July 2005

Obituaries

BENENSOHN, CECELIA WOLF
Age 94. Wife of the late Sol Joseph. Mother of Dr. Howard (Gail), and Karen (Dr. David) Sager. Grandmother of Robyn (Tom) Baldwin, Jeffrey (Julie), Mimi Sager (Marc) Yoskowitz, Joey and Nathaniel Sager. Great-grandmother of Rose and Joshua. Sister of the late Laura Wolf. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Moriah Cong., Jewish Federation, or Solomon Schechter Day Schools.

BENSON, ELINOR G.
Age 91, of Springfield, formerly of Chicago. Wife of the late Maurice A. Mother of Fred (Terri) and the late Michael H. Grandmother of Sandra M. and Leslie B. Sister of Annabelle Goldberg and Harriet Gold. Aunt of many. Arrangements by Weinstein Family Services Wilmette. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Temple B’rith Sholom, 1004 S. Fourth St., Springfield, IL 62704.

BERMAN, BEATRICE A.
(nee ADELMAN). May 15. Age 86. Wife of the late Herman R. Daughter of the late Max and Sadie Adelman. Sister of the late June Eauslin, Sylvia Miller, Gertrude (Samuel) Shapiro, Alice (Lionel) Novak, and Ruth Adelman. Aunt of Scott (Kathy) and Steven Eauslin; Sandra (Richard) Elkins, Arlene (Sheldon) Miller, and the late Maria Eauslin-DeVore. Great-aunt of Lauren and Leah Rose Eauslin and Jimmy Goldsher. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Jewish Waldheim.

BICK, SIDNEY
Age 92. Husband of the late Edith. Brother of Thelma (Joseph) Buchler. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services.

BLUMENTHAL, TOBY
(nee GOLDBLATT). Age 75. Daughter of the late Mildred Rosen Ganson and Arthur Robert Goldblatt. Sister of the late Harvey Jack Goldblatt. Aunt of Cheryl (Dr. Jack) Harrison. Great-aunt of Jennifer (Bill) Allen. Great-great-aunt of Brendan Jacob Allen. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 820 Davis St. #340, Evanston 60201; or American Heart Assn., 208 S. LaSalle St., Chicago 60604.

BOTNEK, PEARL “BUB”
(nee FRISHMAN). Age 86. Wife of Bernard. Mother of Janice (Bruce) Chertow and Niki (Herb) Abrams. Grandmother of Kenny (Laurie), Maureen (fiance Jeff Miller), and Todd (Melissa) Chertow; Stacey (Daniel) Whitmore; Matthew (Karen) and Howard Abrams. Great-grandmother of Emily and Alex Chertow; Jacob, Adam and Kelly Whitmore. Sister of William and Jerome Frishman and the late Yetta Wolfinsohn. Arrangements by Weinstein Family Services Wilmette. Interment Jewish Waldheim. Memorials to National Asthma Center or Council for Jewish Elderly.

BROOKS, MELVIN “MEL”
Husband of the late Shirley. Son of the late Morris and Ida Rose. Father of Barbara (Tom) Wilczynski. Family member to Jan, Laura, and Paul. Brother of Dorothy Brooks and the late Lillian Kolkey. Brother-in-law of Jeanne Templer. Uncle of Susan Levie, Charlotte Braun, and Phillip Kolkey. Friend to Bryan, Bill, Bob, Tia, Cheryl, Judy, Stella, Michele, and many others. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Jewish Oakridge. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 820 Davis St. #340, Evanston 60201; or Alzheimer’s Disease Assn., 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago 60601.

CHERNOFF, FRIEDA “RED”
(nee MOSS). May 28. Age 84. Wife of the late Sam. Mother of Ellen (Russell White) and Renee. Sister of the late Dr. Marvin Moss and Lorraine Weiss. Aunt of Diane Weiss and Linda (Jeremy) Lyon (nee Weiss). Great-aunt of Ruby Lyon. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Jewish Waldheim. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

COGAN, SYLVIA
(nee RABIN). Age 90. Wife of the late Leon. Mother of the late Ira and Nadine. Sister of Florence (the late Robert) Abrams, the late Marion (the late Jack) Delott, and Robert (the late Carol) Rabin. Aunt of many. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 820 Davis St. #340, Evanston 60201.

COHEN, ARNOLD AARON “BABE”
May 11. Age 83. Husband of Evelyn Ruth (nee Cohen). Father of Marlene Ann (Arnold Bernard Kaber, Ph.D.) and Stuart Lee (Rolly Susan). Grandfather of Carly Ruth and Stacy Michelle Kaber; Harris Matthew and Abra Beth. Brother of Jerome “Jerry” (Gertrude “Gert” and the late Muriel) Conn, Bernard (Joanne Carol and the late Elaine Shirley) Kahn, Maxine Beth (Michael Jay) Topper, and the late Fay (the late Eugene “Gene”) Epstein. Son of the late Samuel A. a/k/a Sam Kahn and Anna Chimerofsky Cohen. Stepson of the late Pearl Buckner Kahn. Son-in-law of the late Mayme Burton Cohen. Brother-in-law of the late William (Virginia and the late Byrde) and the late Marvin Henry (Lillian Sager and the late Charlotte Ruth) Coleman. Uncle, great-uncle, and great-great-uncle of many. Awarded Bronze Star Medal for heroic achievement during WWII. Longtime member of North Shore Cong. Israel. Longtime Chicago-area accountant. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Rosemont Park. Memorials to National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 910 W. Van Buren St., 4th Fl., Chicago 60607.

