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Louis Yourtz

Louis L. Yourtz, a native Denverite who owned “Jack and Jill” children’s shoes in the late 1950s, passed away Jan. 20, 2010, in Denver.

Rabbi Richard Rheins officiated at the Jan. 22 graveside service at Rose Hill Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements.

Mr. Yourtz was born June 18, 1916, in Denver. He graduated North High and attended CU.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 28 January 2010 02:13 )

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Dr. Victor Lerman

Dr. Victor LermanDr. Victor Lerman, a pioneering neurologist and neurosurgeon in Russia and later the US, passed away Jan. 17, 2010, in Denver. Cantor Joel Lichterman officiated at the Jan. 19 graveside service at Emanuel Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. “I am asking you to hold back your tears and instead to put a smile of contentment on your faces because of the positive influence he exerted upon us,” eulogized son-in-law Dr. Boris Draznin. “He made us stronger and better. “He assum...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 28 January 2010 02:12 )

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Bernice Rosen

Bernice Rosen, formerly of Chicago, Ill., and Kenosha, Wisc., passed away Jan. 22, 2010, in Denver. She was 77. Services were held Jan. 25 at Chicago Jewish Funerals Chapel, followed by interment at Rosemont Cemetery. Mrs. Rosen was born in Chicago, where she graduated from Chicago Jewish Academy. She then earned a BS and an MFA cum laude from Mundelein College, also in Chicago. She married Dr. Stanley Rosen, her husband of 58 years, in 1951.
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Gerald Tatarsky

Gerald “Jerry” Norman Tatarsky, a native Denverite and lifelong resident, passed away Jan. 12, 2010, in Denver. Rabbi Steven Foster and Cantor Regina Heit officiated at the Jan. 15 service held at Temple Emanuel. Interment followed at Emanuel Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. “He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and uncle,” the family said. Mr. Tatarsky was born Feb. 26, 1925, in Denver. A graduate of East High, he attended CU.
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Ernst Cramer, journalist

MUNICH — Ernst Cramer, a Jewish journalist who fled Nazi Germany to become an American soldier in World War II, has died. Cramer died January 19, 2009 in Berlin, ten days before his 97th birthday. He was known as a champion of Israel who also fought to improve relations between Germans, Jews and Americans.
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