June 2006

Obituaries

CORRECTION

The notice for Dr. Sidney Black, M.D., listed in the April issue of JUF News, omitted recognition that as a Silver Circle member, he was among donors with 25 years or more of continuous giving to the Jewish United Fund. JUF News apologizes for this oversight and reprints the complete corrected notice below:

BLACK, SIDNEY, M.D.
Feb. 21. Age 88, of Rancho Mirage, CA, and Wilmette. Surgeon for over 55 years, and clinical professor of surgery and anatomy, University of Illinois, College of Medicine. Affiliations and chief of surgery at Highland Park Hospital and Rush North Shore Medical Center. Received Distinguished Service and other awards from UIC. Author and lecturer in U.S. and Europe on surgical and clinical anatomy. Founding member of Am Shalom and Birchwood Club. Enlisted in U.S. Army Medical Corps in 1943, rising from 1st Lieutenant to Major at end of active service in 1946. Husband of Marilyn "Lynne" (nee Lovenhart). Father of Marjorie L. (Gilbert) Geldon; Jennifer S., Dr. Brian E. (Valerie Lapins) and Neil S. Grandfather of Benjamin, Daniel, Molly, Stephanie, Nathan, Henry, Eli, Michael and Caroline. Brother of Gertrude Applebaum and Susan Warsaw. Uncle of Dr. Brett and the late Scott Applebaum; and Jeffrey and the late Jonathan Warsaw. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Private arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Memorials to Am Shalom, 840 Vernon Ave., Glencoe 60022; or Department of Surgery, University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago, Research Funds, 840 S. Wood St., Chgo 60612-7322.

ACKERMAN, CELIA J.
(nee FRANK). Age 94. Wife of the late Harry. Daughter of the late Sam and Flora Frank. Mother of Gloria (Sheldon) Silverman and Marcia (Michael) Bender. Nana of Beth (Steve) Nagle, Sheryl (Brian) Schwartz, Matthew (Tori Katz) and Andrew Bender. Great-grandmother of Blake and Emma Schwartz. Sister of the late Charlotte (the late Nate) Siegel, Pauline (the late Joseph) Shapiro and Marshall (the late Elsie) Frank. Aunt of many. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Gastro-Intestinal Research Foundation, 70 E. Lake St. #1015, Chgo 60601.

ALEXANDER, EDWARD
Husband of Betty (nee Levinson), and the late Valerie (nee Victor). Father of Michael (Myrna) and the late Sandra. Grandfather of Michele (Brian) and Marc. Uncle of John (Caroline), Joel (Wendy), Tommy, Lisa (Chris) and Laura (Mike). Brother of the late Ben and Henri. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to American Heart Assn., 208 S. LaSalle, Chgo 60604-9807.

AVIDON, SARAJANE
March 29. Age 64. Professional actress, published author, award-winning artist. Wife of Dick Simpson. Mother of August and Kate Donley. Grandmother of Lilian and Paula Olson. Mother-in-law of Jeffrey Olson. Sister of Michael J. Levey and Andrew S. Levey, M.D. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Memorials to Chicago Shakespeare Theater, 800 E. Grand Ave., Chgo 60611; Parkersburg Community Foundation, P.O. Box 1762, Parkersburg, WV 26102; or Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln Ave., Chgo 60625.

BASKES, CHARLES
April 18, almost a century of life. Husband of the late Fae (nee Rosenmutter). Father of Myra (Herb) Wolf; Michael (Carole); and the late Barbara Sharfman. Father-in-law of Robert Sharfman. Grandfather of Lynne (Mitchell) Billing; Randy (Jim) Holzman; Susan (Edward) Smolin; Glenn (Susie) and Howard (Jami) Sharfman; Lauren (Brian) Luneau; Michelle (Johnny) LaFave, and David (Vila). Great-grandfather of 13. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Selfhelp Home, 908 W. Argyle, Chgo 60640.

BERGER, LUCILLE R.
(nee WOLF). Age 91. Wife of the late Samuel. Mother of Rochelle (Arthur) Elstein and Carole (Don) Beere. Grandmother of Elana (Jeff Keisler), Aaron (Mara Bragg) and David (Shuyuan Chen) Elstein; Jonathan (Sibylle Salewski) and Jennifer Beere. Great-grandmother of Max and Marlena Keisler, Malka and Laila Beere. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Home. Interment Memorial Park. Memorials to Selfhelp Home, 908 W. Argyle, Chgo 60640; or Greater Chicago Food Depository, 4100 W. AnnLurie Pl., Chgo 60632.

BERKLEY, RUTH R.
May 1. Age 94, of Aventura, Fla., formerly of Libertyville and Chicago. Wife of the late Mac Berkley and James Flegelman. Sister of the late Avery (Myrtle) Rosenthal and Harriet (the late Cyril) Oldham. Aunt of Morris (Barbara) Oldham; James (Chris) Dublin; and David (Leah) and the late Mark Rosenthal. Aunt and great-aunt of many. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals.

BITTERMAN, EMYLEE RENATA
Age 20. Daughter of Steve and Rhona (nee Lev). Sister of Charles. Granddaughter of Ga Neomah Lev Chroman. Niece of Gary and Paula Lev, Donald (Martha) and Martha Bitterman. Cousin and friend of many. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Anshe Emet Synagogue, 3751 N. Broadway, Chgo; The Raising Spirits Fdn., 5115 Belmont – Ste. B, Downers Grove 60515; or KidPower, 901 W. Jackson, Chgo 60607.

BLOOMFIELD, RUTH
(nee STRAUSS). April 5. Age 99. Wife of the late Simon. Mother of Jean Feiger and Philip (Nancy). Grandmother of Sharon (Louis) Hicks; Alexa Bloomfield; James (Deborah) and Harold (Monica Salud) Feiger. Great-grandmother of Rebecca Hicks, Deanna and Renee Feiger. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to City of Hope.

BOROWITZ, JOSEPH M.
March 21. Age 93. President and founder of Plasto Manufacturing Co., major supplier of lamps and advertising displays. Owner of Summit Furniture Co. Employee trustee for International Brotherhood of Teamsters. Benefactor of School of the Ozarks. Received awards from Little City Foundation and United Settlement Appeal. Served on national board of United Synagogue Youth and Chicago Presidents Council of United Synagogue of America. Patron of Jewish Theological Seminary, vice president of United Jewish Appeal, and member of Anshe Emet Synagogue. Husband of Elinore "Babe." Father of Judith (Norman) Freedman and Jane (Robert) Sarnoff. Grandfather of Lawrence Freedman, Karen Sasine, Kenneth (Abigail) and James (Leslie) Sarnoff. Great-grandfather of Ariel, Lauren, Adam, Rachel Sasine and Katherine Sarnoff. Brother of the late David, Doris Marks, Rose Pearlman, and Morris. Uncle of many. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Memorial Park. Memorials to Anshe Emet Synagogue, 3751 N. Broadway, Chgo 60613.