COHEN, ZENA
(nee YAMPOLSKY). May 21. Age 84. Wife of the late David. Mother of Harvey (Janice Alpert), Shelly (Sandy), Rusty (Rhonda), and Gigi (Michael Levin). Grandmother of Marlyse Serlin; Adam, Brittany, Greg, Lee, Jeff, and Gary; Julie Woffington; Dana, Sarah, and Melissa Levin. Great-grandmother of 6. Sister of Rita “Ricky” Isaacson. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 820 Davis St., #340, Evanston 60201, or charity of your choice.

DAVIDSON, SUSANNE E.
(nee STADLER). Age 80. Wife of Milton. Mother of Richard (Donna) and Denise. Grandmother of Lisa; and Joel (fiancee Stephie Pascal), Amdrew, and Laura Hirsh. Sister-in-law of Dorothy (the late Daniel) Elliott. Arrangements by Weinstein Family Services Wilmette. Memorials to Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation.

DOLIN, PHILIP “PETE”
Age 82. Husband of Florence (nee Kanter). Father of Ricki (the late Paul) Berko and Ben (Jennifer). Grandfather of Kelly Berko, Allison (Matt) Zander, Ron (Nikki) and Lisa. Great-grandfather of Brandon and Talia. Brother of Lillian (Leonard) Becker. Uncle, brother-in-law, and friend. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Alzheimer’s Diasease Assn., 4709 Golf Rd. #1015, Skokie 60076.

DUBIN, ROSLYN
(nee LAUER). Age 82. Wife of the late Bernard. Mother of Lana (Robert) Hiton and Marla (Rick) Angel. Sister of Julius (the late Gladys) Lauer. Grandmother of Howard and Faith Hiton and Kleeblatt family. Aunt and friend to many. Arrangements by Weinstein Family Services Wilmette. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to American Diabetes Assoc., 30 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago 60602.

DUBMAN, SAMUEL H.
Age 88. Husband of the late Ida. Father of Howard (Lynn), and Darlene (David) Zlatnik. Grandfather of 5. Brother of Ida Rifzis. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

ENDER, SEYMOUR “SY”
May 22. Age 93, in Florida, formerly of Chicago. Founder of Paramount Automotive. Husband of the late Helen (nee Harman). Father of Ilene (Seymour) Mandel and Barbara (Erwin) Glass. Grandfather of Ken and Rick (Heidi) Graw, Wendie (Dr. Robert) Loiben, Carter Glass. Great-grandfather of 10. Brother of Sol (the late Sylvia) and Joe (Lillian); and the late Annette (the late Dr. Nathan) Atovsky. Vice president of Cong. Beth Hillel of Margate, Fla., and president of its Men’s Club. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Westlawn.

FASMAN, IRVING D.
Husband of Kathryn (nee Goldstein) and the late Lillian (nee Vilatzer). Father of Zachary (Andrea) and Jessica. Grandfather of Jonathan (Alissa), Benjamin, and Rebecca. Brother of the late Clara (the late Emanuel) Sandman. Stepfather of Gregg (Renay) and Jeff (Mary) Mandell, and Jami (Steven) Good. Step-grandfather of 9. Private arrangements by Weinstein Family Services Wilmette. Memorials to your favorite charity.

FLORSHEIM, LYNN S.
Age 51. Daughter of Nancy R. and the late Leonard S. Jr. Sister of Abbie Price and Kathie. Companion of J. Phillip O’Brien. Aunt of Kira and Kyle Price. Friend of many. Private arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Memorials to University of Chicago Cancer Research Foundation, 5841 S. Maryland, Chicago 60637; or Lynn Sage Comprehensive Breast Center, 675 N. St. Clair, Chicago 60611.

FREEDENBERG, FLORENCE
(nee FRACKT). May 20. Age 94. Wife of the late Herman. Mother of Michael (Marsha) and Charles (Timmie). Grandmother of Stephen, Joanne, and Deborah. Great-grandmother of Miles and Cheyenne. Sister of the late Rose Schiffman, Natalie Copilow, Jack and Frank Frackt, Esther Berg, and Louie Quinn. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Entombment Shalom. Memorials to Frank Frackt Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o School of The Art Institute, 37 S. Wabash #814, Chicago 60603.

FRUCHTER, CHERYL
Age 45, of Chula Vista, Calif., formerly of Chicago/Lincolnwood/Skokie. City official, including assistant director of finance and director of budget and analysis since 1987, named assistant city manager of Chula Vista in 2003. Wife of Richard Hinds. Mother of Alanna and Janelle. Daughter of Bernard and Barbara Fruchter. Sister of Brian Fruchter. Served 10 years on the board of directors for Chula Vista Cares, and was active in the Olympic View Elementary Parent-Teachers Club. Public memorial service was held in San Diego.

GARFIEN, JOSEPH M.
Age 96. Founder of U.S. GEAR Corp. Husband of the late Reva (nee Richman). Father of Sharlene (Don) Garfield, Mark (Nancy) and Barbara (Robert Berner). Grandfather of Jim (fiancee Elizabeth Farnan), Craig (Aimee Crow), Joey (Becca Waller) and Elena Garfield; Debbie (Michael) Garfien Morris and Chuck; Messia, Catherine, and Julia Berner. Great-grandfather of Ezra, Lila, and Lula Garfield. Also survived by the Siegman and Sobel families and many relatives and friends. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Weinstein Family Services Wilmette. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Anita Stone JCC, 3400 W. 196th, Flossmoor 60422; or Beth Emet Synagogue, 1224 W. Dempster, Evanston 60202.

