Intermountain Jewish News

Jul 30th


Jean Weisberg

Jean B. Weisberg, who took great pride in her family, passed away Nov. 13, 2013, a day before her 94th birthday, in Aurora.

Rabbi Steven Rubenstein officiated at the Nov. 14 graveside service at Golden Hill Cemetery and a memorial service at Shalom Cares. Shalom Funeral Service made the arrangements.

“She will be missed by all who knew her,” the family said.

Jenny Berger was born Nov. 14, 1919, in Staunton, Ill. She moved to Denver with her family at age 10.


Arnold Shindelman

Arnold “Arnie” Shindelman of Denver, formerly of Hartford, Conn., and Warwick, NY, passed away at his home on Nov. 8, 2013. He was 72. Rabbi Joshua Rose officiated at the Nov. 13 graveside service at Mountain View Cemetery in Boulder. Greenwood & Myers Mortuary made the arrangements. Mr. Shindelman was born June 26, 1941, in Manhattan to Paul and Evelyn Shindelman. He earned a BA in business administration from the City University of New York Bernard M. Baruch College and an associate...

Sam L. Levine

Sam L. LevineSam L. Levine, owner of Columbine Ford in Rifle, Colo., passed away Nov. 9, 2013, in Rifle. Cantor Joel Lichterman officiated at the Nov. 14 graveside service at Rose Hill Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. Just last year, the IJN profiled Mr. Levine in the Sept. 14, 2012, Chanukah edition. “Yes, I come here every day,” Mr. Levine said, referring to the dealership he opened with his son Rick about 21 years ago. “I enjoy it. I like being around people . . . I think the sec...

Lipman Orkin

Lipman “Tippy” Orkin, formerly of South Africa, passed away Nov. 10, 2013, in Denver, surrounded by his family. Rabbi Bruce Dollin and Cantor Martin Goldstein officiated at the Nov. 13 graveside service at Mt. Nebo Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. “He will be greatly missed by all who knew him,” the family said. “Tippy was a beloved husband, a wonderful father and an exceptional grandfather.” Mr. Orkin was born July 25, 1928, in Germiston, SA, and lived in Johanne...

Lee Engbar

Lee EngbarLee Engbar, native Denverite and lifelong resident, passed away Oct. 30, 2013, in Denver, surrounded by his family. Rabbi Bruce Dollin and Cantor Martin Goldstein officiated at the Nov. 1 service held at the HEA. Interment followed at Mt. Nebo Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. “Dad respected everyone in his life and always said that the only thing he needed was to be surrounded by his family and friends,” his loved ones said. “He was funny, smart, practical and sweet....
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