CHASIN, PROFESSOR ALLAN "ABE"
Jan. 16. Professor of biology, taught for 48 years. While with Chicago Board of Education, he was in charge of the science fairs. Retired from Truman College in 1986. Also taught at Chicago Jewish Academy. Husband of May (nee Rozansky). Father of Fern (Jeffrey) Gutman and Sheri (Rabbi Shimmon) Kurland of Jerusalem, Israel. Grandfather of 12. Brother of the late Nate (Reve), and the late Gussie (Sol) Shankman. Uncle of Aaron Shankman and David Chasin. Funeral held at Yehuda Moshe Cong. Interment Waldheim.

CHIBNIK, MARTHA
(nee BAUMAN). Age 93. Mother of Eileen and Richard Peck, William and Trudie, Herman and Kathleen. Grandmother of Alan (Lisa) Avery-Peck, Deborah (Howard) Tolsky, Susan (Marc) Levine, Taj (Jason) Halley, Sinnead and Aisling Brien, Stacy (Mike) Deems, Marc, Eric (Beth) and Lori. Great-grandmother of Benjamin, Max (fiancée Genny), Molly, Stephanie, Jeremy, Gabrielle, Lev, Hannah, Alex, Annina, Gavin, Braden and Drew. Aunt of many. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Shalom. Memorials to the Jewish United Fund, 1 S. Franklin, Chgo 60606.

CHIZEWER, ESTHER
(nee ZUNAMON). Age 92. Wife of the late Jack E. Mother of Harold (Linda); and Arline (David) Kallick. Grandmother of David (Debbie); Julie (Jeffrey) Weill; Michelle and Rob Kallick. Great-grandmother of Andrew and Jeremy; Betsy and Ruthie Weill. Sister of Rose (Jerome) Gilbert, the late Margaret, Simon (Diane), Marion and PFC Jacob Zunamon. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Jewish Community Centers of Chicago or the JUF, both at 1 S. Franklin St., Chgo 60606.

COHEN, BARRY H.
Age 57. U.S. Army, retired. Father of McKenzie (Brad) Moseng and Marshall. Grandfather of 4. Brother of Carol (the late Lawrence) Deer and Barton B. Son of the late Dorothy and Maurice. Uncle of many. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to The Wellness Center, 215 Revere Dr., Northbrook 60062; or American Cancer Society, 820 Davis St., Evanston 60201.

COHEN, BERNARD Z. "BERNIE"
April 28. Age 75. Husband of Adrienne "Cookie" (nee Solomon). Father of Stuart (Geri), and Sandi (Neil) Bauer. Papa of Allison, David and Andy; Matthew and Joey Bauer. Brother of the late Ruth Brown and Ed Shore. Brother-in-law of Adele Wallerstein. Uncle of many. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Les Turner ALS Foundation, 8142 N. Lawndale Ave., Skokie 60076-3311.

COHEN, RONALD
April 2. Age 77. Husband of the late Roberta. Father of David, Jay and Randi. Papa of Amanda, Dan, Jennifer, Max, Eli. Brother of Robert and June. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 820 Davis St. #206A, Evanston 60201.

COLEMAN, PHILIP M.
April 27. Age 67. Husband of Monica (nee Carroll). Father of Suzanne (Thilo) Wilhelmsen, Allison (Lee) Schenk, David (Julie) and Charlotte. Grandfather of Zoё, Maximilian, Sophie and Sydney. Son of the late Marvin and Charlotte (nee Klein). Brother of Miriam (Leonard) Shraiberg, Henry (Carol Besch), Brenda (Joel) Fugazzotto, and Lawrence. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Memorials to Indiana University Foundation-Polycystic Kidney Research, c/o Indiana University Foundation-PKD Research, Indiana University School of Medicine, Attn: Nona Dalton, 1110 W. Michigan St. – LO506, Indianapolis IN 46202.

COOPER, JOSEPH C.
May 1. Age 86, of Skokie, at his winter home in Delray Beach, Fla. WWII veteran, 14th Air Force, Army Air Corps, and member of "The Flying Tigers." Husband of Teenie (nee Gordon) and the late Harriet Mae. Father of David (Debbie), Gail Baumgartner (Bill Brown), Howard (Trini) Feldman, and Kayla Levy. Grandfather of Stacy (Michael) Patterson, Corey Baumgartner, Ivy Levy, Andro and Mae Dio. Great-grandfather of Ryan Elizabeth Patterson. Brother of Dorothy (Paul) Kay, Ben (Lillian) and Marvin (Gwen). Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Cong. Ezras Israel, 7001 N. California Ave., Chgo 60645.

CROWN, BERNARD
April 4. Age 83. Father of Laura (George) Polakoff and Arlene Folsom. Grandfather of Chad and Max Folsom. Brother of Annette (Ben) Klegerman and Rosalind (Harold) Chaet. Survived by his loving partners, Charlotte Crown and Jean Crown. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to the Illinois Arts Council, 100 W. Randolph #10-500, Chgo 60601.

DANIELS, ROB D.
Age 51, of Vernon Hills, formerly of Kansas City, KS. He had a 35-year career in the Big & Tall Clothing Industry. Currently the executive director of the Big & Tall Buyer's Assn.; also director of the International Lingerie Show. Husband of Sheryl for 21 years. Father of Neal and Morgan. Son of Maurice and Bernice. Brother of Conrad (Janey), Hadyn and Trent (Laura). Son-in-law of Arthur and the late Lila Freedman. Brother-in-law of Michael (Debbie) Freedman. Uncle of 9. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Cong. Or Shalom, 21 Hawthorn Pkwy., Vernon Hills 60061. The family will be establishing a music fund in Rob's memory.

DICKER, FRED S.
Age 73. Husband of Renee. Father of Leslie (Elizabeth), Suzanne (Arnie) Ehlert, and Richard (Suni). Grandfather of Karen, Chuck, Patrick, Amy, Jessica and Jason. Great-grandfather of Aiden. Brother of Leonard (Rose) and Michael (Linda). Son of the late Max and Sydell. Uncle to many. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Memorials to American Diabetes Assn., 30 N. Michigan Ave., Chgo 60602; or to the charity of the donor's choice.

