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Shirley Schwartz

May 24, 1933 - July 17, 2019

Schwartz, Shirley Ruth (nee Taxman) July 17, 2019. Beloved wife of the late Harold Schwartz for 61 years. Dear mother of Faith (Corey) Berger, Tom (Barbara Bronner) Schwartz and Richard (Diane) Schwartz. Loving grandmother of Jordan Berger, Amanda (Zachary) Pollack, Melissa (Jory) Lesser, Robert (fiancé, Brittany Blackwell) Schwartz, Michael and Nicholas Schwartz. Dear greatgrandmother of Harry Berger. Beloved sister of the late Phil (Toby) Taxman, Theodore (Betty) Taxman, and Marvin (Betty Ruth) Taxman. Our dear aunt, cousin and friend. Services: Memorial service Sunday, July 21, 12:45PM at Congregation Shaare Emeth, 11645 Ladue Road. Visitation with Shirley's family beginning at 12:00 PM until time of service. Contributions in her memory may be made to the Schwartz- Taxman Music Fund, C/O Congregation Shaare Emeth, 11645 Ladue Road, St. Louis, MO, 63141 or to the charity of the donor's choice. A RINDSKOPF-ROTH SERVICE


Melvin Rabushka

October 2, 1926 - July 23, 2019

Rabushka, Melvin July 23, 2019. Beloved husband of Aileen Rabushka; dear father and father-in-law of Carol Rabushka and Joan Rabushka (Kristen Cleaveland); dear brother of the late Joseph and the late Bernard Rabushka, Services: Visitation Friday, July 26th, 10:30 a.m. at Congregation Temple Israel, Ladue and Spoede Roads, followed by funeral service at 11:00 a.m. Interment New Mt. Sinai Cemetery. Memorial contributions of your choice preferred. Visit bergermemorialchapel.com for more information. BERGER MEMORIAL SERVICE


Dolores Heller

December 30, 1926 - July 24, 2019

Heller, Dolores Aileen July 24, 2019; beloved wife of the late Melvin Heller; cherished mother and mother-in-law of Hope N. Heller, Patrice E. Heller (Michael Ecker) and Sally I. Heller (Ron Van Fleet); wonderful grandmother of Maren Heller, Isabelle Ecker, Madeleine Ecker, Samuel Ecker and Jillian Heller Van Fleet; dear sister and sisterin-law of the late Joseph Lott (Terri) and the late Phyllis Rudman (the late Irv); dear sis-ter-in-law of Ronald Heller (Geraldine); loving aunt, great-aunt, cousin and friend. Dolores was a gifted teacher, professional volunteer, patron of the arts and devoted to helping people with special needs. Services: Visitation Sunday, July 28, 10:00 a.m. at Congregation Temple Israel, #1 Rabbi Alvin D. Rubin Dr. 63141 followed by funeral service at 10:30 a.m. Interment following service at New Mt. Sinai Cemetery, 8430 Gravois Road, 63123. Memorial contributions preferred to Congregation Temple Israel or a charity of your choice. Please visit bergermemorialchapel.com for more information. BERGER MEMORIAL SERVICE


Noreen Schuman

December 09, 1935 - July 27, 2019

Schuman, Noreen July 27, 2019. Daughter of the late Morley and late Mary Gluskoter; dear wife of the late Donald Gilden; dear mother and mother-in-law of Vicki (Jerry) McColgan, Jerry (Glenn Scarpelli) Gilden and Diane Gilden; dear step-mother of Danny Nuske; dear sister of the late Mildred (Randy) Fiddleman and Gloria (late Norman) Golbart; dear brother-in-law to Herbert (Suzzane) Gilden; dear aunt of Gary-Yitzchak (Leslie-Leah) Golbart, Debbee (Tom) Hessler, Bob (late Joy) Golbart and Bonnie Rathert, Robbyn (Michael) Roth and Aaron (Joy Bindle) Gilden. Dear friend to Eileen Fagen, Edna Glazer, Eleanor Rae Weinhaus, Jan Baron, Heidi Weiss, Joselyn Jacobs, Sandy Stern, Mary Gilbert, Tommy Dooley, Terry Percy and Norman (Kristen) Davis. Services: Memorial Service Tuesday, July 30 at 11:00 AM, New Mt. Sinai Mausoleum, 9430 Gravois Affton, MO. 63123. Memorial contributions preferred to the charity of your choice. Visit bergermemorialchapel.com for more information. BERGER MEMORIAL SERVICE 


