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Isabel Bader remembered as generous, caring 

Isabel Bader remembered as generous, caring 

Posted on: September 28th, 2022 | 3 Tishri 5783 by Special to the Chronicle

  For decades, Isabel Bader was a well-known figure and prominent philanthropist in Milwaukee who, along with her husband Alfred, gave away millions of dollars to charities across the city and around the globe, including to many Jewish organizations.   So when Isabel Bader died on Aug. 28, 2022, at age 95, it was natural that […]

Obituaries, October 2022

Posted on: September 28th, 2022 | 3 Tishri 5783 by Special to the Chronicle

  Judy Bloch  Judy Bloch (nee Kernis) died on Sept. 16, 2022, at the age of 74.   In addition to being a loving wife, mother, and grandmother, Judy was a master educator who touched the lives of countless children, colleagues and families. She always made time to mentor and share her wisdom with anyone who […]

Obituaries, September 2022

Posted on: August 30th, 2022 | 3 Elul 5782 by Special to the Chronicle

  Nissan Buium Bar-Lev  Nissan Buium Bar-Lev, age 78, died unexpectedly on Aug. 2, 2022.   Preceded in death by his parents, Hayyim and Haya Buium, and granddaughter Julia Bar-Lev. Survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Candy Bar-Lev, beloved children Joshua (Camaron), Benjy (Lauren), Ari (Ali), and Abby (James), and adoring grandchildren, Isabelle, Ruby, […]

Obituaries, July 2022

Posted on: July 26th, 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 30th, 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 30th, 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 26th, 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 28th, 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 1st, 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 28th, 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. […]