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The Detroit Jewish News, 1994-09-16

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OBITUARIES page 134

of Madison, Wis., many great
grandchildren; sister, Helen
Hatfield of Highland, Ind.
Graveside services were held at
Oakview Cemetery; arrange-
ments by the Ira Kaufman
Chapel.

SAMUEL COHEN, 87, of
Southfield, died Sept. 9. Mr.
Cohen was owner of Cadillac
Cleaners and Ennis Laundry in
Detroit. He is survived by his
wife, Sophie; daughter and son-
in-law, Susan Reznick and
Stuart Knott of West Bloom-
field; loving Papa of Michael,
Deborah and Daniel Reznick
and Kara and Kevin Knott;
brother and sister-in-law, Jack
and Freda Cohen of Ft. Lauder-
dale, Fla.; sisters and brothers-
in-law, Jennie and Murray Kas-
tenburg of Calif., Rosie and
Meyer Kritt of Los Angeles,
Calif., Lillie Myron of Canoga
Park, Calif.; sister-in-law, Tillie
Cohen; brother-in-law, Bernie
Kent. Services were held at the
Ira Kaufman Chapel followed
by burial at Adat Shalom
Memorial Park. Memorial con-
tributions may be made to
Temple Shir Shalom Building
Fund, 5642 Maple, West
Bloomfield, MI 48322.

HELEN COLLINS, 74, of
West Bloomfield, died Sept. 2.
She is survived by sons and
daughters-in-law, Dennis and
Patricia of Springfield, Mass.;
David and Diane of Surfside,
S.C.; daughter and son-in-law,
Debbie and Earl McMahen of
Hamtramck; sister, Rose Free-
man of Farmington Hills. Ser-
vices held at Hebrew Memorial
Chapel; interment of Hebrew
Memorial Park.

NATHAN M. ELKINS, of St.
Louis, died Sept. 9. He is sur-
vived by his wife, Evelyn D.
Elkins; children, Michael (Nan-
cy) Elkins, of Detroit, Patricia
(Leslie) Rich; grandchildren,
Barbara and Kathryn Rich,
Sarah Elkins; brother of Sol
(Rae) Elkin. He was a member
of Missouri Lodge N. 22 A.F. &
A.M., Moolah Temple Shrine
and Scottish Rite. Funeral and
interment St. Louis. Memorials
may be sent to the charity of
your choice.

MORTON FEIGENSON, 77,
of Detroit, died Sept. 11. For-
mer president and chairman of
the board of Faygo Beverage
Company, he retired in 1987. A
graduate of Wayne State Uni-
versity Law School, he was an
active supporter and worker for
the Allied Jewish Campaign
and Operation Exodus. A sup-
porter of United Negro College
Fund and the Michigan Coun-
cil for the Arts, he established
a foundation for the Arts in
tDemory of his wife, Jacquelir-,
to support local and state

artists. He served in France and
Germany durign World War II
and received the Silver Star for
bravery when he went into a
minefield and saved a fellow
soldier's life.
Husband of the late Jacque-
line, he is survived by a brother,
Herman of West Bloomfield; sis-
ter and brother-in-law, Regina
and Dr. Morris Becker of Aven-
tura, Fla.; brother, Dr. Fred of
Soquel, Calif.; nephews and
nieces, Larry and Susan Beck-
er, Sydelle and Dr. Sheldon
Sonkin, Albert Feigenson,
Rabbi Emily Feigenson and
Dennis Perluss and Michelle
and Keith Kuipers; brother-in-
law, Joe Kastner.
Services were held at the Ira
Kaufman Chapel followed by
burial at Clover Hill Park
Cemetery. Memorial contribu-
tions may be made to Operation
Exodus of the Allied Jewish
Campaign, P.O. Box 2030, 6735
Telegraph Rd., Bloomfield Hills,
MI 48303; the United Negro
College Fund, 645 Griswold,
Suite 417, Detroit, 48226; the
New Israel Fund, 1625 K.
Street N.W., Washington, D.C.

