mother of Terry (late Shelly) Weisberg and Sheri (Roy) Carlson. Grandma of 6. Great-grandmother of 5. Sister of Lawrence (Arlene) Pines and the late Hy (Mary) Pines, Dolores (late Milton) Marvin and Sylvia (Perry) Katz. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Ridgelawn.

SAKOL, PEARL BANKMAN
Age 95. Wife of the late Samuel Aaron. Mother of Paul (Hilda Schlatter), Jonathan (Marlene) and Katie. Grandmother of Liz (Doug) Jaworek, Karen (Mark) Rittle, Sara (Bob) Sakol Segall, Jill (Scott) Snow and Jodi (Chris Lapetina). Great-grandmother of Jenny, Sammy, Allison, Christopher, Sabrina, Ryan, Lily and Dylan. Daughter of the late Ethel and Benjamin Bankman. Sister of the late Julius (late Ellie), Jack (the late Bernice) and Sam Bankman. Aunt of many. A loyal, exceptional friend who embraced life with joy and vitality. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to The ARK, 6450 N. California, Chgo 606445; or Common Ground, 815 Rosemary Terr., Deerfield 60015.

SAVITZKY, JEAN
(nee SAVITZKY). Age 91. Wife of Gedalia. Motheer of David (Debra). Grandmother of Lisa and Michael (Ann Hong). Sister of the late Ben and Archie (late Betty). Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Stuchiner, Forest Park. Memorials to charity of choice.

SCHAFFNER, LILLIAN
(nee LEVIN). Age 86. Mother of Roberta, Dr. John (Susan), Dr. Andrea (Dr. Michael Saxe) and Marjorie (Joseph Lari). Grandmother of David & Jennifer; Rebecca, William and Brett Herter. Sister of Norman “Gibby” (Shulamith “Shellie”), Arthur (Irmela) and the late Harold Levin. Sister-in-law of Marion Stone. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Oak Woods. Memorials to Chicago Center for Jewish Genetic Disorders, 30 S. Wells #5145, Chgo 60606.

SEMILOFF, WILLIAM “BILL”
July 29. Age 90, former longtime resident of Lincolnwood. Husband of the late Shirley (nee Becker). Father of Holly (Paul) Ciotti, Arlyne (Robert Greenwald), Mindy (Steve) Cagle, and the late Diane (Peter Franus). Brother of Kay (Sidney) Klein. Grandpa of Benjamin and Gabrielle Ciotti, Scott and Michael Greenwald. Retired after 40-year dental practice. Member of Chicago Dental Society. Companion of Allene Landman. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Hospice of Santa Cruz County, www.hospicesantacruz.org, or charity of choice.

SILBERSTEIN, MATHILDE
Daughter of the late Rebecca and Leon. Sister of the late Fannie (late William) Gerard and the late Nathalie (late Maurice) Nissenbaum. Aunt of Betty (the late Irving) Bronstein. Great-aunt of Alan (Emily), Philip (Jody) and Lee Bronstein. Great-great-aunt of many. Longtime friend of Mary Mastromarco and friend of many. Arangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to charity of choice.

SNEIDER, PERLE
(nee CHEROFF). Wife of the late Harold. Mother of Michelle (Michael) Massarsky and Ronna (Shelley) Miller. Grandma of Steven (Lindsey) Malitz and Jenna Kulefsky. Great-grandma of Shira, Seth and Jordan. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to National Alzheimer Disease Assn., 225 N. Michigan, 17th Fl., Chgo 60601-7633.

SOLOMON, JOYCE A.
(nee ARKIN). July 15. Age 80. Wife for 60 years of Benjamin. Mother of Dan (Judy), Neal, Sharon (Jim Bilger) and Mike. Grandmother of Rachel, Amy, Erica, Jacob and the late Shana. Private arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Memorials to Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, 1359 Broadway #1509, New York, NY 10018 www.pdf.org.

