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Obituaries, July 2022

Posted on: July 26, 2022 | 27 Tammuz 5782 by Special to the Chronicle

    Maxine D. Gould  Maxine D. Gould, Bayside, died April 3, 2022. She was 79.   Born Aug. 8, 1942, in Milwaukee. Beloved wife of Ralph Gould. Dear mother of Stacie (Jeff) Usem and Alan (Wendy) Gould. Loving grandmother of Josh (Elissa) Usem, Ben Usem, Jonah Gould, and Ethan Gould.  Graveside services were April 6  at […]

Evelyn Garfinkel remembered – longtime community advocate loved connecting, family  

Evelyn Garfinkel remembered – longtime community advocate loved connecting, family  

Posted on: June 30, 2022 | 1 Tammuz 5782 by Rob Golub

  Evelyn “Evy” Garfinkel, a devoted connector of family and community, and a longtime director of the Women’s Division of Milwaukee Jewish Federation, died June 18, 2022. She was 92.  It was never about ego for this longtime community advocate. “She did what she did, because she just did it. She wasn’t looking for accolades […]

Obituaries, July 2022

Posted on: June 30, 2022 | 1 Tammuz 5782 by Special to the Chronicle

  Jeffrey Alan Dinkin  Jeffrey Alan Dinkin, Santa Monica, California, died May 30, 2022. He was 62.  Born Aug. 25, 1959 in Milwaukee. Attended Nicolet High School, Washington University in St. Louis and UCLA.  Jeff passed away peacefully surrounded by his family and loved ones at his home. In 1989, he founded Regent Properties. He […]

Obituaries, June 2022

Posted on: May 26, 2022 | 25 Iyyar 5782 by Special to the Chronicle

  Jacob Aschkenazi  Jacob Aschkenazi died May 4, 2022, at the age of 81.    Beloved husband of Adrielle Aschkenazi (nee Haddad).  Cherished father of Sarit Orly (the late Oren Izeak Steinberg) Aschkenazi Steinberg and Keren Mina (Eran Litvak) Aschkenazi.  Loving grandfather of Daniela Leigh Steinberg, Amalia Romie Steinberg, Idan Litvak and Amit Litvak. Dear brother […]

Obituaries, May 2022

Posted on: April 28, 2022 | 27 Nisan 5782 by Special to the Chronicle

   Howard “Howie” Ackerman  Howard “Howie” Ackerman of Florida, 78, died March 22, 2022.   He was born in Milwaukee on Feb. 16, 1944. He was a graduate of Shorewood High School, University of Wisconsin – Madison and Marquette School of Dentistry. He was a dentist who loved his work. A great storyteller, his patients adored […]

Obituaries, April 2022

Posted on: April 1, 2022 | 29 Adar II 5782 by Special to the Chronicle

  Linda Veronica Beer  Linda Veronica Beer died March 13, 2022, at the age of 70.  Preceded in death by loving parents, John and Margaret (nee Weiss) Beer. Dear sister of James (Nancy File) Beer and aunt of Sara Liba Schrager and Peri Beer.    Graveside funeral service held March 18 at Agudas Achim Cemetery, Cudahy.  […]

Kenneth Berke, remembered – family man, community advocate and more

Kenneth Berke, remembered – family man, community advocate and more

Posted on: February 28, 2022 | 27 Adar I 5782 by Rob Golub

  Kenneth Berke, a local family man who was devoted to Jewish community, died Jan. 22, 2022. He was 97.  A friend got him involved with Milwaukee Jewish Federation about 70 years ago. From there, Berke became active in soliciting others to get involved, went on numerous missions to Israel, and served as campaign chair. […]

Clarice Turer gave it away, anonymously – remembered as kind and generous, she gave millions 

Clarice Turer gave it away, anonymously – remembered as kind and generous, she gave millions 

Posted on: February 28, 2022 | 27 Adar I 5782 by Rob Golub

  Clarice (nee Soref) Turer, 94, died Jan. 21, 2022, after living what her son says was a “simple” life, and after giving tens of millions away anonymously.  Clarice wasn’t interested in living a flashy life. No brand names or flashy cars for her, said her son Harris.  Yet as a daughter of Master Lock’s […]

Lifecycle, February 2022

Posted on: February 25, 2022 | 24 Adar I 5782 by Special to the Chronicle

  Sarah Lee Feiss   Sarah Lee Feiss (nee Kast) died Feb. 15, 2022, from natural causes at age 94.    Born Oct. 4, 1927, to Pauline and Harry Kast of Kenosha, Sarah overcame the obstacles posed by the depression and her family to attend the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her childhood dream of becoming a movie star in […]

Rabbi Brickman leaves behind decades of Jewish service, loving family 

Rabbi Brickman leaves behind decades of Jewish service, loving family 

Posted on: February 1, 2022 | 30 Shevat 5782 by Rob Golub

  Rabbi Jay Brickman, founder of Congregation Sinai, who had prolific interests and touched many lives, died Friday, Jan. 7, 2022. He was 97.   Rabbi Brickman was a forever student, a humorist, and a counselor to others, who felt strongly that God must be central to Jewish thought. He never stopped pursuing his passions, right […]