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Feb 01st


Manny Million

Manny Million

Manny Million, a Denver resident from the early 1960s to 2008, passed away Dec. 22, 2014, in Emeryville, Calif. Rabbi Steven Kaye officiated at the Jan. 2, 2015 graveside service at Emanuel Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements.

“Manny was a lifelong artist who created many beautiful bronze sculptures and oil paintings,” the family said. “He was an affectionate, humorous and generous father and grandfather who will be remembered lovingly.”

Mr. Million was born April 18, 1923, in New York. A high school graduate, he briefly attended Cooper Union before being drafted into WW II.


Dorothy Peskind Schwab

Dorothy Peskind SchwabDorothy Peskind Schwab, past president of the Zera Israel Sisterhood, passed away Dec. 31, 2014, in Denver. Rabbi Adam Morris officiated at the service at Shalom Funeral Service. Interment took place at Golden Hill Cemetery. Shalom Funeral Service made the arrangements. “She had a radiant smile and twinkling eyes to the very end,” her family said. Dorothy was born Dec. 4, 1919, in St. Louis, Mo. She graduated Von Stueben High School in Chicago.

Last Updated ( Friday, 09 January 2015 10:30 )


Ben Ammi Ben-Israel

Ben Ammi Ben-IsraelJERUSALEM — The spiritual leader of the African Hebrew Israelites, a group of African-Americans living in Israel who believed they were descendants of the biblical tribe of Judah, has died. Ben Ammi Ben-Israel, born Ben Carter in Chicago, died Dec. 27 in the Negev town of Dimona, AP reported. He was 75; the cause of death was not announced.

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 31 December 2014 11:39 )


Paul Andrew Cartwright

Funeral services for Paul Andrew Cartwright, a longtime Wyoming resident, took place Dec. 29 in Gillette, Wyo. Mr. Cartwright passed away Dec. 22, 2014. Feldman Mortuary assisted with arrangements. A native of Lake of the Ozarks, Mo., Mr. Cartwright was born Oct. 11, 1927. He married his wife Shirley in 1950 and was preceded by her in death on Sept. 12, 2012.

Sara Hauptman

Sara HauptmanSara Hauptman, a Holocaust survivor who served as the liaison between Gen. Dwight Eisenhower, Allied liberators and concentration camp survivors, passed away Dec. 17, 2014, in El Paso, Texas. Rabbi Mel Glazer officiated at the Dec. 23 service at the Shrine of Remembrance Chapel in Colorado Springs. Interment followed at Sons of Israel Cemetery. Shrine of Remembrance made the arrangements. “Sara became a source of inspiration for thousands as she began to recount her story,” the family said...
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