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Vera Cameron

Vera Cameron, an educator for 36 years, passed away May 11, 2014, in Denver. She was 63. A celebration of life service took place following the burial at Ft. Logan. Agape Funeral Services made the arrangements.

Mrs. Cameron was born Aug. 8, 1950, in Denver. She attended Wheat Ridge High School and received her teaching degree from UNC.

She taught at Vanderhoof Elementary School in Jefferson County for 36 years.

Vera Harrison married Donald Cameron on Dec. 18, 1971.

She was a longtime volunteer at Rocky Mountain Cancer Center, where she helped numerous individuals.

Mrs. Cameron is survived by her husband Donald Cameron; son Nathan (Shannon) Cameron; and grandchildren Rylie and Brendan.

Contributions may be made to the Rocky Mountain Cancer Center at rockymountaincancerassistance.org or RMCA, PO Box 6625, Denver, CO 80206.

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Harriette Sklar

Harriette SklarHarriette Sklar, whose warmth turned brief encounters into lasting friendships, passed away June 9, 2014, in Denver. She was 90. Rabbi Isaac Wasserman and Cantor Joel Lichterman officiated at the June 11 graveside service at Emanuel Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. “Harriette collected people like some people collect stamps,” says her daughter Andrea Hyatt. “She had a knack for drawing them in while also drawing them out, and made people feel at home in her presence. “...

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Annette Kaufman

Annette KaufmanAnnette Kaufman, formerly of Denver, passed away June 12, 2014, in California. Mrs. Kaufman was born April 1, 1925. She was predeceased by her husband Arnold Kaufman. Mrs. Kaufman is survived by her children Jerry (Susan) Kaufman and Barbara (Perry) Shultz of California; her sisters Sandy (Ted) Pomeranz and Joyce Wagner of Denver and brother-in-law Homer (the late Mae) Goldman of Denver; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Contributions may be made to ...

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Ilona Lucie Prenzlau

Ilona Lucie PrenzlauIlona Lucie Prenzlau, a beloved presence in Denver’s Jewish community, passed away May 16, 2014, in Denver. The May 16 service was held at Zera Abraham, with interment in Jerusalem. Shalom Funeral Service made the arrangements. Lucie Spitzer was born Oct. 13, 1917, in Budapest, Hungary. In 1937, while in Basel, Switzerland, she met her future husband Dr. Werner Prenzlau.
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Francie Alpert

Francie AlpertFrancie Alpert, a Holocaust survivor, passed away May 25, 2014, in Aurora. Rabbis Joe Black and Steven Foster and Cantor Regina Heit officiated at the May 28 graveside service at Emanuel Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. Born May 13, 1931, in Paris, France, Mrs. Alpert was hidden in Switzerland during the Holocaust. The rest of her family remained in France, where the Nazis arrested her father. She came to Denver in 1947.
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