FAE OPPENHEIM REIBEL, 88, of Boca Raton, Fla., died Feb. 26, 2001.
A market research consultant, Mrs. Reibel is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Lynne and Rabbi Samuel Vainberg of Venezuela; son and daughter-in-law, Calvin and Patricia Oppenheim of Royal Oak; grandchildren, Daniel and Michael Vainberg, Paul and Gary Oppenheim; sister-in-law, Faye Berman. Mrs. Reibel was the beloved wife of the late Paul Oppenheim and the late Sidney Reibel.
Interment at Machpelah Cemetery. Arrangements by Ira Kaufman Chapel.
LOTTIE H. HEISMAN, 88, of Warren, died Feb. 25, 2001.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Eve and Robert L. Portwood of Grosse Pointe Woods; stepson, James Heisman; grandchildren, Nancy and Dennis Osgood, Richard and Cindi Portwood, Oded Kindermann; great-grandchildren, Abigail Osgood, Maxwell Portwood, Ally Portwood. Mrs. Heisman was the beloved wife of the late Karl Kindermann, the late William Heisman.
Interment was at Beth Moses Cemetery in Roseville. Contributions may be made to Henry Ford Hospice, Mack Avenue, St. Clair Shores, MI 48080. Arrangements by Hebrew Memorial Chapel.
ADOLPH KOMER, 79, of Bloomfield Hills, died Feb. 25, 2001. A builder and developer, he was the owner of Komer Companies.
Twenty-four years ago, he became a bar mitzvah with his son at Yeshiva Beth Yehudah.
Mr. Komer helped initiate the city of Detroit tax abatements to bring development to downtown Detroit, developed and built Franklin Park Towers in Southfield -- 1172 units -- which was the largest single phase HUD complex in the U.S.
He was a captain in the Army Air Corps during World War II, a national gunnery champion, an advanced flight instructor, a POW with two Purple Hearts and a B-24 squadron commander.
He built many thousands of homes in metro Detroit and, in 1953, he built the first shopping center -- Eastgate Shopping Center -- with the largest store on one floor in the U.S., Federals. He was a leader in developing senior citizen high-rises, River Tower Apartments on the riverfront and was a partner with Max Fisher, Al Taubman and Henry Ford in the development of riverfront apartments next to Cobo Hall.
Mr. Komer is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Ronald and Barbara Komer of West Bloomfield; daughter, Janice Komer of Southfield; granddaughter, Arielle Komer. He was the beloved husband of the late Bertie Komer.
Interment at Clover Hill Park Cenetery. Contributions may be directed to Yeshiva Beth Yehudah, 15751 Lincoln, P.O. Box 2044, Southfield, MI 48037. Arrangements by Ira Kaufman Chapel.
THEO LEWIS, 88, of Bournemouth, England, died Feb. 25, 2001. He was a veteran of the British Army, a member of Chevra Kadisha in Bournemouth and a member of the Association of Jewish Servicemen.
Mr. Lewis is survived by his sons and daughter-in-law, Joe and Bobbie Lewis of Oak Park, Nev Lewis of Thailand; daughter and son-in-law, Chana Leiman and Rabbi Yehoshua of New York: grandchildren, Miriam Lewis, Aaron Lewis, Hannah Lewis.
Interment in England. Contributions may be made to a charity of one's choice. Arrangements by Ira Kaufman Chapel.
SARAH PRICE, 95, of Oak Park, died Feb. 25, 2001.
She is survived by her sons and daughter-in-law, Norman Price of Oak Park, Harvey and Phen Price of Bangkok, Thailand; daughter and son-in-law, Mollie and Aaron Sinkoff of West Bloomfield; grandchildren, Barry Sinkoff, Gordon and Elizabeth Sinkoff, Brandy Sinkoff, Mem Price, Toi Price; great-grandchildren, Jason, Adam. Mrs. Price was the beloved wife of the late Morris Price.
Interment at Hebrew Memorial Park. Contributions may be made to a charity of one's choice. Arrangements by Hebrew Memorial Chapel.
LILLIAN SILVERSTEIN, 82, of Farmington Hills, died Feb. 25, 2001.
She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Ralph and Miriam Silverstein of Farmington Hills, Mark and Edelene Silverstein of Farmington Hills; sisters, Mildred Palmer of Southfield, Shirley Palmer of Novi; grandchildren, David and Rhonda. She was the beloved wife of the late Fred F. Silverstein.
Interment at the B'nai Israel Cemetery in Novi. Contributions can be made to the Henry Ford Hospice, 2300 Mack Ave. Suite 200, St. Clair Shores, MI 48080 or to a charity of one's choice. Arrangements by Dorfman Chapel.
