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Apr 19th


Dr. Lawrence Laycob

Dr. Lawrence Laycob

Dr. Lawrence D. Laycob, a respected physician-psychiatrist in Denver for many years, passed away Oct. 3, 2013, in Castle Rock. Rabbi Richard Rheins and Chazzan Bryan Zive officiated at the Oct. 6 service at Temple Sinai.

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

“Larry was one of a kind who truly made a mark on this community,” said his wife Carol Laycob. “He was dedicated to his family, grandchildren and friends, as well as a wonderful, compassionate physician to his patients.”


Harold Leventhal

Harold LeventhalHarold Leventhal, co-owner with his late wife Frayde of the Squire Shop, a popular men’s clothing retailer in North Cherry Creek, passed away Oct. 9, 2013, in Denver. Rabbi Ben Greenberg and Cantor Joel Lichterman officiated at the Oct. 11 graveside service at Rose Hill Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. “Harold was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather,” the family said. “He will always be remembered for his love of life and family.”

Seymour Simmons, Jr.

Seymour Simmons, Jr.Seymour Simmons, Jr., former president, CEO and board chair of Miller International, Inc., passed away Oct. 6, 2013, in Cleveland, Ohio. Rabbis Joe Black and Steven Foster and Cantor Regina Heit officiated at the Oct. 11 service held at Temple Emanuel. Interment followed at Emanuel Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. “Seymour enjoyed a long, full and productive live,” the family said. “He became a leader in the Jewish and business communities.” Mr. Simmons was born Aug. ...

Remembering Rabbi Yosef

Remembering Rabbi Yosef JERUSALEM — Rabbi Ovadia Yosef was the spiritual leader of perhaps millions of Jews worldwide. He toiled over the study of Torah during his 93 years in this world. He did not waste a second, spending every possible moment studying the holy Torah. He was the final word on many of the most complex halachic issues during the last 50 years. Close to one million people attended the funeral, possibly the largest funeral in the last two millennia. In fact, someone went to pray at the Western Wall...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 10 October 2013 11:06 )


Lois Schaffner

Lois SchaffnerLois Schaffner, who held top positions at JFS and NCJW, passed away Aug. 16, 2013, in Denver. Rabbi Benjy Last and Cantor Joel Lichterman officiated at the Aug. 18 service at Mt. Nebo Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. “Lois was loving and gracious and made the lives of those around her easier,” the family said. “She will be remembered for having boundless energy for her family and friends.” Mrs. Schaffner was born Jan. 8, 1917, in Chicago, Ill. She attended Northwestern...
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