February 2009

CORRECTION
In the death notice for Muriel Goldberg (nee Eisenberg) that appeared in the January issue of JUF News, some of the family names were listed incorrectly. We regret these errors, and the entire corrected notice appears below:

GOLDBERG, MURIEL
(nee EISENBERG). Age 86. Wife of the late Robert M. Mother of David and Ronni Goldberg and Larry Goldberg and Irene Bowen. Grandmother of Scott and Jill Goldberg, Frannie and Goldwin, Justin Lev and Cara Bowen-Goldberg. Great-grandmother of Stephanie and Lindsey. Sister of Berenice (the late Joseph) Mittelman. Aunt and cousin of many. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 651 W. Washington #400, Chgo 60661 (www.leukemia-lymphoma.org).

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ANNES, ROBERT
Age 67. Son of the late Paul and Ada; brother of George (Sheryl); uncle of Michael (Debbie), Linda, Gary (Christa), Stephen (Cari), Nicole and Allyson; great-uncle of Michelle, Lauren, Jamie, Carly, Mia, Julia, Joey, Archie and Olivia. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Westlawn.

ARNOW, RIVE
Age 96. Wife of the late Dore, loving mother of Lois (Howard) Krause and Murray "Mickey" Arnow; cherished grandma of Steven Krause and Randi (Michael) Loskove; treasured baba of Esther, Moshe and Asher Loskove; dearest sister of the late Sarah Shulman, Lillian Prochep, Dave Shulman, Lottie Shulman, Joseph Shulman and Miriam Cohen; adored aunt of many.  Service Sunday, 10:00 AM at Kehilath Jacob Beth Samuel, 3701 W. Devon, Chicago.  Interment Shalom Memorial Park.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.  For info:  Shalom Memorial Funeral Home

AVICHAI, YAKOV
Age 72. Husband of Raya nee Mordohovich. Father of Olga and Samuel. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Mt. Mayriv. Memorials to K.A.M. Isaiah Israel Cong., 1110 E. Hyde Park Blvd., Chgo 60615; or U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, PO Box 1852, Highland Park.

BERGMAN, JANET
(nee LEWY). Wife of the late William; mother of James (Smadar), Jane (Richard) Cohen and the late John; grandmother of Diana, Daniel, Deborah, Sara, Matt, Adam, Avital, and Shmuel; great-grandmother of Jessica, Zachary, Jordan; sister of Eleanor Blumberg and sister-in-law of Lindy; aunt to many; friend to her caregivers Auris McBlackwell and Grace Johnson. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Rosehill. Memorials to charity of choice.

BERKELEY, BERNARD
Age 85; husband of the late Laura H.; father of Jill (Larry), Lon (Leslie Nickels), and Eliezer (Rephaella) Ben Baruch; grandfather of Nate Duncan, Emily, Shira and Ariel Ben Baruch, Elizabeth and Ben; brother of Leona (Arthur) Bergman; uncle of many. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Memorial Park. Memorials to The ARC of Essex County (info@arcessex.org).

BERLAND, MELVIN
Age 78; husband for 54 years of Florence "Floss" nee Ludgin; father of Pam (Chuck) Ex, Mitch (Geena) and Marty; grandpa of Shari Ex, Griffin and Grant; brother of Fern (the late Sam) France; brother-in-law of Charlotte "Chickie" (the late Herb) Weiss; uncle and lifelong friend of many. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Moriah Early Childhood Center, 200 Taub, Deerfield 60015.

BLOOM, RUTH
(nee GINSBURG). Age 94. Wife for 52 years of the late Morris; mother of Dr. Joel (Risa), and Brucene (David) Mangurten; mother-in-law of the late Margaret Bloom nee Katz; grandma of Jonathan (Patty) and Douglas (Lisa), Stephanie (Dr. Joel) Braunstein, Brooke (Mark) Golding; great-grandmother of Rebecca, Matthew, Sara, Jacob, Noah, Julia, Samara, Anna and Sari; sister of Seymour (Jacqueline) Gaynes and the late Dr. Bernard Burg; aunt and great-aunt of many. Ruth was lovingly cared for by her companion Marie. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Weinberg-Gidwitz Center, 1551 Lake Cook, Deerfield 60015.

BLUM, SHIRLEY FRANCES
(nee GLISKER). Age 88. Wife of the late Irwin. Mother of Raymond (Phyllis), Brian (Jan), and Barbara (Joseph) Tobiasz. Mother in law of Judy Luck. Grandmother of Lisa, Melanie and Steven. Sister of Morton (Rita) Glisker. Aunt of Janice Saltz and Russell Glisker. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 820 Davis #206A, Evanston 60021.

BORDE, REGINA
(nee ESSAK). Wife of the late Max; mother of Maureen (Joseph) Gottainer and Nancy (Mark) Palmer; grandmother of Jordan Cooper, Nikki, Graham (Brooke) and Alexandra Palmer, and Brittany (Gabriel) Zelwin; great-grandmother of Ryder, Cameron and Maison. Private arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Memorials to charity of choice.

BRENER, NACHA
(nee WEISMAN). Dec. 27. Age 94, Holocaust survivor. Wife of the late Abel. Mother of Ben (Eileen Leiderman), and Suzy (Jack) Asher. “Bubbie” of Allison, David, Edward and Richard. Many of her relatives perished in the Holocaust, leaving her as the sole survivor. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Kehillat Shalom, PO Box 4635, Skokie 60077; or The ARK, 6450 N. California, Chgo 60645.

BRENNER, HARRIET
(nee GREENBERG).Dec. 22. Age 94, in The Villages of Florida. Wife of the late Milton. Mother of Richelle "Richie" Lisse-Lehmann (Richard Lehmann), Dr. Sally (Dr. Michael) Hoit and Robert "Bob" (Gloria). Her 9 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild will miss her friendly smile, but will have fond memories of her. Sister of Grace Sanders and the late Rose Robbins Foosner. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Cornerstone Hospice, 601 Casa Bella Ave., Lady Lake, FL 32162; or a palliative care center of your choice.

COHAN, SELMA N.
(nee KRAYWITZ). Wife for 67 years of the late Irving L.; mother of Alan (Diane) and the late David; grandmother of Larry, Jennifer (Rene) Ortiz and the late William; great-grandma of Alex, Justin, Nicholas, Jeremy and Mia; sister of the late Peggy; cousin of Harriet and Erwin Coyne; friend of Seymour Schwartz, Pamela and Jon Lazarus, and Judy Weil; friend to her caregiver Donna. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Rosehill.

COREY, LILLIAN RUTH
(nee RASOF). Age 86. Wife for 66 years of Howard; mother of Ronald (Catherine), Susan (Richard) Smith, Phyllis (David) Beasley and Nancy Tomback; grandma of Joshua (Emily Grayson) and Vanessa Corey, Laura, Daniel (Bethany Rivard) and Jamie (Eric Pierce) Smith, David (Susie) and Rachel (fiancé Mike Reinhart) Olefsky and Jarrett Tomback; great-grandmother of Sage Amara Smith and Sadie Gray; sister of Dr. Bernard, Dr. Elvin (Betty) and Marshall (Sharon) Rasof and the late Matilda Sokal; aunt, great-aunt and friend of many. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Westlawn. Lillian was the first Chicago SPAR (U.S. Coast Guard) during WW II. Memorials to Susan G. Komen, 8765 W. Higgins #401, Cho 60631.