GNIPPE, MARCIA
May 23. Age 70. Mother of Rhonda (Skip) Newman, Cheryl, and Robert (Emilie). Grandmother of Pamela and Deborah Newman; Elizabeth and Eric. Sister of the late Edward Kozin. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Josselyn Center, 405 Central Ave., Northfield 60093.

GOODMAN, WILLIAM
May 17. Age 84. Husband of Sally Joy (nee Weisz). Father of H. Barry (Laurel), Ilona (Chuck) Knell, Michael (Joan) and Roberta (Rob Dicker). Grandfather of Paul and Eric (Lauren) Knell; Sarah (Curt) Miller; Joel, Samantha, Amy, and Joshua. Brother of Gloria (Jack) Sender. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Susan G. Komen Foundation, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265.

GREEN, SYLVIA
(nee KRASNITZ). May 31. Age 73. Wife of the late Solomon. Mother of Manny (Paula Silver), and Paula (Steven) Levy. Grandmother of Katie, Stefanie, and Kori Levy. Sister of Morrie (Marcia) Krasnitz, Annette (the late Joe) Segal, and the late Harvey (Dagmar) Lavin. Aunt, cousin, and friend of many. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 820 Davis St. #340, Evanston 60201.

GREENBERG, ANNA SARAH
(nee FISH). Age 96. Wife of the late Ellis Hassman and the late Peter. Daughter of the late Jacob and Martha Fish. Sister of Marion (the late Hyman) Reba; the late Eli (the late Mary) and the late Rose Fish; the late Yetta (the late Leon) Treehuboff; and the late Fannie (the late Mauri) Levy. Aunt, great-aunt, and great-great-aunt of many. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Interment Shalom.

GUAJARDO, ALPHONSE
Husband of Judith (nee Lederman). Father of R. Joshua Glenn; Alexandra Ise and Micaela Rose. Brother of Juan Antonio (Lenore); and Isabel (Demetrio) Rojas. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Memorials to Alphonse G. Guajardo Architectural Scholarship Fund, c/o Guajardo REC Architects, 445 E. Illinois St. #650, Chicago 60611.

HABER, LORENZ
Age 85, in Missippi, formerly of Chicago and Lindenhurst. Husband of Sybil (nee Paden) and the late Florence (nee Wolf). Father of Anthony, Andrew, and Elliot. Brother of the late Rita. Private arrangements by Piser Funeral Services.

HERMAN, STEPHANIE
(nee ULANOFF). May 25. Wife of Michael. Mother of David and Cara. Daughter of Sylvia (the late Robert) Ulanoff. Daughter-in-law of Daniel and Rhoda. Sister of Andrea and Dana (Eva) Ulanoff. Sister-in-law of Robin; and Lisa (James) Hatfield. Private arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Memorials to the Y-Me Breast Cancer Coalition, 212 W. Van Buren 5th Fl., Chicago 60607.

HIRSCH, ANNE
Age 84. Wife of the late Irving. Mother of Aileen (Dr. David) Cornbleet and Dr. Karyn (Alan) Dash. Grandmother of Jonathan (fiancee Cathy Davis) and Jocelyn Cornbleet; Claudia and Olivia Dash. Sister of Betty (Leonard) Ellman and the late Lillian (Leo) Mikowski. Sister-in-law of the late Jerome. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Weinstein Family Services. Interment New Light. Memorials to Chicago Civic Orchestra, 220 S. Michigan, Chicago 60604.

HOFFMAN, EDITH L.
(nee LAVINE). May 18. Wife of the late Butch. Mother of Charles (Tamara Schiller) and Hinda; and Joseph (Kayla) Wildman. Grandmother of Lilya Rose Wildman. Sister of Meryl (the late Robert) Wheeler, and the late Harvey (June) Lavine. Private arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Memorials to American Diabetes Assn., 30 N. Michigan Ave. #2015, Chicago 60602.

HOROWITZ, HAROLD
May 22. Age 83. Husband of Elsie (nee Fuerst). Father of Arthur (Terri Ship) and Burton (Barbara); and Sheryl (David) Rosenfeld. Grandfather of Joel, Alyce, Shira, Nathaniel, Gordon, Leora; and Aaron, Joseph, and Maris Rosenfeld. Brother of Allen (Claire) and the late Larry. Brother-in-law of Noreen. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Rosemont Park. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

HORWITZ, BLANCHE MAY
(nee LEVI). Wife of the late Maurice. Mother of Lynn (Jeffrey) Coe. Sister of the late Lewis (Vera), the late Leonard (Syville Weiss), and the late David (Helen) Levi; and the late Ruth (Dave) Korn. Aunt to Miriam, Marion, Norman, Roberta, Jonathan, Joel, Elaine, and the late Laurence. Friend to Lydia Grady. Arrangements by Weinstein Family Services Wilmette. Interment Memorial Park.

HURBANT, BERNARD
May 9. Age 84. Companion and friend of Mildred Levine (nee Wein). Chosen grandfather of Brian (Rivka) Weiner and Sharyn (Mark) Trachtenberg. Chosen great-grandfather of Mitchell and Jaclyn Trachtenberg. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to The ARK, 6450 N. California, Chicago 60645; or Temple Beth-El, 3610 Dundee Rd., Northbrook 60062.

