Harold Tivol, 92, passed away peacefully at home on July 6, 2016. Funeral services were held July 7, 2016, at Louis Memorial Chapel. The family suggests contributions to the Brooke Tivol McGrath Legacy Fund at the Jewish Community Foundation, the Jewish Federation or the charity of your choice.
Lee Shulkind, 94, passed away peacefully at Village Shalom on July 3, 2016. She lived her long life as a passionate, dedicated and spirited volunteer in the Kansas City community. Funeral services were held July 5 at Louis Memorial Chapel; interment followed at Rose Hill Cemetery. The family suggests memorial contributions to Village Shalom, Jewish Federation or a charity of the donor’s choice.
Bonnie Adkinson Wacknov, 85, beloved mother, Nonny and sister, passed away June 21, 2016, in Scottsdale, Arizona, surrounded by her loving children and was laid to rest on June 26, 2016, at Mount Carmel Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri. Born to Clifford and Maxine Adkinson in Lawrence, Kansas, on Aug. 15,1930, a lifelong Kansas City Chiefs fan, Bonnie epitomized style, grace and had an unparalleled zest for life.
Bradley E. Appelbaum died on June 27, 2016, at Brookdale Overland Park. The funeral is at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, June 30, at Congregation Beth Torah. He leaves his wife of 58 years, Elizabeth (Berman) Appelbaum (nickname Betsy); son James Appelbaum and his wife, Gail, in Leawood; daughter Sharon (Appelbaum) Hoffmann and her husband, Reed, in Overland Park; and four grandchildren: Carolyn (Appelbaum) Thompson (husband, Jordan), Jeffrey Appelbaum, Nathan Hoffmann and Rachel Hoffmann.
Dossie Riesman, 86, a lifelong area resident, passed away June 26, 2016. Funeral services are set to take place Wednesday, June 29, at Louis Memorial Chapel, with innterment following at Sheffield Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to The Farmer’s House, 515 Main St, Weston, MO 64098, which is a place for special needs children that was very dear to her heart, or to The Temple, Congregation B’nai Jehudah.
Grace Steinberg Day, 89, of St. Joseph, Missouri, passed away July 13, 2016, after a very brief illness. She was born in Onawa, Iowa, in 1926, the daughter of Polish immigrants who journeyed to America after World War 1.
Jacqueline Arlene Gershon, 86, of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away Sunday, July 17, 2016, at her home. Funeral services were held July 19, at The Louis Memorial Chapel; burial followed at Rose Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to TMC Behavioral Health, Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer, The Temple, Congregation B’nai Jehudah Memorial & Remembrances Fund or a charity of one’s choice.