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May 12, 1995 - Image 144

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1995-05-12

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In Honor Of
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A Loved One
By
A Friend, Relative or Admirer

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Under the Supervision of the
Council of Orthodox Rabbis

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i?AMERICAN
CANCER
SOCIETY'

SANFORD DAVIS, 79, of Fair
Haven, died May 7. Mr. Davis
was an attorney, inventor and
an engineer. He is survived by
his wife, Sonia "Sunny" Davis;
daughters and son-in-law, Mar-
got and Randy Mongold of
Damascus, Md., Susan Lupo of
Ellicott City, Md.; grandson,
Brian Lupo. Interment at Beth
El Memorial Park. Arrange-
ments by the Ira Kaufman
Chapel.

SANFORD J. (SANDY)
DAVIS, 68, former Detroiter of
Las Vegas, Nev., died May 5.
He was the son of the late Max
Davis; father-in-law of the late
Gary P. Zilber; brother of the
late Jay Herbert Davis and the
late Eugene R. Davis. He is sur-
vived by his mother, Edith of
Oak Park; daughters and son-
in-law, Caryn Zilber of West
Bloomfield, Lauren and Bill
Hamil of Colorado; four grand-
children; brother, Dr. Gilbert R.
of Grand Rapids; sisters, Sheila
Putnam of Nevada, Marsha
Davis of Southfield. For infor-
mation, call the Ira Kaufman
Chapel.

Call 542-8266

FERNDALE
661 E. 8 MILE ROAD
1;4 blocks East of Woodward

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Mrs. Cohen was the beloved
wife of the late Martin Cohen.
She is survived by her son and
daughter-in-law, Alvie and Sh-
eryl Cohen of Irvine, Calif.;
daughters and sons-in-law,
Elaine and Don Glenn of
Wolverine Lake, Hedda and
Steve Evans of San Diego;
borther and sister-in-law, Har-
vey and Kathy Trifler of
Sheffield Lake, Ohio; sisters
and brothers-in-law, Rita and
Sol Ager of Southfield, Nancy
and Sam Ager of Huntington
Woods, Estelle Sternberg of
Oak Park; grandchildren, Eric,
Keith and Matthew Glenn,
Marla and Amanda Cohen,
Samantha Evans; great-grand-
son, Andrew Glenn. Memorial
contributions may be diurected
to the American Cancer Soci-
ety. Services and interment
were held at Hebrew Memorial
Park Cemetery. Arrnagements
through Hebrew Memorial
Chapel.

PHYLLIS FABER, 93, of
Bloomfield Hills, died May 7.
Mrs. Faber was an executive
for Faber Men's Wear in Wayne
and was a member of the Prim-
rose Club. She was the beloved
wife of the late Henry Faber.
Mrs. Faber is survived by her
daughter and son-in-law, Cor-
rine and Leonard Lemberg of
Bloomfield Hills; son and
daughter-in-law, Sander and
Lucinda of Memphis, Tenn.;
grandchildren, Steve and Bar-
bara Lemberg, Lisa S. Lem-
berg, Richard and Melissa
Faber, Mitchell and Debbie
Faber, Deborah and Stan
Stark, Henry Faber, Marcy

Faber; great-grandchildren,
Sam, Joey and Tommy Lem-
berg, Brandon and Laurence
Faber, Madeline Laber; sister,
Diane Wolk of Bloomington,
Ind. Interment at Clover Hill
Park Cemetery. Memorial con-
tributions may be directed to
the Michigan Cancer Founda-
tion, 18831 West 12 Mile Road,
Lathrup Village, MI 48076-
9806. Arrangements by the Ira
Kaufman Chapel.

RUTH DRAZIN
GEVERCER, 76, of Fat ming-
ton Hills, died May 4. Mrs.
Gevercer was a private secre-
tary for Rabbi Glazer and Rab-
bi Hertz at Temple Beth El for
over 20 years. She was also a
member of Hadassah, read for
the blind and was a devoted
volunteer for recording for the
blind. Mrs. Gevercer was the
beloved wife of the late Nathan
and the dear sister-in-law of the
late Hyman Drazin. She is sur-
vived by her stepchildren,
Emele and Donald Peters and
David Gevercer; sister-in-law,
Sally Drazin of Southfield. In-
terment will be at Machpelah
Cemetery. Arrangements by
the Ira Kaufman Chapel.

PHILIP KATZ, 84, of South-
field, died May 6. Mr. Katz was
a grocer and a member of the
Centennial Lodge of B'nai
B'rith. Mr. Katz is survived by
his wife, Yetta; nieces and
nephews, Marilyn and Robert
Silver, Sharon and Thomas We-
instock, Gerald and Judith Pri-
mak, Evelyn and Samuel
Columbus and Faye Rosen-
baum. Interment at Mach-
pelah Cemetery. Arrange-
ments by the Ira Kaufman
Chapel.