SAM FIRESTONE, 83, of
Livonia, died Sept 10. He is sur-
vived by his wife, Charlotte;
sons and daughter-in-law, Jerry
and Marcia of West Bloomfield,
Tommy of Covington, Ky.;
daughter and son-in-law, Eva
and Dr. Steven Lipton of West
Bloomfield; sister and brother-
in-law, Lillian and Joseph
Kupfersmith of Freshmeadows,
N.Y.; grandchildren, Rebecca
and Jessica Lipton, Zachary
Firestone. Services held at
Hebrew Memorial Chapel; in-
terment at Clover Hill Park.

TILLA FREEDMAN, 66, of
West Bloomfield, died Sept. 6.
Beloved wife of the late David
Freedman; survived by son and
daughter-in-law, Dr. Leonard
and Gilya Freedman of New
York City; daughter and son-in-
law, Sharon and Rabbi Philip
Weimer of Cleveland Heights,
Ohio; brothers and sister-in-
law, Werner and Pauline Seifer-
held of Southfield, Heinz and
Vivian Seiferheld of West
Bloomfield; grandchildren,
Yossi, Mordechai, Miriam,
Veeta, Tzvi, Deena, Devora,
Dovid and David Benjamin.
Services held at Hebrew Memo-
rial Chapel; interment, Mach-
pelah Cemtery.

AL FRIEDENTHAL, former
Detroiter of Lake Worth, Fla.,
passed away Sept. 10. He is sur-
vived by his wife, Shelby;
daughter and son-in-law, Lisa
and Dr. Warren Brandes; Ellen
and Michael Kerner; Carolyn
Vail; son and daughter-in-law,
Mitchell and Cynthia; 10 grand-
children; one great-grandchild.
Services were held in Florida

through the Beth Israel
Memorial Chapel.

PAUL GOLD, 81, of South-
field, died Sept. 11. Mr. Gold
was owner and president of
Michigan Vending Company
from 1941 to 1961. He was ac-
tive in the Sholem Alechim In-
stitute, B'nai B'rith, National
Yiddish Book Center and was
a Jewish Family Service Vol-
unteer. He was involved with
the Democratic Party and was
a precinct delegate.
He is survived by his wife,
Lillian; daughters and sons-
in-law, Phyllis Berenson and
Charles Wixon of San Fran-
cisco, Lolly Gold and Marc
Brown of Boulder, Colo.; son,
Victor of St. Croix, Va.; grand-
children, Sabrina Learman,
Adam Learman, Morgan
Brown and Jordan Brown;
brother and sister-in-law,
Arthur and Sybil Pudavick
Goldfarb. Services were held at
the Ira Kaufman Chapel fol-
lowed by burial at Workmen's
Circle. Memorial contributions
may be made to Hospice of
Southeastern Michigan, 16250
Northland Drive, #212, South-
field; Sholem Aleichem Insti-
tute, 27600 Farmington Road
#211, Farmington Hills; Na-
tional Yiddish Book Center, 48
Woodley Street, South Hadley,
Mass. 01075.

JOSEPH HAAS, 79, of Sun-
rise, Fla., died Sept. 6. The
owner of Livernois Davison
Florist, which began in 1929
and is still in business, he was
a shriner and very active with
City of Hope and Michigan Club
in Florida.
He is survived by his wife,
Blanche; daughters and sons-
in-law, Rissa and Sheldon
Winkelman of West Bloomfield,
Ilene and Marc Steglitz of New
Vernon, N.J., Carol Golden of
T As Vegas, Nev.; grandchildren,
Scott, Noreen, Craig Winkel-
man and Jane Beck, Sheila
Winkelman and Edward Pont,
Brian and Joanne Steglitz, Jen-
nifer and Michael Joseph, Amy
and Peter Johnson and Mark
Golden; great-grandchildren,
Alex and Jay Winkelman; sis-
ter and brother-in-law, Char-
lotte and William Cannon;
sister-in-law, Shirley Haas. Ser-
vices were held at the Ira Kauf-
man Chapel with burial follow-
ing at Machpelah Cemtery.
Memorial contributions may be
made to City of Hope, 31330
Northwestern Highway, Suite
Al, Farmington Hills, MI
48334.

S. I. HARWOOD, 89, of St.
Louis, Mo., formerly of Detroit,
died Sept. 4. He is survived by
his wife, Lucille; son, Neal; sis-
ter, Havalie Keil of Denver;

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