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January 02, 2014 - Image 45

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The Detroit Jewish News, 2014-01-02

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obituaries

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SHERRY LYNN VOLK,
54, of Okemos, died
Dec. 8, 2013.
She is survived by
her daughter, JoAnne
Ofoli; son, Robert Ofoli
Jr.; parents, Kenneth
and Anita Volk of West
Volk
Bloomfield; brother,
Howard Volk; nieces, Maia and Ella
Volk; uncle, Irving Gold; many other
loving relatives and friends.
She was the loving aunt of the late
Shelly Volk.
Interment was at Adat Shalom
Memorial Park. Contributions may
be made to WKAR Public Radio, 404
Wilson Road, Room 212, Michigan State
University, East Lansing, MI 48224,
www.wkar.org; Gift of Life, 2203 Platt
Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, www.
giftoflifemichigan.org; or a charity
of one's choice. Arrangements by Ira
Kaufman Chapel.

ELIZABETH WEISS,

of Southfield, died
Dec. 21, 2013.
Mrs. Weiss became a volunteer
with Jewish Vocational Services and
Hadassah.
She is survived by her son and daugh-

ter-in-law, Steven and
Linda Weiss of West
Bloomfield; daugh-
ters and sons-in-law,
Susan and Rabbi
Joseph Schonberger
of Youngstown, Ohio,
Linda and Richard
Wolok of Farmington
Hills; daughter-in-law,
Avra Weiss; grand-
children, David and
Deborah Weiss, Jeffrey
Weiss and Alice Keim,
Michael Weiss and
Fruma Taub, Jason and
Renee Weiss, Jeremy
Weiss, Samuel Schonberger and fiance,
Sarah Guttentag, Elianna Schonberger;
great-grandchildren, Jake, Rachel,
Yonatan, Danielle, Aryeh, Ilan, Rachel,
Isabella, Oliver, Samuel, Charles and
Jane, Isaac, Sarah, Kinneret, Chana,
Tova. She was a special aunt to Aniko
Feher and Yigal Ran.
Mrs. Weiss was the beloved wife for
57 years of the late Sandor Weiss; loving
mother of the late Leslie Weiss; cher-
ished sister of the late Zev Rein, the late
Yaakov Rein, the late Shimon Rein, the
late Chaim Rein, the late Pearl Ferencz;

dear grandmother of the late Dovid
Schonberger.
Contributions may be made to
Holocaust Memorial Center, 28123
Orchard Lake Road, Farmington Hills,
MI 48334; the David Schonberger
Memorial Fund at Temple El Emeth,
3970 Logan Way, Youngstown, Ohio; or
to a charity of one's choice. Interment
was held at Hebrew Memorial Park
Cemetery in Clinton Township.
Arrangements by Hebrew Memorial
Chapel.

West

EDGAR WEST, 81, of
Southfield, died Dec.
22, 2013.
He and his wife,
Sandra, were the
owners of Argo Fire
Equipment Company
in Detroit. The busi-
ness was sold in 2004

to Cintas.
The Wests have been longtime mem-
bers of Temple Israel.
Mr. West is survived by his wife
of 54 1 /2 years, Sandra West; sons, Dr.
Brandon West of Walled Lake and Dr.
Evan West of Novi; brother and sister-
in-law, Parker and Jean West; sisters-in-

"I HAVE TO ADMIT THAT NEVER
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IT IS GRATIFYING TO SEE THE
INTEREST FROM SO MANY
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Obituaries

LAWRENCE ZIETZ, 63, of Plantation,
Fla., passed away Nov. 22, 2013.
He grew up in Detroit, graduated from
Cooley Law School, moved to Florida in
1984 and established his law practice.
He is survived by his beloved wife,
Darlene Merin-Zietz; children, Jonathan
Zietz and Jessica Zietz; brother and
sister-in-law, Alan and Naomi Zietz;
nephews, Sam and Dave Zietz.
Interment was at Star of David
Memorial Gardens in North Lauderdale,
Fla. Contributions may be made to JARC
or National Cancer Institute at N.I.H.

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WE APPRECIATE THE FEEDBACK WE
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law and brother-in-law, Joyce and Perry
Burns, and Beverly Kavanagh.
He was the devoted son of the late
Alfred and the late Evelyn West; the lov-
ing brother of the late Leslie West and
the late Donald West; the dear brother-
in-law of the late Carmen West and the
late Michael Kavanagh.
Interment was at Clover Hill Park
Cemetery. Contributions may be made to
the American Cancer Society, 20450 Civic
Center Drive, Southfield, MI 48076, www.
cancer.org; or Temple Israel, 5725 Walnut
Lake Road, West Bloomfield, MI 48323,
www.temple-israel.org. Arrangements by
Ira Kaufman Chapel.

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