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The Detroit Jewish News, 1976-01-02

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

Burton J. Platt, 57

Burton J. Platt, a phar-
macist for 35 years, died
Dec. 27 at age 57.
A native Detroiter, Mr.
Platt was the owner of Lah-
ser Drugs in Detroit. He
/— was a member of the Omi-
cron Chapter of the Alpha
Zeta Omega Pharmaceuti-
cal Fraternity for 34 years
) and a past national presi-
dent.
A World War II veteran,
Mr. Platt was a member of
the National Association of
Retail Druggists, Aescula-
pian Pharmaceutical Asso-
ci- -n, a former member of
.rents Youth Guidance
Commission of Southfield a
member of the American
Pharmaceutical Association
and a past commissioner of
the Southfield Board of
Health.
Mr. Platt was a former
board member of the
Wayne State University
Alumni Association, a
member of the board of
directors of Cong. Bnai
David, a member of Town
and Country Club, Jewish
War Veterans and Perfec-
tion Lodge of the Masons.
He resided at 24355 North
Carolina, Southfield.
He is survived by his wife,
Shirley; three daughters,
Mrs. Charles (Rochelle)
Markle, Lauren and Mar-
lene; two brothers, Samuel
W. and Harold; three sis-
ters, Mrs. David (Betty)
Horwitz, Mrs. Solomon B.
(Miriam) Cohen and Mrs.
Solomon (Arlene) Silber-
berg of Los Angeles; and
one grandchild.

Leo Stern, 62

Leo Stern, a vice presi-
dent of Glen Eagles Inc., a
division of Hart, Shafner
and Marx, died Dec. 29 at
age 62.
Born in Mt. Vernon, N.Y.,
Mr. Stern lived most of his
life in Detroit. He was a
member of Temple Beth El,
Tam 0' Shanter Country
Club, Standard City Club,
and a past president of the
Michigan Apparel Club. He
resided at 30220 Cheviot
Hills Dr., Franklin.
He leaves his wife, Elaine;
and a daughter, Deborah.

The Family
of the Late

ELEANOR
DOMSTEIN

Acknowledges with
grateful appreciation
the many kind ex-
essions of sympathy
ended by relatives
nd friends during the
family's recent be-
reavement.

The Family
of the Late

BERTHA
KATZ

Acknowledges with
grateful appreciation
the many kind expres-
sions of sympathy ex-
tended by relatives
and friends during the
family's recent be-
reavement.

Philanthropist Anna Prentis

Anna S. Prentis, who
with her husband, the late
Meyer L. Prentis, made nu-
merous contributions to
Wayne State University and
other Jewish and local insti-
tutions, died Sunday at age
84.
A native Detroiter, Mrs.
Prentis was active in reli-
gious, civic and charitable
affairs. She was a 50-year
member of Temple Beth El
where the Meyer and Anna
Prentis Library and reli-
gious school were estab-
lished.
Mrs. Prentis was a past
president of Hadassah, an
active supporter of ORT and
Brandeis University and a
principal in the establish-
ment of The Orchards, a di-
vision of the National Coun-
cil of Jewish Women.
Mrs. Prentis, along with
her husband, the longtime
treasurer of the General
Motors Corp., endowed the
Meyer and Anna Prentis
Building in the School of
Business Administration
at Wayne State Univer-
sity.
Also named for the Pren-
tis family were Prentis
Manor, Jewish Home for the
Aged; and the Meyer L.
Prentis Cancer Center of
the Michigan Cancer Foun-
dation. With her husband,
Mrs. Prentis was the foun-
der of the Albert Einstein
Medical School at Yeshiva
University and they en-
dowed scholarships at the
Florence Heller School of
Social Work at Brandeis
University and are now
building a comprehensive
high school in Neshen, Is-
rael.
In November, the Prentis
family made a $500,000 con-
tribution to Wayne State
University, which in turn
named its medical research
facility in the Detroit Medi-
cal Center the Helen Vera
Prentis Lande Medical Re-
search Building, after the
Prentis daughter who died

in 1974. Mrs. Prentis was
unable to attend the dedica-
tion owing to her illness.
Mrs. Prentis leaves three
daughters, Mrs. Lester J.
(Jewell) Morris, Mrs. Bev-
erly Prentis Straus and
Mrs. Marvin A. (Barbara)
Frenkel; a brother Meyer
Steinberg; eight granchil-
dren and one great-grand-
daughter.

