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Deceased Name: GEORGE J. BERMAN
George J. Berman, age 88, of Duluth, died Sunday, May 5, 2002 at Lakeshore Lutheran Home.
George was owner/operator of Independent Dry Cleaners and Launderers. He was a community activist and served on several boards including The Sholom Home in St. Paul, President of Tifereth Israel Synogogue, President of Jewish Federation and Community Council, a member of the Kiwanis Club of Duluth and was a Shriner.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ida and Sam Berman.
Survivors include his devoted wife Betty of 67 years, son, Michael (Carol) of Washington D.C., daughters, Sheila (Daniel) Teitelbaum of Denver, CO., and Nance Alexander and Joseph Alexander of Minneapolis, sisters, Ruth (Nathan) Horwitz of Denver, CO, Janet Davis of Duluth, Harriette (Jack) Bober of Rancho Bernardo, CA, grandchildren, Jeremy and Mona Teitelbaum, Adam and Tracy Teitelbaum, Kirsten and Francis Heckendorf, Nicole and Warren Kruger, Heidi, Carly and Tyler Alexander, great-grandchildren, Rachel and Aaron Teitelbaum, Zachary, Maggie and Sam Heckendorf and many loving nieces and nephews. George was a most loving and kind soul. His gentle spirit will be long remembered. The family wishes to extend their deepest appreciation to Betty and George's caregivers, Jean Heitkamp, Marian Stenersen, Char Foss and Diane Davidson.
SERVICES: The funeral service will be held Tuesday, May 7th at 11 AM at Temple Israel, 1602 E. 2nd Street. Shiva Service will be held Wednesday, May 8th at 7 PM at the Berman residence at 70 E. St. Marie St. Contributions may be made in George's memory to the Betty and George Berman Family Fund at the Shalom Foundation, Mpls., or the George Berman Memorial Fund at Temple Israel, Duluth. Arrangements by Bell Brothers Funeral Directors, Jarvi-Dowd Chapel, 925 E. 4th St.
Duluth News-Tribune (MN)
Deceased Name: BETTY JOYCE (STEWART) BERMAN
Betty Joyce (Stewart) Berman, 90, of Duluth, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 30, 2004 in her home, at Pines II Apartments.
Betty was a piano teacher for many years, an active member of her synogogues, Tifereth Israel and Temple Israel, a member of the Council of Jewish Women, Hadassah, and the auxiliary of Sholom Home in St. Paul. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Lillian Stewart; her brother, Marvin Stewart; and her loving husband of 67 years, George J. Berman.
Survivors include her son, Michael (Carol) of Washington, D.C., daughters, Sheila (Danny) Teitelbaum of Denver, Colo., and Nance Berman Alexander of Minneapolis; 11 grandchildren, Jeremy and Mona Teitelbaum, Adam and Tracy Teitelbaum, Kirsten and Francis Heckendorf, Nicole and Warren Kruger, and Heidi, Carly, and Tyler Alexander; six great-grandchildren, Rachel and Aaron Teitelbaum, Zachary, Maggie, and Sam Heckendorf, and Gabriella Kruger; and many loving nieces and nephews.
Betty was a most loving and kind soul. Her devotion to family and kindness will be long remembered. The family wishes to extend their deepest appreciation to Betty's caregivers, Char Foss, Jean Hietkamp, Elizabeth Maki, and Marian Stenenson.
SERVICES:11 a.m. Friday, April 2, 2004 in Temple Israel, 1602 East 2nd Street. Shiva service will be held in Minneapolis at a later date. Contributions may be made in Betty's memory to the George and Betty Berman Family Fund at the Sholom Foundation, 1554 Midway Pkwy, St. Paul, MN 55108, or the Betty Berman Memorial Fund at Temple Israel, Duluth.
Duluth News-Tribune (MN)