Intermountain Jewish News

Jul 31st


Brenda Banker

Brenda Banker

Brenda Banker, a native Denverite, cherished second-grade teacher and community volunteer, passed away Feb. 6, 2015, in Denver. Rabbi Bruce Dollin and Cantor Martin Goldstein officiated at the Feb. 8 service with Rabbis Salomon Gruenwald and Sara Gilbert and Cantor Joel Lichterman. Ryan Banker gave the eulogy.

Interment followed at Mt. Nebo Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements.

“She would always put everyone’s concerns ahead of her own, comforting them while smiling gracefully,” her loved ones said.


Doris Averch

Doris AverchDoris Averch, a community volunteer and beloved matriarch of her family, passed away Jan. 7, 2015, in Denver. Rabbi Bruce Dollin and Cantor Martin Goldstein officiated at the Jan. 8 graveside service at Rose Hill Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. “Doris was the most generous, kind and wonderful mother, grandmother and great-grandmother,” her loved ones said. “Known as Mama Doris, family was the most important thing to her, and she was dearly loved by all.

Allison Feldman

Allison M. Feldman, 31, passed away unexpectedly on Feb. 17, 2015, in Scottsdale, Ariz. Hodroff-Epstein Memorial Chapels made the arrangements for the funeral, which was held in Minnetonka. Allison was raised in Minnesota and graduated from Minnetonka High School. After graduating from the University of Arizona, she took up residence in Scottsdale, where she was a sales representative for Molnlycke Health Care. Allison is survived by her parents Elayne and Harley; her sister Kelly (Adam) Wei...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 26 February 2015 11:01 )

Arnie Breggin

Arnie Breggin, an electrical engineer, passed away peacefully on Feb. 18, 2015, at his Colorado home. He was 84. Rabbi Richard Rheins officiated at the Feb. 23 funeral service at Temple Sinai. A private burial was held. Fairmount Mortuary made the arrangements. Mr. Breggin was born Jan. 20, 1931, in New York to Morris and Jean (Weinstein) Breggin.

Marguerite Oxman

Marguerite Dinner Oxman, an honored and active volunteer in Denver’s Jewish community and a lifelong student, passed away Feb. 6, 2015, in Denver. Rabbi Yaakov Chaitovsky and Cantor Joel Lichterman officiated at the Feb. 8 graveside service at Mt. Nebo Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. “Together with her late husband Irving, she instilled in her family the importance of a good name, good deeds, a strong sense of family and a commitment to Judaism,” her loved ones said....
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