In Memory Of…

MIRIAM G. AUSTRIN, died Feb. 11, 2010. Beloved widow of Dr. Harvey R. Austrin; dear mother of Dr. Diane A. (Paul) Klein, Debra R. Austrin and Michael S. (Linda) Austrin; loving grandmother of Sarah, Benjamin, Brian, Bradley and Brandon; beloved sister of Edith G. (the late Bernard) Jaffe. Contributions to Parkinson’s Disease or a charity of the donor’s choice. Rindskopf-Roth

IRVIN BERNSTEIN, died Feb. 9, 2010. Beloved brother of Marvin (Evelyn) Bernstein, Shirley (the late Marvin) Tzinberg and Jerry (Sally) Bernstein; dear uncle and friend. Contributions to donor’s charity of choice. Berger Memorial

EMMA BEYLINA, died Feb. 8, 2010. Beloved mother of Marina (Vladimir) Levchinsky and Leo Beylin; dear grandmother of Yanina (Brian) Levchinsky-Grimmond, Stanislav Levchinsky, Vladimir Beylin and Konstantin Beylin. Berger Memorial

ETHEL COOPERMAN, died Feb. 5, 2010. Beloved widow of Morrie Cooperman; dear mother of Ben Cooperman and Gary Cooperman; dear grandmother of Jason Scott Cooperman; dear sister of the late Milton (the late Sydell) Schultz, the late Carl (the late Edith) Schultz and the late Gertrude (the late Dr. Andrew) Rotche; dear aunt, cousin and friend. Contributions to charity of donor’s choice. Berger Memorial

LYDIA ATTOUN ERKER, died Feb. 7, 2010 at the age of 68. She was born and raised in La Goulette, Tunisia, by her late parents Raphael and Jeanne Attoun. She lived in Paris, France, and as a teen moved to St. Louis, where she met and later married Raymond Erker. Dear mother of Scott Erker and the late (Debbie) Erker, Angela Erker Smith, and Jessica Erker; grandmothother of Samson, Nathan, Jonathan, Max and Noah; sister of Frank and (Christine) Attoun, Gerard (Marti) Attoun, Jocelyne (Shimoan) Elbaz, Fabian (Francine) Attoun, and Gloria Attoun Bauermeister (Michael Bauermeister). She spent 34 years in Maitland, Fla. and was a longtime member of the Congregation of Liberal Judaism. Lydia was loved by her family and friends living around the world and was a great support to them all. She loved life unconditionally and her love, warmth and memory will forever live in our hearts. Contributions to the American Heart Association, or Nusach Hari B’nai Zion Congregation.

RUTH S. GREENBERG, died Feb. 11, 2010. Beloved wife of Irwin Greenberg; dear mother of Martin (LaNell), Robert (Kellie) and Suzanne Greenberg; loving grandmother of Sarah, Bryan, Katherine and Rachel Greenberg; beloved sister of Cynthia Gitlitz; our dear aunt, cousin and friend. Contributions to the Humane Society of St. Louis or to Parkinson’s Foundation. Rindskopf-Roth

ELAINE M. HARRIS, died Feb. 12, 2010. Beloved wife of Irving J. Harris; dear mother of Jodi B. Leise and Brett L. Harris of Jacksonville, Fla.; loving grandmother of Elissa Leise, Austin Sher, Clayton and Bailey Harris; dear sister of Fran (Ronnie) Kunitz and Gale (Sherman) Sklar; beloved sister-in-law of Wilbur (Skip) Harris; beloved former mother-in-law of Jailynn Schull; dear aunt, great-aunt, cousin and friend to many. Contributions to the Harvey Kornblum Jewish Food Pantry or the St. Louis Breast Cancer Coalition, PO Box 411095, St. Louis, 63141. Rindskopf-Roth

HELEN HERRMANN, died Feb. 10, 2010. Beloved widow of Willy Herrmann; dear cousin, aunt and friend. Contributions to charity of donor’s choice. Berger Memorial

NORMAN S. KARTY, died Jan. 11, 2010. Beloved husband for 53 years of Rochelle Broddon Karty; dear father of Judy Linda (Keith) Kaplan and Michael H. (Judith M.) Karty; loving grandfather of Taylor Mary and Jacob Alexander Karty; dear brother of Daniel (the late Frances) Karty and Jack (Carol) Karty; beloved brother-in-law of Alan (Suzie) Broddon, Linda Dwork, Maria and the late Norman Broddon; dear uncle cousin and friend. Contributions to the JCC Adult Day Services, 6 Millstone Campus Drive, Suite 3000, St. Louis, Mo. 63146. Rindskopf-Roth

