Deaths

Klinger, Rachela In San Francisco, Jan. 26. Mother of Marsha (and Jeff) Donner. Grandmother of Tami (and Howard) Epstein, Dr. Robert Nathanson and Traci (and Gary) Baker. Great-grandmother of Adam Epstein, Michael Moriarty and Jordan Baker. Aunt of Ruth Mainzer and the late Rae Gelbart. Sister of the late Emanuel Gelbart. Born Feb. 2, 1923. Holocaust survivor. Services were held at Sinai Memorial Chapel, S.F. Donations to Jewish Family and Children’s Services, 2150 Post St., S.F., CA 94115.

Mednick, Eva In San Francisco, Jan. 12. Wife of the late Charlie Mednick for 55 years, who predeceased her in 1979. Mother of Pat Mednick, Dr. Jerry (and Ella) Mednick. Grandmother of Lisa Mednick Takami (and Masahiko Takami), Benjamin (and Natsuyo Isogai) Mednick. Great-grandmother of Michael Eiji Takami. Aunt of many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two siblings who remained in Europe and died during the Holocaust. Sister of five other late siblings. Born in Pavelich on March 21, 1904, a small village in what is now the Ukraine. Immigrated to Winnipeg, Manitoba, in 1913 to join the rest of her family. Moved to San Francisco in 1962 with her husband to join their children. Became a U.S. citizen at age 91. Died two months before her 100th birthday. Services were held at Sinai Memorial Chapel, with interment at Home of Peace Cemetery, Colma. Donations to Jewish Home, 302 Silver Ave., S.F., CA 94112, or to the charity of your choice.

Misrach, Robert Shore At Robison Jewish Health Center in Portland, Ore., Jan. 6, where he had been a resident for 12 years. Age 73. Husband of Geraldine “Gerry” Misrach. Father of Brian and Romy Misrach. Brother of Mary Ellen (and William) Doniger. Born Dec. 11, 1930, in Welch, W. Va. Raised in War, W. Va., and San Francisco. Graduated from U.C. Berkeley. Served in the Air Force. Resident of Herzliya Pituach, Israel from 1970 to 1987, when he moved to Portland, Ore. Donations to Robison Jewish Health Center, 6125 S.W. Boundary, Portland, OR 97221, or Berkeley Hadassah, 649 Alvarado Road, Berkley, CA 94705.

Morton, Loryn “Lori” Dee In San Jose, Jan. 17. Age 56. Wife of Robert Morton. Mother of Jessica, Nathaniel and Jonathan Morton. Daughter of Miriam and Marvin Zinn. Sister of David Zinn, Adina Zinn and Helene Losk. Services were held at Oak Hill Funeral Home, San Jose, with interment at Home of Peace Cemetery, San Jose. Donations to Bay Area Breast Cancer Network, 4320 Stevens Creek Blvd., No. 185, San Jose, CA 95129.