Deaths of January 1999
Announced in the Detroit Jewish Weekly


Benach, Ethel Age: 91, of Southfield, Michigan. Died January 10, 1999. Beloved wife of the late Mark Benach. Mother of the late, Raymond Benach. Sister of the late, Albert Gershenzon. Services Aaron Moshe Cemetery Chapel, Roseville, Michigan. Arrangements: Dorfman Funeral Home.

Busker, Joseph H. Age: 94 of Birmingham, Michigan. Died January 31, 1999. Survived by his sons an daughter-in-law: Robert (Elizabeth) Busker, of Birmingham ; and Stephen Busker. Beloved husband of the late, Beatrice Busker. Interment: Beth El Memorial Park. Arrangements by: Ira Kaufman Chapel.

Charness, Jeanne Age: 77 of Farmington Hills, Michigan. Died January 9, 1999. Survived by husband: Sidney Charness ; son: Larry (Mimi) Charness, of East Lansing ; daughters: Arlene Niskar, of Livonia, Bobbi (Ron) Blackman, of Marion. Brother: Al (Bess) Meizler of Deerfield Beach, FL. Interment: Hebrew Memorial Park. Arrangements: Hebrew Memorial Chapel.

Edelstein, Jack Age: 91 of Farmington Hills, Michigan. Died January 11, 1999. Survived by wife: Ann Edelstein ; son: Norman (Inessa) Edelstein, of Kentwood, MI ; daughter: Ellen Edelstein of Grandville, MI. Interment: Machpelah Cemetery. Arrangements: Dorfman Funeral Home.

Fisher, Mollie Age: 80, of Oak Park, Michigan. Died January 2, 1999. Survived by husband: George Fisher ; daughter: Joyce (Alan) Kaczander, of West Bloomfield ; son-in-law: Mort Krosnick, husband of the late, Diana Krosnick ; brother: Hyman (Arlene) Wolfman of Farmington Hills, Michigan ; sister: Edith Agauas. Interment: Hebrew Memorial Park. Arrangements: Hebrew Memorial Chapel.

Forman, Katie Age: 88, of Southfield, Michigan. Died January 12, 1999. Survived by husband: Irvin Forman ; son: Sidney (Pauline) Forman ; daughter: Sheila (Harold) Guz. Loving mother of the late, Leon Forman. Interment: Hebrew Memorial Park , Pinsker Section. Arrangements: Hebrew Memorial Chapel.

Frayman, Grigoriy Age: 70, of Oak Park,Michigan. Died January 12, 1999. Survived by wife: Fanya Nizker ; daughter: Irina (Alex) Goldshteyn, of Madison Heights, Michigan ; brother: Daniel (Fera) Frayman, of Israel ; sister: Ida Epstein, of Israel. Interment: Hebrew Memorial Park. Arrangements: Hebrew Memorial Chapel.

Glicken, Eddie Age: 80, of Lady Lake, Florida. Died January 3, 1999. Survivedby wife of 57 years: Dorothy Glicken ; daughters: Fran Ball, of Greenwich, CT ; Patricia Wallach, of Oak Park, Michigan ; brother: B>Norman (Martha) Glickman of West Palm Beach, FL ; sister: Rosetta Cowan, of Farmington Hills, Michigan ; sisters-in-law: Bea Glicken & Harriet Glickman. Loving brother of the late, Shirley Goldstein, the late, Herman Glicken, the late, Phil Glickman, and brother-in-law, of the late, Al Cowan and the late, Ben Goldstein. Interment: Machpelah Cemetery. Arrangements: Ira Kaufman Chapel.

Gunsberg, Richard Samuel Age: 79, of Southfield, Michigan. Died January 2, 1999. Survived by wife: Renee Gunsberg ; sons: Eugene (Sherry) Gunsberg of Chicago, David (Karen) Gunsberg, of West Bloomfield, Michigan, Laurence (Arlene) Gunsberg, of West Bloomfield, Michigan ; daughters: Susan (Hal) Muskovitz, of Farmington Hills, Michigan, Shoshana (Gad) Silberstein, of Dix Hills NY , Judith Freier, of Israel ; brother: George (Myra) Gunsberg of Bloomfield Township. Loving son of the late, Louis & Selma Gunsberg. Interment: Oakview Cemetery. Arrangements: Hebrew Memorial Chapel.

Holtzman, Lilly Age: 72, of Southfield, Michigan. Died January 18, 1999. Suvived by sons: Robert (Judy) Holtzman, of Livonia and Jerry Holtzman, of Novi, Michigan ; daughter: Denise Holtzman ; brother: Morris Arnowitz, of Oak Park, Michigan. Beloved wife of the late, Irving Abraham Holtzman. Interment Hebrew Memorial Park. Arrangements: Hebrew Memorial Chapel.

Katz, Elsie Age: 79, of Southfield, Michigan. Died December 26, 1998. Survived by son: Jerome (Malca) Katz, of West Bloomfield ; daughters: Eileen (Rabbi Michael) Baum, of Oak Park , Carol (Mendel) Seligson, of Oak Park, Michigan , Susan (Martin) Tobi, of Southfield, Michigan ; brother: Henry (Frieda) Faigin, of Southfield, Michigan ; sister-in-law: Ann Faigin. Beloved wife of the late, Joseph Katz and loving sister of the late, Joseph Faigin. Interment: Beth Tefilo Emanuel Cemetery. Arrangements: Hebrew Memorial Chapel.

