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Goldie Zerobnick

Goldie Zerobnick

Goldie Boxer Zerobnick, a prolific volunteer and possibly the oldest, continuous member of Green Gables Country Club, passed away Sept. 2, 2010, in Denver. She was 99.

Rabbis Steven Foster and Joe Black and Cantor Regina Heit officiated at the Sept. 3 service held at Temple Emanuel. Interment followed at Rose Hill Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements.

“She loved life and always had a smile on her face,” said daughter Natalie Mozer. “A happy-go-lucky and friendly person, she never said anything negative about anyone.


Last Updated ( Sunday, 26 September 2010 05:21 )


Anita Marcus

Anita O. Goodman Marcus, a longtime Denver resident and volunteer, passed away Aug. 24, 2010, in Elk Grove, Calif. “Her grandchildren felt blessed to have her in their lives, and she was known as ‘Aunt Neetsy’ to her six nieces and nephews,” the family said. “The Fishman family will also miss her.” Anita Oppenheim was born in Kansas City, Mo., to the late Irving and Dorothy (New) Oppenheim.  

Last Updated ( Sunday, 26 September 2010 05:18 )


Liesel Leppek

Liesel LeppekLiesel Leppek, a native of Germany and longtime resident of Denver, passed away Sept. 4, 2010 after a long illness. Private memorial services are to be held. Mrs. Leppek, the mother of IJN Assistant Editor Chris Leppek, was born July 25, 1925 in Wiesbaden, Germany. She resided there until after WW II when she moved to the US with her husband, Robert J. Leppek, who had served in Germany with the US Army. Initially a resident of Saginaw, Mich., Mrs. Leppek moved to Denver with her family in 1961...

Henry Karsh

Henry KarshHenry Karsh, a Holocaust survivor and partisan fighter who came to Denver after the war, passed away July 2, 2010, in Denver. He was 91. Rabbi Bruce Dollin officiated at the July 4 service held at the HEA. Interment followed at Rose Hill Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. Mr. Karsh was born on May 20, 1919, in Torchin, Poland, near  the Ukraine, to Sheva and Lazar Karsh. His large family, which resided in the region for four generations, all perished in the Holocaust. After w...

Debra Berger

NEW YORK — Debra Berger, the founder of Project Interchange that sent influential leaders to Israel, has died. Berger, of Rockville, Md., died Sept. 1, 2010. Project Interchange, which Berger founded in 1982 and became an institute of the American Jewish Committee a decade later, has brought more than 5,000 leaders to Israel from more than 60 countries for weeklong educational visits.
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