In Memory Of…

RUTH LILLIAN ENGER, died November 27, 2009. Widow of Harry Enger; mother of Sheldon (Rochelle) Enger, Joyce Weinstock (Robert Fauser) and Carol (Bruce) Canis; grandmother of Rabbi Cindy Enger of Bellingham, Wash., Marc (Jenny) Enger, Dr. Kevin (Nancy) Enger, Juli (Tim) Laramie, Vicki (Chris) Robinson, Keith (Jennifer) Gerstein, Rachel Canis and Randy (Terri) Canis; great-grandmother of 15; sister of the late Florence Oldenburg. Contributions to the Alzheimer’s Association or to the Harvey Kornblum Jewish Food Pantry. Berger Memorial

ROBERT L. LEFF, died November 26, 2009. Husband of Harriet F. Leff; father of Craig (Gillian Thornhill) Leff and Gail (Hershey) Feldstein; brother of Alan (Susan) Leff, the late Joyce (the late Sidney) Kabel and the late Lois (Raymond) Hirsch; grandfather of Adam, Jeremy and Seth Feldstein and Nathaniel Leff. Contributions to the Alzheimer’s Association, 9874 Olive Blvd., Suite 101, St. Louis, 63132 or to St. John’s Mercy Hospice, 1000 Des Peres Road, St. Louis, 63141 or to Congregation B’nai Amoona. Berger Memorial

LESTER J. NATHAN, M. D. died November 27, 2009. Husband of Bobette (Bobbi) Kaplan Nathan for 50 years; father of Mindy Nathan and Dr. Charles (Bridget) Nathan; grandfather of Spencer and Jonathon Nathan; brother of Louise Lotman of Lincoln, Neb.; son-in-law of Dorothy Kaplan and brother-in-law of Alan Kaplan; son of the late Charles and the late Sarah Nathan; brother of the late Estelle and the late Jesse; son-in-law of the late Harry Kaplan. Dr. Nathan was born in Omaha, Neb. and came to St. Louis for his internship and residency in general surgery at Jewish Hospital. Upon completion, he joined the surgical staff and clinical teaching staff at Jewish Hospital, where he practiced for 30 years. He was a WWII veteran, serving as a medic in the European Theatre. He was a much beloved husband, father, physician and friend. Dr. Nathan devoted much of his time serving the community as a physician, consultant, board member of Chai and Covenant House and was an active member of the Jewish Federation. His family is very grateful for the compassionate and supportive care of his Continuum caregivers. Contributions to Joel Perlmutter’s Parkinson’s Research at Washington University, Campus Box 8225, 660 S. Euclid, St. Louis, 63110.

BERNICE WELTMAN, died November 21, 2009. Widow of the late Louis M. Weltman; mother of Lawrence (Judy) Weltman, the late Marsha Weltman (Mick Field) and Joel (Esther) Weltman; grandmother of Andrew (Jill) Weltman, Joshua (Gayle) Weltman, Jennifer Field, Jessica (Matthew Semanoff) Weltman and Michelle Weltman; great-grandmother of Natalie Weltman and Sylvie Rose Semanoff; sister of Dorothy (the late Irv) Yusman, Lena Komm, Al (Joyce) Weltman and the late Ida (Jack) Sheinbein, Harry Komm and Robert (Harriet) Komm. Contributions to the Jewish Food Pantry, 10950 Schuetz Road, St. Louis, 63146 or to the Siteman Cancer Center, 4921 Parkview Place, St. Louis, 63110. Rindskopf-Roth