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Apr 17th


Arnold Siegel

Arnold Siegel

Arnold “Arnie” Siegel, former president of Siegel Oil Company and a dynamic leader in Denver’s Jewish community, passed away June 27, 2013, in Denver.

Rabbi Steven Rubenstein and Cantor Joel Lichterman officiated at the June 30 service held at BMH-BJ: The Denver Synagogue. Interment followed at Mt. Nebo Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements.

“Arnold was well known for his cheerfulness, warmth, sweetness and capable abilities,” the family said. “People trusted him to be honest and wise.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 08 August 2013 02:09 )


Jeannette Grunfeld

Jeannette GrunfeldJeannette Grunfeld, who escaped Germany on the Kindertransport bound for England, passed away July 19 in Phoenix, Ariz. The service was held July 22 at Sinai Mortuary in Phoenix, and interment took place July 23 at the Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Arizona. “Jeannette was a stay-at-home mom, a volunteer and a good friend to many,” said her daughter Bunny Cole. “She always hosted meals in her home during the Jewish holidays for her extended family, cousins that survived the war, and friend...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 01 August 2013 05:28 )


Arlene Ann Bershof

Arlene Ann BershofArlene Ann Bershof, a wife, mother, grandmother, friend, talented artist and teacher, died peacefully at her Denver home on July 30, 2013. She was 86. At her request, there was no funeral service. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. “Arlene’s life was full and busy and overflowed with love and friendship,” the family said. “Her art manifested those themes in scenes of daily activities such as bathing and hair brushing.” Arlene was born in 1926 in Brooklyn, NY, to Sam and Minnie F...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 01 August 2013 05:26 )


Leonid Reyf

Leonid ReyfLeonid Reyf, a prominent attorney in Odessa, Russia, passed away July 11, 2013, in Denver. Rabbi Steven Foster officiated at the July 14 graveside service at Emanuel Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. “Dad was a very educated man,” said his daughter Yana Vishnitsky. “He was passionate, intelligent, and loved life.” Mr. Reyf was born Dec. 10, 1922, in Odessa, Ukraine. He attended Kiev Ukraine University and practiced law in Odessa.

Yeta Flatow

Yeta FlatowYeta Stein Flatow of Estes Park, Colo., passed away May 22, 2013, while visiting family in Israel. She was 96. The burial was held in Jerusalem. Yeta was born in 1917 in San Antonio, Texas, to Rebecca and Julius Stein. After graduating from the University of Texas, she married Tobias Flatow. The couple later resided in Houston. While in Houston, Yeta was president of the ORT America chapter and eventually became a life member.
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