Intermountain Jewish News

Dec 19th


Sheila Feigen

Sheila Feigen

Sheila Feigen, who survived Pearl Harbor, passed away Dec. 27, 2014, in Denver. She was 96. Rafi Metz officiated at services at Golden Hill Cemetery, followed by a memorial at Kohelet. Shalom Funeral Service made the arrangements.

Family and friends describe Mrs. Feigen as “larger than life, full of energy, curiosity and great optimism, even after she had a severe stroke last August.”

She was born in Brooklyn on March 22, 1917. Mrs. Feigen, who had a dynamic singing voice, performed Big Band tunes in shows and on the radio in the 1930s.


Phillip Boxer

Phillip BoxerPhillip Boxer, one of the earliest faculty members at Metropolitan State College of Denver, chair of its English Deprt. and dean of the School of Liberal Arts, passed away Jan. 13, 2014, in Denver. He was 97. Rabbis Joseph Black and Steven Foster officiated at the Jan. 16 service held at Temple Emanuel. Interment followed at Emanuel Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. Daughter Sarah Boxer said that her father “was a born manager, a self-made scholar, a memorable teacher and a l...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 30 January 2014 09:02 )


Albert Pepper

Albert PepperAlbert Eli “Yonny” Pepper passed away Jan. 12, 2014. He was 83. Forest Lawn Memorial parks & Mortuaries made the arrangements. Mr. Pepper was born in Denver to the late Sara and Willie Pepper. His maternal grandparents were Nessie and Isadore Weinreich, and his maternal great-grandparents were Rose and Sharya Weinreich. He lived with his wife Phyllis in Palm Desert, Calif., for many years. An avid dancer, Mr. Pepper enjoyed his retirement and social life with family and friends. He f...

Richard Hanssen

Richard HanssenFuneral services for Richard L. Hanssen, 75, who passed away Dec. 27, 2013, at his home in Iowa, were held in Davenport, Iowa. He was the father of former Denverite Gavi (Robin) Hanssen, now of Eshchar, Misgav, Israel. Gavi traveled to Iowa to attend the services, as did his in-laws Barbara and Steve Zimmerman of Denver. Mr. Hanssen is also survived by his wife Irene; son Todd (Sheila) Hanssen of Wheaton, Ill.; grandchildren Azriel, Yonah, Dov and Meirav Hanssen of Eshchar and Matthew Hanssen...

Jacqueline Goodstein Friedman

Jacqueline Goodstein FriedmanJacqueline “Jackie” Goodstein Friedman, who grew up in Denver, passed away Nov. 9, 2013, at age 94. Burial took place in New Montefiore Cemetery, East Farmingdale, Long Island. Jackie was born Jan. 19, 1919, in Omaha, Neb., and moved with her family to Denver. She attended Teller Elementary, Gove Junior and East High School. After earning her bachelor’s degree at DU, she became a teacher. However, she found that unofficial anti-Semitic quotas limited her opportunities at DPS....
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