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The Detroit Jewish News, 2012-02-23

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DAVE SAKWA, 87, of
Farmington Hills, died
Feb. 19, 2012. He was a
commercial real estate
broker and developer and
owner of Wales Realty.
Mr. Sakwa is survived
by his wife of 61 years,
Joyce Sakwa; sons and
daughters-in-law, Stuart and Randi Sakwa of
West Bloomfield, Gary and Rebecca Sakwa
of Bloomfield Hills and Jeffrey and Kimberly
Sakwa of West Bloomfield; grandchildren,
Ryan Sakwa, Hayley Sakwa, Ashley Sakwa,
Gregory Lewis, Ian Sakwa and Blair Sakwa;
sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Ruth and
Arnold Colman and Arnold and Mary
Davidson. Also, he will be greatly missed by
cousins; many nieces and nephews; and dear
friends, Leon and Barbara Zolkower.
He was the devoted son of the late
Samuel and the late Ida Sakwa, the loving
brother of the late Saul Sakwa and the late
Tillie Sakwa Nusbaum and the dear broth-
er-in-law of the late Jean Davidson.
Interment at Clover Hill Park Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to Temple Shir
Shalom, Sakwa Endowment Fund, 3999
Walnut Lake Road, West Bloomfield, MI
48323, www.shirshalom.org; Alzheimer's
Association, Detroit Area Chapter, 20300

Civic Center Drive, Suite 100, Southfield,
MI 48076, www.alzgmc.org ; or Jewish
Hospice & Chaplaincy Network, 6555 W.
Maple, West Bloomfield, MI 48322, www.
jewishhospice.org. Arrangements by Ira
Kaufman Chapel.

Southfield, died Feb. 18,
She is survived by
her daughters and sons-
in-law, Sandy and Rob
Selwitz of St. Johns, Fla.,
Debi and Steve King of
Franklin; grandchildren,
Jason and Rebecca Selwitz,
Dana and Evan Zacks, Alex King, Scott King;
great-grandchild, Max Selwitz; also survived
by many loving nieces, nephews and friends.
Mrs. Schwartz was the beloved wife for 62
years of the late Jack H. Schwartz; dear sister
of the late Leah Bernstein, the late Doris
Donations may be made to Beaumont
Hospice, 3711 W. 13 Mile, Royal Oak,
MI 48073; Jewish Hospice & Chaplaincy
Network, 6555 W. Maple, West Bloomfield,
MI 48322; or to a charity of one's choice.
Interment at Machpelah Cemetery.
Arrangements by Hebrew Memorial Chapel.

of Farmington Hills, died,
Feb. 18, 2012.
He is survived by his
beloved wife, Susan Siegel
of Farmington Hills; sons
and daughter-in-law, Eric
and Barbara Siegel of
Providence, R.I., Andrew
Siegel of Los Angeles;
sister and brother-in-law, Loretta and Dr.
Seymour Ziegelman of West Bloomfield;
sister-in-law, Fran Lawless. He is also sur-
vived by many loving nieces, nephews, other
family members and friends.
Contributions may be made to the Rose
Cancer Center at Beaumont Hospital or the
Gift of Life. Interment took place at the Beth
El Cemetery in Livonia. Arrangements by
Dorfman Chapel.

West Bloomfield, died
Feb. 17, 2012.
She is survived by
her beloved husband,
Bernard Sklar of West
Bloomfield; daughter
and son-in-law, Leslye
and Larry D'Ascenzo of
West Bloomfield; son and daughter-in-law,

Larry and Sherry Sklar of West Bloomfield;
grandchildren, Michelle Sklar, Ryan Sklar,
Zachary Sklar and Alexandra D'Ascenzo.
She is also survived by many loving family
members and friends.
Contributions may be made to the
American Cancer Society or to any char-
ity of one's choice. Interment was held
at Machpelah Cemetery in Ferndale.
Arrangements by Dorfman Chapel.

ARTHUR WARSAW, 78, of Beverly Hills,
died Feb. 15, 2012.
He is survived by his wife, Cherie Kohl-
Warsaw; children, Denise Warsaw, Alan
and Lhisa Warsaw, Jeffrey J. Warsaw, Nancy
and Randy Boyce, Steven and Harriet Kohl
and Scott Kohl; grandchildren, Aaron,
Ashley and Stephanie Cohen, Zachary and
Jacob Warsaw, Ari and Molly Kohl, David
Blau, and Daniel, Sesha and Izak Kohl;
brother and sister-in-law, Ellie and Diane
Spinet Mr. Warsaw is also survived by lov-
ing friends and family.
Interment at Clover Hill Park Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to Jewish
National Fund, 60 Revere Drive, Suite 960,
Northbrook, IL 60062, www.jnf. org ; or a
charity of one's choice. Arrangements by
Ira Kaufman Chapel.

Obituaries on page 66

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