Obituaries, March 2019 | Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle

Obituaries, March 2019

Herbert Barland

Herbert Barland died Jan. 19, 2019. He was 102.

Beloved husband of the late Florence Barland. Dear father of Marcia (Gene) Laskey, the late Alan (Rozzie) Barland and Shawn Barland. Loving grandfather of 6 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Further survived by many relatives and friends.

Funeral services held Jan. 22 at Congregation Anshe Sfard Kehillat Torah, Glendale. Interment at Mound Zion Cemetery. Memorials to Congregation Anshe Sfard Kehillat Torah or Jewish Food Pantry. Services provided by Blane Goodman Funeral Service.

Sherman W. Hochman

Sherman W. Hochman died Feb. 7, 2019. He was 88.

Beloved husband of Sophie Hochman (nee Primakow). Loving brother of Gina Price, and the late Max Hochman (Frieda), Sara (Dave Siegel), Blanche (Irv Switzky), and Estelle (Irv Finkler). Father of Julie (Greg Wolfe) of Davis, California and Gary (Anne Varco) of Santa Rosa, California. Funeral services were held on Feb. 10 in Davis, California. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lewy Body Dementia Association .

Phyllis Langer

Phyllis Langer (nee Cohen)  of Milwaukee died Jan. 30, 2019. She was 99.

She was born Aug. 12, 1919. Predeceased by beloved spouse Herman Langer in 2011. Dear mother of Cheryl (Paul) Hochenberg and Fred (Jan) Langer. Loving grandmother of Carol and Brian Hochenberg; Matthew and Gregory Langer. The family extends special thanks to the staff at Eastcastle for their dedicated care.

Graveside services were Feb. 1 at Spring Hill Cemetery. Memorial gifts to Congregation Emanu-El B’ne Jeshurun or the Alzheimer’s Association preferred.

Place of burial was Spring Hill Cemetery with assistance from Rabbi Marc Berkson and Blane Goodman Funeral Service in Mequon.

Bernard Levy

Bernard Levy died Feb. 8, 2019. He was 93.

Beloved husband of the late Jean Levy (nee Spitz). Loving uncle of Marcy Kaufman, Jeffrey (Donna) Kaufman, Riva (Ellis) Nolley, Mordecai Lee, Tahirih Lee, Shirin (John) Coleman, Dale (David) Schwartz DeTrempe and Lesley (Kenneth) Schwartz-Nason. Further survived by other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Funeral services held Feb. 11 at Ovation Jewish Home and Care Center. Burial was at Second Home Cemetery. Goodman-Bensman Funeral Home assisted the family.

Jack “Sonny” E. Meyers

Jack “Sonny” E. Meyers of Fox Point died Jan. 3, 2019. He was 96.

Born May 9, 1922 in Milwaukee. Beloved husband of Barbara Meyers (nee Grabin). Dear father of Louise (Jim) Doornek, Polly Clark, Tom (Pam) Meyers and Richard (Wilma Wallace) Meyers. Fond brother of Lenore Clark.

Jack served as a naval commander on the battleship U.S.S. Missouri in World War II. He was present at the signing of the peace agreement with Japan on Sept. 2, 1945.

Funeral services were Jan. 6 at Congregation Emanu-El B’ne Jeshurun. Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery. Memorial gifts to Evans Scholars Foundation, 1 Briar Rd., Golf, IL 60029, are appreciated.

Rabbi Marc Berkson and Blane Goodman Funeral Service assisted the family.

Michael Moshe

Michael Moshe died Feb. 12, 2019. He was 68.

Beloved husband of Debra Moshe (nee Abramson). Cherished father of Brian (Elizabeth Lodl) Moshe, Katie (Aaron Bennett) Moshe and Meg Moshe. Loving grandfather of Harrison Moshe, Alexis, Harper and Madison Bennett. Dear brother of Dee Dee (Rodney) Ugent, Marcia (Alan Steinberg) Moshe and fond brother-in-law of Rick (Sylvia) Abramson and Jodi Abramson. Loving son of the late Salvator Moshe and the late Thelma Moshe (nee Seiden) and fond son-in-law of Joan Abramson (nee Schultz) and the late Vernon Abramson. Funeral services were Feb. 14 at Temple Menorah. Burial was at Temple Menorah Ever-Rest Cemetery, Milwaukee. Goodman-Bensman Funeral Home assisted the family.

Milton Shapson

Milton Shapson of Mequon died Jan. 18, 2019. He was 87.

Milton was born Nov. 26, 1931 in Milwaukee.

Beloved husband of Esther Shapiro Shapson and the late Beverly Shapson (nee Musickant). Loving father of Steven (Mary Jo “MJ”) Shapson, David Shapson, Carin (Mark) Pittleman, Dr. Mark Shapson, Anne (David) Kalis. Loving step-father of Sandra Shapiro and Dr. Ilan (Carol) Shapiro.

Graveside services were held Jan. 22 at Anshai Lebowitz. Memorial gifts to a charity of your choice are appreciated. Rabbi Joel Alter and Blane Goodman Funeral Service assisted.

Janet Yaillen

Janet Yaillen (nee Gould) died Feb. 3, 2019. She was age 85.

Beloved wife of the late Earl Yaillen. Loving mother of Bruce (Judy), Alan (Laurie) and Barry (John Fisher) Yaillen.  Proud grandmother of Noam Yaillen, Goldi (Joseph) Sibony and Aliza Yaillen. Dear sister of Elaine Durchslag and Ralph (Maxine) Gould. Further survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends. Preceded in death by parents, Joseph and Edith Gould, and brother-in-law, Ronald Durchslag. She brought people joy through her baking and special friendship.

Funeral services were held at the Goodman-Bensman Whitefish Bay Funeral Home. Interment was at Second Home Cemetery, 3705 S. 43rd St., Milwaukee. There was also a memorial service in Columbus on Feb. 7. Memorial contributions to Women’s League for Conservative Judaism – Torah Fund ( or Congregation Tifereth Israel ( appreciated.