STARKOPF, HERMAN HAROLD
Age 87. Husband for 60 years to Charlotte. Father of Lawrence, Sandra (Rob) Leary and Robin Singer. Grandfather of Justin, Sarah, Ariel, Scott, Brett, Jeffrey and Ryan. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, 500 N. Dearborn #305, Chgo 60610, 312-670-0313.

STERRETT, JANICE
(nee GOODMAN). Daughter of the late Max and Gertrude Goodman. Sister of Barbara Kanter and Sidney Goodman. Aunt of Melissa (Colin) Seaman. Great-aunt of Alani Seaman. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 820 Davis #206A, Evanston 60201.

STEVENS, AUDREY BROWN
Age 73. Daughter of the late Sol and Leona. Mother of Daryl (Paul) Lyon and the late Neil. “Tata” of Lt. Samuel Lyon, Nathan, Ali and Madeleine Lyon, and Alex, Trevor, Ethan and Phoebe Blum. Sister of Joey (Tom) Lee. Longtime companion of Robert Blum. Stepmother of Rob (Judy) and Michael (Megan) Blum. Neice, cousin and friend. Audrey adored her family, her Jewish heritage, and as a Chicago native, her city. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Jewish Child & Family Services, 216 W. Jackston #800, Chgo 60606.

STEVENS, MARCIA L.
(nee LINDSEY). Violin virtuoso and child prodigy with the Chicago Symphony. Wife of Albert. Mother of David, Rosemary, Joyce and the late Iris. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Memorials to Little Brothers of the Elderly, 355 N. Ashland, Chgo 60607.

TRUBITT, SOPHIE
Age 93. Wife of the late Benjamin. Mother of Sharon. Grandmother of Helene (Daniel) Gelman. Great-grandmother of Benjamin. Sister of the late Noumi, Dan, Herman, Mark and Edward Fisher, Rose Trubitt, Miriam Shapiro and Bess Lakin. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to charity of choice.

VENEZKY, JULIAN B.
Age 99. Prominent, respected Peoria attorney. Founder and first national chairman, United Jewish Appeal. Founder and national chairman, State of Israel Bonds. Vice chairman, Board of Governors, Hebrew University of Jerusalem. President, OSF St. Francis Medical Center board. Husband for 65 years of Madelynn (nee Levinson). Father of Gail (Robert) Wertheimer and Linda (Larry) Gann. Grandfather of Tracy Desmond (Nick) Baggott, Jill Barnett, and Daniel (fiancée Alison Kahn) Wertheimer. Great-grandfather of Liza and Brooke Barnett, Jake and Eli Baggott. Son of the late Gussie and David. Brother of the late Bernard (late Isabelle); and Adelynn (late Herman) Jacobs. Uncle of Carol Levenson. Friend of Pam and Ron Rubin. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Friends of the Hebrew University, 500 N. Michigan #1530, Chgo 60611; or OSF St. Francis Medical Center, 100 NE Randolph, Peoria, IL 61606.

WAGNER, FLORA J.
July 11. Daughter of the late Irving and Adeline. Private arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals.

WALKER, ANN S.
Age 48. Wife of Ralph Moses. Special education teacher for 15 years. Mother of David and Jonathan. Daughter of Dr. Franklin and Dr. Sue Ann Walker. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Ridgelawn. Memorials to Mazon: Jewish Response to Hunger, 1990 S. Bundy #260, Los Angeles, CA 90025.

WEINER, PAUL S., PhD
Age 87. Husband of Edith (nee Gourjon). Father of Anne (Richard Vikstrom). Grandfather of Zoe. Brother of Robert (Jane). Uncle and cousin of many. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Judean Memorial Gardens, Olney, MD. Memorials to Alzheimer’s Disease Research Assn., 4709 Golf #1015, Skokie 60076.

WIGODNER, JEROME
Age 80. Husband of Shirley (nee Simon). Father of Byron (Ellen); and Deborah (Gary) Arnold. Grandfather of Michael, Laura, Elizabeth and Brett. Private arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals.

