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February 14, 2003 - Image 124

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The Detroit Jewish News, 2003-02-14

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Obituaries

TEDDY BEARS from page 125

Fred Silber is survived by his wife,
Clara; son and daughter-in-law,
Dennis and Debbie Silber of West
Bloomfield; daughter, Sandra Samson
of Farmington Hills; grandchildren,
Sheri and Dr. David Whiteman, Jodi
Silber, Tony and Laura Silber, Elana
Samson, Eric Samson; great-grandchil-
dren, Ari Whiteman, Rachel

MARGOLD V. BING, 95, of
Huntington Woods, died Feb. 7,
2003.
Mrs. Bing is survived by her daugh-
ters and sons-in-law, Sally and Martin
Kohlenberg of Huntington Woods,
Janet and Henry Moses of West
Bloomfield; grandchildren, Lawrence
and Wendy Kohlenberg, Julie
Kohlenberg-Tache, Margo and Randy
Miller, Rabbi Jay Moses; great-grand-
children, Jared and Liza Kohlenberg,
Jessica and Amanda Miller. She was
the beloved wife of the late Joseph S.
Bing; sister of the late Harvey Vehon
and the late Foster Vehon.
Interment at White Chapel
Cemetery. Contributions may be
made to the National Council of
Jewish Women, Kavod, 8914 Farnam
Court, Omaha, NE 68114 or Ruth
Franklin Einstein Fund at Temple Beth
El. Arrangements by Ira Kaufman
Chapel.

Whiteman, Natalie Silber, Jamie Silber.
He was the loving brother of the late
William Silber and the dear father-in-
law of the late Fred Samson.
Interment was at Machpelah
Cemetery, with arrangements by Ira
Kaufman Chapel.
Contributions may be made to a
charity of one's choice.



Gittlen.
Interment at Beth El Memorial Park.
Contributions may be made to the
Library Fund at Baltimore Hebrew
University, 5800 Park Heights Avenue,
Baltimore, MD 21215; Temple Beth
El or a charity of one's choice.
Arrangements by Ira Kaufman Chapel.

LOUIS H. GOLDEN, 83, of
Bloomfield Hills, died Feb. 2, 2003.
He was the president
and owner of
Commodity Steel and
Processing Inc. He
was also a member of
the United Jewish
Appeal, Technion,
Yeshiva Beth Yedudah,
Kaplan Medical
Research, a founder
Louis Golden
of Temple Kol Ami.
He supported Sisters
of Mercy at Mercy
College and donated the cafeteria at
Haifa University.
80,
of
Royal
IRVING COLLENS,
Mr. Golden is a past president of the
Oak, died Feb. 4, 2003.
Midwest Chapter of American Friends
He is survived by his wife, Lillian
of Haifa University, a member of the
Collens; son and daughter-in-law,
university's board of governors and
Gary and Rose Collens of Ferndale.
sponsor of its Louis H. Golden
He was the loving father of the late
Multipurpose Building. He is the
Frank David Collens.
founder of Golden Classic Charity
Contributions may be made to
Golf Inc., which benefits St. Joseph
Hospice by the Sea, 1531 W. Palmetto
Mercy Hospital, and a sponsor of the
Park Road, Boca Raton, FL 33486 or
JNF
Louis H. Golden Watchtower
to a charity of one's choice. Interment
near
Maalot, Israel.
at Hebrew Memorial Park.
Mr.
Golden was also involved with
Arrangements by Hebrew Memorial
many
institutions,
including the UJA,
Chapel.
the Karmanos Cancer Institute,
Michigan Friends of the IDf,
J. LEON GITTLEN, 86, of
American Society for Technion, the
Southfield, died Feb. 4, 2003. He was
Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit
a metallurgist, a veteran of World War
Symphony and the Jewish Community
II corps of engineers and a member of
Center. He was an active supporter of
Temple Beth El.
Mr. Gittlen is survived by his wife of Hadassah, Hillel Day School, the West
Bloomfield and Washington, D.C.,
62 years, Ruth Gittlen; son and
Holocaust museums, Kollel Institute,
daughter-in-law, Barry and Elaine
Sinai Hospital and the Michigan
Gittlen of Maryland; granddaughter,
Jewish
Sports Hall of Fame.
Lisa Gittlen and sister, Shirley Feig of
Mr.
Golden
is survived by his sons,
Huntington Woods. He was the loving
Stephen
Golden
of West Bloomfield,
father of the late Joshua Gittlen; dear
Andy Golden of Waterford; daughters
brother of the late Maier "Mike"

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and son-in-law, Katherine Golden,
Micky Golden Moore and Bud Moore;
grandchildren, Sabra and David
Zirlde, Adam Forslund, Sydney
Golden; sisters and brother-in-law,
Vera Weinberg of West Bloomfield and
Dorris I. and Maurice Chandler of
Bloomfield Hills. He was the dear
brother of the late Lucille Wonboy.
Interment at Beth Abraham
Cemetery. Contributions may be
directed to the Jewish Hospice and
Chaplaincy Network. Arrangements by
Ira Kaufman Chapel.

