In memory of…

PEARL ASHER, died Sept. 1, 2006. Widow of Leo Asher; mother of Sanford (Nancy Day) Asher, Harvey Asher and Michael (Robin) Asher; grandmother of David (Karen) Asher, Dianne (John) Asher and Rachael Asher, Phillip Asher and Stephanie Asher. Contributions to the St. Louis Holocaust Museum and Learning Center. Berger Memorial

TRUDY BAIN died Sept. 2, 2006. Widow of Armin L. Bain; mother of Steven J. Bain, Michael S. (Shelly) Bain and the late Ricky Bain; grandmother of Michael Jr., Bridget and Brooke Bain; sister of Ann (Edward) Pores; sister-in-law of Dorie (Burt) Wilner. Contributions to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation or the American Cancer Society. Berger Memorial

RUTH BERNSTEIN died Aug. 31, 2006. Wife of Joseph Bernstein; mother of Annalee (David) Nissenholtz; grandmother of Kristi (Justin) Zimmerman, Todd (Melissa) Nissenholtz and Katy Jane Nissenholtz; great-grandmother of Jack and Riley Zimmerman and Luke Nissenholtz; sister of Eva (Herbie) Singer, the late Jack Caplin, the late Ed Caplin and the late Ellen “Buddy” (the late Victor) Padratzik. Contributions to the Life Skills Foundation. Berger Memorial

MARK CASSORLA died Aug. 28, 2006. Husband of Kate Cassorla; father of Dina, Neira and Eli Cassorla; son of Judith (the late Elie) Cassorla; brother of Jonathan (Alison) Cassorla; grandson of Lillian (the late Rabbi Morris) Cassorla and the late Anne (the late Max) Nash. Contributions to Solomon Schechter Day School, 324 South Mason Rd., St. Louis, Mo. 63141 or Jewish Community Center. Berger Memorial

CELIA CUTTLER died Sept. 14, 2006. Widow of Mac Cuttler; mother of Sanford (Marie) Cuttler and Lorraine (Richard) Franzel; sister of the late Leo (the late Fay) Urbach, the late Regina (the late Joe) Rothkirch and the late Carl (the late Charlotte) Urbach; grandmother of Renee (Jim) Allen, Denise (the late Jay) Sullivan, Carlina (Jeffrey) Slosky, Joy (Steve) Sobelman, Brent (Ellen Brown) Franzel and Sheri (Mark) Kunin; great-grandmother of Aerin Sullivan, Rachael and Eric Slosky, Stacey and Michael Sobelman, Matthew Franzel, Nick and Luke Kunin. Berger Memorial

SONYA FINKEL died Sept. 11, 2006. Widow of Benjamin S. Finkel; aunt of Steven Finkel, David Finkel, Michael (Debbie) Finkel and Susan (Peter) Dykestra. Contributions to Brith Sholom-Knesseth Israel Congregation. Rindskopf-Roth

MIRIAM FRIEDMAN, 87, of Phoenix, Ariz., died Aug. 30, 2006. Daughter of the late Nathan Bender and Abigail Ella Benter; wife of Irvin Friedman; mother of Steven (Merilyn) Friedman, Donald (Leslie) Friedman and Judith (Bruce) Raben; sister of Wilma Wishnuff; grandmother of July (Patrick) Smith, Jennifer (Jeffrey) Kirshner, Douglas (Christine) Friedman, Dana (Barry) Sandweiss, Jeffrey (Lisa) Raben, and Amy Raben. Contributions to Jewish Family and Children’s Services, 4220 N. 20th Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85015.