Argentine Leader,
C. Rajchenberg

BUENOS AIRES (JTA)
Chaim Rajchenberg, an en-
gineer and Jewish commu-
nity leader, died Dec. 21 at
age 59.
Until last May, Mr.
Rajchenberg was president
of the Buenos Aires Jewish
Community Council and of
the Federation of Argentine
Jewish Communities.

Lillian Diamond

Lillian Diamond, a past
president of . Detroit Chap-
ter of Hadassah, died Dec.
26 at age 80.
Born in Reese, Mrs. Dia-
mond was a 50-year mem-
ber of the National Council
of Jewish Women, a mem-
ber of Standard City Club,
Franklin Hills Country Club
and Cong. Shaarey Zedek.
She leaves a daughter
Mrs. Harvey (Marcia) Lynn;
a brother, David M. Schiller;
a sister, Mrs. Milton (Ruth)
Shyer of Miami, Florida;
and two grandchildren.

OBITUARIES

LOUIS BERK, 19041
Lenore, died Dec. 26. Sur-
vived by a son, Ronald; two
daughters, Mrs. Sol (Sally)
Kushner and Ms. Barbara
Lebus; two brothers, Joe of
St. Louis, Mo., and Morris
of Miami Beach, Fla.; a sis-
ter, Mrs. Fay Goldfarb; and
eight grandchildren.
* * *
BENJAMIN COOPER
of Detroit died Dec. 28. Sur-
vived by his wife, Anne; two
brothers, Saul and Freder-
ick of Brooklyn, Mich.; a sis-
ter, Mrs. Louis (Diana) Lev-
ine.
* *
JOSEPH M. ED-
WARDS, 22040 Westhamp-
ton, Oak Park, died Dec. 29.
He leaves his wife, Minnie;
and a son, Richard A.
* * *
BEN GONEK, 20602
Regent Dr., died Dec. 25. He
leaves his wife, Joy G.; four
sons, Jerry of Chatsworth,
Calif., Marvin D. of Canoga
Park, Calif., Sheldon of
Chatsworth and Ben M.; a
daughter, Mrs. William
(Sylvia) Glieberman of
Woodland Hills, Calif.; five
brothers, Joseph, William of
Florida, Sam of Chicago,
Charles Gonic of Cincinnati
and Myer Gonic; a sister,
Mrs. Ann Kaselemas; and
12 grandchildren.

*

* *

EDWARD GREEN,
24260 Cloverlawn, Oak

Louis J. Portnoy , Accountant

Louis J. Portnoy, a certi-
fied public accountant since
1928, with offices in the
Buhl Building, died Dec. 22
at age 71.
Born in Russia, Mr.
Portnoy lived 62 years in
Detroit. He was a 1926 grad-
uate of the University of De-
troit, and was a member of
the American Institute of
Certified Public Accoun-
tants and a member of the
Michigan Association of

In memory of our dear beloved

Mother who passed away

Certified Public Accoun-
tants.
He leaves his wife, Sarah;
a son, Mitchell of Burbank,
Calif.; and three brothers,
Nathan, Morris and Harry
of Fullerton, Calif.