ALEXANDER WEISS, 96, of West Bloomfield, died Feb. 25, 2001.
Active with Yad Ezra and a volunteer at Federation Apartments, Mr. Weiss is survived by daughters and son-in-law, Gladys Hacker of Novi, Peggy Morrow of Roseville, Harriet and Dr. Gerald Trager of Farmington Hills; son, Lawrence Weiss of Mexico; grandchildren, Mark Hacker, Kenneth and Leslie Hacker, Richard and Carol Hacker, Brian and Louise Hacker, Lori and David Gersten, Ted and Julie Wrubel, Karen and Derick Ball, Janice and Samir Nabbout, Rene Wrubel, Jeffrey and Joan Trager, Robin Trager and her fiance Frank, Mitch Trager, Cheryl Weiss, Michelle Fournier, Eric and Melissa Fournier; 12 great-grandchildren; sister, Esther Holtzer of Israel. Mr. Weiss was the beloved husband of the late Sara Weiss.
Interment at Clover Hill Park Cemetery. Contributions may be directed to Yad Ezra, 26641 Harding Oak Park, MI 48237; Jewish Federation, P.O. Box 2030, 6735 Telegraph Road, Bloomfield Township, MI 48303; Hospice of Michigan, 16250 Northland Drive, Southfield, MI 48075. Arrangements by Ira Kaufman Chapel.
DR. ANN S. DARMON, 40, of West Bloomfield, died Feb. 24, 2001.
For the past 10 years, Dr. Darmon was a physiatrist at Botsford Hospital. She was a graduate of Wayne State University and Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and did her residency at Sinai Hospital.
Dr. Darmon is survived by her parents, Lucien and Elaine Darmon of West Bloomfield; brother and sister-in-law, Dr. Jacques and Elaine Darmon of Franklin; niece and nephew, Alexis and David Darmon.
Interment at Clover Hill Park Cemetery. Contributions may be made to Karmanos Cancer Institute. Arrangements by Ira Kaufman Chapel.
DR. JOSEPH BENINSON, 82, of Bloomfield Hills, died Feb. 23, 2001. He served in the military from 1942-46.
Dr. Beninson completed a degree in veterinary medicine at Texas A&M, followed by a degree in human medicine at the University of Texas. His career at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit spanned 46 years. He was chair of its division of dermatologic vascular disease and founding director of the Leg Ulcer and Lymphedema Clinic.
Dr. Beninson was internationally recognized for his research on pressure gradient therapy and pumping concepts. He published over 80 papers and wrote, or contributed to, 11 books. He received the Golden Eagle Award from the Council on International Non-Theatrical Events and the Distinguished Career Award from Henry Ford Hospital.
He was a member of many state, national and international organizations; served on the editorial boards of several medical publications and served as a clinical associate professor at the University of Michigan Medical School.
Dr. Beninson is survived by his wife, Evelyne Beninson of Bloomfield Hills; son, Jonathan Beninson of Bloomfield Hills; daughters and sons-in-law, Maureen and Louis Germano of Eagle, Idaho; Ellen and Thom Smith of Tucson, Ariz., Ilene Beninson of Berkley, Fern and Charles Crawford of Stevensville, Md., Jennifer Beninson of Bloomfield Hills; brother, Seymour Beninson of Lakewood, N.J.; sister, Bobbie Reiter of Flushing, N.Y.; grandchildren, Michael Anuzis, Gregory Germano, Morgan Crawford.
Chapel services and interment were held at Clover Hill Park Cemetery. Contributions may be made to Hospice of Michigan, 16250 Northland Dr., Southfield, MI 48075; American Cancer Society, 18505 12 Mile Road, Southfield, MI; Multiple Sclerosis Society, 26111 Evergreen, Southfield, MI 48076; Alzheimers Disease & Related Disorders, 17220 W. 12 Mile Road, Southfield, MI 48076. Arrangements by Dorfman Chapel.
MIRIAM FIELDS, 77, of Bloomfield Hills, died Feb. 23, 2001.
She is survived by her son, Jamie Field of Bloomfield Hills; sisters, Sylvia Kort of California, Ethel Kay of California; sisters-in-law, Mary Katz, Freda Katz; niece and nephew, Rita Gail and Dr. Edward Kroll.
Interment at Machpelah Cemetery. Contributions may be made to a charity of one's choice. Arrangements by Ira Kaufman Chapel.
HARRIETT WEINTRAUB, 82, of Farmington Hills, died Feb. 23, 2001.