EICHNER, CORRINE BOCHAN
April 27. Age 77. Wife of Norman. Mother of Carolyn (Kennen Ferguson) and Susan (Thomas Considine). Grandmother of Tess Eichner Considine. Daughter of the late Tillie (Kritzberg) and Harry Bochan. Niece of the late Esther Dolly Kukrtz. Aunt of Nancy (Lou) and Louis Bochan, and "second mother" to many. Social and political activist who testified before a congressional committee, volunteered with National Council of Jewish Women and other groups, and started a vocational counseling business with her friend Joann Mantelman. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Jewish Waldheim. Memorials to National Council of Jewish Women, PO Box 3022, Skokie 60076.

ESKOFF, HARRIET
(nee SUSAYEV). April 8. Age 78. Wife of Irvin "Bud." Mother of Andrea (Stephen) Pawlow and Mark Zoll. Sister of Sy (the late Jerri) Susay. "Nonnie" of Jamie and Rachel Pawlow, and Taylor and Jake Zoll. Private arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Memorials to Alzheimer's Disease Assn., 4709 Golf Rd. #1015. Skokie 60076.

FEINBERG, LENORE E.
(nee LEVIN). April 15. Age 90. Wife of the late Abe. Mother of Barry (Susan); and Adrienne Mazur. Grandmother of Mitchell (Jaclyn), Brett (Merryl) and David (Adina); Beth and Steven Mazur. Great-grandmother of Jordan, Lindsay and Samantha. Sister of Elaine (the late Chet) Brown. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to your favorite charity.

FOGEL, ROBERT M.
Husband of Ilene (nee White). Father of Brian, and Laura (Brett) Nisenholz. Grandfather of Joshua. Son of William and the late Bernice. Brother of Barbara (David) Sacks and Bruce. Nephew of the late Florence Bunes. Uncle and great-uncle of many. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Shalom. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

FREEDMAN, ROBERT H.
Age 77. Husband of Barbara (nee Armour) for 48 years. Father of David (Audrey), Ellen (Bennie) Lombard, and Daniel (Kimberley). Grandfather of Alex, Maxine and Sophie. Brother of Martin (the late Betty). Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Shalom. Memorials to a charity of choice.

FRIEDMAN, JEANETTE C.
(nee CORUSH). April 14. Age 82. Wife of Sander A., and the late Hyman Davis. Mother of Joan (Richard) Shapiro, Debra (Jeffrey) Crane, Frediann Greenberg, Mark (Pamela) and the late Jonathan. Grandmother of Amy (Ron) and Esther Greenberg; Leslie (Brad) Hammerman; Jeni (George) Rodriguez; Allison Shapiro; Carrie Crane; Neil and Dara. Sister of the late Saul (Sarah) and Joseph Corush. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to Temple Beth-El, 3610 Dundee Rd., Northbrook 60062; or Ketura Hadassah, 4711 Golf Rd. #600, Skokie 60076.

GARFINKEL, GLORIA
April 22. Age 78. Daughter of Edith and the late Albert Masel. Wife of the late Harry. Mother of Gary (Pat) Nagel and Karen (Phil) Manolis. Grandmother of Jill Nagel, Marcy (Mike) Hoekstra, Zac Manolis, and Chloe, who will be born in July. Sister of Sonia (Dr. Louis) Richmond and the late Jerome (Beth) Masel. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

GELFAND, WARREN
May 1. Age 63. Son of Dorothy and the late Jerome. Father of Marc (Stephanie), and Rori (Richard) Strever. Grandfather of Samantha, Kaylin, Jenna and Alyisa. Brother of Barry (Joyce) and Alan (Michal). Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

GOLDBERG, MARSHALL
April 3. Age 88. All-American athlete at University of Pittsburgh, and All-Pro Chicago Cardinals, halfback and fullback formerly of the National Football League. Husband of Rita (nee Berger). Father of Marshall (Kathy) Gavin and Ellen (Loyd) Tullos. Grandfather of Diane (Doug) Elliston and Laura Gavin. Great-grandfather of Alexandra Robinson, Jack, Charlotte and Mara Elliston. Brother of the late Isadore (the late Hazel), George, Victor and William D. Brother-in-law of Helen and Roe. Uncle and great-uncle of many. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Private arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Memorials to Brain Injury Research, Attn: Marilyn F. Krause, MD, MC 913 Department Psychiatry and Nerology, University of Illinois, 912 S. Wood St. #830, Chgo 60612.

GOLDENBERG, BEN
Age 81, of Boca Raton, FL and formerly of Skokie. Husband of Bernice (nee Feldman) for 59 ½ years. Father of Meryl (Joel) Pomerantz and Mindy (Alan) Kolof. Grandfather of Josh and Adam. Brother of Michael Goldberg. WWII veteran, attended CCNY and was a children's clothing representative. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Hospice By The Sea, 1531 W. Palmetto Park Rd., Boca Raton, FL 33486.

GOLDSMITH, MARJORIE L.
(nee LEVISON). April 16. Age 83. Wife of the late James Karpen Goldsmith for 64 years. Mother of Ellen (Martin) Robinson, John (Patricia) and Peter (Sandi). Grandmother of Harry (Jeanne) and James (Lora) Robinson, Suzanne (David) Hoppe, Jeffrey, Teddy, Erin, Max and Gabe. Great-grandmother of Emilia, Ellie, Kate, Stephanie, Abigail and Reilly. Sister of Paul (Telma) and the late Leonard and Murray (the late Prudence) Levison. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Memorials to Jewish Community Centers of Chicago, Women's Auxiliary, 1 S. Franklin, Chgo 60606; or American Cancer Society, 820 Davis St. #340, Evanston 60201; or your favorite charity.

GOLDSTEIN, ROSE
(nee SCHILLER). April 27. Age 90. Wife of the late Leo. Mother of George (Nancy), Robert (Maria) and Jeffrey (Randy). Grandmother of 5 and great-grandmother of 3. Sister of Filmore (Joyce) Schiller, and the late Maurice (the late Bea), Herbert (Dorothy) and Sidney (Edith) Schiller. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Cong. Shaare Tikvah, 5800 N. Kimball, Chgo 60659.

GOODFREND, MURIEL G.
(nee MOTEL). April 5. Age 88. Wife of the late Bernard. Mother of Sandy (Allen) Cohn and the late JoEllen Salus. Grandmother of Mark (Amy) Typlin, Traci (Jamie) Bowering and Beth (Jeff) Chiet. Step-grandmother of Heather (Scott) Hershman and Becky Cohn. Great-grandmother of 11. Private arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Memorials to Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter, 2050 Claire Ct., Glenview 60025.

