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Rosalyn Shapiro Klein

June 9, 2021

Rosalyn S. Klein May 24, 1929 - June 9, 2021. Devoted wife of Morton Klein, mother of Henry Klein and Emily Klein, and grandmother of Jeremy Bogen and Alexis Bogen. Sister of Bennett Shapiro, she had many family and friends who loved her. Rosaly...

Inga C. Coodley

June 3, 2021

Inga Stenborg Siegel Cohen Coodley, 85, died June 3, 2021 in Los Angeles. She was born in Germany on Oct. 20, 1935 to Henry Harry and Karin Stenborg. Henry was injured escaping the Nazis but brought his family to Shanghai, China where they live...

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Norman David Saunders

May 31, 2021

Norm really loved life. The quintessential family man who adored his two sons, Gary and Michael. He was the cherished husband of Joan Saunders (1935-2016). A combination of fun loving and focused ; he successfully ran hotel gift shops and hallmar...

Melvyn Irvin Kinder

May 25, 2021

Melvyn Kinder, a Los Angeles native, passed away at the age of 82 on Tuesday, May 25, 2021. Mel was the youngest of three children born in LA to Jewish Polish immigrants. Despite a lack of interest in academics while at Hamilton High School, Mel went...

Dolores S. Blum

May 20, 2021

In lieu of flowers please make donations to: The UCLA Alzheimer's Research Center, 10889 Wilshire Blvd Suite 1500 Los Angeles, CA 90029 https://www.eastonad.ucla.edu/index.php/donate-alzheimers-research ...

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Paul Sanford Cooper

May 20, 2021

April 10, 1931 - May 20, 2021 Paul Sanford Cooper, founder of Cooper Properties, died on May 20, 2021, at age 90, survived by his wife Diane Cooper, daughter Roberta Lynn Axelrod, grandson Jesse Axelrod, and sister Rachelle Butler. Sandy Cooper was b...

James Steven Schlifke

May 17, 2021

James Steven Schlifke was born to Erwin and Marjorie Schlifke April 6, 1948 in Chicago, Illinois. As a young boy he enjoyed spending time with his two brothers and family, went to summer camp, and confirmed in the Jewish faith. He attended South Shor...

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Richard Ellis Rosengarten

May 6, 2021

(July 6, 1942 - May 6, 2021) RICHARD ELLIS ROSENGARTEN, passed away peacefully at his West Hollywood home on May 6, 2021. Mr. Rosengarten, a Los Angeles area journalist, was widely known as editor and publisher of the popular "California Political ...

Barbara Sue Bowman

April 22, 2021

BARBARA S. BOWMAN June 30, 1925-April 22, 2021 Barbara Sue Bowman (95) was born on June 30, 1925 in Los Angeles CA to Florence and Oscar Safan. Barbara grew up in Los Angeles and attended Fairfax High School. She went on to attend the University of...

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Robert Phillips Gordon

April 11, 2021

Robert Phillips Gordon Passed Away 1935 - 2021 I am deeply saddened to announce the passing of my Father, Robert P. Gordon. My Dad passed away at his home on Sunday, April 11, 2021, with family by his side at all times. My Dad had complicated med...

Trudy Graff

March 21, 2021

Trudy Graff passed away March 20th, 1219am in her home at 96 years old. Although she had been on hospice for over a year with heart failure, she remained living with her elegant dignity in her beautiful apartment in the Towers in Laguna Woods until ...

Miriam Blazevic

March 11, 2021

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Rita Donna Siegel

March 7, 2021

Rita was born on June 5, 1943, to Pauline and Robert Krasnow. She attended Beverly Hills high school, and later went to college at UCLA, upon graduation she started her career as a teacher. Education was a passion for Rita, and she eventually took a...

Sonya Lillian Dexter

March 2, 2021

Sonya passed away in Los Angeles, the place of her birth. She was preceded in death by her father, Samuel Leo Fields; brother, Gerald Martin Fields; and sister, Anita Finkenthal. She is survived by her daughter, Denise Dexter Buckner; son-in-law, Sam...

Mildred Lorraine Linnetz

March 1, 2021

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Lillian Closter

February 26, 2021

November 15, 1922 - February 26, 2021 Lillian Closter, devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother passed away on Friday, December 26, 2021, at the age of 98. She was preceded in death by her loving husband Herbert. She is survived by h...

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Herman Moonves

February 11, 2021

Herman 'Kid' Moonves, born in New York City June 4th, 1921, lived a long life full of family, love and simple pleasures. He died February 11th, peacefully at home, a few months shy of 100 years, a milestone his great-grandchildren eagerly anticipate...

Jeri Betty Berger

February 1, 2021

Jeri Berger passed away peacefully at home. Born in Los Angeles to Mike and Rose Fleishman, Jeri had three children, Denise Friedman Jurick, Richard Friedman, and James Friedman and one grandchild, Sarah Jurick Lefler and grandson-in-law, Tobin Lefle...

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Murray Marks

January 31, 2021

Murray Marks lived by many sayings, some could be shared in mixed company, and others couldn't. His most prominent saying was that a life worth living, was one where you smile each and every day. The source of many smiles and laughter was Murray hims...

Shirley Hilda Jaffe

January 28, 2021

Jaffe, Shirley Weintraub July 1, 1920 - January 28, 2021 Shirley's favorite song was My Way by Frank Sinatra. She said she loved that song because it's how she lived her life - her way! Not only did she live her way, she died her way too. Afte...

Alvin Kaufman

January 23, 2021

Alvin "Al" Kaufman, 90, of Playa Vista, CA, died January 23rd, 2021, at Cedars Sinai hospital. He was born in Brooklyn, New York, and was the son of the late Robert Kaufman and Edna (Steinklein) Kaufman. Alvin was raised and educated in North Hol...

Emily Tuler

January 21, 2021

Loving Mother, grandmother, and Great Grandmother. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband of 58 years, Benjamin Tuler. She is survived by her son, Jeff Tuler (Lilian) and her daughter, Robin Morrison (Brian), her grandchildren, Brandon, Jord...

Sally Keller

January 21, 2021

Beauty - What is it? My brother Bruce would say it is his sail boat Beauty, which we spent many magical moments on and was actually my mom's happy place. And according to Google, "Beauty is Happiness! It is the images and moments that inspire and ...

Lotte G. Sohn

January 20, 2021

Lotte was born in Nuremberg, Germany and raised in St. Gallen, Switzerland before coming to the United States, by way of Cuba, in 1942. After high school in Forest Hills, NY, Lotte attended Queens College and then Teachers College of Columbia Un...

Barbara June Cowan

January 20, 2021

It is with deep sadness that the family of Barbara June Cowan announces her passing in the early morning hours of Wednesday, January 20, 2021. Barbara was born in 1935 to Rose Anna Pollock and Samuel Walter Bellman in Los Angeles, California. She at...