D’ALESSO, MYRA NORA
(nee GOLDSCHEN). Wife of Charles; mother of Joey (Hope Garcia, fiancée); Bubbeh of Evan, Giovanni Levi and Nino; sister of Charles (Renee); aunt, cousin and friend of many. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to charity of choice.

DOLNICK, BEATRICE "BEA/BEADY" 
(nee STATLAND). Jan. 1. Wife of 63 years to Willie, mother to Penny and Marshall Klein, Trudy and Bob Abrams, grandmother to Nicki and Jeremy Richter, Samantha and Justin Klein and Jono Abrams, great-grandmother to Abigail and Nathaniel Richter, aunt to many. She will be remembered as a person whose family was her life and be missed by all who knew her. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to  Humane Society of Michigan City Inc., PO Box 8651, Michigan City, IN 46361 or charity of choice.

DRUCKER, JUDGE GILBERT
Age 79. Husband for 48 years of Vivian (nee Katz). Father of Stuart (Lisa), and Lisa (Jeffrey) Ohm. Grandfather of Ari Drucker and Spencer, Alexis and Karley Ohm. Brother of George (Trish), Harvey (Betty) and the late Diane. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to American Cancer Society.

DUBIN, SAM H.
Nov. 25. Age 78. Husband of Estelle (nee Lieberman). Father of Ira (Colleen), Sheryl (Michael) Patterson, and Jeff (Sandy). Adopted daughter Peg Keane. Grandfather of Marty, Mitchell, Rachel, Matthew, and Asher. Brother of the late Herman (Mona), and the late Lila (late Sam) Daren. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Skokie Central Traditional Synagogue, 4040 Main, Skokie 60076.

EFERGAN, DAVID M.
Dec. 18. Age 42. Husband of Vicki, nee Senoff. Father of Ariel, Oren and Noam. Son of Mesodi and the late Moshe. Son-in-law of Ronald and Shirley Senoff. Brother of Michael, Yael (Michael) and Orly Cohen, Avital (Ronan) Pomerantz, Shirley and Itzik (Naama). Brother-in-law to David and Debbie Senoff Langford, Mick Wolff, and Lauren Senoff. Uncle to many, both in the US and Israel. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment in Israel. Memorials to Lubavitch Chabad of Skokie, 4059 Dempster, Skokie 60076; or PSC Partners Seeking a Cure Foundation, 5237 S. Kenton Way, Englewood, CO 80111 or www. pscpartners.org/donations.htm.

EHRENPREIS, BESS
(nee ZISMAN). Wife of the late Irven. Mother of Tobi (Robert Nachman) and Ralph (Jennifer Kaufman) Ehrenpreis. Grandmother of Joanna and Abby Nachman, Ira (Ellen), Jeffrey and Jason. Great-grandmother of Lindsay, Ashley and Zachary. Sister of Sophie Richman, the late Rose Gold and Marvin Zisman. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Memorial Park. Memorials to Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter, 2050 Claire Ct, Glenview 60025; or to charity of choice.

EINBINDER, RALVIN R.
Age 92. Father of Steven (Thelma) and John (Chris), and Nancy (Robert) Nazarenus; grandfather of Steven (Marybeth), Jonathan, Matthew, and Jennifer; great-grandfather of Caila. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Rosehill. Memorials to American Heart Assn., 3816 Paysphere, Chgo 60674; or charity of choice.

ELKIN, SHEILA
(nee RUBIN). Age 70. Wife of the late Robert, and former wife of Herbert Cohen; mother of Michael (Jodi Goodsite) and Mark Cohen; grandmother of Daniel, Jordan and Hanna Cohen and Laura and Molly Goodsite; mother of Sweet Adeline and the late Sidney Rubin; sister of Ronald (Charlotte) Rubin, Bonnie (Jerry) Vold and Sandi (Donald) Schwartz; aunt, cousin and friend of many. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Michael Rolfe Pancreatic Cancer Foundation, 910 W. VanBuren-3rd Fl., Chgo 60607.

EPSTEIN, SARAH FAY
Age 99. Wife for 65 years of the late Jack; mother of Adrienne (Dr. Gerald) Lasin and Leslie (Linda); grandma of Dr. Steven (Ellen), Shani (Dr. Daniel Rosen), and Julie Lasin (Cary Latimer), Ilana (Danny) Weisenberg, Dr. Aaron (Jodi) and Naomi; great-grandma of Maya, Eva and Talia Rosen, Geoffrey and Sam Lasin, Lior, Ari and Jonah Latimer and Shayndel and Jordana Weisenberg; daughter of the late Sam and Rose Werbner; sister of the late Simon (the late Helen) Werbner; sister-in-law of Gitta (the late Dr. Bernard) Yellin; aunt of Polly (Jim) Deutelbaum and Kaye (Howard) Haas and caring friend of Nelli Kuzmina. Arrangements byShalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Hadassah, 1724 First St., Highland Park 60035 or Solomon Schechter Day School, 3210 Dundee, Northbrook 60062, ATTN: Sharon Silberg.

ERLICH, DAVID L.
Age 94. Husband of Florence, nee Pinz for 69 years. Father of Lawrence (Holly), and Sue (Gerry) Berman. Papa of 7 grandchildren and great grandfather of 5. Brother of Saul (Reva). Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Crohn's Colitis Foundation of America, Illinois Carol Fisher Chapter, (847) 827-0404.

FEINHANDLER, ROSE P.
Wife of the late Dr. Emanuel; mother of Carol (Solomon) Gutstein, Robin (Michael) Morgenstern and the late Sherwin; grandmother of Jonathan (Susan), Dr. David (Dr. Alison Grann), Dr. Daniel (Kari), and Joshua (Cara) Gutstein, Kathy (William Weber) and Stacy Morgenstern (Ryan Igel); great-grandmother of 15. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Solomon Schechter Day School, 3210 Dundee, Northbrook 60062, ATTN: Sharon Silberg.

FELDMAN, LOUIS
Age 93. Husband of the late Jean Pike, nee Turkin, and Anne J., nee Bland. Father of William (Mickie); Sheldon (Sharon) and Jeffrey (Marilyn) Pike; Judy (Stuart) Reiner; the late Allen M. (Barbara) Feldman, and Sandra (Gary Gobetz and the late Joseph DuBuske. Grandfather of Anne (Timothy) Turner; Alison, Matthew and Mitchell Gobetz; Sarah, Stephanie, Shana, Aaron (Rivka), Ryan and Adam Pike. Great-grandfather of Yitzy, and Yonah Pike. Brother of Dr. David, and the late Sophie, Maurice, Mary, Etta, Bessie, Evelyn, Sara and Frances. Lovingly cared for by Sherenetta Adeniran and Victoria Gates. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Menorah Gardens. Memorials to Council for Jewish Elderly.

