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Morton Dorenfeld

Morton Dorenfeld

Morton 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.”

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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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Manny Million

Manny MillionManny Million, a Denver resident from the early 1960s to 2008, passed away Dec. 22, 2014, in Emeryville, Calif. Rabbi Steven Kaye officiated at the Jan. 2, 2015 graveside service at Emanuel Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. “Manny was a lifelong artist who created many beautiful bronze sculptures and oil paintings,” the family said. “He was an affectionate, humorous and generous father and grandfather who will be remembered lovingly.” Mr. Million was born April 18, 1923...
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Dorothy Peskind Schwab

Dorothy Peskind SchwabDorothy Peskind Schwab, past president of the Zera Israel Sisterhood, passed away Dec. 31, 2014, in Denver. Rabbi Adam Morris officiated at the service at Shalom Funeral Service. Interment took place at Golden Hill Cemetery. Shalom Funeral Service made the arrangements. “She had a radiant smile and twinkling eyes to the very end,” her family said. Dorothy was born Dec. 4, 1919, in St. Louis, Mo. She graduated Von Stueben High School in Chicago.

Last Updated ( Friday, 09 January 2015 10:30 )

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Ben Ammi Ben-Israel

Ben Ammi Ben-IsraelJERUSALEM — The spiritual leader of the African Hebrew Israelites, a group of African-Americans living in Israel who believed they were descendants of the biblical tribe of Judah, has died. Ben Ammi Ben-Israel, born Ben Carter in Chicago, died Dec. 27 in the Negev town of Dimona, AP reported. He was 75; the cause of death was not announced.

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 31 December 2014 11:39 )

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