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Annelie Sherwood

Annelie Sherwood

Annelie Sherwood, who escaped with her family to America in 1939, passed away Feb. 28, 2014, in Denver. A service was held March 5. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements.

“Annelie found a little bit of joy or blessing in every situation,” the family said. “She was such an easy person to talk to, and very attentive and interested in what you had to say.

“She enjoyed not only connecting with her family but her many friends throughout the years, many of whom she met in a B’nai B’rith group in the 1950s. Those friendships endured to the end.”

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Gerald Polokoff

Gerald PolokoffGerald Frank Polokoff, who was devoted to his wife Shirley of 65 years, passed away April 3, 2014, in Colorado Springs, Colo. Rabbi Keren Gorban and Cantor Bryan Zive of Temple Sinai officiated at the April 6 graveside service at Mt. Nebo Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. Mr. Polokoff was born June 24, 1925, in Kansas City, Mo. He graduated Wyandotte High School in Kansas City and attended the University of Kansas.
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Harvey Kalmeyer

Harvey Kalmeyer passed away April 19, 2014, after a long illness. There will be a memorial service on Sunday, May 25, noon, at 4333 S. Syracuse, Denver. Mr. Kalmeyer was born Feb. 14, 1943, in New York, to the late Augusta and Nicholas Kalmeyer. He attended Syracuse University and lived in Taos, NM, for many years before moving to Denver. He worked in the construction business. Mr. Kalmeyer is survived by his niece Marcie Leichter, nephews Gary and Lee Freundlich, as well as several cousins...

Ruth Faller Daniels

Ruth Faller Daniels passed away April 17, 2014, in Parker, Colo. Feldman Mortuary handled the arrangements. Mrs. Daniels was born Dec. 23 in Malden, Mass., where she graduated high school. She married Elmer G. Daniels in August, 1941. A homemaker, Mrs. Daniels was active at Baltimore Hebrew Congregation and a life member of Hadassah. She also was president of the Ladies Golf Club at Pembrook Pines, Fla. Mrs. Daniels is survived by her husband Elmer Daniels of Parker; children Sandra D. Annan...

Leah Farfel Rottman

Leah Farfel RottmanLeah Farfel Rottman, widow of the late Stormy Rottman, popular local weathercaster, passed away April 9, 2014, in Wheat Ridge, Colo. Rabbi Brian Field officiated at the April 14 graveyard service at Fort Logan National Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. Mrs. Rottman began writing poetry at 88. In 2009, at age 90, she won the Denver Post’s Haiku contest. It was one of her proudest achievements.
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