JACOBSON, HOWARD
Age 79. Husband of Adele (nee Sherman). Father of James (Marie), Irving (Rhonda); and Sara (Barry) Marks. Grandfather of Jennie, Michael, Justin, and Steven. Brother of Sherwin (Lenore), and the late Gwen (the late David) Blum. Former owner of Adele’s Grocery & Variety on Kimball by Roosevelt High School. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment I.O.B.S. Cemetery. Memorials to Alzheimer’s Disease Assoc., 4709 Golf Road #1015, Skokie 60076.

JACOBSON, STAN “STASH”
Age 76. Husband of Candy. Father of Ken (Bronwyn) and Paul (fiancee Wynne Dunton). Grandfather of Megan and Michael. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

KADEN, LESTER J.
Age 94. Husband of the late Elsie S. (nee Stone). Friend of Carrie Shields. Father of Joan (Richard) Kaplan and Bruce (Lauren). Grandfather of Robyn (Jordan) Allen, Jonathan (Susan) and Allison (fiance Jason Horowitz). Great-grandfather of Samantha, Jessica, and Jeremy Allen; Ari and Benjamin. Brother of the late Marjorie (the late Russell) Bean and Howard (Thelma). Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Human Needs Fund of Cong. Solel, 1301 Clavey Rd., Highland Park 60035.

KATZ, ABRAHAM
Age 82. Husband of Rhoda (nee Westerman). Father of Sarah (Gary) Markette, Amy (Brent) Schultz, and the late Naomi Sage. Grandfather of Naomi, Emma, Abigail, and Natan. Brother of Esther (Morris) Kohn and the late Gloria (Bernie) Bergman and Minnie (the late Elmer) Rosenkranz. Uncle and friend to many. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Highland Park Hospital ICU, 718 Glenview Ave., Highland Park 60035.

KATZ, VIVIAN
(nee GORDON). May 29. Age 91. Wife of the late Sam. Mother of Dr. Jerome (Joanne) and Dr. Richard (Ellen). Grandmother of Dr. Gregory (Dr. Laurie), Dr. James (Pam), Karen (Adam) Kooperman, and Jeffrey (Ruth). Great-grandmother of Benji, Jackie, Joey, Danny, Nikki, Kaley, Kobe, Ethan, Jordon, Naomi, and Sabrina. Aunt of Lois Altman. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Cong. B’nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim, 901 Milwaukee Rd., Glenview 60025, or to the charity of your choice.

KOGAN, MEYER J.
Age 85. Husband of Idelle (nee Barsky). Father of Martin (Carin), Nancy (Arnold) Sinoway-Smith, and Heide (Michael) Weiner. Grandfather of Jessica (Jeremy), Toni, Kyle, and Ian. Arrangements by Weinstein Family Services Wilmette. Interment Shalom. Memorials to National Kidney Foundation, 215 W. Illinois St. #1C, Chicago 60610.

KORNGOOT, IRWIN
May 31. Of Frankfort, formerly of Homewood. Husband of the late Phyllis (nee Yochelson). Mother of Judi (Steve) Blitstein, Eric (Dawn Sopoci), and Beth (Adam) Delaney. Grandfather of Cyle, Ryan, Molly, and Jack Blitstein; Maxwell; and Ashley Sopoci. Brother of the late Susan Brauer. Brother-in-law of Sheila (the late Harold) Korey and Joan (Howard) Noven. Uncle of many. Member of Pi Tau Pi fraternity. Owner of ITD Services in Frankfort. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Evergreen. Memorials to American Diabetes Assn., 30 N. Michigan Ave. #2015, Chicago 60602.

KOSS-BLOOM, RAE
(nee GILBERT). Age 84. Wife of the late Frank Koss and Sam Bloom. Mother of Steven (Judy) and Brian (Karen) Koss, Darlyne (Stewart) Pasternack, and Ina (Steven) Drexler. Grandmother of 10. Great-grandmother of 9. Sister of the late Florence (Joseph) Beckman. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Shalom.

KRAVITZ, SHERWIN JULIUS
May 7. Age 76. Husband of Betty (nee Sacks). Father of Jeanine (Robert) Wartan, Carol and Paul (Marly). Grandfather of Patrick, Cheryl and Michael Wartan; Zachary, A.J., and Max. Brother-in-law, uncle, and friend. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Stepping Stones, P.O. Box 721156, Roselle, IL 60172.

KREITER, ABE E. “BOOMIE”
May 20. Age 85. Husband of the late Beverly (nee Speyer) and the late Joan (nee Davis). Father of Rick (Nancy) and Mitchell (Edie); and Julie Kreiter Shulman. Grandfather of Brian, Beverly, Brett, Nick, Jared, Emily, and Melanie. Brother of Harry (Ruth), Ned (Leila), Sally (the late William) Keene, and the late David and Herbert (Sharon). Brother-in-law of Rhoda (Gen. William) Levine, Lester (Barbara) Speyer, Syril (Marvin) Beskin. Friend of Felix. Stepfather of Jodie (Steven) Francisco and Robert (Lisa) Levitus. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Cong. Shaare Tikvah Bnai Zion, 5800 N. Kimball, Chicago 60659.

KUTCHIN, BARBARA
(nee LeBED). Age 77. Wife to Sid. Mother of Susan Kutchin Pallant and Jeff (Barbara). Grandmother of Taryn, Jamie, Taylor, and Zak. Sister of the late Gloria Cruz and Jack LeBed. Private arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Memorials to National Gaucher Foundation – Chicago Chapter, 44 Century Dr., Wheeling 60090.

LANGER, MEYER
Age 82. Husband of Ann (nee Persky). Father of Barbara (James) Levie and Jeffrey (Dawn). Grandfather of Rebecca and Joseph Levie; Joshua, Alexander, and Eric. Brother of Rose (the late Sidney) Shure and the late Edna. Arrangements by Weinstein Family Services Wilmette. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Palliative Care Center, Hospice of the North Shore, 2821 Central St., Evanston 60201.