FESTENSTEIN, BERNARD
Age 72. Husband of Caryl, nee Roth; father of Robert (Rachel) and Allen (fiancée Jennifer Cunniff); grandfather of Noah and Aaron; brother of Herschel (Barbara), Susan (the late Burton) Verson, and the late Mike (Lana) Festen and Judy (Robert) Tecktiel; uncle of many. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Sunset Memorial Lawns. Memorials to USY Scholarship Fund 601 Skokie Bl #402, Northbrook 60062;or American Diabetes Assn. 30 N. Michigan #2015, Chgo 60602.

FISHMAN, HARRY “HANK”
Age 92. Husband of Lucy, nee Moscovitch, for 56 years; father of Robert (Vicki) and David (Julie); grandfather of of Sam, Matt, Josh, Jamie and the late Eric; brother of the late Lou (Ruth) and Ben (Anita); uncle, cousin and friend of many. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Anti-Defamation League, 309 W. Washington #750, Chgo 60606.

FOX, SAM
Age 92. Father of Lynn Fox and Judy Tallarico. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Temple Beth El Cemetery, Gary, Indiana. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 820 Davis, Evanston 60201, or The Loop Synagogue.

FRANK, CHARLET D.
(nee DURCHSLAG). Age 86. Wife of the late Stanley; mother of Beverly and Debora (Michael Jenner); sister of the late Edward Durchslag; cousin of Debbie & Bobby Dubin. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Moriah Cong., 200 Taub, Deerfield; or Hadassah North Shore Chapter, 1724 First St., Highland Park 60035.

FRANKEL, CHARLES LEWIS
Age 74. Husband of Roberta "Bobby"; father of Ron (Marla), Marcy, Mark, Karen and Lisa (Michael) Vogel; papa of Michael, Danny, Brian, Andy, Rachel, Julia, Jonathan, Brandon, Zachary, Allie, Stephanie, Sam, Nate and the late Carly; brother of the late Dick (late Babs); friend, uncle and brother-in-law of many. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 820 Davis #400, Evanston 60201.

FRIEDMAN, ESTHER “MICKEY”
(nee NEUMARK). Age 98. Wife of the late Seymour. Mother of Jo-Anne (the late Joe Abrahams) Wolfson and William (Kathy). Gram of Shawn (Larry) Johnson and the late Abby Wolfson. Sister of the late George and Victor Neumark. Private arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Memorials to Midwest Palliative and Hospice CareCenter, 2050 Claire Ct., Glenview 60025, or charity of choice.

GASSMAN, MARK
Age 88. Brother of the late Jack, and the late Dorothy Winner; brother-in-law of Carol, and Lawrence Winner; uncle of Kenneth (Linda), Jill (Robert) Strawbridge, Keith (Melissa), Bruce (Cookie) and David (Lindsey) Winner, and Brenda Shifrin; great-uncle, cousin and friend of many. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Randhill Park.

GITLES, ALAN E.
Age 52. Husband of Karen nee Sabin. Father of Rachel, Ben and Ellie. Son of Carol (Saul) Cohen and Gerald. Son-in-law of Sandra & Professor Arthur Sabin. Brother of David, Jay (Paula), and Sharon (Dan) Uslan. Brother-in-law of Neal Sabin (Jeff Jacek). Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Memorial Park. Memorials to Discretionary Fund of Rabbi Paul Cohen or Rabbi Michelle Greenberg, Temple Jeremiah, 937 Happ, Northfield 60093, or  rika’s Lighthouse, PO Box 616, Winnetka 60093.

GLASSMAN, DR. SIDNEY F., PhD.
Husband of Ida nee Margolis; father of Bob, and Paula Blessing; brother of Ione Comess. Dr. Glassman was a professor of biology at the University of Illinois Chicago and research asssociate at The Field Museum of Natural History. He authored more than 50 books and publications, focusing on American Palms. Private arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home.

GLICKMAN, LILLIAN K.
Age 90. Chicago Public School teacher for 35 years. Wife of the late Jerome. Mother of Alan (Roberta), Helene and Michael (Helene). Grandmother of Brian and Jeffrey. Friend of many.Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Special Kids Foundation, 2218 N. Monticello, Chgo 60647; or National Federation of the Blind, 1800 Johnson, Baltimore, MD 21230.

GOLDSMITH, JODY
(nee COHN). Age 51. Wife of Jay for 19 years; mother of Adam; daughter of Avis (Ned) Primack and the late Allen Cohn; sister of Debra (Howard) Haas and Cathy (Scott) Wagman; aunt and friend of many. Arrangemenrs by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to National Fragile X Foundation, PO Box 37, Walnut Creek, CA 94597.

GOLDSTEIN, JOSEPH
Age 92. Husband of Victoria; father of Larry (Ellen) and Daniel (Nancy); grandfather of Andrew (Allyson), Jay, Aaron (Jordana), Beth, Jonathan and great-grandfather of Orly and Elan. Joseph lived at Gidwitz Place in Deerfield and is formerly of Indianapolis. He is a lifetime member and Gabbai of Cong. B'Nai Torah in Indianapolis and a proud veteran of WWII. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Council for Jewish Elderly, 3003 W. Touhy, Chgo 60645.

GOLDSTEIN, ROSE
(nee BRAZNER). Age 74. Wife for 46 years of Jerry. Mother of Karen Gorrin and Gail (Brian) Heraty. Grandmother of Alexander, Zachary and Elizabeth Heraty. Sister of the late Sam Brazner and Dr. David Brazner. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Bluff City. Memorials to Cong. Kneseth Israel, 330 Division, Elgin 60120; or Living Well Cancer Resource Center, 1803 W. State, Geneva 60134.

GOOD, STEVEN L.
His zest for life will be missed by his wife Jami and sons Scott, Logan, and David. Brother of Todd (Sue). Son of Sheldon and the late Lois. Son-in-law of Kay Fasman. Brother-in-law of Gregg (Renay) and Jeff (Mary) Mandell. Uncle of many and missed by all who knew him. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerlals. Memorials to North Shore Cong. Israel, 1185 Sheridan, Glencoe 60022.

GOODOF, ANDREA M.
(nee PITT). Wife of Michael; mother of Traci (Blake) Hamilton, Aaron and Rachel; grandmother of Justin Goodof, Lucas and Avery Hamilton; daughter of Marvin and Estelle Pitt; daughter-in-law of W. Jordan and Ruth Goodof, sister of Marda (Martin) Silbernik and Mitchell Pitt; granddaughter of Adele and the late Al Schiffman; sister-in-law and aunt of many. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Ovations for the Cure, 251 W. Central #32, Natick, MA 01760; or Cancer Wellness Center, 215 Revere, Northbrook 60062.

JIM GREENFIELD
Age 66, suddenly. Husband of Kate. Father of Danny. Son of Mildred and the late David. Brother of Iris (Phil) Schy. Uncle of Carrie and Samantha Schy and Lindsey (Joe) Spivey. Lifelong friend of Bob (Susan) Ash, Myron Solomon, Richard and David Trais. Private arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Memorials to charity of choice.

GREENSPON, DOROTHY
(nee BRONSTEIN). Age 84. Wife of the late Harold; mother of Jody (Steven) Schwartz and Holly (Marc) Lichtman; grandmother of Bari and Carly Schwartz, Zachary Lichtman; sister of Pearl (the late William) Lazar. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Memorials to Chicago Lighthouse for the Blind.