GOODMAN, BARBARA
Forever 39. Mother of Lee (Marc) Okamoto, Rhonda Goodman and Debbie (Benji) Harris. Grammy of Bennie, Samantha, Rachel, Stone and Truman. Sister of Chickie (Norman) Dollinger. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to American Lung Assn. of Chicago, 1440 W. Washington, Chgo 60607.

GREENBERG, BEATRICE
(nee GOLDSTEIN). April 9. Age 92. Wife of the late Meyer. Mother of Sheldon (Patti) and Alan S. (Sharon). Grandmother of Lee, Aaron and Candice. Sister of the late Phil, Lou, Aaron and Ben Goulding, Mary Satenstein, Rose Blumenthal, Ceila Bolnick, Adele Ruben. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

GREILSHEIM, BESS B.
(nee BARR). April 5. Age 96. Wife of the late Fred Greilsheim and Edward Schorr. Mother of Nancy (Michael) Schwartz. Grandmother of Evan Cantor. Sister of the late Jacob and Blanche Barr. Sister-in-law of Henry (Louise) Greilsheim, the late Hyman (Iris), Bernard (Marion) and Henry (Elena) Schorr. Aunt and friend, cared for by Donna and Judy. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Oak Woods. Memorials to B'nai B'rith Youth Organization; or Jewish United Fund; or charity of your choice.

HERZIG, SHOSHANA
(nee WEISSBLUTH). Wife of the late Gerald. Mother of Illana (Philip) Weintraub. Grandmother of Ari, Ami and Jody. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Meir Panim, 5316 New Utrecht Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11219.

HIRSCH, DANIEL ROBERT
Age 41. Husband of the late Kimberly Ann (nee Weiss). Son of Patricia and the late Robert. Brother of Mitchell and Steven (Weina). Uncle of Adam and Jeffrey. Son-in-law of Barbara and Donald Weiss. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Kimberly and Daniel Hirsch Scholarship Fund c/o Cong. Solel, 1301 Clavey Rd., Highland Park 60035; or Cancer Wellness Center, 215 Revere Dr., Northbrook 60062.

HOFFMAN, JEFFREY IRA
Age 58. Father of Jeffrey. Son of Helen and the late Louis. Brother of the late Donald Lee. Grandson of the late Florence and Louis Rubenstein. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Shalom.

HOFFMAN, MERCEDES
Mother of Max (Megan), Morrie and Steve DeZara. Biological mother of Jodi Max Herzberg. Grandmother of 8. Sister of Rita (the late Glen) Homer, Pearl (the late Billy) White, Doris, the late Isaac and Marcus Benaim. Former wife of the late Salomon DeZara. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Jewish Waldheim. Memorials to Temple Sholom, 3480 N. Lake Shore Dr., Chgo 60657; or Adoption Program of the Jewish Children's Bureau, 216 W. Jackson #800, Chgo 60606.

KAPLAN, LOUIS
Age 88. Husband of Anne (nee Starkman-Berman) and the late Sylvia (nee Prizant). Father of Marc (Helen), Maureen (David) Weiner, and stepfather of Barbara (Stephen) Stillman and the late Allen (Linda) Berman. Grandfather of Shawn (Jessica), Scott, Julie, Steven & Jennifer. Papa Lou to Ronnie (Stacy), Howard (Svetlana), Perri, Jack, Ethan, Katya and Isaac. Brother of the late Libbie, late Ann (late Al) Alpert, late Ben (late Sylvia), late Meya and late Samuel. Brother-in-law of the late Harriet (Mark) Hoffman and the late Esther (late Al) Boboroff. Past president of North Shore Shrine Club, of Charlotte Chaplick Brody Memorial Foundation, and of Married Couples Dancing Club. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Jewish Waldheim. Memorials to Les Turner ALS Foundation, 8142 N. Lawndale, Skokie 60076.

KATZ, JACK
May 1. Age 84. Brother of Jetti (Manny) Friedman. His parents, five siblings and many other family members died in the Holocaust. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment B'nai B'rith. Memorials to Holocaust Memorial Foundation of Illinois, 4255 W. Main St., Skokie 60076.

KATZ, LOUIS
April 20. Age 92. Husband of the late Sally (nee Bendersky). Father of the late Ellen (Dan) Danzer. Stepfather of Howard and Stuart Herman. Grandfather of Sarah, Jake and Gabriel. Brother of Rose (the late Arnold) Eder; Milton (Audrey) and the late Jack. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, 70 W. Hubbard St. #205, Chgo 60610; or Temple Sholom, 3480 N. Lake Shore Dr., Chgo 60657.

KOHN, EUGENE L.
Age 85. Husband of Bernice (nee Gilden) for 58 years. Father of Debra (Arnold) Landis, Dr. Donald (Dr. Sheryl Handler) and Kenneth (Vicki). Gramps of Rebecca and Abigail Landis, Lisa, Scott, Melanie, Corey and Joshua. Brother of the late Rudolph (Miriam). Uncle of many. WWII veteran, founder and president for over 65 years of City Foods Inc. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Moriah Cong., 200 Taub Dr., Deerfield 60015; or Hadassah/Women's ZOA, 4711 Golf #600, Skokie 60076.

KOONSKY, FAY
(nee WARMAN). Wife of the late Sidney. Sister of the late Edward (Doris) Warman, the late Roberta (the late Albert) Berger. Aunt of Robert and Jeffrey (Bracha) Warman, Linda (Sandy) Silvers, Robin (Hy) Reibman, Penny Kramer, Mark (Bonnie) Berger, and Barry Sarnat. Great-aunt of many. Sister-in-law of the late Florence (Jules) Sarnat. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Hadassah/Women's ZOA, 4711 Golf Rd. #600, Skokie 60076.

KRAVITZ, EUGENE "GENE"
Age 67. Father of David (Susan) and Dan (Suzanne). Grandfather of Sarah, Naomi and Marley. Brother of Stuart (Harriet). Uncle to Eric. Companion of Ann Zekelman. Friend to many. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Red Giant Foundation (established in his memory by David and Dan), 1429 W. Grand, Chgo 60622.

KRIEZELMAN, LAWRENCE
March 31. WWII veteran. Husband of Adelynne. Father of Jeffrey (Adrienne), and Elyse (Daniel) Ferdinand. Grandfather of Dr. Erika (Justin Burton), Dr. Justin, Gillian, and Matthew; Kelly (fiancé Seth Zimmerman) and Stefanie Ferdinand. Great-grandfather of Alexis and Mia Burton. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment IOBS Cemetery. Memorials to City of Hope, 5215 Old Orchard Rd. #800, Skokie 60077.

