See also

Family of Sender BENSMAN and Ida Freda SMOTKIN

Husband: Sender BENSMAN

  • Name:

  • Sender BENSMAN

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Father:

  • Samuel BENSMAN (1853-1922)

  • Mother:

  • Silvia "Bella" Tsipa LEVINE (1858-1926)

  • Birth:

  • Mar 3, 1876

  • Kamen, Belarus, Russia

  • Immigration:

  • Jul 28, 1902 (age 26)

  • to Antwerp, Belgium

  • Immigration:

  • Nov 2, 1902 (age 26)

  • to Antwerp, Belgium

  • Naturalisation:

  • May 10, 1937 (age 61)

  • U.S. District Court

  •  

  • Address: Milwaukee, WI

  • Death:

  • Dec 25, 1956 (age 80)

  • Milwaukee, WI

Wife: Ida Freda SMOTKIN

  • Name:

  • Ida Freda SMOTKIN

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Father:

  • Abraham Samuel SMOTKIN (1852-1936)

  • Mother:

  • Lena ( - )

  • Birth:

  • 1875

  • Kamen, Belarus, Russia

  • Immigration:

  • Nov 2, 1902 (age 26-27)

  • to Antwerp, Belgium

  • Death:

  • Feb 13, 1931 (age 55-56)

  • Detroit, Wayne County, MI

  • Burial:

  • Feb 13, 1931

  • Detroit, Wayne County, MI

Child 1: Ann Pearl BENSMAN

Child 2: Dorothy BENSMAN

  • Name:

  • Dorothy BENSMAN

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Spouse:

  • Tulley Joseph POMERANCE (1900-1963)

  • Birth:

  • Feb 26, 1900

  • Russia

  • Immigration:

  • Nov 2, 1902 (age 2)

  • to Antwerp, Belgium

  • Death:

  • Apr 26, 1973 (age 73)

  • Chicago, Cook Co, IL

  • Burial:

  •  

  • Detroit, Wayne County, MI

Child 3: Louis BENSMAN

  • Name:

  • Louis BENSMAN

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Spouse:

  • Esther COHEN (1909-1997)

  • Birth:

  • Sep 22, 1901

  • Russia

  • Immigration:

  • Nov 2, 1902 (age 1)

  • to Antwerp, Belgium

  • Death:

  • Dec 4, 1954 (age 53)

  • Milwaukee, WI

  • Burial:

  •  

  • Milwaukee, WI

Child 4: Samuel BENSMAN

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Spouse: Lillian ROBINSON, 1924, age 17

  • Name:

  • Samuel BENSMAN

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Spouse:

  • Lillian ROBINSON (1907-1975)

  • Birth:

  • Feb 11, 1903

  • Sheboygan, WI

  • Death:

  • Mar 18, 1958 (age 55)

  • Detroit, Wayne County, MI

  • Burial:

  • Mar 20, 1958

  • Detroit, Wayne County, MI

Child 5: Fay Shirley BENSMAN

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Spouse: Benjamin ARONOFF

  • Name:

  • Fay Shirley BENSMAN

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Spouse:

  • Benjamin ARONOFF (1902-1968)

  • Birth:

  • Aug 27, 1904

  • Sheboygan, WI

  • Death:

  • Feb 7, 1993 (age 88)

  • Toledo, Lucas County, OH

  • Burial:

  • Feb, 1993

  • Oregon, Lucas County, OH

Child 6: Esther BENSMAN

Child 7: Ralph BENSMAN

  • Name:

  • Ralph BENSMAN

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Spouse:

  • "Sonia" (Binkow) BINKOVICH (1907-1977)

  • Birth:

  • Jan 10, 1908

  • Milwaukee, WI

  • Death:

  • Apr 10, 1973 (age 65)

  • Miami Beach, FL

  • Burial:

  • Apr 12, 1973

  • Detroit, Wayne County, MI

Child 8: Earl BENSMAN

  • Name:

  • Earl BENSMAN

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Birth:

  • 1909

  • Detroit, Wayne County, MI

  • Death:

  • Nov 11, 1918 (age 8-9)

  • Detroit, Wayne County, MI

Child 9: Irving Earl BENSMAN

Note on Husband: Sender BENSMAN

Born in Russia, Mr. Bensman came to Milwaukee in 1908. He was the

former owner of the Bensman funeral home which after his retirement in

1953, merged with the Goodman Funeral Home. He was a co-founder and past President of Congregation Anshe Lebowitz and a member of the Home for Aged Jews, the Jewish Convalescent Home and the Mizrachi

organization. He formerly belonged to the Milwaukee County Wisconsin

State and National Funeral Directors Associations and the National

Jewish Funeral Directors Association.

Survivors include his wife Fannie; 6 daughters, Anna Mendelson,

Dorothy Pomerance and Esther Gersuk of Detroit, Rose Friedman and

Edyth Laber of Milwaukee and Fay Aronoff of Toledo, Ohio. 4 sons:

Sam, Ralph and Irving of Detroit and Al M. of Long Beach, California;

3 brothers, Ben and Max of Milwaukee and Louis of Detroit; 2 sisters,

Anna Greenstein of Madison, Wisconsin and Elizabeth Cohen of

Weyauwega, Wisconsin.