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The Detroit Jewish News, 1995-12-08

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OBITS page 158

Daniel, Lisa and James
Schadel, Dr. Jeffrey and Cindy
Diskin; seven great-grandchil-
dren. Contributions may be di-
rected to American Cancer So-
ciety, 29350 Southfield Road,
Suite 110, Southfield, MI
48076; or to a charity of one's
choice. Interment at Clover Hill
Park in Birmingham.
Arrangements by Hebrew
Memorial Chapel.

SAMUEL DRYMAN, 78, of
Southfield, died Dec. 4. Mr.
Dryman was an executive and
former owner of the Tie Rak.
He was the beloved husband of
the late Frieda Dryman. Mr.
Dryman is survived by his
daughter, Rita of Southfield;
son and daughter-in-law, Paul
and Deborah of Newbury Park,
Calif.; grandchildren, David
and Daniel Dryman; sister,
Reva of Fla. Interment at Adat
Shalom Memorial Park. Contri-
butions may be directed to a
charity of choice. Arrange-
ments by the Ira Kaufman
Chapel.

MARSHALL FERGUSON,
88, formerly of Oak Park of N.
Lauderdale, Fla., died Dec. 2.
He is survived by his wife, Bil-
lie; children, Mitzi Rosenbloom,
Brenda Messing, Leslie Glad-
stone; nine grandchildren; six
great-grandchildren. Interment
in Florida. A memorial service
is being planned at the Birm-
ingham Temple for the near fu-
ture. Contributions may be
made to a charity of one's
choice.

Issue Highlights

DETROIT/ 14

Human face
of the
Holocaust.

CLOSE UP/ 32

Why some Jews
find happiness
in Scientology.

BUSINESS / 37

Bringing
1920s back
to Birmingham.

ENTERTAINMENT/74'
Our hot spot
guide for
New Year's.

Full contents on page 5

JANE FRIEDENBERG, 94,
of Southfield, died Nov. 29. She
was the beloved wife of the late
Louis Friedenberg. She is sur-
vived by her son and daughter-
in-law, Melvin and Norien of
Las Vegas, Nev.; daughter,
Ethel Zieve of Southfield; broth-
er and sister-in-law, Charles
and Shirley Haberman of Hud-
son, Fla.; sister, Shirley Matz of
Phoenix, Ariz., 10 grandchil-
dren; 10 great-grandchildren.
Graveside services were held at
B'nai Israel Memorial Gardens
cemetery in Novi. Contribu-
tions may be made to the
Alzheimer's Disease and Relat-
ed Disorders, 17220 W. 12 Mile
Rd., Southfeild, MI 48076.
Arangements by the Dorfman
Funeral Direction.

DR. SIGMUND GABE, 91,
former Detroiter of Palm
Desert, Calif., died Nov. 20. Dr.
Gabe served as a Captain in the
U.S. Army from 1942-45.
The first years of his medical
career were as a general practi-
tioner in Detroit. Following
World War II, he became a pro-
fessor at the University of
Southern California. He served
as president of the Psychoana-
lytic Institute and was very ac-
tive in the edcuation and train-
ing of psychoanalysts.

BARBARA LOIS GALENS,
49, of Far mington Hills, died
Dec. 2. Ms. Galens was active
with the Farmington Youth As-
sistance-Parenting Programs.
She is survived by her daugh-
ter, Sheri of Farmington Hills;
sons, Marc, Jeffrey; parents,
Philip and Sadye Forman of
Southfield; mother-in-law and
father-in-law, Grace and Harry
Galens; sisters and brothers-in-
law, Esther and Dr. Robert
Starr of Southfield, Sandra and
Dr. Stephen Wittenberg of
West Bloomfield; sister-in-law,
Jane Galens; brother-in-law
and sister-in-law, Sheldon and
Susan Galens. Interment at
Clover Hill Park Cemetery.
Contributions may be directed
to the Michigan Cancer Foun-
dation, 18831 West 12 Mile
Road, Lathrup Village, MI
48076-9806; or the Hospice of
Southeastern Michigan, 16250
Northland Drive, Suite 212,
Southfield, MI 48075. Arrange-
ments by the Ira Kaufman
Chapel.

