David Louis Ernstein presently of Houston, Texas, previously of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away peacefully on April 6, 2015, after living 96 full years of life. He was predeceased by his brothers, Allan Ernstein, Leo Ernstein; son, Don Ernstein, and daughter, Elaine Ernstein Goller.
Leibert Kaufman died on the first day of Passover, Shabbat, the 14th day of Nisan, 5775, April 4, 2015. Graveside services were expected to be held Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at Sheffield Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Congregation Beth Shalom or to Wayside Waifs.
Herbert Siegel passed away on Tuesday, March 31, 2015. Beloved father, friend, dentist, horseman, sailor, skier, musician and pilot. Herbert Siegel was so many things in his life. He was compassionate, generous and his selfless nature touched an unbelievable breadth.
Anna Lee Samuels was born in Parsons, Kansas, May 11, 1932, and died March 13, 2015, in Denver, Colorado. She was preceded in death by her sister Rosalyn Wiener. She is survived by her husband, Arnold L. Samuels; sister, Myra Sue (Susie) Freshman; children, Sara and Chuck Michaels, Karen and Dallas Jones, Sheldon and Lisa Samuels, Linda and Ali Zalzala; grandchildren, Shayna, Samuel, Benjamin, Natalie, Shannon, Jason and Stacy.
Shirley Epsten, a lifelong area resident, passed away April 8, 2015. Funeral services were held April 9 at The Louis Memorial Chapel; interment followed at Mount Carmel Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Zachary Joseph Glass, 35, of Lawrence, KS, passed away Monday, April 13, 2015, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Graveside services and burial were to be held on April 15 at Mount Carmel Cemetery. The family requests contributions to Beth Shalom Synagogue, 14200 Lamar, Overland Park, KS 66223.
Judith L. Gilgore, 73, of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away Sunday, April 12, 2015. Funeral services were to be held on April 15 at The Louis Memorial Chapel; with burial to follow at Mount Carmel Cemetery. The family suggests contributions to Hadassah, Greater Kansas City Chapter, 3909 W. 101st Terrace, Overland Park, KS 66207.
Howard L. Levine, 80, passed away April 8, 2015, at Menorah Medical Center. Funeral services were held in the chapel at Kehilath Israel Blue Ridge Cemetery, Sunday, April 12. The family suggests contributions to Children’s Mercy Hospital or a charity of the donor’s choice.
Marjorie Charlotte Bercu, 93, of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away April 4, 2015, at The Atriums. Funeral services were held Monday, April 6, at Louis Memorial Chapel; interment followed at Rose Hill Cemetery. The family suggests contributions to the Helen Galamba Arthritis and Cancer Fund, c/o The Temple Congregation B’nai Jehudah.