Edwin Shifrin

December 08, 1922 - July 19, 2019

Shifrin, Edwin G. passed away in Clayton on July 19 at the age of 96. He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Barbara, three children, Ellen (Charlie) Kearns of Bend, OR, Dan (Jennifer) of Colorado, and Mary (Tom) Bloch of Kansas City, MO, eight grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his brother, Robert (Bob), and sister, Miriam (Mitzi) Sisson, and their spouses. Ed was born and raised in St. Louis and attended John Burroughs School. He spent two years at Amherst College before Army service in World War II interrupted his college years. He landed on Omaha Beach in mid-June, 1944. He fought in several battles in and around St. Lo, Mortain, and St. Barthelemy and was captured in early August. He escaped from a German prison camp with two others in January, 1945, and returned to the United States in May. As a result of his combat service, Ed earned the Purple Heart and POW medals. After returning to St. Louis, he enrolled in Washington University School of Law and, upon graduation, joined his father's and uncle's law practice, Shifrin & Treiman. He had a long and distinguished legal career, emphasizing mergers and acquisitions, general business law, and estate planning. He was of counsel at Gallop & Johnson when he retired. Ed also served as a board member and officer for numerous charitable and civic organizations, including Jewish Hospital, Washington University Medical Centers, the Leader Foundation, and Jewish Family and Children's Services, among others. He was a long-time member of Westwood Country Club, serving a term as its president, and of Temple Emanuel. Ed particularly enjoyed family vacations with his children and, later, grandchildren. Other travel included fishing trips to Canada, sailing in the Caribbean, and tours in various countries and the U.S. He became an enthusiastic horseback rider later in life, riding regularly at home and taking several horseback trips in the Western U.S. and Europe. Ed was an avid golfer with a hole-in-one to his credit. No memorial service is planned and the family requests that no flowers be sent. Instead, contributions in memory of Edwin Shifrin may be made to John Burroughs School, 755 S. Price Road, St. Louis, MO 63124 or online at jburroughs.org/supportburroughs/endowments-memorials. Contributions may also be made to the Washington University School of Medicine, Lab of Dr. Randall Bateman. Gifts can be made online at gifts.wustl.edu, or mailed to Attn: Alexandra Carr, Washington University, CB 1247, 7425 Forsyth Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63105. For online gifts, please select the School of Medicine, and enter in the designation box Lab of Dr. Randall Bateman. For checks, please make payable to Washington University and enter on the memo line Lab of Dr. Randall Bateman.


Robert Feigenbaum

May 24, 1926 - July 30, 2019 

Robert E. Feigenbaum passed away July 30, 2019. He graduated CBC High School in St. Louis at the age of 16 and went on to Washington University where he received his law degree at 20 years of age and had to wait 6 months till he was 21 to take and pass the bar exam. For 7 years he practiced law until he went to work for Turco Manufacturing Company in St. Louis. He later became President of Turco and in 1960, moved Turco from St. Louis to Du Quoin, and his entire family to Carbondale, where they lived for 37 years. Another subsidiary was Charmglow gas barbecue grills. Bob was also very active on the business development board at SIU.

His wife Lois pre-deceased him 15 years ago. Their children Sue (Gene Ackley), Robyn (Jim McHale), Keith (Paula Smith), along with Bob’s two grandchildren children, Jacqueline Adams and Jeffrey Long, his six great grandchildren, and one great-great-granddaughter will all miss him deeply.

Visitation Friday, August 2 at 10:00 a.m. at BERGER MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 9430 Olive Boulevard, Olivette, MO 63132, followed by funeral service at 10:30 a.m. Interment following the funeral service at New Mt. Sinai Cemetery, 8430 Gravois, Affton, MO 63123.

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