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Obituaries

Jane S. Schapiro

Jane S. Malver Schapiro, a native and lifelong Milwaukee resident, passed away Dec. 7. She was 100 years old.

Born in 1913, Jane graduated from West Division High and went to the University of Wisconsin.

At college, she gained permission to put a slot machine in her dormitory room to test theories of probability. She graduated with a business degree in 1934.

Jane married Arnold Malver the following year. They had two children, Sandra and Frederick.

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Juanita Rutland

Juanita RutlandJuanita Berger Rutland, beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away Aug. 12, 2013. She was 96. Rabbi Steven Rubenstein and Cantor Martin Goldstein officiated at the Aug. 13 graveside service at Mt. Nebo Cemetery. Cantor Joel Lichterman was also in attendance. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. “Juanita was a caring, gentle and soft-spoken woman,” the family said. “She loved swimming, traveling, collecting stamps, embroidery, knitting and crocheting. “Above all,...
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Susanne Hamilton

Susanne HamiltonSusanne Wilmersdoerffer Hamilton, an accomplished cellist and teacher, passed away after a long illness on Dec. 14, 2013. A private service was held Dec. 16, with Rabbi Evette Lutman officiating. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. Susanne was born Nov. 5, 1928, in Bayreuth, Germany. The H.M. Wilmersdoerffer, the family store, is an historic building in Bayreuth. She escaped the Nazis with her parents Max and Edith Wilmersdoerffer on the S.S. Washington in 1937.
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Daniel Garner

Daniel GarnerDaniel (Dan) Garner, who was involved with raising money for Parkinson’s research for many years, passed away Dec. 4, 2013, in Denver. Rabbi Ben Greenberg and Cantor Joel Lichterman officiated at the Dec. 6 service at BMH-BJ Chapel. Interment followed at Mt. Nebo Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. His family says that Mr. Garner was a devoted husband who was loved by his many family members, friends and neighbors.
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Lillian Weisbly

Lillian WeisblyLillian (Lakey) Levine Weisbly passed away Oct. 29, 2013. Rabbi Steven Foster officiated at the Oct. 31 graveside service at Rose Hill Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. Mrs. Weisbly was born Nov. 15, 1927, on Denver’s West Side to Ida and Sam Levine. She married fellow Westsider David Weisbly when he returned from WW II in 1946. Married for 42 years, they shared a wonderful, loving life together.
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