LeROY, ROBERT OTTO
Age 80, born Otto Lefkovits in Budapest, Hungary. Holocaust survivor. Husband of Carol Schultz. Father of Michael (Janet), Steven (Dunia), and Cathyrn (Ezra) Ilani. Grandfather of Benjamin, Sarah, Samuel, and Veronica; Daniel, Natali, and Jacob Ilani. Brother of Steven (Laura) Lefkovits; the late George (the late Hedy) Lefkovits; the late George (the late Hedy); the late Margaret Maate, Gabriella, Miklos, Anna, Paul, Sandor (Tillie) Lefkovits, and Jozsi (Sari) Lovas. Brother-in-law of James (Sheila) Schultz and the late Donna (Mort) Sapkin. “Brother” of Hedy (the late Laci) Ivanyi of Budapest. Uncle of many. Deported to Auschwitz in 1944, taken to Bunzlau, liberated in 1945. Immigrated to the U.S., served with distinction in U.S. Army 1951-53. Established his own construction company, was instrumental in writing Code of Ethics for remodeling industry. Was chairman of Contractor’s Advisory Board for Chicago Department of Housing. Founded Witnesses to the Holocaust Inc., developed and implemented mandatory teaching of the Holocaust in Illinois Public Schools. Helped to found The Einstein Academy in Elgin, a school for academically talented students, and Cong. Shirat Shalom. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Memorials to The Einstein Academy in Elgin, 747 Davis Rd., Elgin 60123; or Cong. Shirat Shalom, 30W509 Shoe Factory Rd., Elgin 60120.

LEVINE, ROSA
(nee HIRSH). May 30. Wife of the late Louis. Sister of Pauline Chazankin and the late Ada Manas and Tillie Goldberg. Aunt, great-aunt, and great-great-aunt of many. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Arthritis Foundation, 29 E. Madison #500, Chicago 60602.

LONDON, WILLIAM R.
Age 76. Father of Candace (George) Royden Jr. Twin of Robert (Roberta) and brother of Jack (Elnora) and the late Harry, and Ruth Mozes. Uncle and great-uncle of many. Past post commander of Harold Taylor Post #47 and of Jewish War Veterans Post 328. Awarded Bronze Star for service in Korea. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Diabetes Assn., P.O. Box 2680, North Canton, OH 44720.

MACKEVICH, ALICE
(nee HESDORFFER). Wife of Ira E. Mother of Gene (Barbara) and the late Daniel A. (Betty). Grandmother of Jeffrey (Susan), Marietta (Jay), Nancy (Barry), Beth (Bruce), Dorothy (Peter), Elise (Fred), and Carin (Matt). Great-grandmother of 15. Sister of Dr. Eugene (Gilda) and the late M.B. Hesdorffer. Sister-in-law of Mitzi Kaplan. Aunt of 3 generations. Friend of Sara Chavez and Billie Nickelson. Arrangements by Weinstein Family Services Wilmette. Interment Memorial Park. Memorials to Holocaust Memorial Foundation, 4255 Main St., Skokie 60076.

MADORSKY, HELEN
|(nee LAIKEN). Age 84. Wife of Ben. Mother of Jack and Barbara (Al) Solomon. Grandmother of Neil Solomon. Friend of many. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

MENKIN, MELVIN
May 21. Age 83. Brother of Susan (the late Julian) Saper and the late Rosalyn (William) Kagan. Uncle of Clifford (Barbara) and Jaclyn Saper, Diane (Bradley) Berman, Arvin and Dona Kagan. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Jewish Waldheim. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

MERAR, JEANNETTE
Age 95. Wife of the late Richard. Mother of Larry (Elzbieta). Grandmother of Marni Yang, Arthur and Julie. Great-grandmother of Andrew, Emily, and Brandon Yang. Sister of Pearl Miller, Esther London, the late Ann Blatt, Ben and Jacob Loeb. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Weinstein Family Services Wilmette. Interment Rosemont Park. Memorials to the Jewish United Fund.

MORGAN, JERRY M.
Husband of Rita (nee Hart). Father of Sheri (Jeffrey) Kolodny, Stacy (Thomas) Talsma, and Marci (Russell) Robinson. Grandfather of Matthew and Stephanie (fiance Robert Sadoff) Kolodny, David and Andrew Talsma, Sam and Alyssa Robinson. Brother of Greta (the late Arthur) DeBofsky and Sheila (the late Sherwin) Kunik. Caregiver, Vivienne Smith. Lifelong member of the “El Chicos.” Former teacher at New Trier High School, owner of American Corrugated Container, and owner/director of Olympic Day Camp. Former member of Ravinia Green Country Club. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Alzheimer’s Disease Assn., 4709 Golf Rd. #1015, Skokie 60076.

MORROW, LILA H.
(nee EDELMAN). May 6. Age 81. Wife of the late Bernard. Mother of Sally Newton, Diane (Csaba) Kohalmi, and Peggy. Grandmother of Robert (Aileen) and James Newton, Andrew Kohalmi, and Laura (Gregory) Guntz. Great-grandmother of Brianna and Abigail Guntz. Sister of Isabel (the late Nathan) Miller, Alvin (Sarah Kahn and the late Rose) Edelman, and the late Sylvia (the late Nathan) Dribin. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Waldheim.

