Claire Fabric, 77, remembered for warmth and care 

Posted on: December 1, 2020 | 15 Kislev 5781 by Special to the Chronicle

  As a museum docent, Claire Fabric inspired others to be uplifted by art and Jewish history. She brought warmth and care to every tour she led, said education directors at the Milwaukee Museum of Art and the Jewish Museum Milwaukee.  Fabric, a volunteer educator, an activist fighting hunger with Congregation Shalom, and a social […]

Obituaries, December 2020

Posted on: November 30, 2020 | 14 Kislev 5781 by Rob Golub

  Mildred S. Atkins  Mildred S. Atkins, devoted wife to Julius R. Atkins, proud, loving mother of five children, engineer, entrepreneur, pillar of the Milwaukee Jewish Community and lifelong Democrat, died on Nov. 2, in Chicago at the age of 95. Mildred was born on April 14, 1925, in Minneapolis. The family moved to Milwaukee […]

Obituaries, October 2020

Posted on: September 29, 2020 | 11 Tishri 5781 by Special to the Chronicle

  Daniel Baruch (Baruch Ben Meir)  Daniel Baruch (Baruch Ben Meir), formerly of Delafield, passed away in Slinger on Sept. 8, 2020, at the age of 78. Preceded in death by his parents, Rabbi Max and Brunhild (née Rosenfelder) Kapustin. Daniel is survived by his brother, Samuel Jacob (Marsha) Kapustin, his daughter, Sarah Louise (Roeland […]


Posted on: August 31, 2020 | 11 Elul 5780 by Special to the Chronicle

  Darlene J. Ausman  Darlene J. Ausman, of Fox Point, passed away on June 20 at the age of 85 years and was laid to rest on June 23. She was the beloved wife of (the late) Kenneth Ausman and cherished mother of Kraig (Rita) Ausman and Loribeth (Todd) Hutchison. Loving grandmother of Kevin (Robin), […]

Obituaries, August 2020 

Posted on: August 3, 2020 | 13 Av 5780 by Special to the Chronicle

  Ferdinand H. Feiss  Ferdinand H. Feiss died July 10, 2020. He was 93.    Beloved husband of Sarah Feiss (nee Kast). Cherished father of Dr. Leonard Feiss, Shelah (Mark Likoff, Esq.) Feiss, Esq., and Hon. David (Patricia Hanz, Esq.) Feiss.  Loving grandfather of Daniel Likoff, Dr. Robyn (fiancé Alex Recker) Feiss and Molly Feiss.  Further […]

Obituaries, July 2020

Posted on: June 26, 2020 | 4 Tammuz 5780 by Special to the Chronicle

  Blanche S. Berenzweig  Blanche S. Berenzweig (nee Kahn) died peacefully on May 27, 2020, at the Nathan Adelson Hospice facility in Las Vegas.   Her husband of 50 years, Bruce, was by her side, along with their son, Kevin Berenzweig (Angela Shin). She was preceded in death by her parents, Albion and Onalee Kahn. She […]

Obituaries, June 2020

Posted on: May 27, 2020 | 4 Sivan 5780 by WJC Staff

Janice Lynn Berlin Janice Lynn Berlin of Mequon died Feb. 29, 2020. She was 77. She is survived by spouse Irv Berlin. Janice was born Oct. 22, 1942, in Milwaukee. Cherished mother of Shari (Jon Nemeth) Matras and Laurie (Bob) Gross. Survived by many others, including grandchildren. Funeral service with Congregation Shalom was March 3. […]

Obituaries, May 2020

Posted on: May 5, 2020 | 11 Iyyar 5780 by WJC Staff

Steven Bernstein Steven Bernstein of Mequon died on March 30, 2020. He was 69. Beloved husband of Sharon Bernstein (nee Bobrow). Cherished father of Jada Miller and Aaron (Missy) Fiul. Loving grandfather of Zachary and Samantha Miller. Dear brother of Carol (Sheldon) Glusman, Nat (Peggy) Bernstein and the late Joseph (Audrey) Bernstein. Further survived by […]

Obituaries, April 2020

Posted on: April 30, 2020 | 6 Iyyar 5780 by WJC Staff

Christine Lorraine Abrams Christine Lorraine Abrams of Waukon, Iowa, died on Feb. 29, 2020 at the age of 73. She was predeceased by her husband, Jerrald Abrams. She is survived by her children, Micah (Kaitlyn) and Jacob Abrams and her grandchildren, Shay and Anna Abrams, as well as her brother Edwin Zielinski. She is also […]

Obituaries, March 2020

Posted on: February 26, 2020 | 1 Adar 5780 by Special to the Chronicle

Beulah Erensky Beulah Erensky of Milwaukee died Feb. 4, 2020. She was 101.  Loving aunt of Bob (Khalida) Erens. Dear great-aunt of Liam and Lewis Erens. Adoring cousin of Geraldine Tarney. Further survived by other relatives and friends. Graveside services were Feb. 6 at Mound Zion Cemetery. Memorials to American Cancer Society. Rabbi Jessica Barolsky […]