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The Detroit Jewish News, 2013-12-12

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obituaries

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RUTH GAYNOR, 88, of
Farmington Hills, died
Dec. 5, 2013.
....
She is survived by
her sons and daughters-
in-law, Marty and Beth
Gaynor of Farmington
Hills, Steven Gaynor
Gaynor
and Jean Boettcher of
Columbus Hts., Minn., Ken and Sheryl
Gaynor of Oak Park; brother, Morton
Newman of Dallas, Texas; grandchildren,
Gregory Gaynor (fiancee, Sarah), Jason,
David, Daniel, Sarah, Katie Gaynor; many
other loving family members and friends.
Mrs. Gaynor was the beloved wife of the
late George Gaynor; the mother of the late
Marcia Sue Gaynor; the sister of the late
Bernice Gordon.
Contributions may be made to
Birthright Israel Foundation or to the
Jewish Education Loan Service. Interment
took place at Adat Shalom Memorial Park
Cemetery in Livonia. Arrangements by
Dorfman Chapel.

CHARLOTTE
GRUNBAUM, 90, of
West Bloomfield, died
Dec. 3, 2013.
She is survived by
her daughter and son-
in-law, Vera and Andor
Weiss of Orchard Lake;
Grunbaum
son and daughter-in-
c. 1960
law, Victor and Oksana
Grunbaum of West Bloomfield; grandchil-
dren, Robert J. Weiss and Amy E. Nathon,
Adam Grunbaum, Aaron Grunbaum and
Kasandra Marie Rinehart; great-grand-
children, Saul Nathon Weiss, Theodore
Sigmond Weiss.
Mrs. Grunbaum was the beloved wife of
the late Zsigmond Grunbaum; dear sister of
the late Doris Friedman, the late Rose Horn.
Contributions may be made to a charity
of one's choice. Interment was held at Beth
Tefilo Emanuel Cemetery in Ferndale.
Arrangements by Hebrew Memorial
Chapel.

BERNARD KANTOR, 89, of Southfield,

SHYRLE GILBERT, 92, of Franklin, died
Dec. 4, 2013.
She is survived by her husband of 70
years, Joseph Gilbert; sons and daughter-
in-law, Kenneth Gilbert, Benjamin Gilbert
and Lynn Dressler; son-in-law, Sam
Maxwell; grandchildren, Michael Gilbert,
Sarah Gilbert and Aimee Maxwell; special
nephew, Steven Gilbert; many other loving
relatives and friends.
Mrs. Gilbert was the cherished mother
of the late Lisa Maxwell.
Interment was at Clover Hill Park
Cemetery. Contributions may be made to
a charity of one's choice. Arrangements by
Ira Kaufman Chapel.

LILLIAN GOLD, 87, of
Windsor, Ontario,
Canada, died Dec. 4,
2013.
She is survived by her
husband, Harold Gold;
son and daughter-in-law,
Michael
and Sheryl Gold
Gold
of Wixom; daughter
and son-in-law, Marlene and Tal Levy of
Windsor, Ontario, Canada, Deborah Gold
of California; grandchildren, Rachel Levy,
Noah Levy, Gillian Gold, Madelyn Gold.
Mrs. Gold was the dear sister of the late
Gertrude Isaacs.
Contributions may be made to
American Diabetes Association, 300
Galleria Officentre, Suite 111, Southfield,
MI 48034; Alzheimer's Association,
25200 Telegraph Road #100, Southfield,
MI 48033; or Jewish National Fund, 78
Randall Ave., Rockville Centre, NY 11570.
Services and interment were held at
Workmen's Circle, I.D.L. Section in Clinton
Township. Arrangements by Hebrew
Memorial Chapel.

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died Dec. 4, 2013.
He is survived by his daughter and son-
in-law, Marian Kantor and Robert Klimeck
of Commerce Township; siblings, Oscar
and Adele Band and Dorothy Bernstein.
Mr. Kantor is also survived by Ann's chil-
dren, Cheryl Piotrowski, Beverly and Phil
Feldman, Debbie and Robert Hollander,
and Julie and Avrohom Blumberger.
Mr. Kantor was the beloved husband
of the late Ann Sak-Kantor. He was pre-
deceased by his sister, Rebecca Orin; and
Ann's son-in-law, Greg Piotrowski.
Interment was at Machpelah Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to a char-
ity of one's choice. Arrangements by Ira
Kaufman Chapel.

ARLENE GAIL
KINGSTON, 71, of West
Bloomfield, died Nov.
27, 2013.
Her life was truly a
living celebration. She
was an artist, an author,
a radio host and baker of
Kingston
heavenly mandel bread.
c. 1992
She was full of laughter
and joy, and shared her love of life with
everyone she encountered.
Mrs. Kingston is survived by her beloved
husband, William "Billy" Kingston;
mother, Evelyn Bergman; son, Eric Sander
Kingston; daughter, Wendy (Eric Mintz)
Kingston; grandchildren, Sabina and Juliet;
sister and brother-in-law, Leslie and Paul
Faulkner; nephews, Corey, Jonathan and
Robbie Faulkner; many other loving family
members and friends.
Contributions may be made to
Connecting to Cure Crohn's & Colitis,
www.connectingtocure.org . Interment
took place at the Machpelah Cemetery.
Arrangements by Dorfman Chapel.