She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Ron and Rena Weintraub of Farmington Hills, Gary and Janet Weintraub of New York City; daughters and sons-in-law, Karen and Arthur Samuels of Tarpon Springs, Fla., Lynn and Michael Barnes of Blairsville, Ga.; sister, Rene Vernick of Okemos; grandchildren, Mark and fiancee Jennifer, Debbie and Reuben, Terri and Dwayne, Patti, Sherri and Tim.
Graveside services were held at the Evergreen Cemetery in Lansing. Contributions can be made to the charity of one's choice. Arrangements by Dorfman Chapel.
FLORENCE COHEN HOFFMAN, 76, of Deerfield Beach, Fla., died Feb. 22, 2001.
She is survived by her sons and daughter-in-law, Paul Cohen of Toronto, Gary and Linda Cohen of Coral Springs, Fla.; brother and sister-in-law, Marvin and Sara Hoffman of West Bloomfield; grandchildren, Michael, Justin, Lindsay, Stefanie and Jeffrey. She was the beloved wife of the late Harry Cohen and sister of the late Sanford Hoffman.
Chapel services and interment were held at Machpelah Cemetery. Contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society, 18505 12 Mile Road, Southfield, MI 48075 or to a charity of one's choice. Arrangements by Dorfman Chapel.
HARRY P. SERWIN, 90, formerly of Oak Park, of Carlsbad, Calif., died Feb. 22, 2001.
Mr. Serwin had a degree in electrical engineering from University of Detroit and a masters degree in education from Wayne State University. He served as an officer in the Navy in World War II. His career was as an educator and an administrator at Oakland Community College.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy; children, Bruce and Richard of California, SaraJane (Jan) Winkelman of Ann Arbor; grandchildren, Bradley and Meghan Serwin, Kenneth and Barbara Serwin, Dean Serwin and fiancee Lynn Donnelly, Andrew and Michelle Serwin, David Silver, Jill and Craig Levine; great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister, Rose Rodd of Florida, brother, Morris (Sylvia) Serwin of Farmington Hills; sister-in-law, Sylvia Surowitz of Florida.
He was the brother of the late George Surowitz and the late Louis Surowitz.
Interment took place in California. Contributions may be made to a charity of one's choice.
MARC E. TUTTLEMAN, 49, of Southfield, died Feb. 22, 2001.
He is survived by his father and stepmother, Oscar and Sandra Tuttleman of Farmington Hills; daughter, Ashlee Tuttleman of Novi; former wife, Susan Tuttleman; sister, Elyse Tuttleman of Walled Lake; stepbrothers and stepsisters-in-law, Alan and Dana Hordes, Brian and Lisa Hordes. Mr. Tuttleman was the loving son of the late Charlotte Tuttleman.
Interment at Hebrew Memorial Park, Radomer Section. Contributions may be made to Radomer Aid Society, c/o S. Wolok, 5031 Coshocton Drive, Waterford, MI 48327 or American Cancer Society, 29350 Southfield Road, Suite 110, Southfield, MI 48076. Services and arrangements by Hebrew Memorial Chapel.
GERRY WENNER, 86, of Ventura, Calif., formerly of Detroit, died Feb. 22, 2001.
She is survived by her husband, Sam; daughter, Rachel Okum; son, Larry and (Susan) Wenner; granddaughter Linda (Ken) Leon; two great-grandchildren; brother-in-law and sister-in-law Dr. Harry and Elayne Wenner; nieces and nephews.
ETHEL COHEN, 89, of Oak Park, died Feb. 21, 2001.
She is survived by her husband, Ben Cohen; sons and daughters-in-law, Jerry Cohen of Oak Park, Allen and Thea Cohen of Southfield, Dr. Lawrence and Linda Cohen of Cave Creek, Ariz.; grandchildren, Bayla and Aaron Gerchak, Gitel and Ariel Greenberg, David Cohen, Joshua and Batya Cohen, Daniel Cohen, Chaim Cohen, Kimberly Cohen, Mark and Kelly Cohen; and five great-grandchildren.
Services and interment were held at Hebrew Memorial Park Cemetery. Contributions may be made to Yeshiva Beth Yehudah, P.O. Box 2044, Southfield, MI 48037. Arrangements by Hebrew Memorial Chapel.
ELEANOR MAY TALAGA, 62, of Detroit, died Feb. 21, 2001.
She is survived by her daughter, Debbie Strohm of Richmond, Mich.; brother and sister-in-law, Jack and Loretta Gold of West Bloomfield; nieces and nephews.
Interment was at Hebrew Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements by Hebrew Memorial Chapel.