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Apr 26th


Sara Hauptman

Sara Hauptman

Sara 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. “Whether she shared it in classrooms, lecture halls, televised broadcasts or private conversations, she made sure that we would never forget,” the family said.


Theodore Stone

Theodore StoneTheodore Jay Stone, 68, the elder son of the late Rabbi Earl and Judith Stone of Denver, passed away Dec. 14, 2014, in Denver. Rabbis Joe Black and Steven Foster and Cantor Regina Heit officiated at the Dec. 17 service at Temple Emanuel. Interment followed at Emanuel Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. Ted Stone was born Jan. 9, 1946, in Syracuse, NY. He spent his childhood in Cleveland until 1956, when the family moved to Denver.

Sophie K. Rubenstein

Sophie K. Rubenstein, 92, a nurse for nearly 20 years, passed away Dec. 8, 2014, in Pueblo. Rabbi Richard Rheins officiated at the Dec. 11 graveside service at Mt. Nebo Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. “Sophie will be remembered as a loving, caring person who touched many lives, always with kindness,” the family said. “She had an abiding faith in life and worked hard to come back from a devastating stroke when she was 85.” Born Dec. 9, 1921, in New York City to Isaac a...

Selma Jultak

Selma JultakSelma Lorraine Jultak, known for years to many Denverites for her flower arrangements, warmth and smile, passed away Nov. 15, 2014, in Denver. Cantor Maurice Weiss officiated at the Nov. 18 graveside service at Mt. Nebo Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. “Anyone that crossed paths with Selma would tell you she was such a loving, caring and amazing person,” the family said. “She will be truly missed.” Selma was born April 24, 1925, on the Lower East Side of New York....

Jill Friedman Fixler

Jill Friedman FixlerJill Friedman Fixler, 61, a dynamic leader in Denver’s non-profit world, passed away Nov. 29, 2014, at her home in Arapahoe County. Rabbis Joseph Black and Evette Luttman officiated at the Dec. 2 service at Temple Emanuel. Interment followed at Emanuel Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. Fixler, the founder and president of JFFixler Group, fought a long battle with myelofibrosis, the family said. “She was an engaging personality and an excellent consultant who continually he...

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