out the state of Michigan.
She was also a longtime member of the
Admissions Committee for the College
of Physical Therapy at Wayne State
Mrs. Portner is survived by her hus-
band of 39 1/2 years, Arnold Portner; son,
Jason Portner; sister, Gail Nemer; moth-
er-in-law, Ellen Portner; brothers-in-law
and sisters-in-law, Dr. Leonard and
Laurel Portner, Dr. Bernard and Rachel
Portner; nieces, nephews, great-nieces,
great-nephews and a world of friends.
She was the devoted daughter of the
late Daniel and the late Mary Steffin and
the loving daughter-in-law of the late
Interment at Clover Hill Park Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to Pan
Can-Pancreatic Action Network Inc.,
2141 Rosecrans Avenue, Suite 7000, El
Segundo, CA 90245, www.pancan.org or
American Jewish World Service, 45 West
36th Street, New York, NY 10018-7904,
www.ajws.org . Arrangements by Ira
SELMA RACKLIN, 82, of Oak Park, died
March 30, 2011.
She is survived by her children, Morton
and Cheryl Racklin of Southfield, Karen
and Sanford Markovitz of Sanford, Fla.,
Norine and Ray Marsh of Oak Park,
Jeffrey and Terri Racklin of Detroit;
grandchildren, Justin Racklin and fiancee
Molly Rubin, Dr. Erica Markovitz and Jeff
Lawson, Evan Markovitz, Julia Marsh and
Heather Marsh; great-granddaughter,
Miles Lawson; brothers and sisters-in-law,
Murray and Minna Kling of Farmington
Hills, Sidney and Claudia Kling of Canton.
Mrs. Racklin was the beloved wife of the
late Joseph Racklin; the cherished sister of
the late Marsha Kahn; the devoted daughter
of the late Nathan and the late Edna Kling.
Interment at Clover Hill Park Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to Alzeheimer's
Association, Detroit Area Chapter, 20300
Civic Center Drive, #100, Southfield, MI
48076, www.alzgmc.org; Area Agency on
Aging, 29100 NW Hwy, Suite 400, Southfield,
MI 48034; or a charity of one's choice.
Arrangements by Ira Kaufman Chapel.
RUTH RAIMI, 79, of Southfield, died
March 28, 2011.
She was a life member of B'nai Moshe
and former president of the B'nai Moshe
Mrs. Raimi is survived by her chil-
dren, Phillip and Suzanne Raimi of San
Diego, Calif., Marsha and Bruce Brand
of Nolensville, Tenn., Steven and Rachel
Raimi of Oak Park, Cheryl and Arnold
Berlin of Farmington Hills; brother, Neil
Krandall of Cincinnati, Ohio; grandchil-
dren, David Raimi, Aaron Raimi, Sara
Brand, Eli Brand, Lena Raimi, Nathan
Raimi, Hanna Berlin, Melissa Berlin; lov-
ing nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Raimi was the loving daughter of
the late Lillian and the late Harry Krandall;
beloved wife of the late Saul Raimi; dear
sister of the late Judie Krandall.
Contributions may be made to
Holocaust Memorial Center, 28123
Orchard Lake Road, Farmington Hills, MI
48334; Jewish National Fund, 78 Randall
Ave., Rockville Centre, NY 11570; Jewish
Family Service, 6555 W. Maple Road,
West Bloomfield, MI 48322; or a char-
ity of one's choice. Interment at Hebrew
Memorial Park. Arrangements by Hebrew
NORMAN E. ROSEN,
72, of West Bloomfield,
died April 3, 2011.
He is survived by his
beloved wife, Ronna
Rosen; son, Owen Rosen
of West Bloomfield;
daughters and sons-in-
law, Marlyn and Tom
Cupelis of West Bloomfield, Nicole and
Michael Menuck of Sylvan Lake; sister
and brother-in-law, Marlene and Bill
Oleshansky of West Bloomfield; grand-
children, Paige, Ellery and Mollie; many
other loving family members and friends.
Interment at the Adat Shalom
Memorial Park Cemetery in Livonia.
Contributions may be made to the
American Cancer Society or to a char-
ity of one's choice. Arrangements by
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