CHARLOTTE GORDON, 77,
former Detroiter of Vacaville,
Calif. ,Detroit and Palm Harbor,
Fla. Mrs. Gordon was the
beloved wife of the late Edward.
She is survived by her son
Steven of San Jose, Calif.;
daughters and sons-in-law,
Rose Marie and Herb Sandler
of Palm Harbor, Debrah and
Joins Ditto of Vacaville; broth-
er, Bernie Ashman of Reseda,

Calif.; sisters and brothers-in-
law, Ann Weinstein of Reseda,
Nettie and Sam Pollack of
Tempe, Ariz., Claire Scott of
Van Nuys, Calif., Phyllis and
Stanley Racey of Palm Harbor;
grandchildren, Allyson and
Jennifer Ditto, Jeffrey and
Daniel Waks. Contributions
may be directed to a charity of
one's choice. Services and inter-
ment were held at Adat Shalom
Memorial Park Cemetery in
Livonia. Arrangements by He-
brew Memorial Chapel.

TOBA D. GROSS, 85, of West
Bloomfield, died Nov. 25. Mrs.
Gross was the beloved wife of
the late Morton M. Grass. She
is survived by her husband,
Morris "Red" Gross; sons and
daughters-in-law, Alan and
Julie Grass of Los Angeles, Stu-
art and Andrea Grass of Chica-
go; daughters and sons-in-law,
Janice and Marty Schlissberg
of East Lansing, Peggy and
Jonathan Wolff of Phoenix;
grandchildren, Ben, Jonathan,
David and Katie Grass, Henry,
Lori and Robert Schlissberg,
Julie and Patrick Smith and
Janey Gideon; great-grandchil-
dren, Liam and Jonah Smith;
sister, Mollie Pomerantz of
Southfield. Interment at Clover
Hill Park Cemetery. Contribu-
tions may be directed to Con-
gregation Shaarey Zedek,
27375 Bell Road, Southfield, MI
48034. Arrangements by the
Ira Kaufman Chapel.

ANDREA KALEF-BRASS,
33, of Detroit, died Nov. 30.
Mrs. Brass was the dear sister
of the late Joan Kalef and the
loving granddaughter of the
late Esther Kalef and the late
Bess Hencken. She is survived
by her husband, Jerry Brass
and his children, Chad and
Justin; parents, Manny and
Nancy Kalef of Southfield; sis-
ter and brother-in-law, Ellen
and Lou Feldman of Coral
Springs, Fla., grandparents,
Neil Kalef of Southfield, Ben
and Martha Hencken. Inter-
ment at Workman's Circle.
Contributions may be directed
to the Joan Kalef Memorial
Fund do BBYO, 6600 West
Maple Road, West Bloomfield,
MI 48322. Arrangements by
the Ira Kaufinan Chapel.

BETTY KAPLAN, 89, of
Farmington Hills, died Dec. 1.
She is survived by her sister,
Nadine Lipton of Farmington
Hills; nieces and nephews,
Suzanne and Dr. Allan Lasser,
Lawrence and Sharon Schlus-
sel, Devora and Jerry Disner,
other nieces and nephews. Ser-
vices were held at the Clover
Hill Park cemetery chapel in
Birmingham followed by inter-
ment at the cemetery. Contri-
butions may be made to the

Michigan Cancer Foundation,
18831 W. 12 Mile Rd., Lathrup
Village, MI 48076; or Hadas-
sah. Arrangements by the Dorf-
man Funeral Direction.

PAULINE KOHN, 88, of Oak
Park, died Dec. 1. Mrs. Kohn
was the beloved wife of the late
Nathan Kohn. She is survived
by her daughter and son-in-
law, Rhoda and William Golden
of Southfield; sons and daugh-
ters-in-law, David and Jean of
Minn., Donald and Diane of
Oak Park; grandchildren,
James and Toby Golden, Nancy
and Irving Swartz, Robin and
Douglas Baar, Brian Kohn,
Steven and Sonya Kohn;
Michael and Stacey Kohn; six
great-grandchildren. Interment
will be at B'nai Jacob Ceme-
tery. Contributions may be di-
rected to the Alzheimers Asso-
cation, 17220 West 12 Mile,
Suite 100, Southfield, MI
48076. Arrangements by the
Ira Kaufman Chapel.