NYBERG, MITCHELL
May 28. Age 47. Father of Ryan and Alec. Son of Charlotte Fink and the late Ralph. Stepson of Howard M. Fink. Brother to Marla. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Leukemia Research Foundation, 820 Davis St. #420, Evanston 60201.

PERETZ, MORRIS L.
Age 85. Husband of the late Lorayne (nee Silverstein) and Fay (nee Schencker). Father of Michele (Howard) Feinberg, Maxine Prange, and Murray (Anne Marie). Grandfather of Michael (Stephanie) and David Prange, Susan (David) Fireside, Caryn (Michael) Lickerman, and Chabon. Great-grandfather of Sydney and Mia Prange, Nathan and Kevin Lickerman, and Elliana Fireside. Brother of the late Jacob and Henry. Arrangements by Weinstein Family Services Wilmette. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Misericordia Heart of Mercy North, 6300 Ridge Ave., Chicago 60660; or charity of your choice.

PERLMAN, ALVIN M.
Age 69. Husband of Marjorie. Brother of Shirley (Alfred) Kleifield. Uncle of Gordon, Ilisa Kleifield, Janice (Edward) Litke, and grand-uncle. He had a property rental business for the movie industry, and he provided his expertise to the History Channel. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Westlawn.

PINCUS, ELKIN
Age 79. Husband of Beverly (nee Zabin). Father of Robert (Carolyn), and Fran Goldsmith. Grandfather of Joanna and Benjamin Goldsmith. Brother of Mildred Witzel and Meyer. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Weinstein Family Services Wilmette. Memorials to Old Town School of Folk Music, 909 W. Armitage, Chicago 60614.

RABINOVITZ, MAE
(nee SENS). May 9. Age 90. Wife of the late Reuben Shaffer and Sam. Mother of Barbara (Mike) Palatnik, Martin and the late Kenneth Shaffer. Grandmother of Robert, Seth, Miriam, Leah, and Jay. Great-grandmother of Hannah, Abby, Emma, Ava, and Evan. Private arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Memorials to Sager Solomon Schechter Day Schools, 3210 Dundee Rd., Northbrook 60062.

RACHELSON, EVELYN F.
(nee GOLDFINE). Age 88. Wife of the late Nathan. Mother of Julie (Steven) Korer. Grandmother of Beth (John) Fusco and Melanie Korer. Great-grandmother of Joshua Nathan and Alexis J. Sister of Tema Gray. Aunt of 8. Arrangements by Weinstein Family Services Wilmette. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Children’s Memorial Hospital, 2300 Children’s Plaza, Chicago 60614.

RICHMOND, HARRIET MORRISON
(nee GANEK). May 2. Age 76. Wife of the late Phillip Morrison and the late Gilbert. Mother of Barbara Morrison (Bruce) Tatz, Sandra Morrison (Lawrence) Levin and the late Barry Alan Morrison. Stepmother of Mark (Ellen) and Michael (Marila); and Robin (Leo) Eisenberg. Grandmother of Phillip and Laura Levin; Tracie and Shayna Tatz; Allison, Adam, Matthew and Melanie; Max, Anna and Louis Eisenberg. Sister of Leonard (Joyce) Ganek, Harold (Roz) and Norman (Laurel) Crandus. Aunt, great-aunt, and friend to many. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Wilmette Hadassah, 1724 First St., Highland Park 60035; or Palliative Care Center & Hospice of the North Shore, 2821 Central, Evanston 60201.

RIEGER, ARVIN
May 23. Husband of Carol. Father of Ronald and Steven (Julie). Grandfather of Alex, Ashley, Dylan, and Brianna. Brother of Ruthe Karlin. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Heart Assn., 208 S. LaSalle St. #900, Chicago 60604; or Cong. Kol Tikvah, 6750 University Dr., Parkland, FL 33067.

ROSEN, MICHAEL I.
Age 46. Father of Rena. Son of Moishe and Laurie. Brother of Michelle (Robert) Friedman; Deni (Karen Kirshenbaum) and Robin (Mark Bernstein); and Leslie (Steve) Socol. Grandson of Ida. Uncle of 16. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Menorah Gardens. Memorials to Chicago Chesed Fund, 6335 Monticello, Chicago 60659; or Ida Crown Jewish Academy, 2828 W. Pratt Blvd., Chicago 60645.

ROSENBERG, BERNARD
May 7. Age 83. Husband of the late Florence (nee Palatnik). Father of Renee (Bruce) Krinsky and Adrienne (Bob) Bornstein. Grandfather of Laura (Roger) Abel; Deborah and David (Elouise) Ghedini; Paul and Rick Bornstein. Great-grandfather of Harleeann Volpe, Daniel and Sarah Krulwich, Max Abel, and Oriel Ghedini. Great-great-grandfather of Brooklynn Volpe. Brother of Sol and the late Jack. Private arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Jewish Waldheim. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

SAPHIER, NATHAN
May 25. Age 91. Husband of the late Rhoda (nee Schneidman). Father of Elaine (Alan) Fox and Sharon (Norman) Grad. Grandfather of Susie (Michael) Lorge; Wendy (Jon Schneider) and Mimi (lloyd Wasser) Fox; Lori Ann Becker. Great-grandfather of Alyssa, Ilana, Ariel, Sari, Samantha, Ross, Julia, Lee, and Gillian. Brother of Sylvia and the late Alex and Rose. Friend of Muriel Trock. Uncle and great-uncle of many. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to American Cancer Society in support of Smoke Free Chicago Campaign, 225 N. Michigan Ave. #1210, Chicago 60601; or Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster, Skokie 60076.

