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January 25, 1980 - Image 62

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1980-01-25

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Max Teitel

Max Teitel, owner and
founder of Triangle Drug-
gist Supply, wholesale drug
sales, died Jan. 21 at age 76.
Born in Russia, Mr. Teitel
lived many years in Detroit
prior to moving to Florida
10 years ago. He resided in
Lauderhill, Fla.
He sang for many years
with the Cong. Shaarey
Zedek Quartet, the Detroit
Opera Company and the
Halevy Singing Society.

He was a member of the
Michigan Drug Travel-
ers, Crescent Shrine Club
and Perfection Lodge of

the Masons.

Mr. Teitel leaves his wife,
Beatrice; a son, Alan; two
daughters, Mrs. Albert
(Adeline) Stern and Mrs.
George (Shirlee) Ingber; a
sister, Mrs. Norman
(Eveline) Ross; 10
grandchildren and seven

Ben Goldstein

Ben Goldstein, owner of
Duffield Bar in Detroit, died
Jan. 21 at age 70.
Born in Providence, R.I.,
Mr. Goldstein lived 69 years
in Detroit. He owned the bar
for 25 years and retired 15
years ago.
He was a member of
Craftsman Lodge of the Ma-
sons. He resided at 25627
Briar Dr., Oak Park.
He is survived by his wife,
Rose; a son, Norman; a
daughter, Mrs. Richard
(Marilyn) Silverman; four
sisters, Mrs. Rose Haidy of
Los Angeles, Calif., Re-
becca, Mrs. Harry (Katie)
Newman and Mrs. Lillian
Dubrinsky; and two

R. Shwayder

Richard Shwayder, an
executive of the Samsonite
Corp., died Jan. 19 at age
A Detroit native, Mr.
Shwayder worked for the
Samsonite Corp. until its
office here closed and he
moved to the company's
headquarters in Denver in
From 1970 to 1974, he
lived in London, Ontario, as
president of Samsonite of

He then returned to
Denver as president of
Samsonite's interna-
tional division. In 1977,
when Beatrice Foods be-
came the parent com-
pany of Samsonite, Mr.
Shwayder was named
president of Beatrice's
home furnishing group.
He held that position at
the time of his death.

He leaves his wife,
Elizabeth; two daughters,
Pamela and Patti; his par-
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Benja-
min (Fteva)Sliwayder; and a
brother, Warren.

Marie Garnick

Israeli Economist Beigun

Dov Biegun, a prominent
Labor Zionist and leading
Israeli manufacturer and
economist, died in New
York Jan. 19 at age 66 while
on a business trip to the
United States.
Dr. Biegun was national
secretary of the National
Committee for Labor Israel
and vice president of
AMPAL for three years in
the U.S. before he immig-
rated to Israel in 1965.
There he published a pri-
vate newsletter that was
circulated among a select
group, was a consultant for
international investments
and was a manufacturer. He
was in the U.S. to seek new
markets for one of his fac-
tories that had formerly
sold its products in Iran.

Born in Poland, Dr.
Biegun earned a docto-
rate degree in economics
from the University of
Prague. He was the
Jewish National Fund's
Czechoslovakia during
the 1930s and then trans-

Marie Garnick, a lifetime Sam Merkovitz
Samuel Merkovitz, owner
member of Club One,
Pioneer Women, died Jan. of Gresham Dry Cleaners in
22 while vacationing in Pontiac, died Jan. 18 at age
Miami Beach, Fla. She was 85.
Born in Russia, Mr. Mer-
Born in Poland, Mrs. kovitz lived many years in
Garnick lived 60 years in the Detroit area prior to
Detroit. She was a founding moving to North Miami Be-
and lifetime member of ach, Fla., 19 years ago. He
Club One, past president of was a past president of
Ezra Aid to Israel and the Cong. Bnai Israel of Pontiac
Siedlcer Aid Society. She and a member of Bnai Brith.
He leaves his wife, Sadie;
resided at 16300 W. Nine
two sons, Ralph and Irving
Mile, Southfield.
She is survived by a son, of Drayton Plains; and
Maurice; a daughter, Mrs. seven grandchildren.
Eric (Gertrude) Lind; two Interment Detroit.
grandchildren and two
Mark Weisberg
Mark Weisberg, a builder
and certified public ac-
The Detroit Chapter of Mizrachi and
countant, died Jan. 19 at
the Religious Zionists of our community
age 39.
express their deep sense of loss at the
A native Detroiter, he
passing of
was graduated from Wayne
State University in 1962
with a degree in accounting.
He was the founder of Cam-
bridge Construction Co.
the distinguished scholar and spiritual
He leaves a son, James;
leader who served as World President of
two daughters, Robin and
the Mizrachi Organization during his te-
Cindy; his parents, Dr. and
nure has head of the Orthodox commu-
Mrs. Harry (Rose) Weis-
nity in Detroit.
berg; and a sister, Mrs. Phil-
His outstanding leadership will
lip (Joan) Pines of Highland
forever remain an inspiration to all who
Park, Ill.


