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Harriette Sklar

Harriette Sklar

Harriette Sklar, whose warmth turned brief encounters into lasting friendships, passed away June 9, 2014, in Denver. She was 90. Rabbi Isaac Wasserman and Cantor Joel Lichterman officiated at the June 11 graveside service at Emanuel Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements.

“Harriette collected people like some people collect stamps,” says her daughter Andrea Hyatt. “She had a knack for drawing them in while also drawing them out, and made people feel at home in her presence.

“She was a woman of refinement, a classy lady with an elegance and a style all her own; a wise woman whose priorities were always in the right place; a woman of strength and determination, with a clear sense of her values.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 26 June 2014 03:01 )

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Annette Kaufman

Annette KaufmanAnnette Kaufman, formerly of Denver, passed away June 12, 2014, in California. Mrs. Kaufman was born April 1, 1925. She was predeceased by her husband Arnold Kaufman. Mrs. Kaufman is survived by her children Jerry (Susan) Kaufman and Barbara (Perry) Shultz of California; her sisters Sandy (Ted) Pomeranz and Joyce Wagner of Denver and brother-in-law Homer (the late Mae) Goldman of Denver; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Contributions may be made to ...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 26 June 2014 03:02 )

Ilona Lucie Prenzlau

Ilona Lucie PrenzlauIlona Lucie Prenzlau, a beloved presence in Denver’s Jewish community, passed away May 16, 2014, in Denver. The May 16 service was held at Zera Abraham, with interment in Jerusalem. Shalom Funeral Service made the arrangements. Lucie Spitzer was born Oct. 13, 1917, in Budapest, Hungary. In 1937, while in Basel, Switzerland, she met her future husband Dr. Werner Prenzlau.
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Francie Alpert

Francie AlpertFrancie Alpert, a Holocaust survivor, passed away May 25, 2014, in Aurora. Rabbis Joe Black and Steven Foster and Cantor Regina Heit officiated at the May 28 graveside service at Emanuel Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. Born May 13, 1931, in Paris, France, Mrs. Alpert was hidden in Switzerland during the Holocaust. The rest of her family remained in France, where the Nazis arrested her father. She came to Denver in 1947.
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June Goldstein

June GoldsteinJune Goldstein, formerly of Denver, passed away March 24, 2014, in Jerusalem. The funeral took place March 26, and interment was at Har HaMenuchot cemetery in Jerusalem. “June was a dedicated and loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother,” the family said. June Joy Alexander was born June 19, 1926, in Long Island, NY, to Esther and Mordechai Alexander. She was the oldest of three children.
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