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The Detroit Jewish News, 2006-05-18

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achievement:' said daughter Anne
Smith Towbes, former teacher and
philanthropist.
One of three children born to
Deborah and
David Wilkus,
Mrs. Handel
attended Central
High School in
Detroit and the
University of
Michigan. She
Handel
applied wit and
creativity to all she did, from
writing frequent poems to family
and friends, to working in public
relations for companies such as
Bonwit Teller.
She was involved in the League
of Women Voters and volunteered
at polling sites. She was a member
of the National Council of Jewish
Women and Hadassah, and was a
past member of Temple Beth EI
and Franklin Hills Country Club.
"In recent years, health prob-
lems slowed Mom down, but she
kept her sense of humor and
worked crossword puzzles with
me to the end:' said her daugh-
ter, journalist and author Suzy
Farbman.
Mrs. Handel is survived by
her daughters, Suzy and Anne;
sons-in-law Burton Farbman and
Michael Towbes; grandchildren
David and Andrew Farbman,
Jennifer Smith Hale and Michael
Smith; great granddaughter Alexis
Farbman; her sister Mary Mayer
of New York; and by her dear
friend Marvin Fox. She was the
sister of the late James Wilkus.
Services at the Ira Kaufman
Chapel; interment at Clover Hill
Park Cemetery. Contributions may
be made to the Detroit Zoological
Society or a charity of one's choice.

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ELSIE HAROLD, 90, of
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May 12, 2006. She
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Harold
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