KROMELOW, BERNICE
(nee ZWERLING). April 22. Age 87, 1939 summa cum laude graduate of Carnegie Inst. of Technology, Phi Beta Kappa. Wife of the late Joseph. Mother of Hilary (Lewis) Josephs and the late Michael (Lisa Osborne) Kromelow. Sister of Darrell Zwerling. Daughter of the late Esther and Irwin Zwerling. Private arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Memorials to Joseph and Michael B. Kromelow Scholarship Fund, c/o Juilliard School, 60 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023-6588.

KRYSKA, HELEN ROSENBERG
Age 80. Wife of Ben, and the late Simon Rosenberg. Mother of Pearl Shless, Jeanette (Earl) Saltzman, Toby Solomon and Jerry (Marla). Grandmother of Sean and Todd Saltzberg, and Ean and Brett. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to the Jewish United Fund, Israel Bonds, or Illinois Holocaust Memorial Foundation.

KWELLER, FLORENCE
April 1. Age 88. Wife of the late Alexander. Mother of Iris Kweller (Dr. Aaron) Rosenberg. Nana of A.J., Jessica, Becca and Cody Rosenberg. Sister of Bernice Bobrow. Member of National Council of Jewish Women, and 24-year volunteer at Lutheran General Hospital Emergency Room. Private arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Memorial Park.

LAKE, RONALD M.
Age 57. Husband of Jill (nee Maxman). Father of Jamie and Abby. Son of Anne and the late Nathan. Brother of Jeffrey (Shari). Uncle to Ashley. Friend to many. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Leukemia and Lymphoma Research, 2700 Patriot Blvd. #100, Glenview 60026.

LANG, SHEILAH BRENNER
April 19. Age 79. Retired president of Lang Dental Mfg. Co., family business of her late husband, Edward. Mother of David (Joanne) and Roberta (Gary Anderson). Grandmother of Katherine, Jennifer and Edward. Sister of Claude Brenner. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Memorials to Art Institute of Chicago or Northwestern University.

LANGER, DAVE
April 28. Age 92. Husband of Anne and the late Julia. Father of Elizabeth Sacks and Joel (Caryl). Grandfather of Rian (Daryl) Thompson, Ken (Susan) and Steve (Robin) Sacks, Jennifer Michaels, and Lewis. Great-grandfather of Andrew, Samantha, Frances, Cooper and Dorothea Sacks. Stepfather of Terry Roberta (Terry) Michaels. Step-grandfather of Jennifer Michaels. Private arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Memorials to Horizon Hospice Developmental Program, 833 W. Chicago Ave., Chgo 60622.

LAURIE, RUTH
March 2. Wife of the late Alfred. Mother of Steven (Cindy), Stuart (Andrea), Elliot and Lisa. Grandmother of Alfred Joseph Laurie. Sister, sister-in-law and aunt. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

LIPSCHULTZ, MELVIN
April 4. Age 84. Husband of the late Naomi "Bunny" (nee Joffe). Father of Fay and Philip (Andrea Rhodie). Brother of Howard (Gail) and the late Jerome. Brother-in-law of Lillian, Fred (Ruth) Joffe and the late Norma (Melvin) Cohen. Friend of Arlene Novak. Godfather of Jeremy and Zachary Cohen. Uncle, great-uncle and cousin of many. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to the Bunny & Mel Lipschultz Memorial Fund of the Beth Emet Foundation, c/o Beth Emet Synagogue, 1224 Dempster St., Evanston 60202; or the charity of your choice.

MARGOLIS, IDA
(nee AROND). Age 94. Wife of the late Charles. Mother of Marcia (Jerry) Comm and Barbara "Barbie" (Barry) Weiss. Grandmother of Richard (Yvonne) and David (Kristen) Comm, Lori (Jason) Solinger, and Steven (Dana) Weiss. Great-grandmother of Eli Solinger and Jack Weiss. Sister of the late Ann, Sophie, Maurice and Beatrice. Aunt and great-aunt. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Shalom. Memorials to National Kidney Foundation, 215 W. Illinois St. #1C, Chgo 60610.

MOZES, STEFANIE
April 19. Age 85. Wife of the late Armin Harry. Mother of Miriam (Dennis) Robin. Grandmother of Pamela (Sam) Gussis and Paul (fiancée Nikki) Robin. Great-grandmother of Tyler, Holly and Darren Gussis. Aunt of many. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

PEARLMAN, RICHARD L.
April 8. Age 68. Son of the late Abraham and Lillian (nee Libner). Grandson of the late Louis and Celia (nee Grossman) and the late Joseph and Hazel Libner (nee Harris). Nephew of Luigi Mulé, Bernice "Bunny," the late Seymour and Nathan. Cousin of Renatta Libner, Lois Peerce, Laurence "Larry," and the late Arnold Libner and Perry. Survived by second cousins Dean, Lisanne and Kelsey Libner, and scores of students/stars and colleagues. Director of the Chicago Lyric Opera Center for American Artists. Legendary career in judging operatic voices, directing and consulting for major opera productions and music theater; writer and translator of works perfomed nationwide. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Memorials to Richard Pearlman Charitable Trust Fund for Music, c/o Attorney Burt A. Brown, 205 W. Wacker Dr. #922, Chgo 60606.

PLOFSKY, SIDNEY
April 25. Husband of Ida (nee Weiss). Father of Jordan, Larry (Evie) and Nathan. Grandfather of Rachel and Sarah Mylan; David, Isaac, Jacob and Shana. Brother of Erwin (Reva) and the late Annette. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

POLLACK, MURIEL
(nee WITT). April 10. Age 90. Wife of the late William. Mother of Sandy (the late Neale) Katz and Steven (Penny). Grandmother of Richard (Vicki), Amy (Yaron Ovadia), and David (Stephanie) Katz; Nancy (Yossi) Haddad; Candi (Paul) Eichstadt; Jackie Shapiro; Andrew Krugly; and Tara. Great-grandmother of 8. Aunt of many. Former president of North Shore League of ORT, member of Hadassah and North Suburban Synagogue Beth-El and Sisterhood. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Workmen's Circle – Menorah Gardens. Memorials to Women's American ORT, 9225 Kostner, Skokie 60076.

PORTUGAL, SYLVIA M.
Age 85. Wife of the late Marty. Mother of Barry (Madi) and Buddy (Layna). Grandmother of Marc, Scott (Sarah), Grant (Susan) and Emily. Great-grandmother of Andrew, Maggie, Patrick and Jacob. Sister of Stan (the late Loraine), the late Leo (the late Wynne), Morry and Earl Shankman. Aunt of many. "Syl" was a saleswoman extraordinaire at Saks Fifth Ave. in Old Orchard for 35 years. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

PRITT, SONIA
May 2. Mother of Alan Dachman. Aunt of Howard Molen, Allan, George and Eddie Klasser. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Jewish Waldheim. Memorials to The ARK, 6450 N. California, Chgo 60645.

