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February 24, 1978 - Image 55

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1978-02-24

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Attorney David Grainer Dies

David Grainer, an attor-
ney and former principal at-
torney for the Detroit Street
Railways (now Department
of Transportation), died
Feb. 15 at age 63.
Born in Russia, Mr.
Grainer lived 61 years in
Detroit. He served with the
U.S. Armed Forces Red
Arrow Division in the South
Pacific in World War II.
A graduate of Wayne
State University's law
school, Mr. Grainer retired
from city government in
\972 and later was af-
jiated with a private law
irm.
He was a member of the
American, Michigan,
Oakland County and De-
troit Bar Associations;
the Association- of De-
fense Trial Counsels;
American Judicature
Society and Tau Epsilon
Rho legal fraternity.
Active in politics, Mr.
Grainer was a precinct de-
legate and served on the
board of the 17th District
Democratic organization. In
1968 he was elected as a
Michigan Presidential
Elector to the Federal Elec-
toral College.
He was a past president of

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Arthur M. Lang

Arthur M. Lang, an at-
torney practicing in Detroit
since 1930, died Feb. 15 at
age 71.
A native Detroiter, Mr.
Lang was graduated from
Wayne State University's
law school in 1930. He was a
member of Cong. Shaarey
Zedek and a life member of
the board of its men's club,
past- commander of the
Lamed Post of the Ameri-
can Legion, past comman-
der of Detroit Silverman
Post of the Jewish War Vet-
erans. He retired five years
ago.
The Jewish War Veterans
awarded him its Bronze
Order of Merit award in
1977 and in May, 1977 he
was honored by the
Lubavitcher Center "for his
dedication to Jewish com-
munal affairs in Michigan
and to civic organizations."
He resided at 15235 Miller
Rd., Oak Park.
Mr. Lang leaves his wife,
Lena; a son, Paul B. of
Pikesville, Md.; two sisters,
Mrs. Samuel (Sarah) Som-
berg and Mrs. Yetta Rigo;
and two grandsons.

Thank You
Our love and ap-
preciation to our
many friends for
the many kindnes-
ses shown us when
we lost our dear
husband, father
and grandfather.

DAVID A.
WEISS

Mrs. David A.
(Bertha) Weiss
Mr. and Mrs.
Alex Schleifer
(Barbara) and
Joel and Cindy

the men's club of the former
Ahavas Achim synagogue,
a member of Cong. Beth
Achim, past commander of
American Legion Post 361
and was active in the Boy
Scouts organization.
He is survived by his wife,
Esther; a son, Marc of Falls
Church, Va.; two daughters,
Mrs. Kenneth (Suzanne)
Horton and Mrs. Theodore
(Nancy) Rosen of Houston,
Texas; two sisters, Mrs.
Morris (Eva) Skolnick and
Mrs. Leonard (Rachelle)
Greenhut; and four grand-
children.

Allan A. Waller

Allan L. Waller, an attor-
ney and builder, died Feb.
20 in Miami Beach, Fla., at
age 71.
Born in Poland, Mr. Wal-
ler was president of Jomin
Corp. He was a founding
member of Adat Shalom
Synagogue and its first tre-
asurer, a past chairman of
the Adat Shalom School
Board and was active in ef-
forts for Technion, Bar-Ilan
University, Magen - David
Adorn, the Jewish Theologi-
cal Seminary, Hillel Day
School, the Jewish National
Fund, Israel Bonds, Hebrew
University Weizmann In-
stitute and the American-
Israel Public Affairs Com-
mittee.
He was graduated from
St. Johns University's law
school in 1929 and was ad-
mitted to the state bar in
1939. Mr. Waller was active
in the real estate field for 25
years and was a member of
the Builders Association of
Southeastern Michigan.
He leaves his wife, Lillian
L.; two sons, Harold M. of
Montreal and Frederic L.; a
daughter, Mrs. Stanfred
(Phyllis) Silver; a brother,
Sid of New York; a sister,
Mrs. Ben (Anne) Lieberman
of New York; and five
grandchildren.

Jacob Garelick

Jacob Garelick, founder
in 1940 and former vice
president of Capitol Au-
tomotive Warehouse in De-
troit, died Feb. 17 at age 92.
Born in Russia, Mr.
Garelick retired from his
wholesale, auto parts busi-
ness 20 years ago. He was a
past president of the
Turover Farein and a
member of the Rovner-.
Lachowitcher Aid Society.
He resided in Pompano
Beach, Fla.
Mr. Garelick leaves two
sons, Dr. Martin J. Gorelick
and Sidney; two daughters,
Mrs. Louis (Dorothy)
Stillman and Mrs. Philip
(Sally) Kramer of Pompano
Beach; 10 grandchildren
and 15 great-
grandchildren. Interment
Detroit.