SIMON GURVITZ, 89, of West
Bloomfield, died Feb. 6, 2003. He was
a retired pharmacist.
Mr. Gurvitz is survived by his broth-
er, Ben Gurvitz of West Bloomfield;
nephews and nieces, Allan and Linda
Gurvitz, Carol and Steven Colman;
great-nephews and great-nieces, Eric
and Lauren Gurvitz, Michelle Gurvitz,
Zoe Colman; great-great-niece, Jessica
Anne Gurvitz.
Interment at Clover Hill Park
Cemetery. Contributions may be
made to the Weisberg Cancer
Treatment Center, c/o Detroit Medical
Center, Office of Development, 4160
John R, Suite 804, Detroit, MI
48201-9947; Temple Israel, 5725
Walnut Lake Road, West Bloomfield,
MI 48323 or a charity of one's choice.
Arrangements by Ira Kaufman Chapel.

BERNARD KLEIN, 73, of
Bloomfield Hills, died
Feb. 11, 2003. Born
in Humenne,
Czechoslovakia, he
was a survivor of
Auschwitz-Birkenau.
Mr. Klein was a co-
founder and chairman
of the board of Alaron
Inc. and was long
Bernard Klein
involved in service to
the community. He
served on the board of
governors of the Jewish
Federation of
Metropolitan Detroit and
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as a chairman of the
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Mercantile Division of
the Allied Jewish
Campaign. A longtime
member of the Jewish Community
Center of Metropolitan Detroit board
of directors, Mr. Klein served as vice
president and was elected distinguished
service member.
He was an ardent supporter of Israel
Bonds and was Congregation B'nai
Moshe's chairman of Israel Bonds as
well as vice president of the congrega-

tion. Mr. Klein was also a founding
member and former board member of
the Holocaust Memorial Center in
West Bloomfield, a Hadassah associate
and a member of the American Israel
Public Affairs Committee.
Mr. Klein is survived by his wife,
Agnes Klein; son and daughter-in-law,
Ronald and Stacy Klein of Bloomfield
Hills; daughter and son-in-law, Susan
and Howard Bruch of North Caldwell,
N.J.; grandchildren, Jolie, Zachary and
Max Bruch, Katie and Carly Klein;
brother and sister-in-law, Emery and
Diane Klein of Southfield; brothers-in-
law and sisters-in-law, Judy and
Stanley Cadloff of Montreal, Lou and
Joan Gross of Scottsdale, and Rene
Mandel of San Diego.
Interment at Oakview Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to the
Bernard Klein Family Fund at the
Jewish Community Center, 6600 W
Maple, West Bloomfield, MI 48322 or
a charity of one's choice. Arrangements
by Hebrew Memorial Chapel.

ESTELLE KUNIN, 83, of West
Bloomfield, died Feb. 10, 2003.
She is survived by her cousins,
Marvin and Joyce Kahrnoff, Gerald
and Donna Gilbert, Joseph Freedman,
Jerry Kunin and Harold Pogats; nieces,
Estelle Thompson and Rose Kunin.
She was the dear cousin of the late
Marilyn Freedman.
Interment at Hebrew Memorial Park
Cemetery. Contributions may be made
to Hospice of Michigan, 400 Mack
Ave., Detroit, MI 48201 or to a chari-
ty of one's choice. Arrangements by
Dorfman Chapel.

SEMEN LAPIDUS, 79, of Southfield,
died Feb. 9, 2003.
He is survived by his son and daugh-
ter-in-law, Mikhal and Tamara Lapidus
of Australia; daughter and son-in-law,
Margarita and Semen Paykina of
Berkley; grandchildren, Yelena and
Brad Steiger, Elina Paykina, Luba and
Boris, Alla Lapidus; great-grandchild,
Sean. He was the beloved husband of
the late Khaya Lapidus.
Interment at Hebrew Memorial
Park. Arrangements by Hebrew
Memorial Chapel.

JOANNE RAE (BRODSKY)
LEENHOUTS, 60, former Detroiter
of Voorburg, Netherlands, died Jan.
23. She earned a master of science
degree in psychology from Wayne
State University and a master of sci-
ence in sociology degree from the
University of Oklahoma. She was a
social worker at Plymouth State Home

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