BENJAMIN KURTZMAN,
90, former Detroiter of Denver,
Colo., died Nov. 21. Mr. Kurtz-
man was a graduate of the De-
troit College of Law. He was a
food broker; partner in the P.F.
Pfeister Company in Detroit;
president of Kurtzman Sales
Company in Denver. Mr.
Kurtzman's affiliations includ-
ed being past president of the
Denver Association of Manu-
facturers' Representatives;
member of the board of direc-
tors of the Denver Jewish Com-
munity Center, which honored
him a Volunteer of the Year in
1986.
Mr. Kurtzman was preceded
in death by his wife Reeva Hor-
witz Kurtzman in 1983 and by
his wife Nathalie Sandler
Kurtzman in 1992. He is sur-
vived by his sons and daugh-
ters-in-law, Kenneth and Caryl
of San Francisco, Jeffrey and
Kathi of St. Louis, Mo., David
and Karen of South Lake
Tahoe, Calif.; grandchildren,
Todd, Daniel, Kenneth, Julie,
Jay and Stephanie Kurtzman;
sister, Hilda Shapiro of South-
field; brothers, Dave Kurzman
of Orchard Lake, Sol of Birm-
ingham. Contributions may be
made to JNF to plant a tree in
Israel or to a chraity of one's
choice.

PERLE LANDAW, 78, of
Farmington Hills, died Dec. 5.
Mrs. Landaw was the beloved
wife of the late Victor. She is
survived by her sons and
daughters-in-law, David and
Bette of Farmington Hills,
Robert and Shelley of Farming-
ton Hills; brothers and sisters-
in-law, Sidney and Betty Eidel-
man of Far inington Hills,
Herbert and Fay Eidelman of
Southfield.

Memorial contributions may
be directed to the American
Heart Association, P.O. Box
721129, Berkley, MI 48072;
Kidney Foundation; or a chari-
ty of one's choice. Interment at
Hebrew Memorial Park Ceme-
tery. Arrangements by Hebrew
Memorial Chapel.

VIRGINIA F. LEEBOVE, 72,
of West Bloomfield, died Nov.
28. Mrs. Leebove was an active
member of Pioneer Women and
Hadassah.
She was born in Detroit and
was active in many civic and
charitable organizations.
She was the beloved wife of
the late William H. Leebove.
She is survived by her sons and
daughters-in-law, Mark and
Carol of West Bloomfield,
Richard and Valerie of Sylvan
Lake, Gary and Patti of Bloom-
field Hills; daughter and son-in-
law, Peggy and Yogen Dalal of
Palo Alto, Calif.; brothers and
sisters-in-law, Edwin and Mona
Moses of San Diego, Calif.,
Robert and Gloria Moses of Syl-
van Lake; brother-iri-law and
sisters-in-law, Arthur and
Eleanor Leebove, Ann Barnett;
grandchildren, Amy, Matthew,
Nina, Molly, Alex, Jake, Julie,
Lauren. Graveside services
were held at Adat Shalom
Cemetery in Livonia. Contribu-
tions may be made to Hospice
of Southeastern Michigan,
16250 Northland Drive, South-
field, MI 48075. Arrangements
by the Dorfman Funeral Direc-
tion.

LILLIAN "LEAH" LUBLIN,
89, of Southfield, died Dec. 4.
Mrs. Lublin was a member of
Hadassah. She was the beloved
wife of the late Max Lublin.
Mrs. Lublin is survived by her
daughter and son-in-law,
Dorothy and Abe Gichtin of Los
Angeles; sons and daughters-
in-law, Daniel and Helene of
Farmington Hills, Sheldon and
Phyllis of Southfield; grandchil-
dren, Matthew and Sarah
Gichtin, David and Ora
Gichtin, Karen and Nancy
Gichtin, Bruce and Marsha
Lublin, Bennett and Karen
Lublin, Nina and Howard Levy,
Manette and Marshall Klein,
Elizabeth, Marcie and Kevin
Lublin; 10 great-grandchildren;
sister, Ethel Dunitz of South-
field. Interment at Clover Hill.
Contributions may be directed
to Na'amat USA, 25900 Green-
field, Oak Park, MI 48237.
Arrangements by the Ira Kauf-
man Chapel.

DAVID MANDLEBAUM, 90,
of Bloomfield Twp., died Nov.
30. He is survived by his
beloved wife, Naomi K.; son and
daughter-in-law, Frank and

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