Brown, William “Bill” A. In Palo Alto, Oct. 29. Age 70. Husband of Davina Brown. Father of Leslie (and David) Dasher and Leon (and Kyoko) Brown. Grandfather of Joe and Sam Biondini and Kana Brown. Brother of Lucy (and Steve) Karwoski. Brother-in-law and uncle to many. Son of the late Elsie and Joe Brown. Native of New York. Graduated from Cornell University. Attended Rice University. Received doctorate from University of Michigan. Served as an officer in the U.S. Army. Longtime member of Congregation Kol Emeth, where he served as board member of house and grounds. Co-editor of Western Wheelers newsletter. Bicyclist. Research scientist in astrophysics for more than 38 years. Services were held at Kol Emeth. Donations to the American Cancer Society, 235 Montgomery St., Suite 320, S.F., CA 94104.

Hirschhorn, Marion “Mimi” C. In Burlingame, Oct. 27. Wife of A. Arthur Hirschhorn. Mother of Dr. Marcy Dobrow (and Joe Friedman), Bonny (and Joe) Maninna, Stephen (and Donna) Dobrow, Rachel (and Frank) Howard, Helen and David Dobrow and Jeanine Hirschhorn. Grandmother of Paul and Danny Friedman; Melissa and Michael Maninna; Becky Woolworth; Michelle Harp and Kerri Donnelly. Sister-in-law of Dr. Bernard (and Ruth) Dobrow. Aunt of Joelle and Rick Dobrow and Laurie Meyer. Born May 27, 1930. Twenty-year member of Adath Israel. Volunteer, contributor and organizer for many Jewish organizations, including ORT, AMIT, Sha’are Zedek Medical Center. Services were held at Sinai Memorial Chapel, S.F., with interment at Eternal Home Cemetery, Colma. Donations to ORT, 1559 22nd Ave., S.F., CA 94112; AMIT, 2232 Judah St., S.F., CA 94122, or to the charity of your choice.

Kay, Dora In Oakland, Oct. 29. Age 92. Wife of the late Murray Kay. Mother of Carol (and Armand) Attia. Grandmother of Maimone, Miriam and Maya Attia. Sister of Rose Gold and Sam Zuckerman. Active with Berkeley Senior Center. Services were held under the direction of Sinai Memorial Chapel. Donations to American Cancer Society, 235 Montgomery St., Suite 320, S.F., CA 94104.

Kernfeld, Bernard

In San Rafael, Oct. 22. Age 90. Husband of the late Elsie Kernfeld. Father of Lynn Kernfeld and Barry Kernfeld (and Sally McMurry). Father-in-law of Irving Schwartz. Grandfather of Susan (and Robert) Zarren, Edward Schwartz and Paul and Eric Kernfeld. Great-grandfather of Ella and Nathaniel Zarren. Born May 24, 1913 in Kopaigorod, Ukraine. Arrived in 1922 in San Francisco with his family, where he lived for 80 years. Retired after many years as a sales representative in the food industry. Private services were held at Hills of Eternity Memorial Park, Colma. Donations to Jewish Community Endowment Fund, 121 Steuart St., S.F., CA 94105.

Levin, Frances Napolin In San Francisco, Oct. 29. Wife of late Lester Levin, whom she married in 1933. Mother of Noah Phyllis Levin and Leslie Finley. Grandmother of three. Worked with her husband for several years at their pharmacy at California and Divisadero in San Francisco. Born Nov. 10, 1911 in San Francisco and named for the city. Private services for the family were held at Salem Memorial Park, Colma. Arrangements by Sinai Memorial Chapel.

Milden, Isabelle In San Francisco, Oct. 30. Age 90. Wife of the late Harry Milden. Mother of Emily (and David) Broom and Margo (and Allen) Haas. Grandmother of Michael Jacob Broom and Harrison Rutherford Haas. Native of Latvia. Private family services were held under the direction of Parent-Sorenson Mortuary and Crematory. Donations to the charity of your choice.

Ruben, Bernard In Scottsdale, Ariz., Oct. 30. Age 79. Husband of Judy Ruben. Father of John (and Bobby) Ruben and Mark (and Beth) Ruben. Grandfather of Darcy, Rikki, Hannah and Sammy Ruben. Born July 2, 1924 in Duisberg, Germany. Escaped to England via the Kindertransport, where he met and later married his wife of 58 years. Immigrated to the United States when he served in the Army Air Force in World War II. First settled in Kansas City, Mo. Later established a wholesale jewelry business in Omaha, Neb. Expanded business to San Francisco in 1971. Services were held at Paradise Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Scottsdale. Donations to Council for Jews with Special Needs, 12701 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite 205, Scottsdale, AZ 85254-5453.

Sanders, Siegfried In Oakland, Oct. 31. Age 100. Husband of Ilse Sanders for 61 years. Native of Germany. Oakland resident for past 56 years. Business owner in Oakland for many years. Member of B’nai Brith. His life was the subject of a book published in Germany. Services were held. Arrangements by Sinai Memorial Chapel.

Stricker, Magdalena In San Francisco, Oct. 26. Wife of the late Joseph Stricker. Sister of J.P. Weber. Daughter of the late Simon and Helen Weber. Arrangements by Sinai Memorial Chapel. Donations to the Jewish Home, 302 Silver Ave., S.F., CA 94112.

Zins, Joe In San Francisco, Oct. 26. Age 89. Husband of Adele Goldman Zins and the late Katie Zins. Father of Elaine (and Bob) Lewon and Jack Zins. Stepfather of Dasha (and Grisha) Seregin and Nancy Goldman. Father-in-law of Amy Talisman and Carmen Jimenez. Grandfather of Ami Levinson Zins; Reva Larson; Karin Rubnitz; Dennis Lewon; Jeremiah and Celina Zins, and Noah and Nessa Seregin. Great-grandfather of Zachary, Julia and Rebecca Rubnitz; Milo and Zig Lewon; Max Lear; and Noah and Hannah Larson. Brother of Miriam Fishtrom. San Francisco native. Active member of Starr King Masonic Lodge No. 343 F.&A.M., Lebanon-Pacific Masonic Lodge No. 136 F.&A.M., the Scottish Rite and the Shriners. Private services were held. Donations to The City of Hope, 5 Third St., Suite 324, S.F., CA 94103, or to American Cancer Society, 235 Montgomery St., Suite 320, S.F., CA 94104.