In Blessed
and Loving Memory
of My Dear Son

MARTIN
FINE

Who passed away
the 24th of January,
1947 (three days in
Shevat). Gone but not
forgotten, he will al-
ways be in my heart.
Mother Lilly Fine

Park, died Dec. 27. He
leaves his wife, Betty, a son,
Ira; a daughter, Mrs. Arlene
Butcher; his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Nathan (Mildred)
Green; three sisters and one
granddaughter.
* * *
MARION C. HABEL
died Dec. 27. She leaves her
husband, Arthur; two sons,
Stuart and Mark; and a
brother, Dr. Donald Klein.
* * *
HARRY HERSH, 15411
Bainbridge, Livonia, died
Dec. 29. He leaves his wife,
Anna; a son, Ronald; a
daughter, Mrs. John
(Nancy) O'Connor; a
brother, Henry of Durham,
N.C.; a sister, Mrs. Nathan
(Claire) Schneider of Pitts-
burgh; and six grandchil-
dren.

*

*

*

HARRY HOROWITZ,
22100 Cloverlawn, Oak
Park, died Dec. 26. Survived
by his wife, Sarah; two sons,
Irving and David; three
daughters, Mrs. Hyman
(Ethel) Blackman, Mrs. Leo
(Dora) Sherman of Ocean-
side, Calif., and Mrs. Benja-
min (Esther) Kower; 13
grandchildren and 10 great-
grandchildren.
* * *
LOUIS HOROWITZ
died Dec. 28. He leaves his
wife, Esther; a son, Edward;
a daughter, Mrs. Marvin
(Denise) Weintraub; a sis-
ter, Mrs. Sam (Mary)
Brandt; and three grand-
children.
* * *
JEAN LEVINE, 23600
Coach House Dr., South-
field, died Dec. 29. She
leaves her husband, Sidney;
a son, Dr. Marvin; a sister,

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Jan. 20, 1969

MINNIE A. ZACK

MONUMENTS BY

BERG
URBACH

AND

LOUIS
GRUSKIN

Yahrzeit will be observed Saturday,
Jan. 3, 1976
First day of Shevat

Who is sadly missed and will always
be remembered as the most beautiful
mother in the world.

Who passed away
Jan. 23, 1974, one day
in Shevat. With silent
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gret, loving memories
we will never forget.
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Sadly missed by wife,
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Irene and Ben; and
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* * *
HYMAN SAMUELS
died Dec. 23. He leaves his
wife, Sophie; three sons,
Earl, Alex of New York City
and Sidney of Altamonta
Springs, Fla., a daughter,
Mrs. Edwin (Hilda) Aver-
bach of Encino, Calif.; six
grandchildren and two
great-grandchildren.
* * *
KATE SIEGEL, 209 Beu-
land, Mt. Clemens, died Dec.
26 in Miami Beach, Fla. Sur-
vived by two daughters,
Mrs. Sam (Roselyn) Rubin
of Toledo, Ohio, and Mrs.
Isadore (Claire) Hauptman;
a sister, Mrs. Lila Aaron of
Miami Beach; seven grand-
children and five great-
grandchildren.
* * *
KARL SINGER died
Dec. 23. He leaves his wife,
Ruth; and two daughters,
Elizabeth and Diane.

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Studying of
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SHEVA
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SARAH FABER
SARAH KAPLAN
FANNY LUBOW
MARTIN FINE
ZESSE KATZ
MORRIS LEVITT
FLORA LEVY
ANNA MINDLIN
SARAH SAKS
MOSES H. THORN
ABRAHAM M. CORN
SARAH HOOTNER
LOUIS KIDECKEL
ROSE POLLACK
MAX SITRIN
PERRY FEIGENSON
CLARA MALTZ
MAX MILGROM
SHELDON B. RICHIE
HARRY AVERBACH
SAM COHEN
SIDNEY FELDMAN
- DINA MANHEIM
JOSEPH PENFIL
MIKE M. SNIDER
ESTHER STEINBERG
ESTHER WETSTE1N
YISROEL B'R DOVID
NORMAN BARCUS
SAM Z. HIRSCHMAN
REBECCA KASOFF
SHAINDEL MATTLER
DORA PEARLMAN
ABRAHAM SCHLOSS
MORRIS SCHWARTZ
SEYMOUR L. SOBOL
SAMUEL COBITZ
DUBA BAS MORDECHAI
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