PROBISKY, FRANK
Age 87. Husband of 65 years to Margy (Mashie). Father of Joel (Nadine) and Sheri (Howard) Goldstein. Poppa of Corey (fiancé Matt Guenin), Pamela (Jim) Gora, Toby (Matt) McHenry and Molly Goldstein. Great-grandfather of Jennifer and Royce Gora. Son of of the late Sarah and Morris. Brother of the late Esther (the late John) Greenspun, the late Jack Probis, the late Harry (Celia) Proeh, and the late Betty (the late Sam) Bilow. Brother-in-law of Bernie (Ruth and the late Rita) and the late Louis (the late Sarah) Cherney. In-law of Lenore and Jerry Goldstein and the late Ida and Philip Perper. Lifelong friend of the 37 Club. Uncle, cousin and friend to many. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Ida Crown Jewish Academy, 2828 W. Pratt Ave., Chgo 60645; or Cong. Ezras Israel, 7001 N. California, Chgo 60645.

RATSKOFF, RUTH
(nee GERSHON). Age 88. Wife of the late Solomon. Mother of Ralph (Linda) and Sheri (Mark) Kudlick. Grandmother of Aaron (Helena), Benjamin (Melissa) and Bessie; Garret and Geoff Kudlick. Great-grandmother of Russell Brennan. Sister of Shirley (the late Eugene) Rovin and the late Joseph (Clara) Gershon. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Shalom. Memorials to E.N.H. Hospice, 1603 Orrington Ave., 3rd Floor, Evanston 60201.

REZNICK, ZORA CECELIA
(nee LEIBOWITZ). Wife of Nat. Mother of Joy Segal (Michael Segal) and Lee (Liesa). Grandmother of Robin (Anthony) Swann and Jonathan Segal. Great-grandmother of Annabel, Spencer and Austin Swann. Sister of Betty (Harry) Allswang, Sheldon and Marvin (Isa) Leibowitz. Private arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Memorials to charity of choice.

RIPSTEIN, EILEEN M.
(ne SHNEIDER). April 10. Wife of Bernard for over 31 years. Daughter of the late Aaron and Edith Shneider. Sister-in-law of Steven Ripstein and Maxine Covone. Aunt of Jordan (Dr. Kimberly Orlov) and Benjamin. Longtime educator in Skokie Public Schools District #68, and taught at Highland Park Elementary School. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to your favorite charity.

ROGERS, DOROTHY
(nee NATHAN). April 1. Age 77, of Lincolnshire, IL, formerly of Manchester, NH. Former director of Career Center, retired as vice-president of Institutional Affairs after over 40 years of service at Southern New Hampshire University. Authored five college text books and ran her own consulting firm. Lifelong member and local past president of Hadassah, active on the boards of the New Hampshire Symphony, Elliot Hospital and New Hampshire Visiting Nurse Assn. Honored as a Woman of Achievement, National Women's Month. Wife of Alan for 55 years. Mother of Joan (Richard) Leopold and Leslie (Ralph) Naftaly. Grandmother of Joseph and Lizzie Leopold. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Memorials to Moore Center Services Inc., 132 Titus Ave., Manchester, NH 03103; or Women's Division of the United Jewish Appeal, Jewish Federation of New Hampshire, 698 Beech St., Manchester, NH 03104-3626.

ROSENSTEIN, DOROTHY
Age 86. Wife of the late Albert. Mother of Carl (Sharon) and Louis (Joy) Rosen. Grandmother of Michael (Lisa) and Gina. Great-grandmother of Kelsie, Joshua and Joseph. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Am Yisrael, or Hadassah/Women's ZOA, 4711 Golf #600, Skokie 60076.

ROSENTHAL, CHARLOTTE
(nee WARD). April 2. Wife of the late William. Mother of Marc (Roberta), Shelli (Cary) Simon, and Karen. Grandmother of Randi (Eric) Miller. Sister-in-law of Gerald (the late Lorraine) Alport and Seymour (the late Caryle) Schatz. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Rosehill. Memorials to Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter, 2050 Claire Ct., Glenview 60025.

RUBENSTEIN, MARIAN
(nee SCHWARTZ). April 13. Age 91. Wife of the late Harold "Murph." Mother of Dr. William (Carol "Kitch"), Edward; and Leila (Sonny) Fox. Grandmother of Jodi (Jason) Sharek; Judd Fox; Stefanie (David) Ross; Andy (Jana), Kristen, Barry (Amanda) and Fancie. Great-grandmother of Mia and Joe Sharek; Meg, Liv and Benjamin; Jordan and Mackenzie Ross. Sister of the late Julius and Arthur Schwartz, Gertrude Zapolsky, and Minete Weininger. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Entombment Memorial Park. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

RUBIN, FRIEDA
(nee SCHWARTZ). May 2. Wife of Morrie. Mother of Sandy (Joel) Leff and Judy (Jack) Cooper. Grandmother of Amy and Sam Leff. Sister of Nathan (Beverly), Sanford (Rochelle), and the late Martin Schwartz. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

SACKS, HERMAN
Age 92. Husband of the late Reta (nee Goldstadt). Father of Caryn Peters and Marsha (Gerald) Chanan, and the late Gail. Grandfather of David & Leslie Chanan and Lisa Peters. Great-grandfather of Gabriel Peters. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Chicago Lighthouse-The Blind, 1850 W. Roosevelt Rd., Chgo 60608; or The ARK, 6450 N. California, Chgo 60645.

SCHNEIDER, PAULINE
(nee ALLENTUCK). April 24, at Northwest Home for the Aged. Age 96. Wife of the late Manny. The last of 7 chidren of Abraham and Ann Allentuck. Aunt of Annette and Josel Schneider, Alyse Bluver, Leslie, Vallarie and Warren Herst. Neighbor and friend of Judy Thull. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Chicago Children's Advocacy Center (bringing hope and healing to Chicago's abused children), 1240 S. Damen Ave., Chgo 60608.

SCHWARCZ, PHYLLIS
(nee GOLDBERG). Age 61. Wife of Ron. Mother of Dr. Lori (Joel Lezak) and Andy (Kerry). Grandmother of Ryan. Sister of the late Iris Rothschild. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Resources for Living Inc., 100 Grove St., Evanston 60201.

