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The Detroit Jewish News, 2013-11-28

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of West Bloomfield,
died Nov. 20, 2013.
She is survived by
her husband of 51
years, Lloyd Starr;
sons and daughters-
in-law, Keith and
Diane Starr of Oak
Park, and Brian and Wendy Starr of West
Bloomfield; grandchildren, Jayme and
Erin Starr; brother-in-law and sister-in-
law, Harvey and Lorraine Starr; aunt, Joyce
Sakwa; nieces, nephews, cousins and a
world of friends.
Mrs. Starr was the devoted daughter of
the late Tillie Sakwa; the loving niece of
the late Dave Sakwa.
Interment was at Machpelah Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to JARC,
Irene Elkus Good Times Fund, 30301
Northwestern Hwy., Suite 100, Farmington
Hills, MI 48334, www.jarc.org ; or Hillel
Day School, 32200 Middlebelt Road,
Farmington Hills, MI 48334, www.
hillel.org. Arrangements by Ira Kaufman


formerly of Detroit, died
on Nov. 18, 2013, at his
home in Nathrop, Colo.,
from pancreatic cancer.
He graduated from
Mumford High School
in 1958, from Michigan
State University in 1962
with an accounting degree and from
Wayne State Law School in 1969. He prac-
ticed law in Michigan at both Highland
Park Legal Aid and Washtenaw County
Legal Aid from 1971-72 and was a tax pre-
parer in San Francisco prior to moving to
Colorado in 1972. He lived in Telluride for
22 years and Nathrop for nearly 20 years.
Mr. Weiss continued to be a tax preparer
during tax season the entire time he lived
in Colorado and also worked as a waiter,
bartender and carpenter, thereby allowing
himself to do those things he most loved.
He was an avid outdoorsman, climbing,
hiking and biking in the glorious Colorado
mountains; and he swam nearly every day
for 19 years at the Mount Princeton Hot
Springs near his home. At the time of his

passing, he was under the care of Living
Waters Hospice of Buena Vista.
A short memorial service and celebration
of his life, on a date yet to be selected, will
be held in Telluride, where his ashes will be
scattered at several of his favorite places.
Mr. Weiss is survived by his brother,
Michael of Berkeley, Calif.; numerous niec-
es, nephews, grandnieces and grandneph-
ews and cousins in the greater Detroit area.

LOUIS ZALK, 93, of Oak
Park, died Nov. 19, 2013.
He is survived by his
daughters and son-in-
law, Barbara and Robert
Levitt of Oak Park, and
Cheryl Zalk of Wixom;
grandchildren, Rabbi
Jennifer Frenkel, Dayna
Frenkel, Rachel Leggett and Joshua Leggett.
Mr. Zalk was the beloved husband of the
late Evelyn Zalk; the cherished brother of
the late Gertrude Trager, the late Dorothy
Goldstein and the late Marian Goldman.
Interment was at Machpelah Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to American

Heart Association, P.O. Box 15120, Chicago,
IL 60693, www. americanheart.org ; or a
charity of one's choice. Arrangements by Ira
Kaufman Chapel.

• The obituary for Sheldon Dworkin (Nov.
21) should have indicated that he is also sur-
vived by dear brothers-in-law and sisters-in-
law, Michael and Carol Udman, Larry Stone,
Morton and Sara Stone; many dear nieces,
nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

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