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YEVA KIZHNER, 86, of
Farmington Hills, died Jan. 21,
She is survived by her daughter and
son-in-law, Inna and Gennady Bilzon
of Farmington Hills; grandchildren,
Shanna and Fava Lurie, Alexander
and Alina Bilzon;,great-grandchil-
dren, Eleondra Michelle Lurie, Ruven
Lurie. She was the beloved wife of the
late Chaim Kizhner.
Contributions may be made to a
charity of one's choice. Interment at
Hebrew Memorial Park Arrangements
by Hebrew Memorial Chapel.
DR. MARVIN E. KLEIN, 67, of
Farmington Hills, died Jan. 26,
2004. He was a graduate of the
University of Michigan School of
Medicine and was a practicing der-
matologist for 40 years.
While at U-M, Dr. Klein was a
member of the
Medical Society, was
a winner of the AOA
research award and
was active in the
integration of the U-
M medical fraternity
During his career,
Dr. Klein was active in research and
developed and patented 45 products
that are used by dermatologists, plas-
tic surgeons and universities in 30
countries. Among his patents are the
TCA masque and Glyderm
Cosmeceuticals. He was awarded a .
full U.S. patent for his new amino
acid anti-oxidants, used by skin spe-
Among Dr. Klein's involvements
were the Society for the Advancement
of Gifted Education, the Weizmann
Institute of Science and the
Interlochen Center for the Arts.
His great love of music led to his
becoming the principal clarinetist
with the Dearborn Symphony for
many years. He was also a member
of the Angell Society of the
University of Michigan and of the
He is survived by his daughter and
son-in-law, Helene and Martin
Davidson of Farmington Hills; son
and daughter-in-law, David and
Kate Klein of Birmingham; grand-
children, Jennifer and Laura
Davidson and Benjamin Klein.
A memorial service was held at the
Dorfman Chapel. Contributions can
be made to the American Committee
for the Weizmann Institute of
Science, 6735 Telegraph Road, Suite
365, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301 or
to a charity of one's choice.
Arrangements by Dorfman Chapel
ALVIN LIPPARD of Pennsylvania,
died Jan. 19, 2004.
He is survived by his wife, Ruth
Green Lippard; sons and daughters-
in-law, Stephen J. and Judith
Lippard of Massachusetts, Thomas
E. and Susan Lippard of Pittsburgh,
Pa.; daughters and sons-in-law, Gail
and Donald Lansky of Michigan,
Carol and James Ratner of
Greensburg, Pa.; nine grandchildren;
two great-grandchildren. He was the
brother of the late Tessie and the late
Services and interment were pri-
vate. Contributions may be made to
the Andrew Mark Lippard Fund,
Department of Neurology, Columbia
University, 710 W. 168 St., Room
1408, New York, NY 10032 or to a .
charity of one's choice.
Arrangements by the Ralph Schugar
Chapel Inc. in Pittsburgh.
HERMAN OPATOWSKI, 93, of
Oak Park, died Jan. 21, 2004. He
was born in Kielce, Poland, one of
nine children and escaped during the
Death March, following internment
in Auschwitz in January 1945. He
was the only survivor of his family.
tled in Detroit
in 1950 and
many years for
the Jewish War
was an hon-
orary veteran. In
1981, Mr. Opatowski and his family
traveled to Israel for the first
Holocaust Survivors Gathering. He
then traveled with his family back to
Kielce in 1986 to rededicate the
Just this fall, he made the trip to
Washington, D.C., for the tribute to
Holocaust Survivors with his wife,
children and grandchildren.
Mr. Opatowski is survived by his
wife, Yetta Opatowski; daughter,
Helena and Dr. Joel Shavell; son and