Intermountain Jewish News

Sep 02nd


Samuel Freeman

Samuel Freeman

Samuel R. Freeman, a respected attorney, vice president of the Denver Rio Grande Railroad and past president of B’nai B’rith, passed away Aug. 28, 2009, in Denver. His daughter, Rabbi Susan Freeman of La Jolla, Calif., officiated at the service held Aug. 30 at Feldman Chapel.

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

“He was the patriarch and namesake of the term ‘to be a Freeman,’ which is exhibiting intense curiosity about the lives of other people,” his granddaughter Anna said at the service.


Manuel Greenberg

Manuel GreenbergManny Greenberg passed away suddenly Aug. 30, 2009, in Beijing, China. He was 82. The memorial service will be held Sept. 10, 1:30 p.m., at Temple Emanuel. Burial will follow at Emanuel Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary is making the arrangements.“He dedicated his life to helping and mentoring others, giving advice, supporting the arts and being closely involved with his family and community,” the family said.“His amazing energy, charismatic personality and zest for life have touched the hearts o...

Leo Block

Leo BlockLeo Louis Block, a former Denverite and co-founder of Block Distributing Company, passed away Aug. 31, 2009, at his home in San Antonio, Texas. He was 94.The family said that Mr. Block will be remembered fondly for his wit, generosity and joie de vivre.Mr. Block was born Nov. 25, 1914, to the late Lily (Silver) and Morris Herz Block. He attended East High School and DU, where he served as editor of the student newspaper. He graduated with an AB in 1935.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 03 September 2009 06:18 )


Pauline Kay

Pauline KayPauline Kay, a member of the jewelry industry for more than 50 years, passed away Aug. 15, 2009, in Denver. She was 89.Rabbi Bruce Dollin officiated at the Aug. 17 service held at the HEA. Interment followed at Mt.  Nebo Cemetery. Arrangements were made by Feldman Mortuary.At the service, Mrs. Kay’s grandchildren said that their grandmother “enriched the lives of everyone around her and created the loving family we are today.”Despite her many achievements, she “wanted to be remembered f...

Jeanette Berler

Jeanette Ackerman Berler passed away Aug. 19, 2009, in San Antonio, Texas. Rabbi Barry H.D. Block officiated at the Aug. 21 graveside service at Beth El Memorial Park in San Antonio. Feldman Mortuary made the local arrangements.“She will be remembered for her dedication to her dear husband, children and grandchildren,” the family said. “We were her greatest joy.”Mrs. Berler was born Feb. 23, 1926, in Dallas.She was married for 65 years to Alvin Berler, who predeceased her....
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