*Rocky Mountain News*, 8 September 1953, page 42
Adolphe Israelske, retired Denver businessman, died Sunday night in his home at 549 Ogden st. after an illness of two weeks. He was 88.
Before his retirement 20 years ago, Mr. Israelske owned and operated the Tremont Delicatessen at 15th st. and Tremont pl.
He and his wife, Minnie Israelske, celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary last June.
A native of Germany, Mr. Israelske came to this country in 1881, and to Denver from New York City in 1899. He was in the insurance business here before acquiring the Tremont Delicatessen.
Surviving besides his widow are four daughters, Mrs. Simon Quiat, Mrs. Samuel Judd and Mrs. Harold Lutz of Denver, and Mrs. Nathan Schwartz of Detroit; three sons, Sidney of Denver, Fred of Houston, Texas, and Charles of Oakland, Calif.; a brother, Michael Israelske of Los Angeles; 15 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. today in the Feldman Mortuary. Burial will be in Emanuel Cemetery, adjoining Fairmount.
Pallbearers will be Lawrence Miller, Robert Judd, Harry Rosenbaum, Ralph Rosenberg and Aaron Lutz.
[Transcriber's note: Adolph(e) Israelske was my great-grandfather. He died 06 Sep 1953. The obituary has a few errors: His son Fred Israelske, my grandfather, was by this time using the name Fred Irwin. His son Charles Israelske was by this time using the name Charles Israel.]
Transcribed by Sara L. Buntyn, email@example.com