Vera Lubotsky, 92, died Wednesday, July 23rd at the Lasata Care Center in Cedarburg, WI after a lengthy decline with Alzheimer’s disease.
Vera was born May 15, 1922 and lived her full life in Milwaukee WI. She was one of four children, raised by her parents, Harry and Celia Kurzon and was the last surviving family member of beloved brothers, Alvin (surviving sister-in-law, June) and Lester (late sister-in-law Pearl) and identical twin sister, Betty Heyman- Lefco. Vera was the devoted wife to Jack (z”l June 1997) and beloved mother of Jim (z”l October 1973), identical twin of surviving son Tom.
Vera attended Washington High School and shortly thereafter met her beloved husband, Jack Lubotsky and married in 1941. Her commitment and love to family, loyalty to work and love of ballroom dancing were among the fondest memories. Vera was a long standing member of Beth El Ner Tamid Synagogue.
Vera is survived by her daughter Carol Temkin, son-in-law, Rick and grandchildren, Daniel and Jessica; daughter, Susan Greenman and granddaughter, Julie Ziessman, husband Scot and great-grandchildren, Emily and Zoe, grandson Jonathan Granof and wife Cristina, and granddaughter, Samantha Tripp; daughter Barbara Effron, son-in-law Andy and grandchildren, Robin and Michael, fiancée Alayna; son Tom, daughter-in-law, Debbie, and grandchildren, Jianna, Jake, and Joey. Vera is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and their families.
Graveside services will be held on Friday, July 25th at 12:00 PM at Mound Zion Cemetery, located at 14510 West North Avenue, Brookfield.
Following services, the family will be holding Shiva at The Porticos of Fox Point Apartments, located at 500 West Bradley Road, Fox Point, WI, beginning at 2:30 P.M.
In honor of Vera’s memory, donations can be sent to the James Lubotsky Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Nicolet High School, 6701 North Jean Nicolet Road, Glendale, WI, 53217.
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