David N. Krem

David N. Krem, October 15, 2016.

Born March 19, 1920. Beloved husband of the late Bebe (nee Wool) Krem for 74 years. Dear father of Neal (Charleen) Krem and the late Barry Z. (Christine) Krem. Loving grandfather, great-grandfather, and uncle. Beloved brother and brother-in-law of the late Sam (Ida) Krem and the late Nathan (Anita) Krem. Our dear cousin and friend.

He was born in St. Louis, where he attended Ben Blewett High School and Saint Louis University. He was a U.S. Army Veteran and co-founder of Reliable Finishing Company. His great passion was the teaching of Judaism, and he was active in the National Federation of Temple Brotherhoods—Jewish Chautauqua Society in the late 1970s, becoming President in 1980, promoting Jewish education and interfaith activities. He also served locally as the President of B’nai El Congregation in the 1980s.

Funeral service Thursday, October 20, 11:00 a.m. at Temple Israel, #1 Rabbi Alvan D. Rubin Dr., (Ladue and Spoede Roads) with interment to follow at United Hebrew Cemetery, 7855 Canton Ave. Visitation for Mr. Krem 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Temple Israel. Contributions in his memory may be made to Hadassah Medical Center, Donors Department, P.O.B. 12000, Jerusalem 91120, Israel. Rindskopf Roth