Julia (Wiseman) Goldblatt was born Sept. 2, 1919, in London, England. She died peacefully at Kansas City Hospice House Sept. 3, 2016. Julia met her future husband, Norman Goldblatt, from Kansas City, Missouri, who was serving in the U.S. Army in London in World War II. Postwar, they moved to Kansas City where Norman joined the Goldblatt Tool Company.
Our dearest mother, Leonora Kishinevsky, of Overland Park Kansas, passed away on Monday, Aug. 29, 2016. Leonora, 73, is survived by her loving husband, Edward; two devoted sons, Alex and Steven; and five grandchildren, Ariel, Talia, Eli, Elan and Aviel.
Ida Mae Koffman passed away on Sept. 3, 2016, at Delmar Gardens of Overland Park. Funeral services were held Monday, Sept. 5, at The Louis Memorial Chapel. Burial followed at Rose Hill Cemetery. The family suggests contributions be made to The Temple, Congregation B’nai Jehudah, 12320 Nall, Overland Park, KS 66209 (913-663-4050), Jewish Family Services Food Pantry, 5801 W. 115th St., Overland Park, KS 66211 (913-327-8250) or Wayside Waifs, 3901 Martha Truman Rd., Kansas City, MO 64137 (816-761-8151).
Beti Weber Moskowitz died at home on Aug. 30, 2016, at 12:50 a.m. of a lymphoma. Her funeral was held Friday, Sept. 2, at Congregation Beth Torah. Interment followed at Mt. Moriah Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri.
Goldie H. Riss, 92, of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016, at Villa St. Joseph. Graveside services were held Tuesday, Sept. 6, at Mount Carmel Cemetery. The family suggests contributions to Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy, Congregation Beth Shalom or a charity of one’s choice.
Abe Edward Carr, 89, passed away Sept. 18, 2016. “Eddie” was born in Chicago, Illinois, on Jan. 7, 1926. The family moved to Kansas City in 1930. He graduated from Paseo High School, and joined the U.S. Naval Air Force in 1944. He attended the University of Missouri for one year, then transferred to the Kansas City Art Institute.
Isak Federman came to Kansas City in 1946, the only member of his family to have survived the Holocaust. He was a successful businessman, a loving parent and a generous supporter of the Kansas City Jewish community. He was a character, a dramatic and humorous storyteller who could take over a room and make friends instantly. He died on Sept. 9, 2016, at the age of 94.