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December 19, 2003 - Image 137

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The Detroit Jewish News, 2003-12-19

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The Chapel
that recognizes
each family's individual needs.

and the late Irene Friedman; daughter of
the late Esther and Meyer Kauffman.
Contributions may be made to a char-
ity of one's choice.

SOPHIE KELTON, 90, of Ada, died

Dec. 12, 2003.
She is survived by her son and daugh-
ter-in-law, Michael and Phyllis Kelton of
Ada; grandson, David Kelton; sisters,
Ethel Klavons of Southfield and
Gertrude Bu stop. She was the beloved
wife of the late Joseph Kelton; loving
daughter of the late Frank and the late
Rose Schwartz; dear sister of the late Sam
Schwartz and the late Harry Schwartz.
Interment at Beth Ahm Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to Hospice
of Michigan. Arrangements by Ira
Kaufman Chapel.

West Bloomfield, died Dec. 15, 2003.
She was a past president of B'nai B'rith
Women and a past president of Rex
Chapter, chairman of Regional Board of
BBYO, immediate past president of
Jewish Auxiliary Home for Aged, mem-
ber of Congregation Shaarey Zedek and
its sisterhood. She was also a life mem-
ber of Hadassah, a member of Women's
American ORT, a board member of
Sinai Hospital Guild, a
board member of the
Women's Department
of Federation and a
member of the
National Council of
Jewish Women.
Mrs. Levine is sur-
vived by her husband,
David Levine; daugh-
ters and sons-in-law,
Linda and Gershon Blumstein of West
Bloomfield, Shelley and Joe O'Brien of
Minnesota; sons and daughters-in-law,
Steven Levine and Char Gordon of
Huntington Woods, Robert and Jennifer
Levine of Ann Arbor; grandchildren,
Dodi, Jordan, Zachary and Danielle
Blumstein; Emily and Seth Levine, Travis
and Kellen O'Brien, Jacob Levine; sister,
Sally Kott of Farmington Hills; brother
and sister-in-law, Allen and Vivian
Prinstein of Oak Park. She was the dear
sister of the late Jack Prinstein.
Interment at Clover Hill Park Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to
Congregation Sharrey Zedek, the Auxiliary
of Jewish Home for Aged or BBYO.
Arrangements by Ira Kaufman Chapel.


Southfield, died Dec. 14, 2003. He
had a family practice, was a World War
II captain in the Medical Corps in
Europe and was a member of Sholem
Aleichem Institute.
Dr. Manidberg is survived by his wife

of 65 years, Helen Mandiberg; sons and
daughter-in-law, David Mandiberg of
Auburn Hills, Dr. Joseph and Linda
Mandiberg of Oregon, Takao Nagai of
Illinois; daughter and son-in-law, Lois
and Richard Friedland of Colorado;
grandchildren, Rachel and Ben
Friedland, Michael and Stephen
Arrangements by Ira Kaufman Chapel.



Farmington Hills, died Dec. 10, 2003.
She was a chemical engineer and a veteran
of the Red Army during World War II.
Mrs. Povolotskaya is survived by her
daughter, Olga Trebukova; grandson,
Dimitriy Povoltskiy. She was the beloved
wife of the late Naum Trebukov.
Interment at Adat Shalom Memorial
Park. Contributions may be made to a
charity of one's choice. Arrangements by
Ira Kaufman Chapel.


mer Detroiter of Israel, died Dec. 10, 2003.
Born in the Ludvipol, Poland, in what
is now the western Ukraine, Mr.
Rayberg came to Detroit in 1948. A
Holocaust survivor, he lost his entire
family except for his older sister, Chana.
With the Nazi invasion of Poland, he
fled his studies at the Rovno Teachers
Seminary. He
was interned in
a Stalinist work
camp near the
Mongolian bor-
der. After the
war, via Russia,
Germany and refugee
camps in Italy, he final- Rayberg
ly reached the United
States and Detroit.
Peddling scrap metal, Mr. Rayberg rent-
ed a lot on 10 mile and Grand River to
store metal, buying and selling under the
name Farmington- Auto Parts. Eventually
he acquired a house and acreage next to
what is now Walled Lake Western High
School, where he ran his junkyard.
The family moved from Walled Lake
in 1961 to Oak Park. They joined
Congregation Beth Shalom. Mr.
Rayberg kept the junkyard for 50 years.
Fluent in Yiddish, Russian and Polish,
he also spoke a beautiful. biblical
Hebrew. In 1998, he made the first of
several moves to Israel then back to the
Jewish Federation Apartments in Detroit
then back to Israel in January 2002.
Mr. Rayberg is survived by six chil-
dren, Lana Cabib of Alon Hagalil, Israel,
Elizabeth Raybee of Potter Valley, Calif.,
Phillip Barr of Ann Arbor, Shull
Rayberg of Philadelphia, Reuven

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