Intermountain Jewish News

Jul 01st


Sadie Bergman

Sadie Bergman

Sadie Weiss Heyman Bergman, 97, a former Denver resident, passed away Jan. 11, 2015, in Winter Haven, Fla. Private services were held at Mt. Nebo Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements.

Sadie was born Sept. 18, 1917, in Newark, NJ, to the late Hayman and Jennie Chaytinski Weiss.


Shirley E. Cohen

Shirley E. Cohen, a longtime Denver resident, passed away Jan. 2, 2015, in Denver. Rabbi Steven Rubenstein officiated at the Jan. 6 graveside service at Rose Hill Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. Mrs. Cohen was born Feb. 6, 1922, in Akron, Colo., and attended East High School. She studied at DU for almost two years. She married Sidney P. Cohen on April 2, 1944. Mr. Cohen passed away on June 26, 1987.

William “Bill” Corn

William “Bill” CornWilliam “Bill” Corn, a founder of Boulder’s Har HaShem, passed away Dec. 24, 2014, in Boulder. Rabbi Deborah Bronstein and cantorial soloist Holli Berman officiated at the Dec. 28 service at Har HaShem in Boulder. Interment followed at Green Mountain Cemetery. Greenwood & Myers Mortuary made the arrangements. “He was very proud of his children and grandchildren, and they loved his bedtime stories,” the family said. Mr. Corn was born Aug. 23, 1923, in Chicago to Russian immigrant...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 08 January 2015 09:53 )


Morton Dorenfeld

Morton DorenfeldMorton Harvey Dorenfeld, former VP of Barnes Engineering Co. in Golden, passed away Dec. 30, 2014, in Denver. Rabbi Bernard Gerson officiated at the Jan. 2, 2015 service at Rodef Shalom. Interment followed at Rose Hill Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. “Morton was devoted to providing for his family and having a successful career,” the family said. “He was well read and well versed on numerous subjects.”

Arthur Feldman

Arthur Feldman, beloved husband and father, passed away at home on Jan. 4, 2015, in Denver. He was 83. Rabbi Steven Foster and Cantor Elizabeth Sacks officiated at the Jan. 6 service at Temple Emanuel. Interment followed at Emanuel Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. Mr. Feldman was born April 6, 1931, in St. Louis, Mo., to Samuel and Sadie Feldman. He earned a BA from Washington University in St. Louis. In the 1950s, he received an MA and a PhD from the University of Illinois in...
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