Condolence Notifications

May Their Memory Be For A Blessing

 

Anyone may submit a death notification for a member of the Madison area Jewish community. The submissions will be posted on this page of our website. We will do our best to post submissions received on the same day or next day, Monday - Friday. A daily email will be sent  to anyone who has subscribed to receive condolence notifications when there are new posts to the website on that day.

Sandra M. Arfa

With great sadness, we write to inform you of the death of Sandra M. Arfa, beloved wife of Allan David Arfa. Sandra passed away on May 5 at the age of 79.

Along with David, Sandra is survived by her children Jessica (Steven) Arfa Rudnick and Benjamin (Laura Rafson Arfa) Arfa, and her grand…

Lowell Zirbel

With great sadness, we write to inform you that Lowell Zirbel, father of Kate Zirbel, died on April 11 at the age of 95.

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Contact office@shamayim.org for more information.

May Lowell's memory be for a blessing

Grayce Ann Bell Seidenberg

With great sadness, we write to inform you that Grayce Ann Bell Seidenberg died on April 10, 2022. She was 97. Grayce Ann was born in Hyde Park, Chicago, daughter of Mae and Samuel Bell, brother of the late Theodore. She attended Kozminski Elementary school, Hyde Park High, and Purdue Univer…

Karen Barth

With great sadness, we write to inform you of the death on April 7 of Karen Barth, wife of Rabbi Samuel (Sami) Barth, mother of Yishai and Miriam.

Arrangements are being made for services in the Boston area and burial in New York.

Contact office@bethisraelcenter.org for more information.

Dr. Michael E. Becker

With great sadness, we write to inform you that Dr. Michael E. Becker passed away on April 3rd, 2022, in Madison, Wisconsin, surrounded by his loving family. He was 72.

He is survived by his devoted wife Leigh; children, Ari (Elana Grier), Elana (Christopher) Wistrom (with first wife Mary S…