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Leah Farfel Rottman

Leah Farfel Rottman

Leah Farfel Rottman, widow of the late Stormy Rottman, popular local weathercaster, passed away April 9, 2014, in Wheat Ridge, Colo. Rabbi Brian Field officiated at the April 14 graveyard service at Fort Logan National Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements.

Mrs. Rottman began writing poetry at 88. In 2009, at age 90, she won the Denver Post’s Haiku contest. It was one of her proudest achievements.

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Barbara Goldberg Settlemyer

Barby Goldberg Settlemyer, a native Denverite, passed away April 7, 2014, in California, where a private memorial was held April 11. Her husband Roy said that Barby “had very close relationships with her clients. Most of them call her their ‘Jewish mother.’ Many sent her food from Jewish delis after she moved from Long Island, NY, to Washington and finally Indio, Calif. “She was very committed to her customers and would always go the extra mile.”
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Peter C. Guthery

Peter C. GutheryPeter C. Guthery, a devoted family man and a national and local expert on tax law for non-profits, passed away March 27, 2014, in Denver. He was 76. Rabbi Keren Gorban and Chazzan Bryan Zive officiated at the March 30 service at Temple Sinai. Interment followed at Emanuel Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. “He was such a wonderful father,” said his son Dr. Steve Guthery. “We could absolutely depend on him to be there for us.”
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Dr. Stanley Hellerstein

Dr. Stanley HellersteinDr. Stanley Hellerstein, a Denver native who pioneered the field of pediatric nephrology, passed away March 7, 2014, at his home in Kansas City. He was 87. Born Oct. 3, 1926, in Denver, he was the 10th child of Ida and Meyer Hellerstein. His older siblings were Goldie, Lou, Mayme, Jerome, Evelyn, Lillian, Gertrude, Bernadine and Rosamond. He earned his undergraduate and medical degrees from CU and did his internship and residency in pediatrics in Indianapolis.
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Angel Berger

Angel BergerAngel Bobrick Berger, 72, a former Denverite, passed away Feb. 23, 2014, in Detroit, Mich. Rabbi Harold Loss of Temple Israel officiated at the Feb. 25 service at Dorfman Chapel. Interment followed at Machpelah Cemetery. Dorfman Chapel made the arrangements. “Angel was a very caring and loving person,” says her sister Niki Malach. “She loved having her grandchildren by her side all the time. And she had so many close friends.”
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