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The Detroit Jewish News, 2011-08-11

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Obituaries from page 56

LOUIS TUBBEN, 85, of Novi, died Aug.
4, 2011.
He is survived by his beloved wife,
Joyce Tubben of Novi; sons and daugh-
ters-in-law, Neil and Elyse Tubben of
West Bloomfield, Dr. Robert and Rhonda
Tubben of Okemos; sisters-in-law and
brothers-in-law, Nori and Dan Braude,
Dr. Harvey and Anita Zalesin; grandchil-
dren, Jordan, Evan, Derek and Devon;
many loving cousins, nieces, nephews,
other family members and friends.
Mr. Tubben was the brother of the
late Molly Linovitz and the late Frances
Interment at the Adat Shalom
Memorial Park Cemetery. Contributions
may be made to Yad Ezra or to a char-
ity of one's choice. Arrangements by
Dorfman Chapel.



Velazquez; sons and daughters-in-law,
William and Sandra Kaiser of North
Carolina, Herb and Teri Kaiser of West
Bloomfield, Gary and Elsie Velazquez of
Goodrich; grandchildren, Steven Luck,
Jennifer and Todd Knowlton, Jason Kaiser,
Sarah Kaiser and fiance, Ryan Sherwood,
Rachel Kaiser and James Desmond, Alexis
Velazquez and Jessica Velazquez; great-
grandchildren, Henry Sherwood and Lillie
Desmond; sisters, Betty Monasterski of
Harper Woods, Adele Rapaport of Illinois;
brother, Oscar Behrendt.
She was the sister of the late Phyllis
Interment at Beth El Memorial Park
Cemetery. Contributions may be made
to Children's Hospital, 3901 Beaubien,
Detroit, MI 48201, www.chmkids.org .
Arrangements by Ira Kaufman Chapel.



87, of Southfield, died
Aug. 3, 2011.
She was a buyer
for Peoples Outfitting
Mrs. Velazquez is sur-
vived by her husband
of 52 years, William

90, of Farmington Hills,
died Aug. 7, 2011.
He was born in
Peekskill, N.Y., on Oct.
1, 1920, the son of
Alexander and Bertha
Klein Woodell.
Mr. Woodell gradu-


c. 1946

ated cum laude from New York State
College for Teachers at Albany in 1942,
with a degree in mathematics. He was
elected to Kappa Phi Kappa honorary
educational fraternity.
He then served in the Army, including
a tour in Korea from September 1942-
June 1946 as a meteorologist; he retired
with the rank of captain.
Mr. Woodell attended the University of
Michigan from 1946-1948 and received
a M.S. in mathematical statistics. For
over 35 years, he worked in the automo-
tive field, the last 25 plus years with Ford
Motor Company. He also worked evenings
for over 30 years as an adjunct professor
of statistics at Wayne State University
and Oakland University.
He was a member of B'nai B'rith. His
hobbies included carpentry, flower gar-
dening and archaeology. He also served
as a handicap patrol volunteer with the
Farmington Hills Police Dept.
Mr. Woodell is survived by his wife
of 61 years, Dorothy Woodell; daugh-
ters and son-in-law, Barbara Melnik of
Houston, Texas, Leslie and Roy Kaner of
Farmington Hills; grandchildren, Ilan
(Julien Levy) Melnik, Irit Melnik, Ryan
Melnik, Alexander Kaner; great-grand-

child, Sivan Malka Melnik.
He was the loving father of the late
Mark Stephen Woodell; dear brother and
brother-in-law of the late Doris Porter
and the late George Porter.
Contributions may be made to Jewish
War Veterans, do Temple Beth El, 7400
Telegraph Road, Bloomfield Hills, MI
48301. Interment at Hebrew Memorial
Park. Arrangements by Hebrew Memorial

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