Rozia "Rose" Szneler passed away at the Kansas City Hospice House on Nov. 5, 2014. A graveside service was held Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014, at Jewish Glendale in Des Moines, Iowa.
Gloria Jean Gershon of Kansas City, Mo., passed away at home on Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014, at the age of 86 with her daughters by her side.
Mrs. Lillian Pollock, nee Swerdloff, died on Oct. 15, 2014, on Simchat Torah, in Israel where she had lived since she made Aliyah in 1993. She was buried the following day, her 98th birthday, on Har HaZeitim-Mt. of Olives in Jerusalem.
Jo Ann Smith, 87, Shawnee, Kan., died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, at her home. Funeral services were held Monday, Nov. 3, in the Yukon Chapel at Mt. Carmel Cemetery. The family suggests contributions to B’nai B’rith or a charity of the donor’s choice.
Tea Stiefel died peacefully on Nov. 2, 2014, at Village Shalom. Born in Dinslaken, Germany, on June 8, 1920, she immigrated to America in 1938, and moved to Kansas City to marry in 1942. She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Erwin Stiefel, and her two sons-in-law. She is survived by her treasured family: daughters, Joan Greenbaum and Marsha Pinson, seven grandchildren, two great grandchildren, plus innumerable friends of all ages, and loving caregivers.
Vera Isenberg, 89, of Kansas City, Mo., passed away on Nov. 14, 2014, after a short illness. She was born June 11, 1925, in Hamburg, Germany, to Erich and Nettie Friedberger. She moved to San Francisco in 1947 where she met Ernest, her husband, friend and partner for over 55 years. He preceded her in death in 2005.
Cary Kalman Levine died Nov. 17 in Jerusalem as the result of a terrorist attack in a synagogue. He was buried Nov. 18 in Jerusalem at Har Haminuchos.
Ida Mae Blackman, 97, passed away on Monday, Nov. 10, 2014, at Aberdeen Village, her home for the past seven years. Services were held Nov. 11 at Louis Memorial Chapel; burial at Mount Carmel Cemetery.
Steven Jay Hammer, 71, of Overland Park, died Nov. 3, 2014, of Large B cell Lymphoma and Adenocarcinoma Lung Cancer. He was surrounded by his loving family, at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas.
Annita Suffian passed away Tuesday, Nov. 4, in Overland Park. Graveside services were held Nov. 6 at Chevra Kadisha Cemetery in St. Louis.
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