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MARCIA ALEXANDER, 81, of
Bloomfield Hills, died Feb. 24, 2004.
She was a fifth- and sixth-grade
teacher in Berkley. She was also the
former president of the Berkley
Teachers Union and a lifetime mem-
ber of Temple Beth El.
Mrs. Alexander is survived by her
-sons and daughters=in-law, Judge
James and Lynn Alexander of
Bloomfield Hills, Dr. Tom and JoAnn
Alexander of Ohio; grandchildren,
Scott Alexander, Leigh Alexander. She
was the beloved wife of the late
Sidney Alexander Jr.; dear sister of
the late Harry Stern.
Contributions may be directed to
the Endowment for Cognitive
Neuroscience, Wayne State University
Institute of Gerontology, 87 E. Ferry,
Detroit, MI 48202. Arrangements by
Ira Kaufman Chapel.
ROBERT A. BRICKNER, 42, of
Detroit, died Feb. 27, 2004.
He is survived by his brothers and
sister-in-law, Neal Brickner of West
Bloomfield, Howard and Wendy
Bricluier of Walled Lake; sisters and
brothers-in-law, Kathryn and Paul
Finkel of West Bloomfield, Gael and
David Tyner of Bloomfield Hills. He
was the loving son of the late Sidney
and the late Rachel Brickner.
Contributions may be made to a
charity of one's choice. Interment at
Hebrew Memorial Park. Arrangements.
by Hebrew Memorial Chapel.
GERTRUDE BRODSKY, 85, of West
Bloomfield, died Feb. 20, 2004. She
was an avid bridge and canasta player.
Mrs. Brodsky is survived by her
daughters and sons-in-law, Rose
Lieberman of Southfield, Leona and
Rabbi Steven Chester
Deborah Brodsky and
Frederick Smith of
Farmington Hills; son
Allan and Beverly
Brodsky of Illinois;
Pink and Michael Persh, Adam
Chester and Keng Sintrakool, Shira
Chester, Nicole Brodsky, Harrison
Smith, Aaron Smith; great-grandchil-
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