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Leonard Gorenstein, M.D.

October 19th, 2007

Milwaukee native Leonard Gorenstein, M.D., of Fox Point, died Sept. 29 at the age of 90.

A graduate of Washington High School and Marquette University, he earned a medical degree from Marquette University School of Medicine in 1942.

After serving as a captain in the U.S. Army during World War II, he began a practice in pediatrics in Milwaukee that lasted more than 50 years, his family said. He served as associate clinical professor of pediatrics at the Medical College of Wisconsin and chief of pediatrics at Mt. Sinai Hospital for many years.

Gorenstein was a member of Congregation Emanu-El B’ne Jeshurun, B’nai Brith International and the American Academy of Pediatrics.

According to his family, he was particularly interested in his family, friends and patients, and “all things football, especially the Green Bay Packers.”

Preceded in death by his wife Ann Gorenstein in 1998, he is survived by daughter Nancee (Barry) Bernstein of Whitefish Bay; son Steve (Lou Ann) Gorenstein of Longmont, Colo.; sister Loretta Bartfield of Whitefish Bay; and two grandchildren.

Rabbi Marc Berkson officiated at funeral services Oct. 3. Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery.

The family appreciates memorials to Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.