Kurt Peiser, Former Federation
Director, Dies in Florida at Age 72
Dr. Kurt Peiser, a former execu- I Mr. Peiser held many national
tive director of the Jewish Wel- ! Jewish and civic posts. In 1943 he
fare Federation of Detroit, died of was delegated by the American
a heart attack, in Hollywood, Fla., Jewish Joint Distribution Commit-
March 15, at the age of 72.
tee to aid refugees in North
At the time of his death, Dr. Africa, and he headed a JDC mis-
Peiser was associated with the sion in Tunisia, representing also
Bank of Miami Beach, Fla. He the U. S. State Department. The
was active in Dade County, Florida, pattern of relief he developed then
was later used by the United Na-
A native of Breslau; -Germany, tions Belief and Administration in
he came to this country as a youth, North Africa.
He was a former president of
received his bachelors and masters
Dade County Bank, was a director
of Community National Bank of
I Bal Harbour and a member of the
executive committee of. Dania
Bank, all in Florida.
He is survived by his wife. Caro-
line. and a brother, Ernest.
J ack Garfield
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Was in ZOD
Jack Garfield, founder and owner
for 14 years of Inkster Jewelers,
27470 Michigan, was found dead
in his store Monday afternoon. He
According to police, Mr. Garfield
was shot in the chest during a
Mr. Garfield, 19220 Appleton, !
was a 25-year member of the
Zionist Organization of Detroit,
Cong. Shaarey Zedek, Perfection
Lodge F&AM, Inkster Lions
Club, Crescent Shrine Club and
Detroit Consistory and Moslem
Born in New Britain, Conn., Mr.
Garfield was a Detroit area resi-
Dr. Roy Sam Gilbert, dent for the past 44 .years.
Survivors arc his wife, Alyce; a
Physician, Age 62
son, Joel; and a sister, Mrs. Elaine
Dr. Roy Sam Gilbert, Detroit Geschwell of Bridgeport, Conn.
physician, died Tuesday at age 62.
Dr. Gilbert, who was on the staff Archie Barnett; Owned
of Total Action Against Poverty,
had been connected with Bright- Pontiac Clothing Store
Archie M. Barnett. former owner
view Clinic for a number of years.
He was a 1929 graduate. of the of Barnett's Clothes at 150 N.
Pontiac, died Monday at
University of Michigan medical
Mr. Barnett, 2741 Woodward,
Born in England, Dr. Gilbert
Bloomfield Hills, retired from the
lived in the Detroit area 54 years.
firm last year. Born in Pontiac,
During World War II he received
he was a member of Temple Beth
a meritorious service award from
LATE KURT PEISER
the federal government for his Jacob, Elks Lodge 810 of Pontiac,
Roosevelt Lodge F&A.M and the
work as a draft board examiner.
degrees at the University of Mich-
Oakland County Boys Farm.
Dr. Gilbert was a member of the
igan and earned his PhD at Oxford
Survivors are his wife, Laura;
Hebrew Benevolent Society and a son, S. William of Clarendon
Ill.; a daughter, Mrs. Stuart
After serving as executive di-
Survivors are his wife, Gertrude; (Sally) Winkelman of Port Huron;
rector of the Detroit Federation,
a son, Ernest; a daughter, Mrs. three brothers, Marvin, Sidney and
he was the director of the Fed-
Charles (Marcia) Lewis; a brother, Maurice; six sisters, Mrs. Rose
eration of Jewish Charities and
Cy Golde; a sister, Mrs. Benjamin Rosenberg, Mrs. Samuel (Beatrice)
the Allied Jewish Appeal in
(Bessie) Ager of Miami Beach; Magidsohn and Mrs. David (Celia)
Philadelpia. He then became ac-
and two grandchildren.
Goldfarb, all of Flint, Mrs. Samuel
ting president of the University
(Harriet) Silve r, Mrs. Samuel
of Pennsylvania. He left the
(Sylvia) Babcock and Mrs. Lillian
university post to enter business
Moore; and three grandchildren.
and banking and became director
Northern Steel Company
of the Florida Food Fair Founda-
Elrick Charles Shumer, president Mrs. Tillie Ravelson
tion's scholarship funds and as-
and co-founder of Northern Steel
sistant to the chairman of the
Co., 11070 Harper, died March 16 Dies in East; Age 103
board of Food Fair stores.
Mrs. Tillie Ravelson of Worces-
at age 64.
Mr. Shumer, 660 Whitmore. was ter, Mass., mother of Mrs. Israel
a member of Temple Beth El and (Anna) Patrick of Detroit, died
Knollwood Country Club. He was March 19 at age 103.
"Lest We Forget"
Mrs. Ravelson, born in Russia,
born in Toledo.
Survivors are a son, Gerald G.: lived in Worcester more than 70
HARVEY L. KAHN
and belonged to Cong. She-
a daughter, Mrs. Robert (Renee)
Nadler; a sister, Mrs. Al (Eva) arai Torah, Sons of Abraham-East
Loving husband, father,
Goldberg of Windsor; and six Synagogue, Ladies Auxiliary of the
son, brother and friend.
Jewish Home for Aged and Worces-
Born, Oct. 21, 1922. Died,
ter Senior Hadassah.
March 23, 1965. Sadly
Widow of Barnet Ravelson, she
missed by his wife
leaves two sons, Maurice and
Phyllis, children Karen,
three daughters, Mrs.
Marci, Douglas and Serail.
