(Nee Frost) Passed away December 10, 2018 at the age of 88. Beloved wife of Alfred Fiel and the late Lowell Willens. Loving mother of Caryn (Bob Nicholson) Willens, the late Jann Willens and Aimee (Dennis) Kahn. Proud grandmother of Mitchell (Laura) Sadowsky, Ronna (Rickey) Ruffin, Marla (Matthew) Sutton, Joshua (Eleanor) Kahn, Daniel (Eleanor Shterenfeld) Kahn, Matthew (Marie) Franzowiak and Paul Franzowiak and great-grandmother to her wonderful “little ones”: Naomi, Garin, Audrey, Levi, Lizzy, Elliot, Michael and Cole. Dear sister of Ruth (Sanford) Mintz and the late Helen Gutmann. Fond stepmother to Rich (Nancy) Gilfor, Larry and Lisa Fiel. Further survived by many loving nieces, nephews and dear friends.
Passed away December 10th, 2018 at the age of 89. Beloved husband of the late Harriet N. Marks (nee Kaiser). Loving father of Melanie (Marcus) Bandos and Charles (Ruth) Marks. Cherished grandfather of Gerad (Deborah) Bandos, Alana Bandos, Alex Marks and Kaelyn Marks. Dear great-grandfather of Rachell and Reuven Bandos. Further survived by other loving relatives and dear friends.
(Nee Berger) Passed away December 7th, 2018 at the age of 88. Beloved wife of the late Eugene Tarachow. Devoted mother of Ellen (Lawrence) Rowen and the late Steven Tarachow. Cherished grandmother of Mitchell and Alicia Rowen. Fond sister of Ida Pumpian. Dorothy will also be dearly missed by her nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Passed away December 4th, 2018 at the age of 65. Beloved wife of Bill Casey. Loving mother of Billy (Eve), Sarah and David (fiancee Brigid Cox) Casey. Proud grandmother of Harper and Will Casey. Cherished daughter of Beverly and the late Sam Levin. Dear sister of Bob (Lisa) and Cliff (Patti) Levin and sister-in-law of Kate (Max Minkus) and Nigel (Leslie) Casey. Further survived by wonderful nieces, nephews, cousins and friends whose outpouring of affection, generosity, acts of kindness and support, particularly over these past months, has been so dearly appreciated by Ilyse, Bill and their children.
Passed away November 30th, 2018, at the age of 88. Beloved husband of Mariya Zelikman. Cherished father of Tatyana (Felix) Belken and Alexander (Yuliya) Letser. Proud grandfather of Lena (Mike) Bund, Sveta (Ryan) Nolan, Sergie (Nikke) Letser, Nicholas Lester and Anastasia Lester and great-grandfather of Miya, Sydney and Jack Bund and Talia and George Nolan.
Passed away on November 29th, 2018 at the age of 99. Beloved father of Zinaida Lakshtanov and grandfather of Leonid Lakshtanov. Further survived by other relatives and friends. Graveside service, Monday, December 3rd at 11:00 AM at Mound Zion Cemetery, 14510 W. North Avenue, Brookfield, WI. Memorial contributions to the charity of your choice appreciated.
(Nee Sweet) Of Milwaukee, WI. Passed away on November 29th, 2018 at the age of 97. Beloved mother of Stephanie Ayache and the late Douglas Goldman. Proud grandmother of Yeshaya, Faigy, Nechama Dina, Yosef Yitzchok, Chaya Mushka, Menachem Yisroel Yosef, Rochel Leah Sara, Yehudit Bat Sheva Chasida, and Elli. Preceded in death by her brothers, Irving (the late Marion), Eugene (the late Lee) and Morris (Elaine) Sweet. Further survived by 9 great-grandchildren, other loving nieces, nephews and dear friends.
Passed away on Nov. 28, 2018 at the age of 80. He is survived by his wife, Audrey (nee Kracower); children, Deborah (Marc) Zionts, Robert (Jill) Bernstein, Stephanie (Alan) Wagner and Adam Bernstein; grandchildren, Arielle, Sabrina, Jacob and Zachary Zionts; Ben, Sophie and Emma Bernstein; Julia and Laura Wagner; and Matthew and Jordan Levy; siblings, Carol (Sheldon) Glusman, Nat (Peggy) Bernstein and Steve (Sharon) Bernstein; and brother-in-law, Allen (Caryn) Kracower. Preceded in death by his parents, Florence (nee Hack) and Julius Bernstein.
On Thursday, November 22nd, 2018, Nathaniel “Nate” Zelazo, loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, passed away at the age of 100. As a young immigrant from Poland, Nate quickly became a studious and successful engineer. In addition to his many academic accolades and achievements, Nate’s professional career was just as illustrious. From working with the US Navy developing a secret radar technology during WWII years, to rising to the executive level of defense companies, it wasn’t until 1959 when Nate co-founded Astronautics Corporation of America with his sister, the late Norma Paige. The company, which now employs over 1,200 people worldwide, became his true passion. He had been the recipient of the Billy Mitchell Memorial Awards, honors from the U.S. Air Force, Department of Defense, WI Department of Development, National Conference of Christians and Jews, and WI Business Hall of Fame for Junior Achievements, just to name a few. He also was granted honorary degrees from Marquette, UWM and MSOE..
Passed away November 19th, 2018 at the age of 87. Beloved brother of Garriy Sverdlik and the late Basya (the late Alexander Rudnitsky) Rudnitskaya. Dear uncle of Rada (Arthur Lyakhovetsky) Uspensky and Stan Rudnitsky. Further survived by other relatives and friends. Private burial was held at Beth Hamedrosh Hagodel Cemetery, Milwaukee, WI. Memorial contributions made to the charity of your choice appreciated.
(Nee Engel) Passed away Nov. 17, 2018, at the age of 90. Beloved wife of the late Dr. Leo “Stock” Stockland for 55 loving years. Loving mother of Wendy (Michael) Foster of IL and Dr. Andrew Stockland of FL. Also survived by daughter, Gayle (Dennis) Fixler of MD. Proud grandmother of treasured grandchildren: Ryan, Kimberly and Zachary Foster and Jordan and Hayley Fixler. Dear aunt of Thomas, Mark and Jeffrey Haebig, and of Jonathan (Faydra), Dawn and Robyn Engel.
Passed away on November 14th, 2018 at the age of 83. Dear companion and best friend of Bonnie Erickson. Beloved father of Richard (Amy) and Robert Ruvin. Proud grandfather of Maddie, Nathan, Jack, Joshua, Joey and Elle Ruvin. Also survived by dear half-brother, Michael Renner; other relatives and friends.