In Memory Of…

MELVIN S. BARAD, died Feb. 24, 2010 at age 91. Mr. Barad was born in the Bronx, N.Y. and his family moved to St. Louis in 1937, where he graduated from Soldan High School the same year. He graduated from Washington University with a BSBA degree in 1941. Assigned to the Army Air Corp, he was selected for Air Force Officer Candidate School and was commissioned 1st Lt. in August, 1942. In December of that year, he landed in North Africa as part of the 15th Air Force during the African Campaign and moved on with the 15th to Italy. He served overseas for 3 years, achieving the rank of Major, and was awarded the Bronze Star for meritorious service. He earned seven campaign battle stars. After the war, with his father, Albert Barad, and brother Leonard, he started Barad Lingerie Co. They were in business for 45 years, specializing in sleep and loungewear. They were known for their innovative styling and junior lines, and for many firsts, such as the much copied babydoll nightgown featured in national fashion spreads and the shift named “the Binki,” which made the cover of Life Magazine. Mr. Barad served as president of the St. Louis Garment Manufacturers Association and was president of the AAMA Lingerie Council. A dedicated golfer, he served on the board of the American Seniors Golf Association and International Seniors Golf Association. Husband of Susan Funk for more than 67 years; father of Edward (Marlin Polaski) of Denver, Huntley (Tirzah Mutrow) of San Francisco, and Thomas (Jill Elikann) of Los Angeles; grandfather of six and great-grandfather of three. Contributions to Congregation B’nai Amoona, 324 South Mason Road in Creve Coeur. Berger Memorial

TED HOROWITZ, died Feb. 23, 2010. Beloved widower of Bert Horowitz and Joan Ballinger Horowitz; dear father of Jaclyn (Jerry) Schwalm and Ted B. (Julia) Horowitz; dear step-father of Peggy Magidson, Marilyn Cordovi, Judy (Angela Riggins) Magidson and Patty (Michael Volk) Magid-Volk; dear grandfather of Jason (Wasana) Newman, Sarah Cordovi, Becky (David) Means, Jacob (Betsy) Horowitz, Samuel Horowitz, Hannah Horowitz, David Horowitz, Maya Volk and Tal Volk; dear great-grandfather of Justin Newman and Phoebe Horowitz; dear uncle, great uncle, cousin and friend. Contributions to Wyman Center, 600 Kiwanis Drive, Eureka, Mo. 63025 or visit Berger Memorial

CELIA LANDER, of Alexandria, Va. died Feb. 25, 2010. Beloved mother of Marilyn Lander, Rozanne Black and Janice and Elliott (Grace) Lander; dear sister of Albert (Betty) and Max (the late Carol) Rosenberg; loving grandmother Wesley (Susan) and Kevin Black; cherished great-grandmother of Garrison Black. Contributions to a charity of the donor’s choice. Torchinsky Hebrew Funeral Home (Washington D.C.)

HARVEY LEVY, age 80, peacefully passed away at his home, surrounded by family, Feb. 21, 2010. Beloved husband for 60 years of Betty (Sherberg) Levy; dearest father of Barbara (Rick) Hrach, Stanford (Rebecca) Levy; and Fran (Mark) Karp; dear grandfather of Chad (Amy Marshall) Levy, Chris Hrach and Lynn Essig, Kari Hrach and Denny Shea, Jonathan Levy, Jeremy Karp, Jacob Lucas and Amanda Brazier; great-grandfather of Pasha Rose Levy and Devlin Marshall Levy; dear brother and brother-in-law of Marvin (Alice) Levy; Sandra (Gerald) Wool, the late Bernadine and Al Zimbalist, the late Lillian and Martin Stein and Lorraine (Zelig) Rothman; our dear uncle, cousin and friend to many. As giving as he was in life, Harvey wanted to donate his body to Washington University School of Medicine. Contributions to a charity of the donor’s choice.

