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.

Larry Deitch

With great sadness, we write to inform you of the death of Larry Deitch, husband of Joan Stephenson, father of Aphra (Adam) Mednick, grandfather of Eliza and Simon. He was adored by all who knew him. He died Monday night, May 18, after a brief illness.

A private burial will be held Friday,…

Gerda Wassermann

With great sadness, we write to inform of the death of Gerda Wassermann, mother of Judy (Ken) Balkin and Evelyn Wassermann, grandmother of Carrie (Jacob), Danny, and Seth (Sara), and great-grandmother of Orly, Zemira, Cole, and Hazel. Also in mourning for Gerda are Ken Balkin's brother Andr…

Mona Schwab

With great sadness, we write to inform you of the death on April 28 of Mona Schwab, mother of Rabbi Joel (Aviva) Schwab, Bronx NY; Richard (Sharon) Schwab, Cherry Hill NJ; Bill Schwab (Leslie Grant), Madison; and Lael (Mark) Edelstein, Deerfield, IL. Mona is also survived by her sister, Cha…

Rabbi Kenneth Roseman

With great sadness, we write to inform you of the death of Rabbi Kenneth Roseman, a rabbi of Temple Beth El from 1976-1985 who was instrumental in the founding of our Midrasha Hebrew High School program. He is survived by his wife Phyllis and his children Allison and Michael, and was preced…

Berek (Ben) Haus

With great sadness, we write to inform you of the death of Berek (Ben) Haus, brother of Willie (Claudia) Haus, uncle of Andrea (Avi) Bernstein, Jake and Sasha; Emily (Jeff) Stone, Jackson and Ryan; Ali Haus; Michael (Jane) Banks, Nadia and Lara.

Ben died on April 16 at his home in Hollis, N…