Obituaries

Obituaries, April 2021

Posted on: April 1, 2021 | 19 Nisan 5781 by Special to the Chronicle

  Ruth Beder   Ruth Beder, of Bayside, died on Jan. 23, 2021, at the age of 89. She was born in Milwaukee and the loving wife of Albert Beder. Dear mother of Jeff (Heidi) Beder, Rick Beder, Gary (Sherri) Beder, and Melissa (Michael) Spanjar. Caring sister of Mayta Schnoll and preceded in death by siblings […]

Obituaries, March 2021

Posted on: March 1, 2021 | 17 Adar 5781 by Special to the Chronicle

  David Adashek  David Adashek died on Nov. 24, 2020, at 82 years old in Highland Park, Illinois, of COVID-19. He was 6 days shy of his 83rd birthday. He will forever be remembered not only as a businessperson driven by ideas, but most importantly as a loving husband, father, mentor and friend to so […]

Allen Samson remembered as insightful, accomplished leader 

Posted on: February 25, 2021 | 13 Adar 5781 by Special to the Chronicle

  Allen Samson gave generously and rallied Milwaukee Jews around Israel and local community causes. A Milwaukee native, attorney and businessman, Samson died on Feb. 1, 2021. He was 81.   Samson will be remembered for his intensity, passion, and analysis as a leader of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation and other community organizations.  The former general […]

Obituaries, February 2021

Posted on: January 31, 2021 | 18 Shevat 5781 by Special to the Chronicle

  Susan L. Borkon  Susan L. Borkon (nee Wiernick) died on Jan. 7, 2021, at the age of 75.  Loving mother of Laurie (Jill Stevens) Borkon and Julie (David) Meyers. Cherished grandmother of Talia Borkon-Rutter, Danielle Borkon-Rutter, Ayal Meyers and Zev Meyers. Dear sister of James Wiernick. Private services held at Spring Hill Cemetery with […]

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 […]

Obituaries 

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 […]