Earl Unell, 88, of Kansas City, Missouri, passed away March 18, 2017. Funeral services were held at The Louis Memorial Chapel March 20, 2017; burial followed at Mount Carmel Cemetery. Kindly omit flowers. The family suggests that contributions be made to Congregation Beth Shalom or Kansas City Hospice Foundation.
Shirley Ann Copaken White passed away peacefully on March 15, 2017, at her home. She would have been 90 years old on June 6. A celebration of life was held March 17, 2017, at the Lewis and Shirley White Theatre on the Jewish Community Campus; private burial at Mount Carmel cemetery preceded the service.
Living a full life, Elinor Kessler Friedman was born May 23, 1934, and passed away March 8, 2017. Funeral services were held March 10, 2017, at The Louis Memorial Chapel; burial followed at Kehilath Israel Blue Ridge Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Kehilath Israel Synagogue or Children’s Mercy Hospital.
Lenore Janet Gordon passed away at her home on Feb. 19, 2017. She was 89 years old. She passed with peace and grace with her adoring family by her side. She was born Aug. 17, 1927, in New York City to Edwin J. Eisner and Elsa Hall Eisner. She is survived by her three daughters Cathi Gordon Graham, Susan Gail Gordon (Steve Bouchard) and Terri Ellen Gordon and her son-in-law Michael Graham. And of course her beloved grandchildren Nicole Elana Graham, Maxwell Gordon Graham and Hannah Rose Gordon.
Anita Loeb, age 88, died on March 17, 2017. She was born in Kansas City, Missouri, on Jan. 28, 1929, at the beginning of the Great Depression, to Leah and Abe Boresow. Her childhood years during the depression led to a lifelong joy to keep her basement and pantries overflowing with non-perishables so that her family would never experience hunger.
Leo Stein, of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away in the early morning hours on March 20, 2017. Graveside services were to be held Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at Kehilath Israel Blue Ridge Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to Congregation Beth Shalom, the Midwest Center for Holocaust Education or a charity of one’s choice.
Marshall Tankel, 88, of Leawood, Kansas, passed away Sunday, March 19, 2017, at Village Shalom. Graveside services were held March 21, 2017, at Rose Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Children’s Mercy Hospital.