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Ilona Lucie Prenzlau

Ilona Lucie Prenzlau

Ilona 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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Steven H. Cohen

Steven H. CohenSteven H. Cohen, a meteorologist and a painter, passed away May 15, 2014, in Denver after a 21-year struggle with Parkinson’s disease. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. Rabbi Evette Lutman and Cynthia Heller will lead a memorial service on Monday, May 26, 11 a.m., at B’nai Havurah. “He was very bright and knowledgeable about so many things,” his wife Marilyn Heller said. “But most importantly, he had a strong will to live. He was a fighter.”
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Bruce Wasko

Bruce WaskoBruce Wasko, a native Denverite, passed away April 20, 2014, in Steamboat Springs. He was 63. The family held a private service. Mr. Wasko was born on March 23, 1951, in Denver to the late Irving and Jennie Wasko. He attended George Washington High. At age 22, he volunteered to join the IDF but instead lived on a kibbutz in Israel.

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