Obituaries: Week of Aug. 18, 2010

Yuliy Berezin, died August 11, 2010. Beloved widower of Esfir Berezina; dear father of Oleg (Olga) Berezin; Mikhail (Tatiana) Berezin and Yelena (Arkadiy) Boychenko; dear grandfather of Sophia and Anna Berezina, Rita and Emily Boychenko. Berger Memorial

Karen Merle Bernhardt, died August 9, 2010. Beloved wife of Irving Roy Bernhardt; dear mother of Felicia (Richard) Bridge and Julie (Marc) Machtinger; loving grandmother of Lauren and Jack Bridge, Ari and Jared Machtinger; dear sister of Ken (Cheryl) Land; beloved daughter of the late Louis and Anneette Land; our dear cousin and friend to many. Contributions to United Hebrew Congregation. Rindskopf-Roth

Alexandra B. Birman, died August 12, 2010. Beloved widow of Boris Birman; dear mother of Vladimir Birman; dear grandmother of Renee Rebecca Birman; dear sister of Emil (Anna) Girshfeld; dear aunt, cousin and friend. Contributions to a charity of the donor’s choice. Berger Memorial

Jerome J. Gilden, M.D., died August 11, 2010. Beloved widower of Annette Londe Gilden; dear father of Ellen (Andy) Berg, Janice (the late Arnon) Shanitkvich, Laurie (Kevin Kleff) Gilden and Lisa (Tim) Leuther; dear grandfather of Zachary and Justin Shanitkvich, Elizabeth, Grace and Joshua Leuther; dear great-grandfather of Leyla Nicole Leuther; dear son of the late Edna and the late Louis Gilden; dear brother of Arnold Gilden and the late Arthur Gilden; dear brother-in-law of Tobie (the late Charles) Liebert, the late Ruth (the late Ted) Koski, the late Alfred (the late Doris) Londe, the late Edward (Martha) Londe, the late Shirley (the late Jesse) Gilbert and Betty (the late Macy) Abrams; our dear uncle, great-uncle, cousin and friend. The family deeply appreciates the care provided by Cassi, April, Angela, LaVerne and the Staff of Southern Care Hospice. Contributions to a charity of your choice. Berger Memorial

Pauline Glaser, died August 5, 2010. Beloved widow of Joseph Glaser; dear mother of David (Marilee) Glaser and Carole (Barry) Thaw; dear grandmother of Jamie and Michelle Glaser, Jeffrey (Dana), Kara and Bradley Thaw; dear twin sister of the late Bernice (the late Bennett) Finkelstein; dear friend to Teresa Waddington; our dear sister-in-law, aunt, cousin and friend. Contributions to The Covenant House, #8 Millstone Campus Drive, Suite 2000, St. Louis, Mo 63146 or The Barnes-Jewish Hospital Auxiliary Tribute Fund, c/o The Barnes-Jewish Hospital Foundation, 1001 Highlands Plaza Drive West, Suite 140, St. Louis, Mo. 63110. Berger Memorial

Allan Owen Holtzman, died August 12, 2010 at the age of 81. Beloved husband of Doris Hereth Holtzman; dear father of David (Tracy), Denise Levitch (Jay), Daniel (Eileen); dear grandfather of Jacob, Julianna, and Jamie; dear son of the late Benjamin and Mollie Holtzman; dear brother of the late Florence Rosenbaum (the late Coleman), the late Mary Pollack (the late Maxwell), and the late Henry Holtzman (Jackie); dear brother-in-law of the late Lois Green (the late Robert), the late Melvin Hereth (Marilyn), the late Richard Hereth (the late Eileen) Elsie Rickey (Louis), and Lavern Brown. Allan attended Washington University (B.S. Architectural/Industrial Engineering, 1949; M.S. Industrial Engineering, 1955), U.S. Army 1951-1953. His first job was with I.E. Millstone and he co-owned B. Holtzman & Sons Machinery for many years. Employed by U.S. Defense Department from 1985-2005. He taught as an adjunct faculty member at Washington University School of Engineering and Applied Science, and University College for 52 years. He was dearly beloved by all and he will be sorely missed. Contributions to the Memory and Aging Project, Washington University, Department of Neurology, 660 South Euclid, Box 8111, St. Louis, Mo. 63110, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation or to Missouri Veterans Home. Rindskopf-Roth

Louis I. Platt, died August 12, 2010. Beloved husband of Betty B. Platt; dear father and father-in-law of Mark (Jeanne) Platt, the late Gary Platt and the late Susan Platt; dear brother of Norman Platt; dear brother-in-law of Elsie (the late Herbert) Brick; dear uncle and friend. Contributions to a charity of the donor’s choice. Berger Memorial

Jack Norman Ross, died August 8, 2010. Beloved son of the late Jean Rosenberg; dear brother of the late Joan Pocost; dear longtime friend of Shirley Davis. Contributions to a charity of your choice. Berger Memorial