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Alan I. Freis

Alan I. Freis

Alan I. Freis, founder of the Bagel Deli and former owner of Applejack Wine and Spirits, passed away July 15, 2014, in Denver. Rabbi Salomon Gruenwald officiated at the July 20 service at the HEA.

Interment followed at Rose Hill Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements.

“The industry has lost a retailing icon,” said Mark Brown, president of the Sazerac Co. “Alan will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him. He was simply the best.”

Last Updated ( Friday, 01 August 2014 02:10 )

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Maxine Levin

Maxine LevinMaxine Levin, mother, grandmother and life-long volunteer, passed away on June 26, 2014, in Denver. She was 83. Rabbis Steven Foster and Brian Immerman officiated, and Cantors Regina Heit and Elizabeth Sacks lent their beautiful voices at funeral services held at Temple Emanuel and Mt. Nebo Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were made by Feldman Mortuary. Among her many volunteer activities, Mrs. Levin was devoted to the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) where she had been president of its De...
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David S. Siegal

David S. Siegal, 76, a native of Denver, died of cancer on July 18, 2014 in Los Angeles. Interment took place in Los Angeles, where Mr. Siegal was residing. He was born in Denver on Feb. 22, 1938. Mr. Siegal was the father of Scott (Suzanne) Siegal, Andrew Siegal (deceased) and Susie (Seth) Glick; the brother of Stephen (Carol) Siegal and Sandra (Steve Josephson) Siegal; and a grandfather. He was predeceased by his parents Samuel and Helen Siegal of Denver. Donations in his memory may be mad...

Michael Schatz

Michael SchatzMichael 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...
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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 ...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 10 July 2014 10:33 )

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