Kaufman, Leo I. Age: 78, of Southfield, Michigan. Died January 25, 1999. Survived by daughter: Jo (Mark) Laurens, of Henderson NV ; brother: Max Kaufman, of Florida ; sisters: Betty Rynek, of West Bloomfield, Sarah Lebus of Southfield. Beloved husband of the late, Evelyn Kaufman. Interment: Hebrew Memorial Park, Pinsker Section. Arrangements: Hebrew Memorial Chapel.

Lee, Jennie Age: 80, of Toledo, Ohio. Died January 10, 1999. Survived by husband: Charles Lee ; daughter: Rosalyn (Larry) Johnston, of Gurnee, IL. Interment: Machpelah Cemetery. Arrangements: Dorfman Funeral Home.

Lesnick, Julius Age: 74, of Irvine, CA. Died January 14, 1999. Survived by wife: Joan Anna Lesnick ; sons: Michael (Mona) Lesnick , Howard (Shari) Lesnick and Bruce Lesnick, and Jimmie McCarthy ; brother: Dr. Sol (Eileen) Lesnick ; sisters: Ann (Dr. Carl) Carron , Sylvia (Dr Abe) Pearlman. Interment: Congregation Beth Abraham Hillel Moses.

Levy, Thelma Indictor Silver Age: 94 of Orchard Lake, Michigan. died January 15, 1999. Survived by daughter: Nancy (Larry) Shalit, of Orchard Lake, Michigan ; sister: Winnie Rothenberg, of Sunrise FL ; daughter-in-law: Lilly Levy ; Beloved mother of the late, Daniel Levy | Interment: Cloverhill Cemetery | Arrangements: Dorfman Funeral Home.

Magid, Honey Age: 88, formerly of Detroit. Died January 19, 1999. Retired to Florida in 1970. | Survived by children: Sharlen & David Minus, of Ann Arbor, Kolene & Michael Holland, of Bay City, Michael & Lois Magid, of Hollywood FL, Bedonna Wakeman of London, Eng , Buffy & Brian Munez, of Bodega CA | Beloved wife of the late, Leo Magid, mother of the late, Howard Magid | Interment: Hollywood.

Meer, Norma Jean Age: 72, of Bloomfield Hills. Died January 7, 1999. Survived by husband, Edward Meer, sons: Robert (Shani) Meer of Oak Park , Aharon Jeffrey (Phyllis) Meer, of West Bloomfield, Brian (Lisa) Meer, of West Bloomfield, Michigan ; sisters: Esther Moss, of West Bloomfield, Eileen (Harry) Milgrom, of West Bloomfield ; sisters & brothers-in-law: Marion & Arnold Wisper, of San Diego and Norma & Herb Handelsman, of Waterford, Michigan. | Interment: Adat Shalom Memorial Park | Arrangements: Ira Kaufman Chapel.

Moss, Marion Age: 78, of Southfield, Michigan. Died January 13, 1999. Survived by sons: Sidney (Sharon) Moss, of Bloomfield Hills, Dr Robert (Cynthia)Moss, of Agoura Hills, CA ; daughter: Linda (Eric) Lutz, of West Bloomfield ; sister: Josephine Marcus ; beloved wife of the late, Harry Mos, daughter of the late, Aaron L. and the late, Sarah Gottlieb. | Interment: Machpelah Cemetery | Arrangements: Ira Kaufman Chapel.

Pecherer, Max, formerly of Detroit. Died January 26, 1999. Retired Detroit School Teacher. | Veteran of World War II, recipient of purple heart | Survived by wife: Ruth (Groden) Pecherer.

Pollack, Esther Age: 82, of Berkley, Michigan. Died January 17, 1999. Survived by husband: Morris Pollack, of Berkley ; son: Kenneth Myron Pollack, of Southfield ; daughter: Rochelle (Robert) Baker, of Berkley ; sister: Wilma Makie, of Rochester Hills, Michigan | Beloved sister of the late, Louis Sulkin and Joseph Sulkin | Interment: Nusach Hari Cemetery | Arrangements: Dorfman Funeral Home.

Robinson, Rosalie Age: 76, of Bloomfield Hills. Died January 17, 1999. Survived by son: Jeffrey Robinson, of Scottsdale, AZ ; daughter: Deena (Steven) Greenberg, of Pennsylvania ; brothers: Larry Abramson, of San Francisco and Harvey Allen ; sister & brother-in-law: Arlene Marvin Fokol | Beloved wife of the late, Edward Robinson | Interment: Cloverhill Park Cemetery | Arrangements: Ira Kaufman Chapel.

Salinsky, Charles Age: 86, of Farmington Hills. Died January 31, 1999. | World War II disabled veteran and Shriner | Survived by wife: Gertrude Salinsky ; son: Robert (Stephanie) Salinsky of Sherman Oaks, CA | Interment: Machpelah Cemetery | Arrangements: Hebrew Memorial Chapel.

Siporin, Ruth Age: 79, of West Bloomfield. Died January 24, 1999. Survived by husband: Erwin Siporin ; sons: Michael (Carol) Siporin of Corte Madero, CA, Steven (Karen) Siporin, of Huntington Woods, Michigan , David (Maureen) Siporin, of Allison Park, PA ; sister: Mildred Shatzman, of Southfield, MI. | Interment: Beth El Memorial Park | Arrangements: Hebrew Memorial Chapel.

Turkin, Samuel Age: 80, of Southfield, Michigan. Died January 16, 1999. Survived by daugther: Donna Dzodin, of Southfield ; brother: Ben (Sylvia) Turkin, of Farmington Hills. Beloved husband of the late, Lillian Turkin and Leona Turkin. Brother of the late, Esther Soble, Goldie Liebow and Jack Turkin. | Interment: Machpelah Cemetery | Arrangements: Dorfman Funeral Home.

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