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Carol Davis

Carol Davis

Carol Davis, loving mother, grandmother and longtime Denver area educator, passed away Feb. 8, 2014, following a recent stroke. She was 84. Rabbi Richard Rheins officiated at the Feb. 10 service at Temple Sinai, where Carol belonged for more than 40 years.

Interment followed at Emanuel Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements.

Carol was born Nov. 16, 1929, in Madison, Wisc., to Morris (Mo) Davis and Harriet Mae (Marcus) Davis. She and her sisters grew up in Madison, where their father owned a men’s clothing store.

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Lawrence Kurland

Lawrence KurlandLawrence “Larry” Kurland, brother of Toby Mower of Denver, passed away Feb. 15, 2014. Services were held Feb. 17 at Sol Levinson & Bros., Inc., in Baltimore, MD. Interment followed at Oheb Shalom Memorial Park. Sol Levinson & Bros. Funeral Home made the arrangements. Mr. Kurland is survived his beloved wife Sharon “Sherry” Kurland (nee Klein); children Randi Kurland (Nick) Bershak and Jeffrey (Sherry) Kurland; siblings Toby (Dr. Mort) Mower of Denver and Martin (Arlene) Kurland...

Lisl Penzias

Lisl PenziasLisl “Lieselotte” Penzias, who shared her lovely smile with everyone, passed away Jan. 27, 2014, in Denver. Rabbi Richard Rheins officiated at the Jan. 31 service at Temple Sinai. Interment followed at Mt. Nebo Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. “Lisl was such an inspiration and a person of enormous courage, grace and resilience,” her family says. “Her life was an intricate tapestry. She overcame tremendous obstacles with great vitality and spirit.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 20 February 2014 14:46 )

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Arthur Leonard Nacht

Arthur Leonard NachtArthur Leonard Nacht, DDS, a longtime resident of Colorado Springs and Edwards, Colo., passed away Dec. 20, 2013. Graveside services were held at Mt. Sinai Cemetery in Scottsdale, Ariz. “Leonard was a wonderful man who had a positive impact on thousands of people,” the family said. “His commitment to dental care was evident in his office as well as handing out toothbrushes on Halloween. “His dental practice was state-of-the-art, and he continued learning throughout his career. He will ...
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Norma Balaban

Norma BalabanNorma Balaban of Scottsdale, Ariz., and formerly of Denver, passed away Jan. 25, 2014. Born in Boston, Mass., Mrs. Balaban attended CU. She was married to the late Harlan Balaban. An interior decorator, she was the owner of Norel, Ltd., and Butterfly, Ltd., in Denver. Mrs. Balaban is survived by her children Hal and Lisa (Stefan) Mozer and grandchildren Justin and Marisa. Contributions may be made to the Lupus Foundation of America, 2001 L. St., NW, #410, Washington, DC, 20036. Copyright ...
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