HARA, MORRIS
Husband of Sylvia “Simmie,” nee Cohen. Father of Steven (Marla), Michael (Cynthia) and Rick. Grandfather of Noel (Betsy), Shawn (David) Suby, Alexa and Ashtin. Great-Grandfather of Nathan, Jordan and Jacob. Brother of Joe (Anita), Ray (Roberta), Celia (the late Carl) Pestine, Sophie (the late Morris) Weitzman, the late Leo (Ann), Abe (the late Marilyn), Sam, and Rachel Patton. Brother-in-law of Mary (the late Bernard “Bunny”) Lefkovitz. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Ezra Habonim - The Niles Township Jewish Congregation, 4500 W. Dempster, Skokie 60076

HELLER, EDYTHE
(nee RABINOVITZ). Age 87. Wife of the late Bruce; mother of Renee (Jonathan) Greene; grandma of Justin (Nattaly), Trevor and Nicole Greene; sister of Nathan, Wallace, Milton (Shirley) and Carl (Arlene) Rabyne and the late Louis Rabyne, Ida Fixler, Arthur Rabyne and Estelle Lambert; aunt, cousin and friend of many. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Rainbow Hospice, 444 N. Northwest Hwy #145, Park Ridge 60068-1427.

HIRSH, CHARLES
Dec. 1. Husband of Irene, nee Fidler; father of Joel (Barbara); grandfather of Brian (Lauren), and Rebecca (Justin) Aseltine; great-grandfather of Lily. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Shalom. Past president and member of B'nai B'rith; and member of the board of directors and longtime member of Lincolnwood Jewish Cong. Memorials to Lincolnwood Jewish Cong., 7117 N. Crawford, Lincolnwood 60712.

HOFFMAN, JACK
Age 85. Husband of Selma nee Katell. Father of Ed (Sarah Stafford), Buz (Joey), Bonnie (Art) Lustig, and Robbie (Scott) Schreiber. Zadie of Andria, Lacey, Jessica, Sam, Joseph, Aaron, Sarah, and Ilana. Brother of Jean (Sol) Dichter and Lee (Bob) Rosner. Special friend of Patty Worth. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials Jewish United Fund, 30 S. Wells, Chicago 60606; or Hillel: Foundation for Jewish Campus Life, 800 Eighth St., Washington, DC 20001.

HOLLEB, MARSHALL M.
Husband of Doris B. Father of Alan R. (Annie) Gordon, Gordon P. (Anne) and Paul D. (Sarah). Grandfather of Daniel, Allison, Rebecca, Philp and Henry. Brother of the late Adeline Yates. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Private arrangements by Piser Funeral Services.

ISEN, JOE
Husband of Shirley, nee Kaplan for 68 years; father of Stuart (Simone) and Michael (Gail); grandpa of Vanessa (Ness), David and Julie; brother of Leo (Victoria) and the late Marcia (late Sidney) King; brother-in-law of Helene (Milton) Wagner; son of the late Abe and Sarah; uncle and friend of many. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to charity of choice.

JACOB, HELEN
(nee DRESSER). Age 89. Wife of the late Max. Mother of Renee (the late Edward) Kahn and Barbara (Dale) Ver-Kuilen. Grandmother of Peter (Jessica) and John Ver-Kuilen, Michael, Andrew (Chariti) and Jason (Laura) Kahn. Great-grandmother of Myasia, Erica, Spencer, Vivian, Eli, and Avery. Sister of Beverly (the late Arthur) Brody. Aunt and great-aunt of many. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Alzheimer’s Assn., 8430 W. Bryn Mawr #800, Chgo 60631.

JUDD, ELLIOT L.
Age 60; husband for 32 years of Kathy (nee Reyen); father of Isaac (Alison), Alex and Yael; saba of Avery; son of Pauline and the late Abraham. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Rosehill. Memorials to Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, www.tesol.org; Camp Ramah, www.campramah.org; Doctors Without Borders, www.doctorswithoutborders.org; and Mazon, www.mazon.org.

KAPLAN, JERRY
Age 74, husband of Marlene, nee Steinberg for over 52 years; father of Randi and David; brother of Shirley (the late Armand) Cohen, Brenda (Lawrence) Weprin and the late Sheldon; friend of many. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Heart Assn,, 3816 Paysphere, Chgo 60674.

KOHN, FREDERICK MARTIN
Husband of Charlotte, nee Rosenfeld. Father of Biranit “Hilary,” Keith Elie, Rabbi Yonatan (Elana), and Tal-Or Dean. Saba K of Adina Batya, Elhanan Yair and Ezra Yisrael Kohn of Israel. Son of the late Hyman And Sarah, nee Chernoff. Brother of Herb. Fred taught for 32 years at Ballard, Stevenson, Nelson, and Mark Twain Schools in East Maine District 63. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment in Israel. Memorials to Chicago Chesed Fund, c/o Eliezer Hildeshaim, 6639 N. Francisco, Chgo 60659.

KORNICK, MARILYN H.
Nov. 30. Age 81. Wife of Jack; mother of Barry and Randi; daughter of the late Irving and Etta Levin; sister of Ruth (Marvin) Schatzman; sister-in-law of Lorraine (Hy) Spreckman; aunt of Barbara (the late Robert) Bessinger; great-aunt of Paul (Wendy) Bessinger; great-great-aunt of Ross and Carly Bessinger. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Memorial Park. Memorials to Midwest Hospice & Palliative CareCenter, 2050 Claire Ct., Glenview 60025.

KRANK, SHIRLEY
Age 83, wife of Bill for 47 years. Mother of Michael (Kathleen) and Clifford (Margherita) Trahan and Jodi (Joe) Hanna. Grandmother of 8 and great-grandmother of 13. Friend of Leonce Trahan. Aunt of many of the Krank, Liebo and Carlson family. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Rainbow Hospice, Children's Fund, 444 W. Northwest Hwy., Park Ridge 60068.

KRISBERG, BERTHA
(nee BERNSTEIN). Age 89. Wife for 64 years of the late Abe. Mother of Karen, Rochelle (Herb) Singer and Marlo (Susan). Gram of Corri (Brian) Greene, Rob (Carrie) Singer and Nana of Kim and Sabrina. Great Gram of Meghan, Skyler, Emily, Jett, Tyler and Echo. Aunt of the late Mike Harris. Sister of the late Sol, Dave, Jeanne, Lee, Rae, Charlie, Hymie, Harry and Eli. Aunt, great-aunt and friend of many. Bertha exemplified the caring and nurturing nature of women of her generation. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Jewish Oakridge. Memorials to Generations of Light Campaign, Cong. Or Shalom, 21 Hawthorne Pky, Vernon Hills 60061; or CJE SeniorLife, Development Office, 3003 W. Touhy, Chgo 60645.

KUMINS, ROBERT DAVID
Age 76. Father of Norm (Katie), and Abby (Michael) Carney. Grandfather of Adam, Anna and Isabel. Brother of Shirley (the late William) Payton and Donald (the late Lolly). Uncle of many. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Little City Foundation, 1760 W. Algonquin, Palatine 60067.

