Obituaries: Week of July 7, 2010

Walter “Wally” Arnowitz, died June 25, 2010 at the age of 65. Beloved husband of Judy Tegman Arnowitz; dear father of Lori (Ted) Humphrey and Marc Arnowitz of Phoenix, Az; dear son of the late Albert and the late Lillian Arnowitz; dear grandfather of Lillian and Charlotte Humphrey, Anna, Isabel and Audrey Arnowitz; dear brother of Marsha (Gerry) Cohn; brother-in-law of Bob (Merle) Tegman; dear son-in-law of Ruth (the late William) Tegman; dear nephew, uncle, cousin and friend. Mr. Arnowitz was a Vietnam Veteran, 4th Inf. Special thanks to Drs. Peter Danis, Mark Ravenscraft and the wonderful nurses of St. John’s Hospice. Contributions to the Diabetes Association or a charity of your choice. Berger Memorial

Benjamin “Ben” Cohen, died June 26, 2010. Beloved widower of Rita Cohen; dear father of Michael (Sara) Cohen, Dennis Cohen, Julie (Lee) Johnson and Daniel Cohen dear grandfather of Aliza Johnson, Shmuel Cohen, Ahuva Cohen and Shoshana Cohen. He spread Tzedakah, kindness and compassion wherever he went. Contributions preferred to the charity of your choice. Berger Memorial

Norman Crasilneck, died June 28, 2010. Husband of Judy Leonard, whom he totally loved. They were together since 1979, which he considered the best years of his life. Former husband of Ellen Moskow to whom he was married in 1948 and divorced 1970; father of Ron (Suzy) Crasilneck and Lori (David Blake) Hope; grandfather of Brett Blake, Amy (Crasilneck) Sherlock, Samara and Jordan Crasilneck. Norman, because of his sense of humor, had wanted his obituary to read “October 6, 1926 to October 6, 2026” to show he lived 100 years! Mr. Crasilneck attended Clayton Schools, Washington University, Purdue University and Missouri University and graduated from Washington University in January,1948. He served in the U.S. Navy from January,1945 to August, 1946. He worked at and later owned Vogue Boot Shop, a retail women’s shoe store in downtown St. Louis from 1948-1998. He had a wonderfully lucky and happy life and he like to laugh. A party to celebrate his life will take place at a later date. For details, email [email protected].

Rodowe “Rod” W. Fadem, died June 13, 2010. Stockbroker, author, contrarian and wit. Beloved husband of Susan Fadem; dear father of Kimmie and Michelle Fadem; dear brother of Aaron (Jacqui) Fadem; dear brother-in-law of Mark (Audrey) Sherman and Wendy (Michael) Flotken; dear uncle of Diane (Michael) Packman and Bryan Fadem; dear son of the late Michael and the late Rose Fadem; dear son-in-law of Charlotte and the late Nat Sherman. Contributions to the St. Louis Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Support Group, 3755 Clichy Lane, Bridgeton, Mo. 63044. Berger Memorial

Talitha “Tee” Greenfield, died June 10, 2010 at the age of 100. Beloved widow of Francis “Ted” Greenfield; dear mother of Carolyn (Burton) Freiman, Theodore “Ted” Greenfield and Wilda (Ronald) Exler; dear grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt, great-aunt, cousin and friend. Contributions to a charity of your choice. Berger Memorial

Henry Hutkin, died June 27, 2010. Beloved widower of Lilian Hutkin; dear father of Anita Hutkin and Sally (Erol) Amon; wonderful grandfather of Sam (Alisa Berger) Moyn and Sara Moyn and Isaac, Max and Rubin Amon; beloved great-grandfather of Lily and Madeleine Moyn; dear brother of the late Dave (the late Goldie) Hutkin, the late Celia (the late Harry) Schwartz, the late Julius (Lee) Hutkin, the late Esther Michaels, the late Ethel (the late Dan) Sherman and the late Elizabeth Fishman; beloved companion of Jeanette Goldstein; our dear uncle, cousin and friend. Henry’s zest for life will be an inspiration for all of us. Mr. Hutkin was a member of the Jewish War Veterans. Contributions to the Humane Society, APA or to Beth Hamedrosh Sha’arei Chesed Synagogue. Berger Memorial

Beverly Rubin Newton, died June 14, 2010. Beloved widow of Richard Newton; dear mother of Amy Newton and Daniel (Mandy) Newton of Lawrenceville, N.J.; dear daughter of the late David and the late Estelle Rubin; dear sister of Mark Rubin and Rickie (Arthur) Rubin Kerckhoff; our dear aunt, great-aunt, cousin and friend. Contributions to a charity of your choice. Berger Memorial

Calvin H. Weiss, D.D.S., died June 30, 2010. Beloved husband of Shirley Ponfil Weiss; dear father of Steven (Linda) Weiss, Michael Weiss and John (Jane) Roodman) Weiss; dear grandfather of Heather (Rob) Dunkel and Cory Weiss, Ben Weiss and Rachel Weiss; dear great-grandfather of Sophia and Robby Dunkel; our dear brother-in-law, uncle, cousin and friend. Dr. Weiss served as a Captain, U.S. Air Force Dental Corps during the Korean War. Dr. Weiss was a member of Congregation Shaare Emeth, the American Association of Hospital Dentists, the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the St. Louis Dental Society, the St. Louis Society of Dental Science and he served as a dental consultant for the Missouri Crippled Children’s Act. Contributions to Beverly Farm, 6301 Humbert Road, Godfrey, Ill. 62035. Berger Memorial

LaVerne Zeid, died June 27, 2010. Beloved widow of Stanley Zeid; dear mother of Sheri (the late Joel) Radman of Columbia, Mo., and Leonard (Stacy) Zeid; dear grandmother of Daniel (Amanda) Radman, Jason (fiancée Laura Telfer) Radman and Alex Radman, Joel Zeid and Samantha Zeid; dear great-grandmother of Julie Radman; dear sister of the late Norman (Arlene (Alan) Kolons) Gasmer; dear sister-in-law of the late Bernard (the late Alita) Zeid; our dear aunt, cousin and friend. Contributions to the Pancreatic Cancer Society or to Shaare Zedek Congregation. Berger Memorial