Obituaries

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 […]

Obituaries, August 2018

Posted on: July 25, 2018 | 13 Av 5778 by Special to the Chronicle

  Florence Cohen Florence Cohen (nee Margolis) of Wauwatosa died June 25, 2018. She was 87. Florence was born Oct. 10, 1930 in Houston, but came to Milwaukee from Chicago in 1933. She attended North Division High School and graduated in 1948. She worked part-time at Gimbels and Marquette University. She volunteered for Chabad, Milwaukee […]

Obituaries, July 2018

Posted on: June 26, 2018 | 13 Tammuz 5778 by Special to the Chronicle

Larry Berg Larry Berg of Carlsbad, California died April 26, 2018. He was 93. He was born July 29, 1924 in Hawarden, Iowa and came to Milwaukee from Huron, South Dakota in 1995. Survivors include wife Beverly Kramer Berg; son Michael Berg (Michelle Moore); daughters, Barbette Berg , Jodi Berg and Wendy (Eric) Deneroff; and […]

Obituaries, June 2018

Posted on: May 24, 2018 | 10 Sivan 5778 by Rob Golub

Esther A. Blackley Esther A. Blackley of Milwaukee died April 12, 2018. She was 61. Despite her disabilities, Estee was a warm, happy and loving person with many friends and a caring family. She is sorely missed and is remembered as having lived a remarkable life. Survivors include siblings Riva Meyer and Steven (Ani) Schlonsky, […]

Obituaries, May 2018

Posted on: May 2, 2018 | 17 Iyyar 5778 by Special to the Chronicle

Betty Koren Betty Koren of Glendale died April 12, 2018. She was 94. Koren was born June 16, 1923 in Boston. She was a member of Congregation Beth Jehudah and served as president of Westwood Hadassah. She was a supporter of both Hadassah and Na’Amat. She worked as a secretary and was employed by the […]