WILKOFF, GERALD M.
Age 82. Proud WWII veteran. Husband for 52 years of Maxine (nee Kroll). Father of Vicki (the late Michael) Prot, Gayle Wilkoff, and Lisa (Benedict) Pesigan. Brother of the late Lee (late Meryl). Uncle, cousin and friend to many. Longtime member of American Legion, Jewish War Veterans, and V.F.W., and well-known fixture on South Water Market for over 55 years. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Memorial Park. Memorials to charity of choice.

WISHNOFF, JOSEFF JEFFREY
Age 29. Son of Hamilton and Alana (nee Grant). Brother “Dewey” of Deena (Michael) Agosti. Love of his life Kelly Gardner. Nephew and “second son” of Gaynelle (Wes) Rocklin, nephew of Dennis (Jan) Grant, “nephew” of Sheri Diamond. Great-nephew of Elaine Satenstein. Brother of his heart Robert Popowcer. Mentor of Douglas Rocklin. Grandson of Jack and Lillian Grant and Lou and Bay. Cousin and friend of many. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, 1332 N. Halsted #201, Chgo 60642.

WOLF, WALTER
Age 84. Son of the late Rabbi Albert and Emmy of Dresden, Germany. Husband of Dorothea J. Father of Michelle (Ronald) Tenny and Clifford (Robin). Grandfather of Jessica, Brian, Andrew, Rebecca and Danielle. Brother of Margot (late Kurt) David and Henry (Lucille). Fond Uncle. Former president and longtime member of Temple B’nai Yehuda Beth Shalom. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Jewish Oakridge. Memorials to B.Y.B.S., 1424 W. 183rd, Homewood 60430, or charity of choice.

WOLKEN, CYRIL “CY” D.
July 23. Age 89. Husband of Essie Novick Wolken and the late Roslyn (nee Katzenberg). Father of Hal (Cindy), Jody (the late Dr. Gabriel) Schwartz, Robin (Mitchell) Melamed and David (Michelle) Novick. Grandfather of Eric (Lauren) and Robin Schwartz; Ross, Seth and Zachary; Matthew (Rebecca Lubens) Melamed; Carly (Daniel) Goldstein; Corey and Jordyn Novick. Great-grandfather of Gabrielle and Ari Schwartz. Brother of the late Irving (Marina). Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Temple Beth-El, 3610 Dundee, Northbrook 60062; or charity of choice.

YASHON, DOROTHY
(nee CUTLER). Age 97. Wife of the late Samuel. Mother of Dr. David, and Tena (Philip) Graber. Mother-in-law to Myrna. Grandmother of Jackie (Ron) Callander; Lisa (John Ficek) and Steven; Rachael (Dr. Jonathan) Colton; Deborah (Patrick McCarthy) and Dr. Jessica Graber. Great-grandmother of 6. Sister of Dr. Irving (the late Marian) Cutler and the late Bella Joseph, Rebecca Zelken and Rose Pollack. Aunt and great-aunt of many. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Jewish Waldheim. Memorials to charity of choice.

ZITCH, EUGENE “GENE”
Age 80. Husband of Esther (nee Scholar/Barliant). Father of Paula (Keith) Zupnik, Adrienne “Adie” (Jim) Weidenhagen and Roberta “Robbie” Levine. Stepfather of Scott (Jennifer) and Jared (Michelle) Barliant. Grandfather of Jennifer, Laura, Melissa (Mike), Mark (Shannon), Heather (Paul), Carly, Ryan, Justin, Arran, Isaak, Jackson, Gracie and Henry. Great-grandfather of 5. Brother of the late Isadore (Estelle), and Cecile (late Edgar) Rose. Founding contributor to Steppenwolf Theatre Co. Advocate and volunteer for numerous civil rights causes. Private arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Memorials to ACLU of Illinois, 180 N. Michigan #2300, Chgo 60601; or American Cancer Society, 225 N. Michigan #1200, Chgo 60601.

Posted: 9/8/2008 10:20:02 AM
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