KURZ, DELORES ESTELLE
(nee KOSS). Age 84. Wife of the late Jack. Mother of Jerry (Kathryn Hall) and Lenny (Terri McHugh). Grandmother of Matthew, Allysun, and Melanie. Sister of Judy Pitler and the late Jean Simon. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Memorials to Glenview/Northbrook Youth Services, 3100 W. Lake, Glenview 60025; or CJE SeniorLife, 3003 W. Touhy, Chgo 60645.

LANDE, HOBART RICHARD
Husband of the late Helen (nee Walen). Father of Steve, Robert, and Gary (Carol). Grandfather of Stacy, Seth, Tracy, Natalie, and Noah. Brother-in-law of Cymia Goran. Uncle of Margie Goran and Ruth (Fred) Dry. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Alzheimer’s Assn., 4709 Golf #1015, Skokie.

LAPINE, ELLYN SUE “COOKIE”
(nee HORWITZ). Age 73. Mother of Amy Beth; “Nana Cook” of Jori and Sara Wineburgh and her “furry granddaughter” Ari; daughter of the late Herbert and Lillian Horwitz; sister of Don Horwitz. Cookie will be dearly missed by all her friends and family. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to Anshe Emet Synagogue, 3751 N. Broadway, Chgo 60613; or Lungevity Foundation, 435 N. LaSalle #310, Chgo 60654.

LEVIN, SIDNEY “ZIPPY”
Age 89. Husband of the late Mary (nee Factor.) Father of Lorin, and Marcy (Ross) Quattrochi. Grandfather of Mayli (Alex) Castaneda, Charlie and Michael Quattrochi. Great-grandfather of Amanda, Hannah and Emma. Brother of the late Jack and Mike. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Seervices. Memorials to charity of choice.

LEVINSON, DELLE
(nee BEHM). Age 88. Wife of the late Sidney. Mother of Jackie (Martin) Miller and Ellin Sue. “Mama Delle” of Jodi Leigh Miller. Sister of the late Max (Lois) Behm. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to charity of choice.

LEWIN, MARTIN
Age 67. Husband of Rena (nee Baum). Father of Allison. Brother of the late Steven. Brother-in-law of Carol Tucker (Reggie) Reginato. Son of the late Martin and Ilse (nee Lewin). Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Diabetes Assn. 30 N. Michigan #2015, Chgo 60602; or New Beginnings Shih Tzu Rescue, PO Box 63, Greendale, WI 53129.

LICHTENSTEIN, TEMA
(nee SILVERSTEIN). Age 90, a Holocaust survivor. Wife of the late David. Mother of Heddy. Grandmother of Joshua, Davida and Esther Newman. Sister of Fela Breitberg of Holon, Israel, and the late Edward Silverstein, Eda Tureniec and Stefan Sela. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Westlawn. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Friedman Place, 5527 N. Maplewood, Chgo 60625; or Anshe Emet Synagogue, 3760 Pine Grove, Chgo 60657.

LYNCH, JAMES JACK
Age 47, of Los Angeles, CA; father of Jacob Wesley Lynch; son of the late Lester and Maryanna Garelick Lynch; brother of Martin (Kelly); former husband of Chyra; nephew of the late Bennie (Bernard) Gassin; cousin of Amy (Stuart) Savitz and Nancy (James) Molesworth. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom.

MAGID, MILDRED
(nee IMMERGLUCK). Wife of the late Harold; mother of Sharon (Michael) Kroopkin, Gerald (Michelle) and Jeffrey (Helen); grandmother of Deborah (Josh), David (Michelle), Shakti (Kevin), Arielle, Esther, Jacob, Selina, and Casey. Great-grandmother of Jacob, Abigail, Aviva, Rebecca, Julia, and Malachi. Milly was loving to everyone and will be dearly missed. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Beverly. Memorials to B'nai Yehuda Beth Sholom, 1424 W. 183rd St., Homewood; or Anita M. Stone JCC.

MARKS, SID (SEYMOUR)
Age 88. Husband of 58 years to Cookie (Phyllis), nee Lewis; father of Jeffrey M. (Stevi), and Patrice (Mark Silverberg) Oster-Marks; grandfather of Ian and Zachary, and Lana Oster; uncle of Hal (Maita) Bildner and Roslyn (Larry) Litwin Kassal; brother-in-law of Lawrence and Elinor Lewis; brother of the late Pearl Bildner; friend of many. Sid's promising career in professional baseball was ended by service in the Air Force in WWII, where he garnered many honors including the Bronze Star.  After discharge, Sid attended college, married, and in 1953, moved to Park Forest, IL where he was the Midwest rep for fine women's apparel. Longtime successful saleman, world traveler and supporter of the arts who relished lively conversation with family and friends. Member of both Temple B'nai Yehuda Beth Shalom and Temple Sholom. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Memorials to charity of choice.

MAZLIACH, LOLA
(nee FUKS). Dec. 16. Age 85, Holocaust survivor. Wife of the late Leon. Mother of Abraham (Miriam), David (Jo-Ann), and Paula (Michael) Comm. Grandmother of Jeffrey (Cindy) and Daniel, Joshua and Sarah Comm, and Steven. Great grandmother of Kaitlyn. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Cong. Beth Am 225 N. McHenry, Buffalo Grove 60089; or Illinois Holocaust Museum and Educational Center 9603 Woods, Skokie 60077.

MENDELSON, ADELINE
(nee GOLDMAN). Dec. 7. Age 91. Wife of the late Joseph. Mother of Mardel (Steven) Katz and Karen. Grandmother of Jamie Wolfe and Jill (Craig) Cotton. Great-grandmother of Madeline Cotton. Sister of Dorothy (the late Sam) Goldberg and the late Jeanette (late Harry) Davis. Aunt of many. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Cong. Beth Shalom, 3433 Walters, Northbrook 60062.

MEYSTEL, EMMA
Wife for 62 years to Isadore “Sidney.” Mother of Jay (Cynthia), Ronna (David) Weinstock and Joel. Grandmother and great-grandmother to many. Sister of of Rabbi Harold (Blanche) Romirowsky and Rose (Mrs. Sampson) Krupnick. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment in Israel. Memorials to Cong. K.J.B.S. 3701 W. Devon, Chgo 60659; or Chicago Center For Torah and Chesed, 6333 N. Troy, Chgo 60659.

OSERMAN, TESS
Dec. 19. Wife of the late Ben; mother of Stuart, M.D. (Lanis Kuyzen, M.D.), and the late Steven. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Memorial Park. Memorials to Alzheimer's Disease Assn. Greater Chicago Chapter, 8430 W. Bryn Mawr #800, Chgo 60631.

PICKER, HARRY
Age 92. Husband of the late Anita. Father of Ellen (Robert) Simon, Janice (Scott) Sovereen and Bruce (Nadja). Papa of Arynn and Rebecca Ament, Jessica and Stephanie Sovereen and Susan and Brian. Brother of Morris and and the late Roy. Uncle to many. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to CJE SeniorLife, 3003 Touhy, Chgo 60645.

