Isak Federman came to Kansas City in 1946, the only member of his family to have survived the Holocaust. He was a successful businessman, a loving parent and a generous supporter of the Kansas City Jewish community. He was a character, a dramatic and humorous storyteller who could take over a room and make friends instantly. He died on Sept. 9, 2016, at the age of 94.
Julia (Wiseman) Goldblatt was born Sept. 2, 1919, in London, England. She died peacefully at Kansas City Hospice House Sept. 3, 2016. Julia met her future husband, Norman Goldblatt, from Kansas City, Missouri, who was serving in the U.S. Army in London in World War II. Postwar, they moved to Kansas City where Norman joined the Goldblatt Tool Company.
Our dearest mother, Leonora Kishinevsky, of Overland Park Kansas, passed away on Monday, Aug. 29, 2016. Leonora, 73, is survived by her loving husband, Edward; two devoted sons, Alex and Steven; and five grandchildren, Ariel, Talia, Eli, Elan and Aviel.
Tracy Lynn (Talbot) Mopper, age 56, of Buffalo Grove, Illinois, formerly of Overland Park, passed away Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016. Services were held Sept. 27 at Goldman Funeral Group in Buffalo Grove, Illinois; interment followed at Shalom Memorial Park, Arlington Heights, Illinois.
Frederick “Fred” Marvin Stein, 89, died Sept. 20, 2016. Graveside service and interment will be were Sept. 22, 2016 , at Sheffield Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Shriner’s Children’s Hospital in St. Louis or to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Abe Edward Carr, 89, passed away Sept. 18, 2016. “Eddie” was born in Chicago, Illinois, on Jan. 7, 1926. The family moved to Kansas City in 1930. He graduated from Paseo High School, and joined the U.S. Naval Air Force in 1944. He attended the University of Missouri for one year, then transferred to the Kansas City Art Institute.