Milwaukee – Steven O’Connor, 51, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday August 28th. Loving husband, father, son, brother, and friend. He was born December 6, 1967 in Green Bay, WI to Lawrence and Patsy O’Connor. He attended Southwest High School and graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. Steve stayed in Milwaukee after college, started a business and resided in Whitefish Bay. He married Aimee Speed on November 24, 2007. Steve, an entrepreneur, built a local landscaping business and enjoyed his many customers and co-workers.
Passed away August 25, 2019 at the age of 70. Preceded in death by her parents, Eugene and Shirley (nee Kushner). Dear partner for 40 years of the late Claude Vander Veen. Loving sister of Stephanie Schaffer and Leslie Schaffer. Further survived by other dear relatives and friends.
Passed away in Florida on August 25th, 2019 at the age of 86. Beloved wife of the late Gerald S. Watton. Loving mother of Samuel (Kim), Michael (Debra) and the late Mark Watton. Proud grandmother of Jerry (Alyssa), Alex, Alyse, Elaine, Melissa, Jacob and Erin Watton and great-grandmother of Rylan and Sophia. Further survived by other dear relatives and friends.
Passed away August 15, 2019 at the age of 70. Born on May 31, 1949 in Chicago, IL, he spent his formative years growing up in South Haven, MI splitting time between his parents’ house in the city and moving to their resort in the country each summer. After 16 years of small town living, the family relocated to Chicago where Sam attended Austin High School. He dropped out after three years, obtained his GED, and joined the Navy, serving most of his time in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. During his stint in the Navy, he married his high school sweetheart, Linda Sue Roedersheimer, in Halifax, NC in 1968. Sam also enlisted in the Army in 1975, but was discharged due to a medical disability.
Passed away August 12th, 2019 at the age of 61. Beloved husband of Valerie Rosenberg (nee Berg). Cherished father of Stephanie Rosenberg and Michael (Nikki) Rosenberg. Loving “Beepa” of Harper and Isabella Rosenberg. Dear son of Ruth Rosenberg (nee Goodmann) and the late Stanley Rosenberg. Fond brother of Sheryl Kruckenberg, Eugene Rosenberg and Sandy (Kapil) Dass. Further survived by other loving relatives and many dear friends.
Passed away in Naples, Florida on August 9, 2019 at the age of 79. Beloved husband of Carolyn Greenberg (nee Budner). Cherished father of Joel (Lori) Greenberg, Stacey (Rowdy) Messinger and Suzette (Richard) Fabian. Loving grandfather of Megan, Lindsay, Hannah and Matthew Greenberg; David, Amanda and Melissa Messinger; Rebecca and Ashley Fabian. Dear brother of the late Betty (Gene) Paykel and the late Marsha (the late Harold) Fisher. Further survived by other loving relatives and dear friends.
Passed peacefully at the age of 82 on Friday, August 9th, 2019. Preceded in death by his loving parents, Sarah (nee Brodsky) and Arthur Zitron. Dear brother of Michelle (Gerald) Bodner. Devoted father of Anne (the late David) Casey, Jennifer Suomi, Alison Zitron and Barnett (Lindsey Todres) Zitron. Proud grandfather of Sam (Nicole) Casey, Clara Casey, Olivia Suomi, Arthur Leo Zitron and great-grandfather of Teddy Casey. Loving former husband of Sharon (Ted) Pincus and Amy Zitron. He is also survived by three loving nephews, Bill (Barbara) Bodner, Daniel (Robin Haueter) Bodner and Jon (Lisa) Bodner.
Passed away July 30th, 2019 at the age of 74. Beloved husband of the late Randee La Pidus (nee Sadowsky). Loving father of Steven D. La Pidus. Dear brother of Julie (Avi) Nof and fond brother-in-law of Julie (Michael) Shlensky and Michael (Jane) Sadowsky. Dear uncle of Sharon (Derek) Bastin and Melissa (Pinny) Bulman, Jonathan and Daniel Sadowsky, Jason (Sarah) and David (Chelsea) Shlensky. Further survived by other loving relatives and dear friends.
Rose Daitsman, a pioneering educator and human rights activist, passed away last week in Milwaukee. Described as a “force of nature,” Ms. Daitsman’s indefatigable energy and strong sense of justice and equity led her to advocate for, and create, social change in an array of fields throughout her long and accomplished life.
Passed away July 24th at the age of 91. Preceded in death by his brothers, Gerald and Leo Shinken. Survived by cousins, Benjamin (Ellen) Mandelman, Neil (Jane) Mandelman and Steven (Harriet) Mandelman. Further survived by other relatives and friends.
(Nee Herzoff) Passed away July 23rd, 2019 at the age of 100. Preceded in death by her beloved husband, the late James M. Pasch. Loving mother of Carol (James) Ross of Bayside, Steven (the late Joan) Pasch of Las Vegas and Dr. Allan (Sandy) Pasch of Shorewood. Cherished grandmother of Michael (Kirsten Fruit) Ross, David (Jessica) Ross, Dr. Lauren (Fred Cannon) Pasch, Whitney Pasch and Jimmy Pasch. Dear great-grandmother of Ethan and Elliot Fruit-Ross. Further survived by loving nieces and nephews.