FRANCES BERNICE GOFFSTEIN died Aug. 29, 2006. Wife of Maurice Goffstein; mother of Mark Goffstein, Sharon (Burton) Wice and Betsy (Bruce) Levitt; grandmother of Michael and Sarah Wice, Steven and Lauren Levitt; daughter of the late Hyman and the late Yetta Kepp; sister of the late Morris (the late Lillian and Ann) Kepp; sister-in-law of the late Milton (June Chotin) Goffstein and Charlotte Micheletti. Contributions to AMC Cancer Research Center, 121 Hunter Avenue, Suite 203, St. Louis, Mo. 63124. Berger Memorial

MILDRED GOLD died Aug. 31, 2006. Sister of Faralyn (the late Sidney) Schalk, Beverly (Louis) Cohen, the late Harold Gold and the late Loretta (the late David) Rosenberg. Contributions to the Cancer Society. Berger Memorial

NORMA J. HERMAN, 79, died Sept. 14, 2006. Widow of Bennie Herman; mother of Judith Hoffman (Roger) Dyhouse and Carol Hoffman (David) Pischel III; grandmother of Joel David Dyhouse; daughter of the late Dr. Sam B. and Esther Lappeman; sister of Sam B. (Kay) Lappeman, Jr.; step-mother of Bob (Kathy) Herman and Judy Herman; step-grandmother of Daniel, Alan and Hannah Herman. Rindskopf-Roth

LESTER N. JAFFEE, 79, died Sept. 10, 2006. Widower of Annadine Krachmalnick Atlas; brother of Fay Reva Badasch; uncle of Mark (Ann) Badasch; great-uncle of Michael (Rose) Scott and Joshuah Lawrence; great-great uncle of Gerald Michael Badasch; stepfather of Laura (Howard) Schlesinger, Patti (Ed) Howe, Marilyn Fowler and Vicki (Jim) Israel; grandfather of Michael, Jaime and Jennifer Schlesinger, Gretchen Fowler, Michelle Dixon, Ashley Howe and Andrew and Jonathan Israel; great-grandfather of Alexis Dixon; brother-in-law of Lucille (the late Fred) Krachmalnick; friend of William Pohl and Otto Henschen. Contributions to the American Stroke Association, the American Cancer Society and Brith Sholom Kneseth Israel Congregation. Berger Memorial

ALFRED KAHN, died Sept. 13, 2006. Husband of Aida Kohn; father of Sima (Alan Rothblatt) Kahn, Eve (Edward) Dyson and Joseph Kahn; grandfather of Elias Rothblatt and Levi Dyson; brother of Thema (Arthur) Purdy. Berger Memorial

JACK KATZ died Sept. 10, 2006. Widower of Gertrude Katz; father of Bruce (Barbara) Katz and Stuart (Pamela) Katz; grandfather of Amy Markowitz and Todd (Jenise) Markowitz, Randal (Sara) Katz and Josh Katz; great-grandfather of Cassie Markowitz, Hailey and Trevor Markowitz and Madeline Katz; brother of the late Fannie (the late Arthur) Aber, the late Sam (the late Mollie) Katz, Bertha Mae (the late Jack) Dicker and Anitha (the late Howard) Becker. Berger Memorial

LEROY A. ‘LEE’ KANTERMAN died Aug. 19, 2006. Husband of Renee Kanterman; father of Steven, Ronald and Sheri Kanterman, Penny and Robert Terry; grandmother of Jeffrey, Jay, Ryan, Jill, Kevin and Erin; brother-in-law of Joyce and Louis Krasny. Contributions to BJC Hospice, 9890 Clayton Road, Suite 220, St. Louis, Mo. 63124. Rindskopf-Roth

ARLINE E. KELLER died Sept. 5, 2006. Wife of Sanford L. Keller; mother of Joy (Robert Davis) Keller, Jill (Warren) Rabinowitz and Jay (Kelley Schepers) Keller; grandmother of Beth and Brad Rabinowitz; sister of Fern (the late William) Ziegenbein, Bobbe (the late Sidney) Weintraub, Stanley (Flora) Schwartz and Selena (William) Bussen; sister-in-law of Hortense (Joe) Haith, Phil (Fran) Keller and Frank (Estelle) Keller. Contributions to the St. Louis Heart Association. Berger Memorial

SONYA KNEFF died Aug. 23, 2006. Wife of Carl Kneff; mother of Sydne Kneff Brown, Dennis Kneff, Robert Kneff and Judith Kneff Avolio; grandmother of Kimberly Brown, Dr. Michael Brown, Marissa Avolio and Bryan Avolio. Contributions to the American Parkinson Disease Association. Rindskopf-Roth