SCHWARTZ, RUTH
Age 84. Wife of the late Sidney. Mother of Susan (Bill) Mieli and David (Bonnie). Grandma of Dina (Andy) Refka; Lauren and Alan Mieli; Brian (Morrisa), Bradley (Molly) and Jason. Great-grandmother of Evan and Avery Refka. Sister of Martha (the late Don) Gershon; Isadore (Lillian), Kalman (Barbara) and the late Leo Gortman. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 820 Davis St. #340, Evanston 60201.

SHAPIRO, ARVEY
Husband of Florence (nee Pinsky). Father of Eugene (Mary), Dr. David (Julie); and Joyce (Thomas) Quinn. Grandfather of Dara, Eden and Madeleine; Ross (Helene) and Jordana Caitlin; Brian and Kevin Quinn. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 820 Davis St. #340, Evanston 60201.

SHORE, ELAINE KATLER
(nee GLASSMAN). April 26. Age 89, of Miami Beach, formerly of Chicago. Wife of the late Joseph Katler and Al. Mother of Alan (Dinah) and Gary (Karen) Katler, Phyllis (David) Wiegan, and the late Renee Israel. Mother-in-law of David Israel. Grandmother of Edyie (Elliot) Rosenfeld; Joel (Judy) and Aaron (Deb) Katler; Jill (Anthony) Pecoraro; Bruce (Laura) and Rick (Beth) Wiegan; Cindy (Tommy) Mattioli; Ivy, Jamie and Emily Israel. Great-grandmother of 16. Sister of the late Irving Glassman and Ida Goldman. Aunt, relative and friend of many, special friend of Devar. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Satinover Verein – Jewish Waldheim. Memorials to Renee Israel Foundation, PO Box 454, Deerfield 60015.

SIEGEL, SHIRLIE L.
Wife of the late Owen. Mother of Jeff (Diana Eades), Scott (Rhonda Goldstein) and the late Robert. Grandmother of Ben, Gabe, Kyle. Sister of Barbara (the late Stan) Lieber. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Beth Emet Cong., 1224 Dempster, Evanston 60202; or ENH Foundation/Fancreatic Cancer Center, 1603 Orrington #75, Evanston 60202.

SIEGELMAN, ABE
April 25. Age 85. Husband of Florine (nee Schneider). Father of Vicki (David Baldwin), Lori (Richard) Edwards, Gary (Jeri). Grandfather of Amy (Jason) Torf, Brian Katz, Marc and James Baldwin, Kelly and Jamie Edwards, Ryan and Eric Socash, and Alex. Great-grandfather of Allison and Zachary Torf. Brother of Joe (Nancy) Shoaf, Mike and Dave Seagal, Shirley (the late Robert) Stritch, Ruth (Marvin) Rosen; and the late Lillian (Hy) Fineberg, Harry and Steve Seagal. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to University of Chicago, Abe Siegelman Research Fund, Attn: Katherine Peck, University of Chicago, Office of Medical Center Development, 1170 E. 58th St. #207, Chgo 60637.

SIMON, LEONARD
Age 78, of Northbrook, formerly of New York, NY. Husband of Marylin. Father of Michael (friend Diane Ohata), Howard (Beth) and Robert (friend Hilda Herrella). Grandfather of Frank, Jodi and William. Uncle of Thea. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Private entombment at Shalom arranged by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

SIMON, MEYER
April 19. Age 85. Husband of Sarah (nee Beckerman). Father of Barry (Denise), Barbara and Helene (Donald Miner). Grandfather of Michele (Robert) Randall, Alison and Daniel Donin, and Kori Miner. Great-grandfather of Samantha, Veronica, and Jessica Randall. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

SINGER, EDYTHE
Wife of Sol for 62 years. Mother of Harvey (Sandra) and Denise (Ben) Isaacson. Grandmother of Bari (Stuart) Cohn, Dr. Marc (Lynn) Singer and Eliezer (Raquel) Broder. Great-grandmother of 8. Aunt of many. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to the charity of one's choice.

SINGER, SOL
Husband of the late Edythe for 62 years. Father of Harvey (Sandra) and Denise (Ben) Isaacson. Grandfather of Bari (Stuart) Cohn, Dr. Marc (Lynn) Singer, and Eliezer (Raquel) Broder. Great-grandfather of 8. Brother of Goldie (the late Sollie Wolfe and Morris) Bellack, and the late Sarah and Harry Sherman, Sophie and Charles Buyer, Ida and Max Saltzman, Ann and Robert Wallace and Rose Singer. Brother-in-law of the late Sylvia and Edward Goldman, Paul and Evelyne Jacobson, and Beverly and Sidney Kazel. Uncle of many. Son of the late Morris and Pessel. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Telshe Yeshiva, 3535 W. Foster, Chgo 60625.

SMALL, GERTRUDE
(nee SCHWARTZ). April 24. Age 93. Wife of the late Joe. Mother of Janice and Dennis (Gail). Grandmother of Kimberly (Jeff) Rosenbloom and Stephanie. Sister of the late Joseph Epstein and Harriet Schwartz. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to Lambs Farm, PO Box 520, Libertyville 60048; or Rainbow Hospice, 444 N. Northwest Hwy. #145, Park Ridge 60068.

SPECTER, MIRIAM
March 4. Age 100, of Tucson, AZ; a Sabra born near Tel Aviv, grew up and and lived in Chicago, retired to Arizona 25 years ago. Predeceased by her husband of 71 years, Samuel; son, Gerald, and brother, Sam. Survived by children, Maynard "Bud," and Betejoy (Rabbi Arthur R.) Oleisky; sister, Lill Havens; daughter-in-law, Elaine; 8 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Miriam was a 15-year volunteer at Handmaker Jewish Services for the Aging; life member of Hadassah; president of Naamat; president of the Anshei Emet Sisterhood; active member of Anshei Israel and its Sisterhood and a Torah Fund supporter for over 50 years. With her husband, Sam, she was honored with the A.J. Heschel Award from the Solomon Schechter Day Schools in Chicago. Interment Anshei Israel Section of Evergreen Cemetery.

SPIEGEL, EDITH
(nee GOLDMAN). Age 92. Wife of the late Morrie. Mother of Jerry, and Nancy (Sy) Taxman. Mother-in-law of Ellie Spiegel Buckingham. Grammy of Stephanie (Robert) Jackson; Susan (Ross) Giese; Scott (Amy), Stacy, and Glenn (Karen) Taxman; Sarah and the late Jodi. Bubbe of Emily, Alexander, Sammie, Benny, Cassidy, Charley, Nelson, Tiana, Kashaun and Jon. Sister of Anabel (the late Benjamin) Blacker and the late Bertha (the late Joseph) Weissman. Aunt of many. Friend of Maury Sher. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to GIRF, 70 E. Lak St. #1015, Chgo 60601; or Am Israel, 4 Happ Rd., Northfield.

