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Family of Sender BENSMAN and Ida Freda SMOTKIN

Husband: Sender BENSMAN (1876-1956)
Wife: Ida Freda SMOTKIN (1875-1931)
Children: Ann Pearl BENSMAN (1898-1971)
Dorothy BENSMAN (1900-1973)
Louis BENSMAN (1901-1954)
Samuel BENSMAN (1903-1958)
Fay Shirley BENSMAN (1904-1993)
Esther BENSMAN (1906-1983)
Ralph BENSMAN (1908-1973)
Earl BENSMAN (1909-1918)
Irving Earl BENSMAN (1911-1994)
Marriage 1895 Russia

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
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

Name: Ann Pearl BENSMAN
Sex: Female
Spouse 1: Nathan ROSENBERG ( - )
Spouse 2: Jacob MILLER ( -1947)
Spouse 3: Max MENDLESON (1894-1961)
Birth May 23, 1898 Russia
Immigration Nov 2, 1902 (age 4) to Antwerp, Belgium
Death Feb 1, 1971 (age 72) Detroit, Wayne County, MI
Burial Detroit, Wayne County, MI

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

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

Name: Esther BENSMAN
Sex: Female
Spouse 1: Alexander "Sam" GERSUK (1902-1986)
Spouse 2: Samuel SHILOWITZ ( - )
Birth Apr 4, 1906 Sheboygan, WI
Death Sep 11, 1983 (age 77) Miami Beach, FL
Burial Detroit, Wayne County, MI

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

Name: Irving Earl BENSMAN
Sex: Male
Spouse 1: Miriam KONHEIM (1911-1956)
Spouse 2: Maxine BATCHKO (1925-1985)
Birth Dec 22, 1911 Pioria, IL
Death Mar 12, 1994 (age 82) Dallas, TX
Burial Mar 14, 1994 Detroit, Wayne County, MI

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.