Obituaries

Obituaries, June 2019

Posted on: May 30, 2019 | 25 Iyyar 5779 by Special to the Chronicle

O Felix Bandos Felix Bandos of Efrat, Israel died March 27, 2019. He was 98. He came to Wisconsin from Falun Sweden following the war and his marriage to Feiga in Bergen Belsen, with his son Marcus. He worked for many years at the Jewish Community Center on Prospect Avenue running the bowling alleys. He […]

Obituaries, May 2019

Posted on: May 7, 2019 | 2 Iyyar 5779 by Special to the Chronicle

Roselyn Blumenthal Roselyn Blumenthal, 94, of Mequon, died April 1, 2019. Born in Milwaukee. Loving wife of the late Arthur Blumenthal for nearly 66 years. Proud mother of Warren (Wendy) Blumenthal, Steven (Judy) Blumenthal and Robert (Robin) Blumenthal. Dear grandmother of Lauren Blumenthal, Michael (Julia Reeves) Blumenthal, Max (Kelly Cueto) Blumenthal, David Blumenthal, Ethan (Carley […]

Obituaries, April 2019

Posted on: April 1, 2019 | 25 Adar II 5779 by Special to the Chronicle

  Marvin Arbiture Marvin Arbiture died on Jan. 12, 2019 at the age of 84. He was born on Oct. 21, 1934 to the late Abraham and the late Shirley Arbiture (nee Goldberg). Beloved brother of the late Gerald (the late Edith) Arbiture; uncle of William (Cynthia) Arbiture, Howard Arbiture and the late Diane (Dean) […]

Obituaries, March 2019

Posted on: February 27, 2019 | 22 Adar I 5779 by Special to the Chronicle

  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 […]

Obituaries, February 2019

Posted on: January 29, 2019 | 23 Shevat 5779 by Special to the Chronicle

  Marvin Arbiture Marvin Arbiture died Jan. 12, 2019 at the age of 84. Uncle of William (Cynthia) Arbiture, Howard Arbiture and the late Diane (Dean) Slater. Further survived by his cherished partner of many years, Brenda Safer. Marvin was a U.S. Army Veteran and a long time employee of Briggs & Stratton. He always […]

Joseph Bernstein, friend and leader, died Nov. 28

Posted on: January 8, 2019 | 2 Shevat 5779 by Special to the Chronicle

  Joseph Bernstein, a family man and a local leader for the Jewish community, a man whose humor and wisdom combined to better those around him, died Nov. 28, 2018. He was 80. Bernstein served as president of Milwaukee Jewish Federation, chairman of the Jewish Community Foundation and president of Jewish Family Services, among many […]

Obituaries, December 2018

Posted on: November 28, 2018 | 20 Kislev 5779 by Special to the Chronicle

  Sonia Posner Baime Sonia Posner Baime (nee Solochek) died on Oct. 25, 2018 at age 96. Loving wife of the late Lester D. Posner and the late Abraham H. Baime. Cherished mother of Alan Posner (Karen Zucker) and the late Armand M. Posner. Proud grandmother of Loren Posner. She will also be missed by Abraham’s […]

Obituaries, November 2018

Posted on: November 1, 2018 | 23 Heshvan 5779 by Special to the Chronicle

  Sara M. Cagen Sara M. Cagen (nee Israel) died Oct. 7, 2018. She was 99. Beloved wife of the late Sam Cagen. Cherished mother of Leslie (Dennis) Wolfman and Stuart (Sheina) Cagen. Loving grandmother of Amy Wolfman, Yehuda (Menucha) Cagen, Yechiel (Ita) Cagen, Daniel (Bracha) Cagen, Kaila (Ezra) Horowitz, Yerachmiel Cagen and Avraham (Yehudis) […]

Obituaries, October 2018

Posted on: September 28, 2018 | 19 Tishri 5779 by Special to the Chronicle

Dolores Cohen Dolores Cohen (nee Weiss) died on Sept. 19, 2018 at age 87 after a brave struggle against cancer. She will be greatly missed by her daughter, Jill Cohen; grandson Dan (Marisa) Nathan; step great-granddaughter Maya Mannella-Weston; great-grandson Julian Nathan; and dear friend and companion Shelley Burchman. She will be further missed by the […]

Obituaries, Sept. 2018

Posted on: August 27, 2018 | 16 Elul 5778 by Special to the Chronicle

  Melvin H. Altman Melvin H. Altman of Fox Point died Aug. 2, 2018. He was 89. He was born Dec. 26, 1928 in Milwaukee. He is survived by spouse Barbara Altman. He graduated from Washington High School during the snowstorm of January 1947. Melvin graduated from University of Wisconsin – Madison in 1951. A […]