Obituaries

SOL MARTIN
KOZLOFF, 94, of Oak

Park, died Dec. 3, 2013.
He was born in St.
Louis, Mo., and in his
teenage years was one
of the city's fastest
sprinters in track and
Kozloff
field. Working various
c. 1943
jobs during the Great
Depression, he moved to Detroit in 1939.
At Neisner's Variety Store, he worked
alongside his future wife, Florence. The
two remained happily married until her
passing in 1980.
A veteran of the United States Army
during World War II, he served in the
European-African-Middle Eastern
Theater. During that time, he was in
the Rome-Arno, North Appennines and
Po Valley campaigns. After the war, he
worked at several department stores,
trained and soon became a skilled
machinist.
In the early 1960s, he became the pro-
prietor of the Belle Isle Variety and the
Michigan 5 Cents to 5 Dollar Store. In
1989, he was honored with the Spirit of
Detroit Award for "The kind of store you
can't find anymore in recognition of a
tone that these stores had maintained
over the years. He retired from the dime
store business in 1993.
He was a member of Temple Israel for
many years and was a longtime volunteer
at the Detroit Institute of Arts. As a mem-
ber of the B'nai B'rith Oakland Century
Lodge, he was in charge of social events
for which he was honored with the Spirit
of B'nai B'rith Award in 1996.
Mr. Kozloff is survived by his dear
children, Edward (Susan) Kozloff,
Barbara (Paul) Lewis and Mitchell (Anna)
Kozloff; grandchildren, Ronald (Barbara),
Kenneth (Kelley), Diana (Aaron), Joseph,
Mark (Elizabeth), Rachel, and Emily;
great-grandchildren, Riley, Kate, Natalie,
Mackenzie and Jack; brother, Charles
(Ruth) Kozloff of St. Louis, Mo.; loving
companion, Sylvia Schey.
He was the beloved husband of the late
Florence (Katz), whom he married on
March 15, 1942.
Interment was held at the Hebrew
Memorial Park Cemetery in Mount
Clemens. Arrangements by Dorfman
Chapel.

ADELLE KRESS, 85, of

West Bloomfield, died
Dec. 5, 2013.
She is survived by
her daughter and son-
in-law, Jacqueline and
Mel Boyer of Bloomfield
Hills; son, Howard Kress
Kress
of Atlanta, Ga.; sister-
in-law, Tikva Kelner and family; grand-
children, Jason (Tracy) Finn, Avery Kress;
great-grandchildren, Liam and Ruby; a

world of wonderful, devoted friends that
were like sisters to her.
Mrs. Kress was the beloved wife of the
late Rubin "Ruby" Kress; the sister of the
late Helen Sherman; the sister-in-law of
the late Philip Kelner.
Contributions may be made to a char-
ity of one's choice. Interment took place
at the Temple Israel Gardens at Beth El
Memorial Park Cemetery in Livonia.
Arrangements by Dorfman Chapel.

BRUCE LEITMAN, 73,

of Bloomfield Hills, died
Dec. 7, 2013.
He was a proud alum-
nus of the University
of Michigan, having
received his undergrad-
uate and law degrees
Leitman
from U of M. He was an
attorney in Bloomfield Hills for more than
40 years.
His first job out of law school was in
the Oakland County Prosecutor's Office,
a job that he enjoyed tremendously and
found deeply gratifying. He then moved
into private practice, where he focused on
criminal defense and appellate litigation.
He also taught as an adjunct professor at
Wayne State University Law School.
Throughout his legal career, Mr.
Leitman had a commitment to fairness
and civility, a focus on representing his
clients zealously with a true love of the
law. Besides the law, his passions included
opera, World War II history and Great
Danes.
Mr. Leitman is survived by his wife,
Dr. Susan Leitman; son and daughter-in-
law, Matthew and Kelly Leitman of Troy;
daughter and son-in-law, Rebecca and
Jeffrey Veidlinger of Ann Arbor; grand-
children, Joshua and Natalie Leitman,
Naomi and Mae Veidlinger; sister, Cynthia
Leitman.
He was the brother of the late Richard
Leitman.
Contributions may be made to a char-
ity of one's choice. Arrangements by Ira
Kaufman Chapel.

FRANCES S. MAGID, 90, of Southfield,
died Dec. 2, 2013.
She is survived by her sons and daugh-
ters-in-law, Lawrence and Jean Magid of
Southfield, Michael and Marilla Magid
of Syracuse, Ind.; grandchildren, Justin
(Tiffany) Magid, Shauna Magid, Brandon
Magid; great-grandchild, Ella; many other
loving family members and friends.
Mrs. Magid was the beloved wife of
the late Sam Magid; the sister of the late
Charlotte (the late Isadore) Robbins;
mother-in-law of the late Janice Magid.
Contributions may be made to a char-
ity of one's choice. Interment took place
at Nusach Hari Cemetery in Ferndale.
Arrangements by Dorfman Chapel.

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