PLOTNICK, MARY
Age 94. Wife of the late Sam. Mother of Elynore Brassner (Joseph), Paul (Eleanor) and the late Harvey. Grandmother of Sarah Anderson (Nick), Lori Schwartz (Aron), Kenneth and Jon Brassner. Great-grandmother of Dylan Lindner and Noah Anderson. Past president Rodfei Shalom Sisterhood.

POLLACK, MURRAY J.
Age 66. Husband of Francine, nee Arker. Father of Marilyn Pollack (Gregory) Naron and the late Darrell (Tamara) and Iris. Papa of Elliott, Jennifer, Josephine and Garrett. Brother of Lloyd (Jan), & Rhoda (Louis) Cheroutes. Son of the late Toby and Gertrude. Uncle, cousin and friend to many. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to DP9 Foundation, 4343 S. Oakley, Chgo 60609;or Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter, 2050 Claire Ct., Glenview 60025.

PROHOV, MORRIS
Husband for 56 years of the late Zelda K. (nee Klamka). Father of Theodore (Anne) and Fredric “Rick” (Laura). Grandfather of Michelle, Jennifer, Michael, Lea and Jonathan. Brother of the late Dorothy. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Memorial Park. Memorials to Anshe Emet Synagogue, 3751 N. Broadway, Chgo 60613.

RAPOPORT, MASHA
(nee PIETKOWSKI). Age 85. Wife of the late Morris; mother of Kenneth (Marcia) and Gail (Bruce) Levin; grandmother of Danielle, Mac, Morry, Howard and Sophie. Masha, a courageous Holocaust survivor. dedicated her life to her family's welfare and happiness, never giving up her strong Jewish roots and heritage. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Illinois Holocaust Museum, 9603 Woods Dr., Skokie 60077 or ilholocaustmuseum.org.

RIPP, JEROME D.
Dec. 21. Husband of the late Rose Ellen "Elly"; father of Bartley (Roseanne), Ed (Gail Hendricks), and Brian (Abbe Goodman); numerous grandchildren. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Private arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Memorials to Planned Parenthood by calling 1-800-798-7092.

ROCK, RHONDA
(nee CREININ). Age 54. Daughter of Sam and the late Ruthe Creinin; sister of the late Shelly Creinin. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Menorah Gardens. Memorials to charity of choice.

ROTH, MORTON B.
Age 86. Husband of the late Irene. Father of Louise (Allan) Gartzman, Harry (Leslie) and Larry (Donna) Roth. Grandfather of Illise, Marc, Scott and Rebecca. Great-grandfather of Marleigh, Jocelyn and Brayden. Friend and companion of Molly Lieber. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 820 Davis #400 Evanston 60201

ROTMAN, WILLIAM
Dec. 3. Age 84. Husband of Inge, nee Wolff. Father of Joseph (Joanne Gara), Jeff (Janet), Barry (Patricia) and Robert. Grandfather of Stephanie, Serik and Sam. Faithful companion of Spike. Proudly served in the Army during WWII. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to The Buddy Foundation, 65 W. Seegers, Arlington Heights 60005; or House of Hope A Rescues Journey Home, 5250 Grand #14-176, Gurnee 60031.

RUBENSTEIN, LEONARD
Age 70. Father of Emily, and Caroline (Ben) Sherman; son of the late Charles and Hattie; brother of the late Sam (Joan); uncle, cousin and friend. Private arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Memorials to Children’s Memorial Hospital, Medical Research Junior Board Foundation, Box 4, 2300 Children’s Plaza, Chgo 60614.

SANG, ELAINE
(nee BERKOWITZ). Wife of the late Bernard. Mother of Ruth and George (Ilene). Grandmother of Scott, Jonathan and Gordon. Sister of the late Naomi Levine Costa and Herb Berkowitz. Aunt of Larry (Barbara) Olin, Bobby (Darryl) Diamond, Leslie Erkes, Ronnie (Bill) Uebel and Linda (Greg Bloom) Levine. Private arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Memorials to charity of choice.

SCHWAB, FANNIE
(nee DICKMAN). Age 97. Wife of the late Harry Robbins and Maurice; mother of Daniel (Zia Shapiro) Robbins, Anita Roman and the late Michael; nana of Harold (Amber) and Michael Roman; great-grandmother of Tia, Ella and Lauren Roman; sister of the late Leon and Nyman Dickman, Gertrude Rosenberg, Esther Kolender and Amelia Stiglitz; aunt and great-aunt of many. Fannie was lovingly cared for by her dear Alva. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Rainbow Hospice, 444 N. Northwest Hwy #145, Park Ridge 60068.

SCHWARTZ, JEROME
Age 88. Husband of Shirlee nee Nesler. Father of Karen (Harry) Ruffalo and Darryl (Amber). Grandfather of Edward (Kathy), Sidney (Andrea) and Jamie Fohrman; Jake and Zach; Michael (Brandi) and Debra Ruffalo. Great-grandfather of Rebecca, Grace, Cate, David and “Jerome” Becket. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Memorial Park. Memorials to Disabled American Veterans, PO Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301.

SCHWARTZ, Dr. LEON G., D.V.M.
Age 87. Husband of Marcia, nee Resnick, for 65 years. Father of Rickie (Steven) Strauss and Alan. Grandfather of Zachary, David and Ari Strauss. Brother of Adelle (the late Leo) Seiwatz. Well-known and respected veterinarian of North Center Animal Hospital and Mobile Clinic in Chicago for over 40 years, and past president of the AVMA. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Inurnment Shalom. Memorials to Foster Small Animal Clinic at the Tufts School of Veterinary Medicine, 200 Westboro Rd., North Grafton, MA 01536.

SCHWARTZ, SANDRA
(nee FELDMAN). Age 73. Wife for 48 years of Maxwell; mother of Martha, David (Jamie Diamond Schwartz) and Scott; grandma of Sam, Kayla and Charlie; sister of the late Elaine Kaplan and Anita Lutrin; daughter of the late Sam and Leah Feldman; sister-in-law of the late Adrienne Gitelson. Sandy will be dearly missed by all her treasured friends and relatives. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Sandra Schwartz Scholarship Fund, Friends Against AIDS, University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital, 5841 S. Maryland, MC 6054, Chgo 60637 tele: 773-702-3816; Sandra Schwartz Cancer Research Fund, C/O Dr. Steven Newman, Hematology Oncology Associates, 676 N. St. Clair #2140, Chgo 60611; or Anshe Emet Synagogue, 3751 N. Broadway, Chgo 60613.

SCHWARTZ, SYLVIA
(nee MANDEL). Age 95. Wife of the late Max “Mutchie”; mother of Maxine (Fred) Levin and the late Alan (April); grandma of Dr. Alissa (Andrew Drury) Schwartz, Perry Shafran and Aaron (Lisa Smith); great-grandmother of Haywood, Celia, Henry, Max and Cedar; sister of Seymour Mandel and the late Irving Mandell and Rose Gold. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter, 2050 Claire Ct., Glenview 60025.

SCHWARTZ, SYLVIA L.
(nee MILLER). Wife of the late Lee. Mother of Paul (Jessica) and Amy (Owen) McDonald. BeBe of Miller, Leigh and Erin. Private family arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home.