SCHAYER, RICHARD B.
Age 76. Husband of Elaine (nee Plusker). Father of Ivy (Charles) Piet and Ann (Jeff) Unger. Grandfather of Marc, Adam (fiancee Jenny Matthew), and Lindsey Schreier, and Jaclyn Unger. Brother of Sallye (Ray) Padilla and the late Herbert (Marilyn). Arrangements by Weinstein Family Services Wilmette. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation or to National Gaucher’s Foundation.

SCHUSTEFF, JULIUS L.
Age 81. Fifty-year member of Chicago Typographers Union #16 and V.F.W. Amos Cummings Post. Husband of Jeanette (nee Kopolavics). Father of Helene (Tom) Coorsh, Sharon (David) Wille, and Howard (Arlene). Grandfather of Steven (Sara), Kathy, Jessica, Laura, Rachel, and Jacob. Brother of Robert (Peggy) and the late Henry (Eleanor), Joseph, Jack (Barbara), and Marvin (Janice). Brother-in-law of Rose Kopolavics and Jack (Muriel) Kopol. Uncle, great-uncle, and friend to many. Founding member of Northwest Suburban Jewish Cong. (NWSJC). Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Shalom. Memorials to NWSJC, 7800 W. Lyons St., Morton Grove 60053; or Maot Chigtim of Greater Chicago, 4433 W. Touhy #202, Lincolnwood 60712.

SCHWARZ, BERTHA
(nee MEYERS). Age 87. Wife of Herman. Mother of Nathan (Barbara) and Eda (Mark) Jacobson. Grandmother of Jennifer (Frank ) Hamrick, April Stein, Jeralyn (Jason) Atleson, and Michelle (Michael) Grady. Great-grandmother of Patrick, Caroline, Jacqueline, Tyler, and Noah. Aunt and friend of many. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

SHAPIRO, DR. SAUL M.
May 29. Husband of Marylan N. (nee Vidis). Father of Andrew (Cathy), Cheri (Douglas Aberle), Alisa (Rick Rosenberg), and Carrie. Grandfather of Mollie and Laurel, Jacob and Noah Rosenberg, Robbie and Krista Rigo, and the late Sammy Rosenberg. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment A.M. New Light. Memorials to Alzheimer’s Assn., 4709 W. Golf Rd., Skokie 60676; or Cherry Pre-School, 1418 Lake, Evanston 60201.

SILVER, MARVIN
Age 75. Husband of the late Rose (nee Gruber). Father of Ellen (Edwin) Silver-Horrell, Sheila (Chuck) Silver-Brown, Sandy (Corey) Stricker, Rachel (Edward) Solger, Jay Silver, and Ilene (Steven) Kaye. Grandfather of Michael and Jen Brown; Jon Horrell; Amy Stricker; Shane and Jared Solger; and Arielle Kaye. Brother of the late Paulette Deckard and “Bro,” Wiley Deckard. Brother-in-law of Minnie Pearl. Son of the late Maurice and Sylvia. Lifelong activist with Boy Scouts of America. Member and employee of IOF. Arrangements by Weinstein Family Services Wilmette. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to American Diabetes Assoc., or Boy Scouts of America.

SILVERMAN, CHARLOTTE
Age 95. Daughter of the late Samuel and Rachel. Sister of Phyllis (the late Arthur) Melnick, Udelle (the late Milton) Solomon and the late Irvin, Venus Browdy, Lorraine (the late Morris) Speare. Aunt of many. Arrangements by Weinstein Family Services Wilmette. Interment Memorial Park.

SIMONETTI, KAREN L. “KAREN SUE”
(nee LEVINE). May 18. Age 49. Wife of John A. Nonesuch of Steven D. Hunt. Special One of Jurren Bouman. Sister of Roy D. (Cathy) Levine. Daughter of Devra R. Jacobson and the late Milton A. Levine. Granddaughter of the late Emanuel and Florence Morris. Private arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Memorials to Magen David Adom (Jewish Red Cross), 8930 Gross Point Rd. #800, Skokie 60077; or to your favorite charity.

SPOLIN, MAE
(nee ROSENBLOOM). May 7. Age 91. Mother of Karen (Robert) Shivley and Philip. Grandmother of Kelly Moss, David (Christy) Victor, and Matthew (Cheri). Great-grandmother of Danielle, Michelle, and Joshua Moss, Jacob and Brianne Victor. Sister of Edith (the late Hyman) Bresloff and Alvin (the late Jean) Rosenbloom. Also survived by David Spolin and many other friends and relatives. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Leukemia Research Foundation, 820 Davis St. #420, Evanston 60201.

SURGAL, JOEL
May 24. Age 68. Husband of the late Ruth. Father of Jennifer, Joshua (Rita DiRito), and Rebecca. Grandfather of Quinn. Brother of the late Alan. Brother-in-law of Benita Greenfield. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Memorials to Glenkirk Foundation, in Memory of Joel Surgal, 3504 Commercial Ave., Northbrook 60062.

SUSLER, DELPHENE “DELL”
(nee KELLNER). Wife of Eugene. Mother of Larry (Leslie) and Dr. Steven (Caroline). Grandmother of Sarah and Rachel. Daughter of the late Emery and Marion Kellner. Sister of the late Norman Kellner. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Diabetes Assn., P.O. Box 1130, Fairfax, VA 22038.

