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Michael Schatz

Michael Schatz

Michael David Schatz passed away May 16, 2014, in Denver. He was 45. Rabbis Bruce Dollin and Steven Foster officiated at the May 19 service at the HEA. Interment followed at Mt. Nebo Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements.

“Michael was loved by everyone who met him because of his easygoing and friendly nature,” the family said. “He was upbeat and positive and everyone noticed his smile and laugh.

“Family and friends were extremely important to Michael.”

Mr. Schatz was born Aug. 1, 1968, in Denver, and graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School.

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Reb Zalman Schachter-Shalomi dies

Reb Zalman Schachter-Shalomi diesTWO summers ago, when Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi was 87, he asked his close friend Rabbi Marc Soloway of Boulder’s Bonai Shalom to allow him to use his backyard for an unprecedented ritual. It was, to put it bluntly, a  rehearsal for death. “Reb Zalman has been preparing us for death for years now,” Soloway emailed the Intermountain Jewish News after the July 3, 2014, death of the father of the Jewish Renewal movement. “In fact, he has been teaching us to die with grace and with ...

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Rita Solow Morris

Rita Solow MorrisRita Solow Morris passed away June 7, 2014, at the age of 92. Rabbi Bruce Dollin and Cantor Martin Goldstein officiated at the June 9 graveside service at Mt. Nebo Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. Mrs. Morris was born April 10, 1922, in Newark, NJ, to Alexander and Sarah Solow. Her two siblings Daniel and Jean preceded her in death. She became a nurse at the Sinai School of Nursing in 1947 in Baltimore, Md. Mrs. Morris later earned her bachelor of nursing from the University ...
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Cleo M. Pringle

Cleo M. PringleCleo M. Pringle, a Denver resident for more than 80 years, passed away July 2, 2014, in Franconia, New Hampshire. She was 92. Graveside services were held July 10 at Elmwood Cemetery in Brighton. Tabor-Rice Mortuary made the arrangements. “Cleo was a vibrant, fun loving, warm and giving soul,” the family said. “She will be missed by all.” Mrs. Pringle was born Feb. 12, 1922, in Deer Trail, Colo. She served in the US Army during WW II. A wonderful dancer and seamstress, Mrs. Pringle p...

Gary Smookler

Gary SmooklerGary Smookler, a Denver native, passed away June 10, 2014. Rabbi Joe Black officiated at the June 12 graveside service at Rose Hill Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. Gary was born Jan. 9, 1954, in Denver. He attended George Washington High and earned a business degree at Arizona State University.
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