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February 23, 1921 - October 12, 2016
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February 23, 1921 – October 12, 2016 Edna Glikmann, loving and caring mother, wife, and life partner, grandmother, great-grandmother, and dear friend, passed away peacefully at her home on October 12 at the age of 95. She was a remarkable woman who was loved and respected by everyone. She treated everyone with dignity and respect, no matter who they were.She was born in Brooklyn, New York, daughter of Regina and Harry Goldrath and brother of Alex Goldrath. Regina, Alex, and Edna moved to Los Angeles in 1930 and her father Harry joined a few years later. Edna married Aron Glikmann in 1939 and spent her days socializing, entertaining, and volunteering for many charitable organizations such as Women For, Beyond Shelter, Bet Tzedek, and the Dubnoff School. Edna loved to play cards, especially bridge and was an expert Scrabble player. After Aron became ill, she focused her energy to successfully continue Style-Craft Shirt & Blouse Co, a business begun by her father and husband. Several years after losing her husband Aron, Edna met the second and last love of her life, Paul Gader. Together they enjoyed life to the fullest, travelling across the globe and socializing with friends. Paul’s son, Neil Gader and his wife, Judi Dickerson, quickly became part of the family. She was cared for lovingly for many years by Maria Hernandez who had worked for her for over 30 years. Her granddaughter, Carrie, an LVN, and Maria helped her live her last years comfortably with grace and dignity.She leaves behind her children Alex and Gail Glikmann, Jill and Andrew Nieman, grandchildren Kevin (Dara), Hillary (Joe), Andrea (Craig), Carrie, and Dan (Sarah), great-grandchildren Aaron, Morgan, Aiden, Samuel, Talia, Perry, Maxwell, Bennett, Ellie, Jackie and Teddy. Services will be held at Hillside Memorial Park Cemetery on Sunday, October 16 at 3:00 PM. Donations can be made to Bet Tzedek in her memory.