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Nov 26th


Joann Chalat

Joann Chalat

Joann Steinberg Chalat, who lived a life filled with love, learning and adventure, died Jan. 21, 2015, after a long illness in Grosse Pointe, Mich. A memorial service was held Jan. 25 at Kaufman Funeral Home in Southfield. Kaufman Funeral Home made the arrangements.

Dr. Ned Chalat, Mrs. Chalat’s husband for 65 years, cared for her during her final days. The family said he was heartbroken to lose his muse.

Joann was born March 6, 1928, in Detroit to the late Mildred and Myron Steinberg.


Gene Weisberg

Gene WeisbergEugene Joseph Weisberg, the patriarch of the Weisberg family and a respected leader of Denver’s Jewish community, passed away Jan. 22, 2015, after a brief illness at his home in Rancho Mirage, Calif. Rabbi Steven Foster and Cantor Elizabeth Sacks officiated at the Jan. 26 service at Temple Emanuel. Interment followed at Emanuel Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. “Not only was Gene an accomplished businessman, athlete and leader, he always made his family his most important p...

Don Richtol

Don RichtolDon Richtol, beloved husband, brother, uncle and great-uncle, passed away on Jan. 19, 2015, at the age of 81. Services were held in California. Work colleagues he knew for over 20 years attended, a testament to his lasting friendships. “Don is best remembered for his warmth, kindness and delightful sense of humor,” the family said. “When introducing himself, he told people that his last name was pronounced ‘Rich’ and ‘Tall,’ hastening to add that he was neither.

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Mark Stuart Miller

Mark Stuart MillerMark Stuart Miller, promotor and producer of the Gabby Gourment Shows, passed away Jan. 11, 2015, in Denver. Rabbi Steven Foster officiated at the Jan. 14 graveside service at Mt. Nebo Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. “He was our ethical and moral compass — honest, straight and true,” the family said. “He never lost his sense of humor, even on the worst day of struggling against Parkinson’s Disease, but his humor was never barbed or hurtful. “He wanted to help ever...

Sadie Bergman

Sadie BergmanSadie Weiss Heyman Bergman, 97, a former Denver resident, passed away Jan. 11, 2015, in Winter Haven, Fla. Private services were held at Mt. Nebo Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. Sadie was born Sept. 18, 1917, in Newark, NJ, to the late Hayman and Jennie Chaytinski Weiss.
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