A. Rattner,
Jewish Artist

NEW YORK — Abraham
Rattner, a Jewish artist
best known for his bril-
liantly colored paintings
with religious themes, died
recently.

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OBITUARIES

Mahlin; and five grandchil-
dren.
* * *
HARRY MEIZLER, 60,
9930 Longacre, Detroit,,
died Feb. 18. Survived by
his wife, Stella; two sons,
Stanley and Irving; a
daughter, Ruth Ann of
Romulus; two brothers,
* * *
Joseph and Alex; two sis-
ODESS EIGEL, 90, ters, Mrs. Max (Sally)
14261 Manhattan, Oak Reisman and Mrs. Sidney
Park, died Feb. 22. Survived (Jean) Charness of Hol-
by a son, Abe; a daughter, lywood, Fla.
* * *
Mrs. Berek (Esther)
RON PEISNER, 21, died
Rothenberg; six grandchil-
dren and two great-grand- Feb. 15. He leaves his pa-
rents, Mr. and Mrs. Daniel
children.
(Shirley) Peisner; a brother,
* * *
DAVID ALEXANDER Jonathan; and his grand-
GARFINKEL, 86, 15100 mothers, Mrs. Louis
W. 10 Mile, Oak Park, died (Mamie) Harman and Mrs.
Feb. 21. Survived by his Samuel (Bathsheba)
wife, Mildred; a son, Morris Peisner of Israel.
J.; a sister, Mrs. Sarah
Katanick; and two grand- Joseph A. Sulkes
children.
Joseph • A. Sulkes, presi-
* * *
dent of the former Cong.
WILLIAM KOMORN, Beth Aaron (1965-1966),
62, died Feb. 21. He leaves died Feb. 21 in Clearwater,
his wife, Gertrude; two sons, Fla. He was 69.
Born in Russia, Mr.
Dr. Harvey and Dr. Robert
of Houston, Texas; three sis- Sulkes lived 49 years in De-
ters, Mrs. Irving (Margaret) troit, prior to retiring to
Radin, Mrs. Marion Levine Florida five years ago. He
and Mrs. Murray (Dorothy) was the retired president
and co-owner of Interna-
tional Building Products,
Jack Singer, 80
Inc. Mr. Sulkes was active
Jack Singer, founder and in Bnai Brith and was a
president of J. Singer and member of Mosaic Lodge of
Sons builders and develop- _ the Masons and the Shrin-
ers, died Feb. 22 at age 80. ers.
Born in Russia, Mr.
He is survived by his wife,
Singer lived 65 years in De- Sophie; two sons, Alvin of
troit. He was in the building Clearwater and Sanford of
and developing business in Detroit; his mother, Mrs.
Detroit for 57 years. He was Sarah De Roven; a brother,
a member of Cong. Bnai Emanuel of Southfield; a
David, Metropolitan Buil- sister, Mrs. Rae Goodman of
ders Association, Oakland Southfield; and three
Century and Pisgah Lodges grandchildren. Interment
of Bnai Brith and Town and Clearwater.
Country Club.
He leaves his wife, Min-
Sidney A. Deitch
nie; three sons, Edward,
DETROIT
Milford and Kenneth; two
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Weinhart and Mrs. Nathan
(Frieda) Zager; and nine
grandchildren. Services
MONUMENTS BY'
11:30 -a.m. today at Ira
Kaufman Chapel.

ROSE BLOOM, 85, for-
merly of Hannibal, Mo., and
a resident of Hollywood,
Fla., died Feb. 18. She
leaves a daughter, Dorothy
(Kessel) Frank of Hol-
lywood, Fla.; four grand-
children and four great-
granddaughters. Interment
Detroit.

Edna Smilo, 84

Edna Smilo, who for
many years was active in
Detroit Jewish communal
organizations, died Feb. 21
in Elsinore, Calif. She was
84. -
Born in Poland, Mrs.
Smilo lived 33 years in De-
troit. She resided in
California since 1946.
She was a member of the
Jewish National Fund, City
of Hope, Hadassah,
Zedakah Club, the Zionist
Organization of America,
Workmen's Circle, the Un-
ited Hebrew Schools Wo-
man's Auxiliary and the
Jewish Women's European
Welfare Organization.
She is survived by four
sons, Kim, Martin and Sid-
ney, all of Los Angeles, and
Barney of San Francisco; a
sister, Mrs. Seymour (Belle)
Ravid of Southfield; and six
grandchildren. Interment
Los Angeles

.