TRABASSO, THOMAS, M.D.
May 22. Age 69. Professor emeritus, University of Chicago. Husband of Nancy L. Stein. Father of Lisa (Joshua) Goldman and Joshua (Jill) Stein. Grandfather of Jessica Stein and Jacob Goldman. Brother of Joan (Karl) Hermann. Son-in-law of Howard (the late Sylvia) Solomon. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Mt. Isaiah Israel. Memorials to Gastrointenstinal Research Foundation, Discretionary Fund of Dr. David T. Rubin, 70 E. Lake St. #1015, Chicago 60602.

WEINGARDT, ELLIE
(nee GOLDBERG). May 3. Age 91. Wife of the late Sol. Sister of Mike Goldberg, the late Frances Kerman and Hal Goldberg. Mother of Ronald (Ellie) and Sherry (Rick) Andrews. Grandmother of Todd, Marc, Dana, Traci, Elyse, and Beth. Great-grandmother of Savannah, Max, Jacob, and Michael. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Jewish Waldheim.

WEINSTEIN, CHARLES “CHUCK”
May 30. Age 90. Husband of the late Mabel (nee Braver). Father of Ronna (the late Nathan) Gollman and Andrea (fiance Norman Glassman) Cohen. Friend of 6-year-old Vidal Glassman. Son of the late Edith and Hyman. Brother of the late Harry, Sam, Solly, Bea Leibovitz, Jean Goldberg, Eve Fineman, and Irene Hoffman. Brother-in-law of Dolores (the late Ben) Kite. Uncle of many. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Hadassah, 4711 Golf Rd. #600, Skokie 60076.

WEISBERG, JEANETTE
(nee ROSENTHAL). May 14. Wife of the late Harry. Mother of Karen (Michael) Kesner, Michael, Mitchell (Abbie) and Andrea. Grandmother of Joseph, Jason, and Rachel Kesner; Scott, Jenna, Zoie, Shayna, Sophia, and Mia. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Memorial Park. Memorials to Capital Fund c/o North Suburban Synagogue Beth El, 1175 Sheridan Rd., Highland Park 60035; or Keshet, 3210 Dundee Rd., Northbrook 60062.

WEISBERG, MEYER “MIKE”
Age 86. Husband of the late Lena (nee Mandel). Father of Don (Gabrielle). Grandfather of Danielle and Jordyn. Brother of Sid and the late Ida, Dottie, and Eddie. Uncle of Freida Rochford, Phillip Mandel, Mara Bentz, Francine and Gregg-Brooke Henry. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Weinstein Family Services Wilmette. Interment Menorah Gardens. Memorials to JUF.

WEISS, VIVIAN
(nee SALAMON). Age 70. Wife of Sheldon. Mother of Gayle Melanie and Robert Martin (Jeanne). Grandmother of Laney. Sister of Eugene (Renee) Salamon and Mary (the late Aaron Margolis) Lowenthal. Aunt and friend of many. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

WILDMAN, ROBERTA
May 12. Age 63. Daughter of the late Al and Mitzi. Sister of Sandra (Sol) Maikon, Paul (Rochelle) and David. Aunt of Marc (Renee) Maikon, Bruce (Rhonda) and Jan (Mary Jo). Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

WINETT, RUBY
(nee CAPLAN). May 28. Age 97. Wife of the late Maurice. Mother of Sam (Susan), and Roberta (Merton) Silbar. Grandmother of Brad, Bill (Liana), and Jim (Jo); Gary (Karen), Steven (Julie), and David (Jill) Silbar. Great-grandmother of Julia, Ella, Sasha, Erin, and Adam; Grant, Rebecca, Madeline, Emma, Jake, and Max Silbar. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Jewish Waldheim. Memorials to Rainbow Hospice, 444 N. Northwest Highway #145, Park Ridge 60068-3728.

WOLPOFF, RUTH SANDRA
(nee SILVER). May 19. Age 87. Wife of the late Ben. Mother of Milford (Rachel) and Barry (Donna). Grandmother of Michael, Benjamin, Sarah, Jorma, Jesse, Joshua (fiancee Manya), Melissa, Kevin, and Dustin. Great-grandmother of Belá and Rose-Silver. Sister of Verne (Marlene) and the late Albert (the late Sybil) Silver. Sister-in-law of Dolores (the late Leonard) Wolpoff and Theodore Teddy” (the late Mildred) Wolf. Aunt of many. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Menorah Gardens. Memorials to Leukemia Research Foundation, 2700 Patriot Blvd. #100, Glenview 60026, an organization that she founded and served as the founding president.

ZABEL, MURIEL CHERNIN
Wife of the late Jack. Mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Memorials to Children’s Memorial Foundation, 2300 Children’s Plaza, Box 4, Chicago 60614.

ZLOTNIK, EMIL
Age 88. Husband of the late Leona (nee Kurtz). Father of Nettie Berman and Jack. Grandfather of Cary Berman, Heidi (Richard) Goldblatt, Michael and Jordana (fiance Dan Lombard). Great-grandfather of Brayden Lindsey and Addyson Mahri Goldblatt. Brother of Mollie (the late Joe) and the late Mina (the late David) Jacobson and the late Hannah (the late Martin) Berklau. Uncle and friend of many. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Magen David Adom Midwest Region, 8930 Gross Point Rd. #800, Skokie 60077.

ZYDEK-STACE, SHARON L.
Age 61. Mother of Dori (Lewis) Veto and Elyse (Todd) Zydek. Grandmother of Giavanna, Joey and Amanda. Daughter of Irving and Maye Kazonovitz. Sister of Bruce Kazonovitz. Friend of John Cheladyn. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Diabetes Assoc., PO Box 1131, Fairfax, VA 22038-1131.

Posted: 3/13/2007 3:26:41 PM
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