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Gennady “Gene” Levshetz

Passed away tragically on February 26th, 2020 at the age of 61. Beloved husband of Alina Levshetz (nee Goldina). Cherished father of Tanya (Steve) Paler and Becca Levshetz. Proud grandfather of Hannah Paler and Benny Paler. Dear brother of Anna (Moysey) Tsypkin. Further survived by other dear relatives and friends.

Gene will be remembered as the best husband, dad, and dede. He was a kind, caring, and giving person who always put his family’s needs before his own.

Funeral service, Sunday, March 1st at 1:00 PM at Congregation Shalom, 7630 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Fox Point. Interment to follow at Mound Zion Cemetery, 14510 W. North Ave., Brookfield. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to National MS Society, Congregation Shalom or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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

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  1. Sharon Riegie Maynard 02/27/2020 8:44 pm

    I am so sorry for what drew your loved one to this situation. May your heart and soul be lifted and held in the love you shared.

  2. Kathleen Stokes 02/27/2020 9:30 pm

    Alina–and family. I am beyond words at your loss. I can call up in an instant Gene’s smile — it would light up his whole being. A 100 watt smile. I am horrified for the senseless and tragic loss of life. You will be always in my prayers. My sincerest condolences.

  3. Mary Iken 02/27/2020 11:53 pm

    Dear Tanya and Family,
    So shocked and saddened by the loss of your dad. May you and your family find comfort in each other and be watched over by God in the coming days.
    Mary Iken

  4. Randy Chenoweth 02/28/2020 9:41 am

    To the Family of Gene
    I worked with Gene in the Powerhouse. The tragic events we all experienced that day will never be forgotten and neither will the memory of Gene. I am glad I was able to meet and work with him. We talked a lot about our travels and I will miss those conversations. Mine and my wife Cindy’s thoughts and prayers are with you as you mourn. Our hearts go out to you during this difficult time.

  5. Valynn Williamson 02/28/2020 10:27 am

    I am from Jackson , Ms and her about this awful event! I send my Condolences you you and your family! I use to live in Santa MonicaCa as a child! I only wish you peace at this time!

  6. Robyn and Donald Pilarczyk 02/28/2020 6:03 pm

    Dearest Tanya and Family – We are so sorry for your tragic and senseless loss. May G-d comfort you and your family during this very difficult time, and know that you and your family are in our prayers.

  7. Laeh Bensman McHenry 02/29/2020 8:13 am

    There are no words but to say you all are I’m my prayers and thought. Gene is of a blessed memory- never to be out our hearts!

  8. Suzanne 02/29/2020 9:48 am

    Gene was my daughter’s friend Becca’s dad. I only met him a few times, but was struck by the strong family bond that the Levshetz shared. Thoughts and prayers are with the family.
    Gone but not forgotten, forever in your hearts.

  9. Suzy Ettinger 02/29/2020 12:43 pm

    My deepest sympathy to you on the tragic loss of your husband,father and grandfather.
    Sincerely, Suzy Ettinger

  10. Anonymous 02/29/2020 10:13 pm

    Anna, Our deepest sympathy due tragic lost your brother, our friend former neighbor. He will never forgotten. The Kustanovich, Ruskin, Smolgovsky Family’s. Belarus – Israel – USA.

  11. Mary Jane Sadowski 03/02/2020 10:31 am

    I am so sorry to hear of the loss of such a wonderful, much needed man. Gene’s death was a tragedy never to be forgotten. May you find peace at this time of unimaginable tragedy. Again so sorry for your loss. May God give you peace. Thinking of your family.

  12. Tina bailey 03/04/2020 1:35 pm

    I am so sorry to hear about your dad. When I heard his name I remembered you. Although We have not seen eachother in a long time please accept my condolences.
    Prayers for your family.
    Tina (Tarantino) Bailey (from school)

  13. Danelle O'Neill 03/05/2020 10:04 am

    On behalf of the National MS Society – Wisconsin Chapter board and staff, I want to express my deepest condolences. We will keep all of you in our thoughts and prayers. I hope the rich memories bring you some comfort in the days, weeks and months ahead.

  14. Anonymous 03/18/2020 5:40 am

    Alina, I don’t have appropriated words to tell you how sorry I am. I can’t imagine what you’re going through. You and yours are in my thoughts and prayers. Pat S.


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