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Mildred Herman

Mildred Herman

Mildred “Millie” Irene Herman, who with her husband Ben operated Herman’s Up-to-Date Grocery and Delicatessen for over 30 years, passed away July 8, 2015, in Denver.

Rabbi Steven Foster officiated at the July 9 graveside service at Golden Hill Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements.

“Rabbi Foster gave one of the most eloquent and heartfelt eulogies we ever heard,” the family said.

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Nicholas Winton, Holocaust rescuer

Nicholas Winton, Holocaust rescuerLONDON — Sir Nicholas Winton, who organized the Kindertransport that rescued 669 children from Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia, has died. Winton, known as the “British Schindler,” died July 1 at 106. The baptized son of Jewish parents, Winton was a 29-year-old stockbroker when he arrived in Prague in December, 1938. He was planning to go on a skiing holiday in Switzerland, but changed his plans when he heard about the refugee crisis in Czechoslovakia, which had just been occupied by the Naz...
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Hans Kahn

Hans KahnHans Kahn, the Denver architect who escaped Nazi persecution at age nine and designed BMH-BJ Synagogue in 1965, passed away June 21, 2015, in Denver. He was 86. Rabbi Yaakov Chaitovsky and Cantor Joel Lichterman officiated at the June 23 service at the Alderman Chapel at BMH-BJ. Interment followed at Mt. Nebo Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. “He worked hard, loved his family and enjoyed life,” his loved ones said.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 02 July 2015 13:37 )

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Young Israeli murdered on the road

Young Israeli murdered on the roadMalachi Rosenfeld, the 27-year old wounded in a shooting attack on the night of June 29, died of his wounds on the following evening at the Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem. Rosenfeld was shot in the torso as he was driving home with three friends to his hometown of Kokhav HaShahar, northeast of Ramallah.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 02 July 2015 13:36 )

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Dr. Ron Heller

Dr. Ron Heller, a Denver native, passed away June 8, 2015 in Virginia. “He was known for his happy attitude toward life and lived in the present,” the family said. “His memory will reside forever in our hearts.” Dr. Heller was born Jan. 17, 1947, in Denver to the late Irene (Chaikey) and Marvin Heller. He attended CU and graduated in 1968.
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