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Israelske, Mrs. Minnie (Obituary)

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Israelske, Mrs. Minnie (Obituary)

Posted: 4 Jul 2001 6:56PM GMT
Classification: Obituary
Edited: 6 Nov 2004 1:06PM GMT
Surnames: Irwin, Israel, Israelske, Judd, Lutz, Quiat, Schwartz, Weisenberger
*Rocky Mountain News*, 22 January 1954, page 57

Mrs. Minnie Israelske

Funeral services for Mrs. Minnie Israelske were held at 11 a.m. Thursday in Feldman Mortuary. Burial was in Fairmount.

Mrs. Israelske died Wednesday at home after a short illness. She was 83.

Born Oct. 18, 1870, in Austria-Hungary, Mrs. Israelske came to New York City in 1884. She married Adolph Israelske there in 1888 and came to Denver in 1899.

A member of the National Council of Jewish Women and the Sisterhood of Temple Emanuel, Mrs. Israelske lived at 312 Eudora St.

Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Simon Quiat, and Mrs. Sam Judd, both of Denver; Mrs. Nathan Schwartz of Detroit, and Mrs. Harold Lutz of Denver; three sons, Sidney of Denver, Fred of Houston and Charles Israelske of Oakland, Calif.; 15 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

[Transcriber's note: Minnie Israelske was my great-grandmother. She died 20 Jan 1954. Her maiden name was Weisenberger. The obituary has a few errors: she had four surviving daughters, not three as typed, although all four are listed. Her son Fred Israelske, my grandfather, was by this time using the name Fred Irwin. Her son Charles Israelske was by this time using the name Charles Israel.]

Transcribed by Sara L. Buntyn, sbuntyn@ev1.net

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