Intermountain Jewish News

Mar 28th


Miep Gies

Miep Gies

NEW YORK (JTA) — Miep Gies, the woman who helped hide Anne Frank and recovered her diary, has died at 100.

Gies, who died Monday, Jan. 11, 2010, in the Netherlands, was the last surviving member of the small group that hid Anne Frank and her family from the Nazis.

After the arrest of the Frank family by the Gestapo in 1944, Gies returned to the attic where they had been hiding and found the diary.


Katherine Spiegelman

Katherine “Kai” Spiegelman, 50, passed away from breast cancer on Dec. 8, 2009. More than 250 people attended the memorial service, held Dec. 12 at Horan & McConaty Family Chapel. Horan & McConaty made the arrangements. “She was a loving and devoted wife and mother,” the family said. “There was always room for one more at the many large gatherings at their home.” Mrs. Spiegelman was born Nov. 9, 1959, in Sheridan, Wyoming.

Eunice Mann

Eunice MannEunice M. Mann, recipient of many awards for her merchandising, gifts and designs, passed away Dec. 23, 2009, in Aurora. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. The memorial service will be held February 7, 1 p.m., at 8000 E. Girard Ave, Apt. 603. Rabbi Steven Kaye will officiate. Mrs. Mann was born May 4, 1918, in the Bronx, NY. She lived in the Bronx and Massapequa, NY, before moving to Denver in 1976.

Cheryl Bloom

Cheryl L. Bloom, 54, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Dec. 28, 2009. Services were held Dec. 31 at Olinger Mortuary. Mrs. Bloom is survived by her husband Charles Bloom; children Cory and David; grandson Christian; mother Marilyn Strachota of Bigfork, Mont.; brothers Larry and Tim and sister Deborah; and brother-in-law Dr. Gene Bloom and sister-in-law Felicia Diamond.

Sidney Marcus

Sidney Marcus, a resident of Denver since 1941, passed away Nov. 27, 2009, at the age of 94. The funeral was held at Arvada Cemetery. “He loved music and had an excellent sense of humor,” said his daughter Rose. Mr. Marcus was born and raised in New York City.
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