EDWARD C. KOHLERITER,
81, of Southfield, died May 4.
Mr. Kohleriter was a purchas-
ing agent for Ford Motor Corn-
pany. He graduated with a
master's and Ph.D. from Co-
lumbia University. Mr. Koh-
leriter taught adult education
at Wayne State University and
Henry Ford Community Col-
lege.
He is survived by his wife,
Evelyn; son and daughter-in-
law, Dr. Michael and Lorraine
of Dallas; daughter and son-in-
law, Pat and Howard Waser-
man of Dunwoody, Ga.; grand-
children, Kevin and Dena
Kohleriter and Robyn Waser-
man; brother and sister-in-law,
Sid and Charlotte of Boynton
Beach, Fla. Interment will be
at Clover Hill Park Cemetery.
Arrangements by the Ira Kauf-
man Chapel.

BIRDIE LEVIN, 76, of Oak
park, died May 4. She was the
loving mother of the late Grace
Mona Levin. She is survived by

her husband, Sylvan; son, Mar-
ty of Brookline, Mass.; daugh-
ter, Marilyn of Newton, Mass.;
brothers and sisters-in-law,
Ben and Vicki Jackson of Dal-
las, Sam and Laurene Jackson
of Orlando, Fla.; granddaugh-
ter, Cate Levin. Memorial con-
tributions may be made to the
Detroit Association of the Deaf,
1240 3rd Blvd.,Detroit, MI
48226; or the Deaf and Hearing
Impaired Services, 28600 W. 11
Mile Rd., Farmington Hills, MI
48334. Interment at Work-
men's Circle Cemetery, Inde-
pendent Detroit Lodge Section.
Arrangements through Hebrew
Memorial Chapel.

RUTH OLESHANSKY, 77,
former Detroiter of Aventura,
Fla., died May 5. Mrs. Oleshan-
sky was the loving mother of
the late Dr. Barbara Oleshan-
sky. She is survived by her hus-
band, Nathan; sons and daugh-
ters-in-law, William and
Marlene of West Bloomfield,
Dr. Marvin and Dr. Joyce of Sil-
ver Spring, Md., David and
Deborah of Knoxville, Tenn;
grandchildren, Anthony,
Bradley, Gregg, Benjamin, Bry-
na and Jacob. Memorial contri-
butions may be directed to the
Barbara Oleshansky Memorial
Fund of the Department of Psy-
chology, 525 E. University, Uni-
versity of Michigan, Ann Arbor,
MI 48109-1109. Interment at
Hebrew Memorial Park Ceme-
tery. Arrangements through
Hebrew Memorial Chapel.

GERTRUDE RAPOPORT,
86, of West Bloomfield, died
May 2. She was the beloved
wife of the late William "Bill"
Rapoport. She is survived by
her sister, Sally Calfin of
Southfield; brother, William
Lipman of Bloomfield Twp.;
niece and nephew, Elaine (Joe)
Geffert, Marcus Calfin. Ser-
vices were held at the Mach-
pelah Cemetery Chapel in Fer-
ndale followed by interment in
the cemetery. Contributions
may be made to the charity of
one's choice. Arrangements by
the Dorfman Funeral Direction.

WILLIAM ROSSEN, 98, of
Southfield, died May 8. Mr.
Rossen was a supermarket ex-
ecutive, the owner of State Su-
permarket in Ferndale and a
real estate investor. Mr. Rossen
was a life member of Congrega-
tion Shaarey Zedek, the Jewish
Theological Seminary, Bar-
Ilan University, City of Hope,
B'nai B'rith and the Mosaic
Lodge F & AM. He is survived
by his wife, Gail; daughters and
son-in-law, Phyllis Tomarken of
Birmingham, Eunice Galperin
of Birmingham, Sherry and
Robert Medsker of Franklin;
son, Stephen Ross of New York;
grandchildren, Sherwin and

Marcia Marks, Paul and Alise
Marks, Leslye and Richard
Golding, Vicki Galperin, Jody
and Gary Asterin, Kimberly
Ross, Jennifer Ross; five great-
grandchildren. Interment at
Clover Hill Park Cemetery.
Arrangements by the Ira Kauf-
man Chapel.

SALLY KOPMAN ROUFF,
40, of Dunedin, Fla., died April
28. She was the daughter of the
late Philip and Roseall Kop-
man. She is survived by her
husband, Norman; son, Adam;
sister, Marcia Kopman of
Bloomfield Hills; niece and
nephew, Samantha and
Matthew Velick. Memorial con-
tributions may be sent to a
charity of one's choice, do The
Rouff Family, 1720 Sutton
Place, Denedin, FL 34698.

PROFESSOR LAWRENCE
S. RUDNER, 48 formerly of
Michigan of Raleigh, N.C., died
May 5. Professor Rudner
earned a bachelor's degree, two
master's degrees and a doctor-
ate from Michigan State Uni-
versity. He studied, taught and
wrote about the Holocaust dur-
ing his career at North Caroli-
na State University. His novel,
The Magic We Do Here, pub-
lished in 1988, was an attempt
to fight what he felt was the
passing memory about the
Holocaust. The book won the
Sir Walter Raleigh Award for
Fiction that year.
Professor Rudner is survived
by his wife, Lauren; son,
Joshua; daughter, Elizabeth;

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