STEINBERG, HENRIETTA "HANK"
(nee HARTMAN). April 20. Age 79. Wife of the late Julian. Mother of Susan (Andrew) Haas and Phillip (Betsy). Grandmother of Lisa and Courtney Haas, and D.J. Sister of Gerald (Donna) Hartman. Aunt of Michael and Michele Hartman, and Stacey (Anthony) Wilkinson. Private arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Memorials to Temple Solel, 6805 E. McDonald Dr., Paradise Valley, AZ 85253.

STOLLER, LEON
Age 88. Husband of the late Irene (nee Becker). Father of Bluma and Linda. Grandfather of Renie Stoller-Zak. Brother of Judith (the late Al) Rimel, Irving and the late Bernice, Al, Joe, Hinda, Beryl and Israel. Brother-in-law of Edyth (Gikki) Elfman, Marvin Stein, Marcia and Herbert Klaber. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to Lieberman Health Center, 9700 Gross Point Rd., Skokie 60076.

TOBIANSKY, HAROLD
Age 90. Husband of the late Dorothy. Father of Sue (Allen Roberts) Masaracchia-Roberts, Harvey (Marty) Koelner, Robert (Rosa) and Bruce (Barbara). Grandfather of Jayme (Steven) Muenz and Jessica Masaracchia; Sara (Loris) Manaresi; Eva Koelner; Daniel, Jason, Joshua (fiancée Melanie) and Amanda. Great-grandfather of Devon Tobiansky-Christy, Nathan Muenz, and Loris Manaresi. Brother of Molly (Harold) Andelman; Esther (the late Carl) Weinshenker; Edith "Toby" (Leonard) Swartz, and Isadore; and the late Bessie (the late Milton) Edelstein, Cheri (the late Sam) Ersler, Sarah (the late Joe) Rosenfeld and Simon (the late Pauline). Brother-in-law of Marcella (the late Ray) Swanson. Friend of Ethel Herman. Uncle of many. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to a charity of your choice.

TUCKER, ANNA SELLS
(nee YOCHIM). April 17. Age 94. Wife of the late Aaron Sells and Clarence Tucker. Aunt of Elisa and Jerome (Shirley) Yochim, Deborah (Eric) Bram, and Karen (David) Carter. Great-aunt of many. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Westlawn.

WEINER, BERTA
(nee WEISSGERBER). April 15. Age 86. Wife of the late Robert. Mother of Hedy (Robert) Davis. Grandmother of Daniel (Hilary), Adam and Andrew Davis. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Women's American ORT, Chicago Region, 9225 N. Kostner, Skokie 60076; or Holocaust Memorial Foundation of Illinois, 4255 W. Main St., Skokie 60076.

WEINSHENKER, TOBY, D.D.S.
April 17. Age 91. National Guard. World War II veteran. Husband of the late Marcella Marcy. Father of Gary and the late Eileen and daughter-in-law Fannie (Bill Gasparik). Grandfather of 7. Great-grandfather of 13. Awarded two Bronze Stars, meritorious service medal and combat medal badge. Member of Guadalcanal Campaign Veterans Assn., 132nd Infantry Regiment Assn., American Legion VFW, and Jewish War Veterans. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to Anti-Cruelty Society, 510 N. LaSalle St., Chgo 60601; or USO World Headquarters, PO Box 96860, Washington, DC 20090-6860.

WENK, HENRIETTE
(nee KEIFER). March 31. Mother of Marion Feinberg. Grandmother of Aron (Sue) Feinberg, Michele (Ethan) Trull. Great-grandmother of Maxwell, Noah, Eli Feinberg. Aunt of Irma Spilkin. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment New Light. Memorials to Selfhelp Home, 908 W. Argyle, Chgo 60640.

WINTER, IRENE
April 18. Sister of the late Julius and Grete Winter. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Shalom.

WITT, CHARLOTTE
(nee SCHLESSINGER). April 24. Age 68. Wife of Burton for 45 years. Mother of Stephen (Barbara) and Robert (Kimberly). Grandmother of Jose, Adam, Alison and Rachel. Sister of Philip (Lori) Schlessinger. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to PanCan, 2141 Rosecrans Ave. #7000, El Segunda, CA 90245; or Midwest Palliative and Hospice CareCenter, 2050 Clair Ct., Glenview 60025.

WOLFE, EVELYN W.
(nee WEXSTEIN). Age 94. Wife of the late George. Mother of Barbara (Richard) Max. Grandmother of Beth, Jami and Jeffrey Max. Great-grandmother of Grace Max. Sister-in-law of Beverly Wexstein. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to your favorite charity.

WOLFSON, MYER R.
April 12. Age 92. Husband of the late Ruth (nee Fossner). Father of Charlene (Richard) Alexander and Henry. Grandfather of Ross Alexander. Great-grandfather of Caleb Alexander. Brother of Eva (the late Ted) Rudo, and the late Sidney (Eleanor), Julius (Butchie), Alec, and David. Special thanks to Janice de la Pena, who prolonged and enhanced the quality of his life. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Diabetes Assn., 30 N. Michigan Ave. #2015, Chgo 60602.

ZELONKY, MARVIN "MARV"
Husband of Susan Beth (nee Brill). Father of Deborah (Mark) Seewald, Robb, and Linda (Jim) Wiskerchen. Stepfather of Michelle (Andrew) Frampton and David Rattner. Zayde of Jennnifer (Scott) Corneliuson; Rebecca, Leah, Elizabeth and Shira Seewald; Zoe, Elijah, and Jacob; Havanah and Brody Frampton. Great-grandfather of Haley and Reily Corneliuson. Brother of the late Phillip (Barbara). Choir member and entertainer of the folk-singing duo "Darwin and Marv." Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Clara & Maurice Singer Choir Fund, c/o Cong. B'nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim, 901 N. Milwaukee Ave., Glenview 60025.

ZIMMERMAN, RUTH
(nee HINDIN). April 16. Age 84. Wife of the late Melvin. Mother of Ilene (David and the late Donald Levin) Adler, and Stuart (Frances). Grandmother of Gregory (Sandra), Scott (Jennifer) and Todd (Shannon) Levin, Aaron and Sarah. Great-grandmother of Grace, Simon, Brandon and Tiah Levin. Sister of Meyer (the late Ann) Hindin, and the late Henry (the late Jeannette), Harry (Judith and the late Hannah), Phil (the late Sue), and Abraham (the late Rose) Hindin. Sister-in-law of Phil and Roz; and the late Eunice Tzia. Aunt of many. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

Posted: 2/4/2007 1:00:26 PM
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