Friedman, Adele Klarer. In San Mateo, Aug. 27. Mother of Laurie Rose Friedman and Amy Sue (and James H.) Jacobs. Sister of Howard Klarer. Grandmother of Garret Jacobs. Born in Buffalo, N.Y. One of eight children. In 1940 married Sidney Friedman, former executive director of the Jewish Home for the Aged. In 1956 moved to San Francisco. Private family services were held at the Home of Peace Cemetery in Colma. Family and friends will celebrate Friedman’s life at 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 12, at The Magnolia of Millbrae, 201 Chadbourne, Millbrae. Donations to Mission Hospice Inc. of San Mateo County, 151 W. 20th Ave., San Mateo, CA 94403, or the Jewish Home, 302 Silver Ave., S.F., CA 94112.

Simon, Ethel F. Aug. 23. In Alameda. Wife of Abben Simon of Alameda for 70 years. Mother of Ilene Simon of San Mateo and Dr. Howard (and Sarah) Simon of Marblehead, Mass. Grandmother of Adam and Jacob Simon of Marblehead, Sister of Ida Bettencourt of Montara, Leonard Feldman of Huntington Beach and the late Marion Smooke. Sister-in-law of Marie Simon and the late Ted Simon, Jeanne and Robert Simon, the late Gwen Feldman and the late Nathan Smooke. Aunt and great-aunt to many. Born in East Liverpool, Ohio, in 1918. Raised in Pittsburgh. Active volunteer with the American Women’s Voluntary Services, the Fourth Fighter Command Air Raid Warning System as an airplane spotter and plotter during World War II. Member of the Women Flyers of America, the USO and the Red Cross. In 1945 participated in the founding of the United Nations in San Francisco. Savings teller and other positions at the Day & Night Branch at Bank of America in San Francisco. First woman manager of a national bank in San Francisco. Insurance and real estate. Independent contractor for two cosmetic companies. Lecturer for Weight Watchers. Office manager for 10 years for the California Federation of Business and Professional Women. Loan processor and research clerk for Union Bank. Statement clerk for Pacific Bank. Retired at age 75. Served on Alameda mayor’s committee on disability issues for eight years. Volunteer at Alameda Hospital Auxiliary. Co-editor with her husband of the auxiliary newsletter. Original member of the National Organization for Women. First president of the North California Chapter. Charter president of the Mission Soroptimist, past president of Pacifica Business and Professional Women of San Francisco, a member of Isle City BPW of Alameda, twice past president of the Balboa Hadassah and past-president of the Sigma Phi and Beta Alpha Upsilon Parliamentary Units. Funeral services were held at Sinai Memorial Chapel, with interment at Salem Memorial Park and Garden Mausoleum in Colma. Donations to the San Francisco Chapter of Hadassah, 131 Steuart St., Suite 201, San Francisco 94105; the Alameda Hospital Auxiliary Memorial Book, 2070 Clinton St., Alameda CA 94501; Sutter VNA & Hospice Foundation, 1900 Powell St., Suite 300, Emeryville CA 94608, or to a charity of your choice.

Viner, Irving W. In San Francisco, Sept. 5. Husband of the late Barbara Viner. Brother of Janice Selix, and “Bud” and Carmeli Viner. Uncle of Diane (and David) Horwitz, Steven (and Bobbi) Sachs, Lynn Blankfort (and Steven Martin), Susan (and Randy) Karsh, and Phil Viner and Karen Redford. Survived by numerous great-nieces, great-nephews, great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews. Friend for many years of Helen Portugeis. Owner of Presents Toy and Stationary Stores in Laurel Village. Known throughout the neighborhood as “Mr. Presents.” Longtime member of the Lake Merced Golf and Country Club. Graduate of Lowell High School class of 1931. Services were held at Hills of Eternity Cemetery Chapel, Colma. Donations to the charity of your choice.

Wasserkrug, Edith (Edie). In San Francisco, Sept. 2. Age 89. Wife of the late Jerry Wasserkrug. Mother of Joanie Wasserkrug of Greensboro, N.C., and Gayle Golden of San Francisco. Grandmother of Joe and Ben Golden. Sister of Sylvia Berman and Fay Rosenthal. Aunt and great-aunt to many. Active member of Congregation Beth Israel-Judea and Sixties Plus. Funeral services were held at Eternal Home Cemetery Chapel, Colma. Donations to any animal rescue organization.