SHIFRIN, SYDELLE
(nee BEEKIL). Age 94. Wife of the late Arthur. Mother of Eugene (the late Melisse), Jerry (Helane), Sandra (the late Bruce Kaplan) and Mitchell (Barbara). “Bubbie” of Jenny (Richard) London, Andy (Eryn), Sherrie Warden, Anna Kaplan, Laurie (Vito) Angiliri, Melissa and Matthew. Great-grandmother of 10. Sister of Irving (the late Lois) Beekil and the late Harry (late Terry) and Gerald (Esther) Beekil. Aunt and great-aunt of many. Life member of Hadassah. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to Hadassah, 4711 Golf #600, Skokie, 60076-5286.

SHORE, JUNE
(nee STRULL). Wife of Reuben. Mother of Gayle (Charles) Burchard, Elyse and Howard (Ellen) Landsman. Stepmother of Karen (Sandy) Markin, Michael, Robert (Tracey) and Janet. Grandmother of 11. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Memorials to Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, 8765 W. Higgins #401 Chgo 60631; or Midwest Palliative, 2050 Clair Ct., Glenview 60025.

SILVERBERG, RAE RUBENSTEIN
Age 96. Wife of the late William D.; mother of Dianne Tesler and Bonnie (Avrum) Dannen; grandmother of Wendy (Eric) Wilmouth, Cathy (Greg) Goldman, Rachel (Tomer) Hammel and William Dannen; great-grandmother of Alexander, Carson, Sadie, Rachel, Jonah, Lavi, Benjamin and Eliyah; sister of the late Anne Kerschenbaum, Ida Zamsky and Jeanette Grossman; aunt of many. Private arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Memorials to Anshe Emet Synagogue, 3751 N. Broadway, Chgo 60613; or Council for Jewish Elderly, 3003 W. Touhy, Chgo 60645.

SILVERMAN, HARRIET A.
(nee ARENSON). Age 78, of Tyler, Texas, formerly of Chicago. Mother of Dr. Mitchell (Corky) Willens and Roxane (Robert) Helstrom. Grandmother of Joshua and Zachary Willens and Zoe Helstrom. She will be remembered for her style, charm and sense of humor. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Rosemont Park. Memorials to charity of choice.

SILVERMAN, HARRY
Age 99. Husband of the late Bertha, nee Perlman, for over 70 years; father of Ira (Susan), and Sandra (John) Lefton; grandfather of Michael (Lauren), Dana (Scott) Brandt, Erika (David) Bougdanos and Ryan (Alyse) Lefton; great-grandfather of Zachary and Jenna Brandt. Private arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Memorials to The Selfhelp Home, 908 W. Argyle, Chgo 60640.

SILVERMAN, RUTH GESMER
Age 68. Mother of Sharon (John) Gjertsen, and Elisa. Daughter of the late Israel and Golda Gesmer. Enduring friend of Paul Silverman. Ruth was a well-known and respected writer and columnist and will be missed by all that knew her. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Alzheimer Disease Assn., 225 N. Michigan, Fl. 17, Chgo 60601-7633; or Friends of IDF, 29 E. Madison #802, Chgo 60602.

SILVERMAN, SALLY
(nee BROTMAN). Mother of Linda (Mark) Jacobson and Sherry (Ben) Rontal; grandmother of Ian and Shelby Jacobson, Aaron (Amy) Rontal, and Suzanne (Rob) Gayle; great-grandmother of Landon Gayle and Samantha Rontal; daughter of the late Rose and Samuel Brotman; sister of the late Betty Rosengard, Muriel and Irwin Brotman. Arranegements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Mt. Zion. Memorials to charity of choice.

SLATON, PEARL J. 
(nee JOSEPH). Age 89. Wife of the late Leonard H. Mother of Deborah (Harry Hunderman) and Amy (Peter Mayes). Grandmother of Eleanor Anna Slaton Mayes. Sister of the late Sara Lorch, Sylvia Pollack, Carl and Bernard Joseph, and Esther Kahn. Aunt, cousin, colleague, teacher and friend. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Society for Technion-Israel Institute of Technology; or Chicago History Museum in Honor of Archie Motley.

SOLOMON, Dr. IRVINE J.
Age 76. Husband for 54 years to Marcia, nee Berks. Father of Ellyn (Mark) Panzer, Michael (Katie), and Beth (Jeffrey) Stein. Papa of Steven, Kaila and Emily. Brother-in-law of Bud (Claire) and Michael (Sherry) Berks. Son-in-law of the late Martin and Rose Berks and son of the late Max and Nettie. Uncle, great-uncle, cousin, friend and colleague of many. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Beth Chaverim Humanistic Jewish Community , 1457 Wilmot, Deerfield 60015; or charity of choice.

SPATZ, DAVID
Age 91, of Florida, formerly of the North Shore. Husband for 68 years of Hazel (nee Englander). Father of Larry (Marilee), Robert, Bill (Wendy). Grandfather of Adora (Tony) Sauer, Rachel, Lea (Gavin) Fine, Laura, Bryan, Alexis (Todd) Radeke, Skippy, and Linzy. Great-grandfather of Ben, Jaden, and Hyla. Brother of Kitty (Jack) Jacobs. Uncle and friend of many. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to JUF, 30 S. Wells, Chgo 60606.
 
SPIEGEL, KATHRYN M.
(nee MYERS). Age 91, of Winnetka, formerly of Springfield; wife of the late Jerome; mother of Ruth Freer and Judith (Michael) Havice; grandmother of Todd (Lisa) and Karen Freer; Adam (Natalie) and Elizabeth Havice; great-grandmother of Chase and Jacob; sister of the late Marshall, Robert and Ruth. Kassy was a lifelong volunteer, devoted friend, whose wisdom and caring ways will be missed by all. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment in Springfield. Memorials to charity of choice.

SPIELER, MARTIN “MARTY’
Age 81. Husband of Anita, nee Elkin for 60 years; father of Carol (Daniel) Schloff, Howard and Bob (Czarina); papa of Rachael (Chris) Kerpan, Alanna Schloff and David, Claire and Colette; brother of the late Bea Jaffe; uncle of Enid, Harrin, Ilene and Dean. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to House of Welcome Adult Day Service, 1779 Winnetka, Northfield 60093.

STEIN, JOSEPH
Age 80. Husband of Alysa (nee Haft). Father of Michele (Charles) Gregory, Karen Rembialkowski, Jeff (Kathy) and Devin (Stephanie) Schreiber. Papa of Jeremy, Brian, Jennifer, Alex and Brittany. Brother of the late Samuel. Brother-in-law of Barbara (Stuart) Newman. Former father-in-law of Andrea Schreiber. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to Kidney Foundation of Illinois, 600 S. Federal #201, Chgo 60605.

STEIN, SHIRLEY L.
(nee POLIN). Age 86. Wife of the late Alfred; mother of Sherry Widman (Richard Mendelson), Bonnie Chattler and Paul; nonnie of Jeffrey (Stephanie) Widman, Debra (Michael) Rosen, the late Julie Chattler, Robert Chattler, Bradley, Allison and Jordan; great-nonnie of Hannah, Joshua, Samantha, Alexandra and Zachary; sister of Marty (Onnie) Polin; companion of Alexander Jacobs. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter, 2050 Claire Ct., Glenview 60025.