MELVIN KOLKER, died Feb. 7, 2010 at the age of 86. Widower of the late Diane Drucker Kolker; loving father of Elise (Rob) Sandiford, Gary (Betsy Marks) Kolker and Robert Kolker; proud grandfather of Kira and Devon Sandiford; dear brother of Ruth Brown and J.Bernard (Dora) Kolker; cousin, uncle and caring friend to all who knew him; Veteran and POW in WWII; Coach to many young athletes from the Olivette Athletic Association, where he served many years as commissioner and coach. Contributions to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society or the charity of donor’s choice. Funeral services held in Scottsdale, Ariz. and a memorial honoring Mel to be held in St. Louis in July.

SARA LEBENBERG, nee Goldman, died Monday, Feb. 8, 2010. Beloved widow of Wolf Lebenberg; dear daughter of the late Rivka and Mordechai Goldman; beloved mother of Rivka (Harry) Spring, Anna (Fred) Dorin and Mordechai Lebenberg; loving grandmother of Neevon (Sheryl), Aitan (Jennifer) and Lior Spring, Michelle and Paul Dorin; beloved great-grandmother of three; dear sister of the late Bluma (Yudel) London, Abraham Goldman, Shirley (Sol) Denlow and Pearl Goldman; our dear aunt, cousin and friend. Mrs. Lebenberg was a Polish born Holocaust survivor whose courage and determination was a testament to faith and love of family. She died peacefully of natural causes, surrounded by her loving family. Sara was born in Sarnaki, Poland, where she grew up until the Nazis invaded in 1939. Sara and Wolf emigrated to Israel and then to St. Louis, where they raised their family in University City. Customers of the former Petrovsky’s Bakery in University City, where she worked, remembered her smile, Yiddish accent and her always slipping each child a cookie. She was an active member of Bais Abraham Congregation. Contributions to the American Friends of Magen David or to Bais Abraham Congregation. Rindskopf-Roth

LOUISE F. PEARLSTEIN, died Feb. 8, 2010. Beloved wife of Albert L. Pearlstein; dear mother of Richard Pearlstein, Lynn (Mark) Zwern of Austin, Texas and Robert (Eddy) Pearlstein; dear grandmother of Jennifer and David Pearlstein, Benjamin, Zachary and Claire Levinson, Christopher, Brian and Lauren Zwern; beloved daughter of the late Harold and the late Jennie Franzel; our dear sister-in-law, aunt, cousin and friend. Contributions to the charity of donor’s choice. Berger Memorial

BARRETT L. SCALLET, PH.D., died Feb. 5, 2010. Beloved husband of Norma Cohen Scallet; dear father of Leslie (Maury) Lieberman of Washington, D.C., Patricia A. Scallet and the late Andrew C. (Madelon) Scallet; dear brother of Edward (Rosalie) Scallet, the late Joseph Scallet and Violet Scallet; grandfather of Rebekah, Mitchell and Dori Scallet; dear brother-in-law of Milton Cohen and Robert (Naomi) Cohen; dear uncle, great uncle, cousin and friend. Contributions to the Engineering Scholarship Fund, Washington University, Campus Box 1202, One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, 63130 or the charity of donor’s choice. Berger Memorial

ROBERTA MILLICENT “MILLIE ” WOLFF, died Feb. 12, 2010 at the age of 93. Beloved mother of Mack Bender (Betty Sue) Shaw of West Palm Beach, Fla., Henry Stephen (Sharon) Shaw and Alvin A. (June) Wolff, Jr.; dear grandmother of Hillary (John Hyman) Shaw and Theodore Bender Shaw, Jennifer Rachel Wolff, Alexander A. Wolff and Abigail Margaux Wolff; dear sister of the late Robert (the late Irma) Bender; our dear cousin and friend. Mrs. Wolff was an active member of the Missouri Press Women and a frequent contributor to St. Louis and Palm Beach newspapers. Contributions to the Missouri Botanical Garden Tribute Fund, P.O. Box 299, St. Louis, 63166-0299. Berger Memorial

SIDNEY WOLFF, died Feb. 11, 2010. Beloved widower of Dorothy Wolff; dear father of Deanna (the late Farrell) Aron and Linda Wolff; dear brother of Helen (the late Jim) Novack and Ethel (the late Sam) Cohen; dear grandfather of Ethan Aron and Les Aron; dear uncle, great-uncle, cousin and friend. Contributions to the charity of donor’s choice. Berger Memorial