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Dorothy Kripke, 89, of Deerfield, IL, died on 15 June 2012.
The funeral was held at The Davidson/Hermelin Chapel at Clover Hill Park on Tuesday, 19 June 2012 at 11:00 AM .
Rabbi Robert Dobrusin and Cantor Chaim Najman officiated. Interment at Clover Hill Park Cemetery.
The family of Dorothy Kripke will be gathering through the afternoon of Tuesday, June 19 at the residence of Brad Simmons, 1400 Fairway Drive, Birmingham MI 48009 for friends to call.
Shiva will continue at the home of Ned and Karen Kripke in Lafayette Hill, PA, and at the home of Joan Kripke in Chicago, IL.
At Joan's home, religious services will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday evenings, at 6:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Monday mornings and at 8:00 a.m. on Sunday morning.
Family members include:
Cherished mother of Ned R. (Karen) Kripke, Joan M. (partner Malachy E. Gunther) Kripke and Eizabeth S. Kripke. Loving Bubby of Joseph and Benjamin. Devoted sister of Lean Conn, Sanford (Betty) Susman and the late Myron Susman. Sister-in-law of Rabbi Myer Kripke, Donald Landsman and Ann Kripke. Also survived by nephews and nieces and numerous other relatives and friends.
She grew up in Toledo, OH, moved to Miami, FL with her family in 1940, married in 1948 and moved to Milwaukee, WI and then to Birmingham, MI in 1963. She was an active volunteer in several Jewish organizations and was elected precinct delegate in the late 70s. In 1984 she moved to Ann Arbor and in 1989 to Jerusalem at age 67 after retiring from a hospital in Detroit. In Jerusalem she served as a museum volunteer, read English to the blind, took classes and was active in her synagogue and Hadassah. She returned to the US every summer to visit her family and worked at Camp Ramah in Wisconsin until age 75. She traveled in Europe and the Middle East during her 22 years in Israel and remained to live in the US in 2011 due to illness.
It is suggested that those who wish to further honor the memory of Dorothy Kripke may do so by making a contribution to:
Friends of the Jerusalem SymphonyClick to Visit Charity Website
Masorti MovementClick to Visit Charity Website
MazonClick to Visit Charity Website
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