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Ann Rae Raskin

(Nee Starr) Passed away on July 8, 2019 at the age of 92.

Preceded in death by her beloved husband, Bernard Raskin. Loving mother of Mari-Claire (William) Zimmerman and Paula (James) Lukas. Cherished grandmother of Tzvia Heifetz, Talia (Adam) Hellman, Ilan (Leora) Heifetz and Jeremiah Lukas. Dear great-grandmother of Shira and Eliezer Krivitzky; Noam, Yonatan “Yoni” and Libby Hellman; Molly, Rutie, Avigail, Nili and Amichai Heifetz. Preceded in death by her sister, Carolyn (the late Joseph) Becker. Also survived by her cat, Ebony, and many other loving relatives and dear friends.

Ann taught high school and junior high school level math and science for many years. She graduated from Milwaukee State Teachers College where she was “Honor 10” of her graduating class as well as in the National Honor Society. Ann was active for many years in the Milwaukee Teachers Education Association, serving in many offices, including Vice-President. She gave freely of her time, volunteering as a tutor in Milwaukee Public Schools, at the Milwaukee Jewish Food Pantry, and Hadassah, where she was president of her chapter.

Graveside funeral service, Tuesday, July 9th at 1:00 PM at Spring Hill Cemetery, 166 South Hawley Court, Milwaukee.

Memorial donations made to Humane Society of Wisconsin, Temple Menorah or Jewish Community Food Pantry appreciated.

Goodman-Bensman Whitefish Bay Funeral Home
4750 North Santa Monica Boulevard (414) 964-3111

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  1. Ann Stokman 07/10/2019 4:26 am

    Sorry to hear of the loss

  2. Sally Cohen-Allie 07/11/2019 9:20 am

    Mari-Claire and Paula,

    Our deepest condolences on the loss of your mom. I’m sorry the years have slipped by and we’ve lost touch.

    May her memory be a blessing.

    Sally Cohen-Allie
    Shirley Cohen

  3. Karen Sherman 07/14/2019 7:35 am

    Hadassah held a special place in your Mom , Grandma, Great Grandma’s heart. May you and others whose lives she touched continue her good work and generosity. She was a tireless devotee.


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