STERLING, MARVIN A.
Dec. 26. Age 69. Husband of Jo Ann, nee Mitchell; devoted father of Kenneth (Kimberly) and Stephen; grandfather of Alanna Cassidy and Jacob; brother of Alvin (Marlene) and Rita; uncle of 3 nieces. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 820 Davis #400, Evanston 60201.

STERN, MARVIN MAYER
Dec. 13. Age 85. Husband of Judith; father of Daniel and Ted, Susan (Lloyd) Miller and Larry (Mary) Davidson; grandfather of Luke, Lauren, and Eli Miller, and Emily and Monica Davidson; brother of Frances Landau. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to American Heart Assn. or to Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

SUSSMAN, DANA S., M.A.
(nee SMALLER). Clinical Psychologist. Wife of the late Lawrence S., Psy.D. Mother of Benjamin (Frances) Collins-Sussman and Michael. Grandmother of Emmett and Tobiah. Sister of Shelley (Steve) Arvai and Scott (Brenda) Smaller. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Portuguese Society Cemetery, Waldheim. Memorials to The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation, 333 Mamaroneck #492, White Plains, NY 10605 (www.carcinoid.org).

TATZ, IRVING PHILLIP
Dec. 9. Age 87, in Helena, Mont., formerly of Chicago. A Northwestern University graduate in zoology, he worked as an industrial chemist and he was a gun-site inspector for the U.S. Navy during WWII. Husband for 63 years of Beverly (nee Zoot). Father of Janet (Dave Morey) and Michael (Mary) Tatz, and Marcia (David) Wollner. Grandfather of 7. Great-grandfather of 5. He was a past president of Cong. B’nai Zion in Chicago; member of Hadassah; and active member of his Jewish communities, both in Helena and in Chicago. Golden Giver member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Helena Funeral Chapel. Interment Home of Peace cemetery. Memorials to Hadassah, 50 W. 58th St., New York, NY 10019; or charity of choice.

WALNER, ELSIE S.
(nee STARKMAN). Wife of the late Wallace; mother of Larry (Terri), Debbie (Shelly) Kogen and Bob (Charlene); Bubbie and Grammy Elsie of 8; great-grandmother of 13; sister of Sarah Jacobson and was preceded in death by 3 siblings; aunt and friend of many. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Bnai Brith Abraham Cemetery. Memorials to HIAS Chicago, 216 W. Jackson #700, Chgo 60606 or Skokie Central Traditional Cong., 4040 Main, Skokie 60076.

WAXSTEIN, MOLLY “DOLLY”
(nee POPEL). Age 81. Wife of the late Harry. Mother of Susan and Dean. Grandmother to playful Zoe. Aunt of many. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Rainbow Hospice, 444 N. Northwest Hwy, Park Ridge 60068.

WEINER, CECIL
(nee LOWENTHAL). Age 101 ½. Wife of the late Harry; mother of Fran (late Leon) Amstadter, Anita (Bob) Musick and the late Gloria (late Charles) Minsky; grandmother of 19 and step-grandmother of 3; great-grandmother of 25. Cecil was preceded in death by her 12 siblings. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to City of Hope, BBC Chapter, 20 N. Wacker #1530, Chgo 60606; or Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation, 9221 Ward Parkway #400, Kansas City, MO 64114.

WEISMAN, BETTY
(nee CAMROS). Age 88; wife of the late Nathan; mother of Mark (Frances), Gary (Treact), and Robin (Mark Hagan); grandmother of Jeffrey, Daniel, and Jack, and Casey, Cait, and Ciara Hagan; niece of the late Mary "Tante" Rosen. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Union League Civic & Arts Foundation, 65 W. Jackson, Chgo 60604.

WEXLER, JOSEPH SAMUEL
Son of the late Sol and Gertrude; brother of the late Manny and brother-in-law of Judy; uncle of Linda (Doug) Longman and S. Jay (Lesley); great-uncle of Adam, Beth and Rachel Longman, Jimi and Jasper. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Diabetes Research to Morton Grove Hadassah, c/o T. Dobkin, 9530 Lamon #419, Skokie 60077; or Temple Emanuel.

WHITMAN, SHIRLEY
(nee LEVY). Nov. 29. Age 94. Wife of the late Nathan. Mother of Martin (Irene) Schatz, Geri (Robert) Feldman and Pamela (Gerald) Spero. Grandmother of Stephanie and Rebecca Schatz and Jennifer Feldman. Sister of Nathan (the late Thelma) Levy. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Northwest Suburban Chabad, 16296 W. Aptakisic, Lincolnshire 60089; or Hebrew Theological College, Attn: Yeshiva Women, 7131 N. Carpentersville, Skokie 60077.

WINKEL, DON R.
Age 94. Husband of the late Evelyn nee Rosen. Father of Carolyn (Jerry) Wilstein, Richard (the late Jane) and Dennis (Pat). Grandfather of Lisa (Dan) White; Jennifer (Chad) Bickett; Todd (Amber), Jamie (Nicole), Julie, and Kevin; and Matthew Wilstein. Great-grandfather of Jordyn, Sydney, Rowan, Stella and Andrew. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Memorials to American Heart Assn., 208 S. LaSalle, Chgo 60604-9807.

WOLF, RABBI ARNOLD JACOB
Age 84. Husband of Grace. Father of Jonathan and Benjamin (Donna). Stepfather of Sara (Robert) Berger, Justine (Tony Scott) Henning, Sarah-Anne (John) Schumann, and Dara Henning. Grandfather of Jacob and David Berger; Mengistab, Leah and Miriam Wolf; Ezra and Carmen Scott Henning; Noa and Jesse Schumann; and Ella Henning-Sepkoski. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Mt. Mayriv. Memorials to K.A.M. - Isaiah Israel Cong., Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion, 1 W. Fourth St., NY, NY 10012; or Roger Baldwin Foundation of ACLU Inc., 180 N. Michigan #2300, Chgo 60601.

ZIS, DEBRA
(nee SORKIN). Age 59. Wife for 37 years of Charles; mother of Norah (Brian) Kartagener and Michelle (Ronald) Goldberg; grandma of Brooke and Ethan; sister of Anita (Lawrence) Hammerman and Gail (Nathan) Shorr; sister-in-law of Terry (Mindee); daughter of the late Irving and Mae Sorkin; aunt, great-aunt and friend of many. Debbie’s strength and caring nature was an inspiration to all who knew her. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Shalom. Memorials to charity of choice.

ZUSSMAN, ARTHUR D.
Father of Laura (Jim) Nowak, Marc (Karen) and Steven (Kelli); companion of Dana Doyle; grandfather of Josh, Jamie, and Rachel Zussman, Matthew, Brad, and Andrew Nowak, Cheyene Albrecht and Colt Brown; brother of Judy and the late Ronald; former husband of Carole. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to charity of choice.

Posted: 1/28/2009 2:40:16 PM
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