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Deaths for the week of April 27, 2018

Martin Arthur Frankel, May 30, 1930 – April 21, 2018, passed away peacefully after a brief illness with his four daughters at his side.

Gdeaths-frankelMarty leaves a legacy with his big heart, dignified charm, kindness, generosity, compassion, hard work and intelligence. His enduring commitment to and love for his family and devoted friends were ever present. Married to his late wife Carol for 55 years and beloved son of Jack and Anne Frankel of San Francisco. Marty leaves behind: brother Rabbi Bernard Frankel; four daughters Cindy Frankel, Lisa Frankel Wade, Jody Greenhalgh, and Shari Rhodes; four grandchildren Laura and Michael Wade, John and Julena Cone; great-granddaughter Laurel; and dear companion Zel Bauer.

Marty was a longtime resident of the Bay Area and honored veteran of the Korean War. He will be dearly missed. His funeral service was held on April 25 at Sunset Lawn Chapel of the Chimes in Sacramento, with a reception at Temple Or Rishon in Orangevale, CA. A private Celebration of Life was held on April 28 in San Rafael. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to Temple Or Rishon or the temple of your choice.