Muriel S. Rotter

With great sadness, we write to inform you of the death on January 19 of Muriel Rotter, wife of Roy Rotter, z”l; mother of Andrew (Padma Kaimal), Sari (William Gardner), and Nancy (Todd Wilson); grandmother of five grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. She was 92.

A private graveside funeral was held on Friday, January 22.

Obituary Excerpt
Born in Madison, Muriel was the third of four children of Sara and Arthur Sweet. Muriel attended Randall Elementary School, just a block from the family home on Spooner Street, Madison West Junior High School, and Milwaukee Downer Seminary, from which she graduated. After a year at the University of Wisconsin, she transferred to the University of California—Los Angeles, where she received a degree in psychology.


A member of the first confirmation class at Beth El Temple, Muriel took an active interest in the synagogue’s affairs and was a constant volunteer for Madison Hadassah, Jewish Social Services, and other local organizations.

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May Murial's memory be for a blessing.