Patrick. Mrs. Dora Levenson and
Mrs. Sam (Hazel) Glazier; 16
grandchildren, 32 great-grandchil-
dren and 13 great-great-grandchil-
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In loving memory of our dear
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friends are asked to at-
passed away one year ago today
We have arranged with
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March 25, 1966.
Life goes on and the years pass by,
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But precious memories never die
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So sadly missed by us all.
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Jewish home. Within the
32 pages of the 24-Year
In memory of our beloved mother
The Family of the Late
and precious Nanny Fany Good-
are all the Hebrew dates
man who passed away March 27,
and days of the week along
1963. Your warmth and your love
with their equivalent "En-
sustain us. Your children Selma
glish" dates from Rosh
and Harry Kramer and your grand-
Announces the unveiling
Hashanah, 1943 to the day
children, Robin, Jeffrey, Keith and
of a monument in Ms
before Rosh Hashanah,
memory 2 p.m. Sunday,
1967. With this calendar,
March 26 at Beth Abra-
you can find Yahrzeit dates
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at a glance.
The family of the late Gustie
Halpern and Cantor Ack-
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Box 57, Pitts., Pa. 15230.
family's recent bereavement.
BESSIE BERRIS, 14701 Rose- son, Hershel; a daughter, Hen-
mary. Oak Park, died March 19. rietta; and one sister.
Survived by two sons, Morris H.
MORRIS MARX, 19964 Marlowe,
and Oscar D., of St. Paul; a daugh-
ter, Mrs. Samuel W. (Belle) Platt; died March 21. He leaves his wife,
two sons, Dr. Stanley
one brother, one sister and seven
and Stewart; seven brothers and
JENNIE H. BILLER. 11501 Peto-
MOJ LIE MARGOLIS. 15841 Ken-
skey, died March 17. She leaves a
brother. Samuel Fleisher; one niece tucky, died March 19. Survived by
two sons, Bernard and Meyer; a
and two nephews.
daughter, Mrs. Sam (Minnie) Ber-
PINKUS BLEIER, 20057 Stans- man; two brothers and six grand-
bury, died -March 21. Survived by children.
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his wife, Gesha; a son, Dr. Sam-
SAMUEL ROSEN. 19768 Little-
uel B.; and three grandchildren.
field, died March 18. Survived by
MEYER BLUMENSTEIN of To- two sons, Maurice and Jerry; four
ronto died March 19. Survived by daughters, Mrs. David (Lillian)
two sons, Harry and Hyman of De- Kelman, Mrs. Charles (Dorothy)
troit; a daughter, Mrs. Hyman Saulles and Mrs. Sam (Rebecca)
(Fannie) Greenbaum of Detroit; Kitner and Mrs. Robert (Hilda)
13 grandchildren and 25 great- Doomchin, both of BevCrly Hills;
one sister in Israel. 15 grandchil-
dren and three great-grandchil-
HERMAN BRAVERMAN. 20540 dren.
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Sunderland, died March 16. He
IDA RUBENSTEIN, 13221 N.
leaves his wife, Rose L.; three
daughters, Mrs. Joseph (Goldie) Norfolk, died March 16. Survived
Dorfman, Mrs. Paul (Joyce) Mut- by a son, Abe; a daughter, Mrs.
nick and Mrs.iMeyer lAnn) Kaplan; Louis (Ann) Fisher: two brothers,
one sister and seven grandchildren. one sister and five grandchildren.
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ROSE BUCH, 15861 Turner. died
SUSAN M. TOPOR, 19211 Monte
March 19. She leaves a brother. Vista, died March 20. Survived by
Kenneth Kurtzman; and a sister. her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Louis
Mrs. Sarah Boim.
Topor; and a sister, Mrs. Leo
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(Iris) Rosen of Tucson.
LOTTIE GERSON, 10320 Albany.
Oak Park, died March 22. Survived
MORRIS 'WEINBERG, 11501 Pe-
by a son, Jack of Montreal: three toskey, died March 18. Survived by
daughters, Mrs. Aaron (Beatrice) a son, Jack; three daughters, Mrs.
Eifer of- Canoga Park, Calif., Mrs. Harry (Yetta) Schreier, Mrs. Ben-
Martin (Esther) llorvath of W. - jamin (Frieda) Siegel and Mrs.
Hamilton, Ont., and Mildred: one Sidney (Helen) Resnick; 10 grand-
brother, three grandchildren and children and eight great-grand-
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WILLIAM GOODMAN. 19128
ALBERT YAGODA. 18501 Ilene,
Murray Hill, died March 21. Sur- died March 17. He leaves his par-
vived by a son, Morris: two daugh- ents. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Yagoda;
ters, Mrs. Charles (Ida) ) Schwartz and a brother, Gordon.
and Molly; two brothers, and two
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BEATRICE KAMPNER o' Pon-
tiac died March 15. She leaves
three brothers, Samuel. Irwin and
Morris: and three sisters. Airs.
Bertha Blumeno, Mrs. Fred (Lil-
During the corning
lian) Abramson and Mrs. Nora
week Yeshiva Betts
Yehudo will observe
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the Yohrseit of the
LEWIS LESSER. 19381 Votro-
friends, with the
beck, died March 20. He leaves his
wife. Sylvia; three daughters, Mrs.
Prayers, recitation of
Bernard (Prudence) Bliefield. Mrs
Kaddish and study-
Louis (Leona) Jaffee and Mrs.
ins of Mishnayes.
Jack (Mildred) Blazell; one brother
and four grandchildren.
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Adar II Mar.
JOSEPH H. LEWIS. 11501 Peto-
skey. died March 18. Ile leaves a
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