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.

Michael Schrank

With great sadness, we write to inform you of the death on December 23 of Michael Schrank, husband of Edna Schrank, father of Seth (Elana) Schrank and Francine (David) Dundore, and grandfather of Mira, Reuben, and Lila. He was 76.

The funeral service with Mike and Edna's congregation, Cong…

Justice Shirley Abrahamson

With great sadness, we write to inform you of the death on December 19 of Justice Shirley Abrahamson, mother of Dan (Tsan), grandmother of Moses. She was preceded in death by her husband, Seymour. She was 87.

Justice Abrahamson served on the Wisconsin Supreme Court from 1976 until her retir…

Joan Stephenson

It is with great sadness, we write to inform you of the death on December 17 of Joan Stephenson, mother of Aphra (Adam) Mednick, grandfather of Eliza and Simon. She was preceded in death earlier this year by her husband, Larry Deitch.

The burial will be private on Wednesday, December 23. …

Mary Schettler

With great sadness, we write to inform you of the death on December 6 of Mary Schettler, mother of Christina (Mike) Kantor, grandmother of Ben. She was 79 years old.

Shiva will be held via Zoom this Sunday, December 13 at 7:00 pm CST. All are welcome to attend. Please contact office@sham…

Renata Laxova

With great sadness, we write to inform you of the death on November 30 of Renata Laxova, beloved mother of Anita Laxova and Daniela Lax (Linda Snyder), and cherished grandmother of Zander Steichen.

Renata was a survivor of the Holocaust. She was preceded in death by her husband, Tibor Lax. …