JESSIE WAGMAN KRAMER died Aug. 21, 2006. Widow of Dr. Elmer Wagman and Benjamin M. Kramer; mother of Helene (Carl) Sherman, Paul Wagman and Roy (Christine) Wagman; grandmother of Craig (Karen) Sherman, Ellen (Matt) Wilson, Mark, Emily, Benjamin and Jocelyn Wagman; great-grandmother of Nathan and Henry Wilson and Daniel Joseph Sherman; sister of Frank (the late Adele) Fields, Sara (the late Joseph) Goldstein and the late Rose (Abe) Pactor and Ted (Fanny) Finkelstein; sister-in-law of the late Adeline (Beryl) Kohn. Contributions to the Lights of the Jewish Special Needs Society. Rindskopf-Roth

ANDREW I. MYERS, M.D., 59, of Overland Park, Kan., died Aug. 19, 2006. Widower of Sharon Myers; son of the late William and the late Edith Myers; brother of Marshall (Sara) Myers; uncle of Christina (Ryan) Wiksell, Edward (Marla) Myers, the late Stephanie (Marc) Seleman, Anne (Trevor) Myers-Richards; great-uncle of Melanie and Carrie Seleman, Brian and Susan Myers.

JANE R. PEPPER died Sept. 4, 2006. Widow of Stanley M. Pepper; mother of Barbara (Mark) Weiner and Dr. Steven S. (Connie) Pepper; grandmother of Ilana Sophia and Zachary Joseph Weiner and Brandon Arnold; sister of the late Jerome H. Zimmerman and Stuart J. (Susie) Zimmerman; sister-in-law of Burton (Sandy) Pepper; companion of Frank Hausladen. Contributions to the Wellness Community or the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation. Berger Memorial

HELENA SCHONFELD died Aug. 31, 2006. Widow of Dr. Alexander Schonfeld; mother of Dr. Gustav (Miriam) Schonfeld, the late Alfred and the late Solomon; grandmother of Joshua, Julia and Jeremy. Berger Memorial

LOUIS SORKIN, 77, of Chicago, Ill., died August 26, 2006. Son the the late Nathan and Pearl Sorkin; husband of Jane Ranshaw; father of Nelson Curtis (Denise) and Scott (Kristin) Sorkin; brother of Jack (Florine) and Sylvia (the late Jess) Resnick; grandfather of Remy, Ariel and Micah. Contributions to the Heifer Project International, P.O. Box 8058, Little Rosk, AR 72203.

DEBORAH MARLENE STORCH died Sept. 9, 2006. Wife of Dr. Gregory Storch; mother of Rachel, Nathaniel, Emily and Thomas Storch; sister of Phyllis (George) Markus, Roberta (Dr. Michael) Gutwein, Marjorie (Alec) Fatalevich and Steven (Josie) Poore; daughter of the late Arthur Poore and the late Hattie Poore. Contributions to the Leukemia and Stem Cell Program, Division of Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine. Berger Memorial

BARBARA TUCKER died Sept. 13, 2006. Wife of Arthur L. Tucker; mother of Robert E. Tucker; grandmother of Diana and Susan Tucker; sister of June (the late Joseph) Laba. Contributions to American Lung Association, 1118 Hampton Ave., St. Louis, MO 63139 or Hospice of Naples, 1095 Whiperwill Lane, Naples FL 34105. Berger Memorial

HERMINE TRILLIN died Aug. 23, 2006. Widow of Abe Trillin; mother of Kathy Trillin and Andrea (Douglas) Bell; grandmother of Jonathon Bell. Contributions to American Diabetes Association. Rindskopf-Roth

HARRY WEINBERG died Sept. 11, 2006. Husband of Annette Weinberg; father of Ellen (Morry) Berger and Joan (Terrance) Brimer; grandfather of Dr. David Berger and Doug Berger, Dr. Alysa Brimer and Jennifer Brimer; brother of Jack (the late Lea) Weinberg. Berger Memorial