Week of Aug. 13, 2008


Jerry and Betty Berg recently celebrated their 57th wedding anniversary. They met at Harold’s Market and it was love at first sight. They eloped shortly after when Jerry joined the army and have enjoyed many wonderful years of marriage. Celebrating with them were their children, Mark (Chris), Rick (Susie), Bob (Sherri), Greg (Tracy) and Keith (Tara). Their 13 grandchildren were also there for the celebration.

New Mt. Sinai Cemetery advertisement


Bill and Elenore Collinger celebrated their 60th anniversary. They met at confirmation class at Shaare Emeth and have been together ever since. The family gathered for a week in Wisconsin, including their children Lainie Neiman of St. Louis, Tom Collinger and Judy Markey of Chicago and Nancy and Marty Zitlin of Chicago. Their grandchildren included Zachary Collinger of New York, Kate Collinger of Evanston, Emily Neiman of Red Bank, N.J., Andy Neiman of St. Louis, David Neiman of New York and Amanda and Matthew Zitlin of Chicago. They celebrated with a family reunion at a very special vacation home at Lake Delavan, Wis.


Floyd and Anne Cohn will soon celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary.

They were married in Chicago on Aug. 15, 1943 while Floyd was on furlough. After the war, they settled in St. Louis, his hometown.

The Cohns will be celebrating with family, children and grandchildren. They are members of Traditional Congregation and currently reside at The Hallmark in Creve Coeur.

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