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M. Jack Bernstein

M. Jack Bernstein

M. Jack Bernstein, an honored veteran of WW II and engineer with the Bureau of Reclamation, passed away at the age of 99 on Oct. 3, 2013, in Denver.

Rabbi Joe Black officiated at the Oct. 7 service held at Temple Emanuel. Interment, with full military honors, followed at Emanuel Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements.

Mr. Bernstein was born Jan. 20, 1914, in south Chicago to the late William and Sadie Bernstein.

Educated in the Chicago Public School system where he skipped two grades, he graduated Hyde Park High School.

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Gerald Kessel

Gerald KesselGerald “Jerry” E. Kessel, a Denverite since 1971, passed away Oct. 11, 2013, at CU Hospital following a 30-year battle against several health problems. Rabbis Bruce Dollin and Salomon Gruenwald and Cantor Martin Goldstein officiated at the Oct. 15 graveside service at Mt. Nebo Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. “Family was his number one love,” his family said.
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Sheree Weinreich Dachman

Sheree Weinreich Dachman, co-owner of Johnny W’s Trophies and Awards and winner of numerous awards for her show cats, passed away Sept. 30, 2013, in Denver. Rabbis Steven Foster and Brian Immerman officiated at the Oct. 3 graveside service at Emanuel Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. Sheree was born March 29, 1941, in Denver to the late Johnny and Doris Weinreich. She graduated East High. She worked with her parents at Monaco Lanes. After her father died, Sheree, her mom an...
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Bernie Goldman

Bernie GoldmanBernard “Bernie” Goldman, a founder of Beth Evergreen and strong supporter of Denver’s Jewish community, passed away Oct. 27, 2013, in Lakewood. Rabbi Bruce Dollin and Rabbi Jamie Arnold officiated at the Oct. 30 service held at the HEA. Interment followed at Golden Hill Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. Mr. Goldman was born July 20, 1926, in Manhattan, NY, to Miriam (Blinder) and Pincus  Goldman. He graduated Columbia University with a degree in engineering and earned ...
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Dr. Lawrence Laycob

Dr. Lawrence LaycobDr. Lawrence D. Laycob, a respected physician-psychiatrist in Denver for many years, passed away Oct. 3, 2013, in Castle Rock. Rabbi Richard Rheins and Chazzan Bryan Zive officiated at the Oct. 6 service at Temple Sinai. Interment followed at Mt. Nebo, Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. “Larry was one of a kind who truly made a mark on this community,” said his wife Carol Laycob. “He was dedicated to his family, grandchildren and friends, as well as a wonderful, compassion...
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