MARGARET K. MACKLE, died Monday, Feb. 22, 2010. Beloved widow of Vincent Mackle; dear daughter of the late George and Helen Klein; dear friend of Sara, David, Cleo and Marc Cohen. Maggie was a philanthropist, patron of the arts, well-traveled and enjoyed living life to the fullest. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. Contributions to Campbell House Museum, 1508 Locust Street, St. Louis, Mo. 63103. Kriegshauser West Mortuary

MURIEL G. MADDEN, died Feb. 26, 2010. Beloved wife of Dr. Jerome Madden; dear mother of Andrea (Laurence Needleman) Madden, Elizabeth (Robert Richter) Madden, Janet (Zevi) Safranovitz, Cathy (David) Chaladoff and James (Anne) Madden; dear sister of the late Sybil Goldfarb and Alvin “Buddy” Goldenson; dear grandmother of Aaron, Claire, Emma, Nicholas and Jacob; beloved friend to many. Contributions to Save the Children, #54 Wilton Road, Westport, Conn. 06880 or Berger Memorial

LOUISA M. PASS, died Feb. 22, 2010. Beloved widow of Joseph Pass; dear mother of Barry (Linda) and Stephen Pass; dear grandmother of Greg (Lori Caesar) Pass and Kevin (Elizabeth) Pass, Colin Pass and Corinne (Casey) Craig; dear great-grandmother of Isabelle and Violet Pass; dear sister of Joan (Robert) Ross; our dear sister-in-law, aunt and cousin. Mrs. Pass was a member of the Daughters of the British Empire. Contributions to a charity of the donor’s choice. Berger Memorial

ADELE SPITZER ROMAN, died Feb. 24, 2010 at age 90. Beloved widow of Melvin F. Roman. Dear mother of Richard A. (Beth) Roman, Robert B. Roman of Costa Rica and Reuben C. (Birgit) Roman of Bergen, Norway; beloved sister of Sanford (Gloria) Spitzer, Dana Roman, Betty and the late Norman Spitzer. Special friend of and cared for by Joy Bufford; our dear grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt, cousin and friend. Contributions to the Rabbi Lipnick Fund for Conservative Judaism c/o Congregation B’nai Amoona, Hadassah or to a charity of the donor’s choice. Rindskopf-Roth

FLORENCE SPARKS SILVERSTONE, died Feb. 22, 2010. Beloved widow of Harold Silverstone and Joseph Sparks; dear mother of Larry (Sara) Sparks, Peter (Paula) Sparks, Phylis and the late Roger Sparks; loving grandmother of Laura Sparks, Jeffrey Sparks, Joey Sparks, Julie (Ron) Gibbs and Amy (Adam) Herman; dear great-grandmother of Natalie and Matthew Gibbs, Amanda, Ashley and Allison Herman; beloved sister of Violet (the late Harry) Solomon, Audrey (the late Jessie) Berns, Norma (Jerry) Neff and the late Bess (Harry) Rosenbloom, Merle (Milton) Golstein and Sidney Kramer; our dear aunt, cousin and friend. Rindskopf-Roth

SAMANTHA DANIELLE SMYLY, died Feb. 25, 2010. Beloved daughter of William and Darla Smyly; dear sister of MaryAnne Smyly; loving granddaughter of Elaine and the late Gilbert Shampaine and Betty Smyly; dear niece of Dr. Guy (Kathy) Shampaine, Denise (David) Shcolnik, Dr. Eric Shampaine and Dianne Brady; beloved cousin of Dawn (Brian) Farber, Adam Shampaine, Danny (Carrie) Shcolnik, Ryan (Libby) Brady and Evan Brady; dear friend to many. Contributions to Harris House, 8327 S. Broadway, St. Louis, Mo. 63111. Rinskopf-Roth

IDA STACK, died Feb. 20, 2010 at age 88. Beloved widow of Norman Stack; dear mother of Jerry (Cheryl) Stack and Richard Stack (Beverly Ress) of Silver Spring, Md.; dear grandmother of Rachel and Jordan Stack, Gabriel and Reva Resstack; dear sister of the late Dorothy (the late Max) Podolsky and the late Irv (Mildred) Hankin; our dear aunt, sister-in-law, cousin and friend. Contributions to the Ida Stack Scholarship Fund, c/o Congregation Shaare Emeth. Berger Memorial

RUTH TOFLE, died Feb. 22, 2010. Beloved daughter of the late Sam and the late Tillie Tofle; beloved sister of Milton M. (Sally) Tofle and the late Elliot David Tofle; dear aunt of Carol Tofle, Marla (Bruce Fenton) Tofle and Linda Tofle; our dear friend. Contributions to charity of the donor’s choice or to the Cedars at the JCA, 13190 South Outer 40 Road, Chesterfield, Mo. 63017. Berger Memorial