CLARA PELAVIN,
former Detroiter of New
York City, died Feb. 10.
Survived by a son, Saul
Dunitz of Detroit; a daugh-
ter, Mrs. Stanley (Emma)
Friedman of New York; and
four grandchildren. Inter-
ment New York.
* * *
YECHIEL SCHLAR,
80, of Montreal, Quebec,
Canada, died Feb. 20. Sur-
vived by two sons, Sol and
Michael; five grandchildren
and one great-grandchild.
* * *
HERBERT SCHPRE,
57, 18988 Oakfield, Defroit,
died Feb. 16. Survived by
his wife, Annette; two sons,
Paul and Brian; a daughter,
Michelle; and his mother,
Mrs. Olga Koretzky of Los
Angeles, Calif.
* * *
MAX SILVERSTEIN,
81, 18631 Wisconsin, De-
troit, died Feb. 16. Survived
by a son, Joseph; a daugh-
ter, Mrs. Bernice Jacobson;
a brother, Beryl Bulba of
Galveston, Texas; and 10
grandchildren.
* * *
ARTHUR SWARTZ, 68,
died Feb. 21. He leaves his
wife, Ida; a son, Stewart; a
daughter, Mrs. Merwyn
(Cheryl) Herman; two
brothers, Percy and Bert;
three sisters, Mrs. Hy

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and Mrs. Mildred Levites,
both of California; and two
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* * *
SHARON FLORENCE
WEISBERG, 23, 2791
Somerset Blvd., Troy, died
Feb. 16. Survived by her
husband, Jeffrey; her pa-
rents Mr. and Mrs. Louis
(Serena) Weiss; a brother,
David M. Weiss; and a sis-
ter, Loraine Weiss.
* * *
BELA WERBNER, 74,
former Detroiter of North
Miami Beach, Fla., died
Feb. 19. Survived by his
wife, Lotte; a daughter,
Mrs. Elizabeth Katz; and
one grandchild.
* * *
MOE WOLFE, foimer
Detroiter of North Miami
Beach, Fla., died Feb. 17.
Survived by a brother, Al-
bert E. Wolff of Phoenix,
Ariz.; and a sister, Mrs. Lil-
lian Clyde of New York
City. Interment Detroit.

WE REMEMBER

During the coming

week Yeshivath
Beth Yehudah will
observe the Yahr-
zeits of the follow-
ing departed
friends, with the
traditional Memo-
rial Prayers, recita-
tion of Kaddish
and Studying of
Mishnavos.

ADAR 1 FEB.,1-
LEO BARTH
19 26
CHARLES DRESCHER
19 26
ELLIS FRIEDMAN
19 26
HAROLD HERMAN
19 26
REBECCA KATZER
19 26
JENNY LEBUS
19 26
HARRY RASKIN
19 26
RACHEL SCHERR
19 26
EVA SHLAKMAN
19 26
JULIUS WASSERMAN
19 26
MEYER WEISBERG
19 26
BESSIE BASKIN
20 27
SADIE DELIN
20 27
ESTHER JACOBSON
20 17
20 27 .
JACK KAPE
ABRAHAM MORRIS KREPLAK20 27
20 27
MEYER NUSBAUM
20 27
KATE PITKOWSKY
WILLIAM SCHWARTZMAN 20 27
20 27
KATIE ZAMLER
FAIVEL APPLEBAUM
21 28
21 28
BESSIE BULKIN
21 28
LILLIAN BLUESTEIN
21 28
JACOB GRABEN
21 28
HYMAN LERNER
21 28
ABRAHAM MARCUS
21 28
LEAH MENUCK
21 28
MILLIE PHILIPP
21 28
MEYER SCHWARTZ
SYLVIA SILVERSTEIN
21 28
21 28
MARVIN WISH
MAR
22 1
LOUIS BARSKY
22
1
SOPHIA BRAGMAN
22 1
CLARA EISENSTEIN
22 1
LOUIS HONIGMAN
22 1
FANNIE KATZ
22 1
HARRY MARWIL
22 1
TILLIE SHKOLNICK
23 2
BEI 1Y BARILL
23 2
NORMAL FILL
23 2
MOLLIE GOLDBERG
23 2
SARAH HOROVITZ
23 2
NATHAN KANE
23 2
HARVEY L. LEACH
23 2
SYLVIA MILLER
23 2
CHANNA REITMAN
ABRAHAM DEROVEN
24 3
RACHEL LEAH ELLENSON 24 3
JACOB WEINSCHENK
24 3
ELI BUTKOVSKY
25 4
HARRY EHRLICH
25 4
ALEX GOLDBERG
25 4
DAVID HEISLER
25 4
JOHN R. HERMAN
25 4
SARAH KAPLAN
25 4
MORRIS I. MEDOW
25 4
SOL SAPPERSTEIN
25 4

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