espoused the cause of "Eretz Yisroel alp
pi Toras Yisroel."
Dr. and Mrs. Oscar Bigman,
Presidium, Detroit Chapter, Mizrachi

Bar-Ban University
mourns the passing of


His life exemplified the best and the most

beautiful in Judaism.
The University joins the many to whom
he will be dearly missed and lovingly re-



Global Board of Overseers

Jack Clinton

Jack C. Clinton, co-
founder of Jay-Cee Sales in
Farmington, died Jan. 20 at
age 84.
Born in Ithaca, N.Y., Mr.
Clinton's company was
founded in 1948. He was re-
He leaves his wife, Fan-
nie; a son, Louis; a daugh-
ter, Mrs. Frank (Frances)
Holtzman; five
grandchildren and nine

Gay Havura

ST. LOUIS (JTA) — Sev-
eral Jewish homosexuals,
men and women, have
formed the St. Louis Gay
Havura which held a first
meeting at which the mem-
bers lit Hanuka candles and
sang several holiday

ferred to London where
he directed the JNF there
and was a member of the
Executive of the Zionist
Federation of Great Brit-
ain and Ireland.

When World War II
began he joined the British
Army and served in intelli-
gence operations in France,
Holland and Norway where
he tracked down Nazi offi-
After the war, Dr. Biegun
was a delegate to the World
Zionist Congress in 1951
and helped arrange major
loans for the JNF and the
Jewish Agency. He was
fluent in 14 languages and
was in the midst of writing
his memoirs at the time of
his death.

Attorney William Bramson,
Magen David Adorn Activist

William Bramson, 80,
active attorney here for 50
years, died Jan. 17 in
Florida. Funeral services
were held here Sunday at
Ira Kaufman Chapel.
A native Detroiter, Mr.
Bramson was a 1929 Detroit
College of Law graduate.
Last June he was in the
group of attorneys who were
honored for 50-year mem-
bership in the Michigan Bar

For a number of years
he was active in the
Michigan Chapter of
American Society for
Magen David Adom of Is-
rael, the counterpart of

the Red Cross, and was
closely associated in
many aspects of the MDA
work with its national
president, Joseph Rand-

With an active interest in
the Detroit Jewish commu-
nity's activities in the early
years of the century, Mr.
Bramson was a pioneer
member active in the Han-
nah Schloss Old Timers.
Surviving Mr. Bramson
are two sisters, Sadye Ab-
ramsohn and Lillian Ab-
ramsohn; two nephews, Jef-
frey Shipko and Robert
Shipko; and a niece, Mrs.
William (Lorraine) Lester.

Larry Herman

Larry Herman, a man-
ufacturer's representative
for an athletic equipment
company, died Jan. 17 at
age 71.
Mr. Herman was elected
to the National Sporting
Goods association of Man-
ufacturers' Representatives
Hall of Fame in 1978. He
designed National Hockey
League uniforms and pro-
tective padding.
He was a captain in the
Air Force during World War
II and was a member of
Temple Beth El, Standard
Club and Tam-O-Shanter
Country Club. He also was
an avid golfer.
He leaves his wife, Fern; a
daughter, Mrs. Mark
(Rolla) Gladstein of Louis-
ville, Ky.; a brother, Stan-
ley; a sister, Mrs. Betty
Jane Pearlstein of New
York; and two

Otto Mailander,
Scientist, Dies

Otto Mailander, one of a
dozen Jews who escaped the
gas chambers by working on
the V-2 rockets that were
the forerunners of space ve-
hicles, died recently at age
Mr. Mailander was a
German scientist who fled
with Wernher von Braun in
1945 to smuggle rocket
plans to the U.S.


Our sincerest thanks to our many friends for their

messages during our hours of grief over the loss of
our revered and saintly


The condolences expressed by you added to the

appreciation of the great services that had been
rendered by the departed leader to Israel and to
Zionism, to every cause of merit that upheld the
highest standards of our faith. We are greatful for
the many kindnesses.


The officers and members of


express their deep sense of loss and grief
at the passing of


who served as their
spiritual leader for many years.

Our condolences are extended
to the entire Stollman Family.

"May The Almighty Comfort You Amongst
the Other Mourners of Zion and Jerusalem."





In Memory Of A Great Man


For his endeavors to perpetuate the
field of kashrut.

He will be sadly missed.

The Detroit Area Retail Kosher Meat Dealers Assoc.
Allan A. Cohen, President
Philip Swarin, Vice President

Joseph Felstein, Secretary Treasurer
Harry Levitt, Business Agent

Carl Carson
Michael Cohen
John Katz
Ben Smith

Larry Carson
Eugene Feldman
Davd Krasman
Don Barden

Jack Cohen
Michael Feldman
Jack Miller

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