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Estelle "Esther" Lefton Katz
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Birth: May 17, 1920
Harlem
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Oct. 26, 2008
Santa Monica
Los Angeles County
California, USA

KATZ,Estelle (Esther)
Born May 17, 1920 in Harlem, New York; died October 26, 2008 in Santa Monica, California.
Esther was an unforgettable force of nature with a boundless pot of soup and indomitable will.
Educated at City College in New Yourk, orphaned in her early twenties, widowed at 49, she was treasured by her three children and a rock to her eight grandchildren as well as the countless tenants whose children flocked to "Grandma Esther" and remained in her thrall long after they moved her from Fairfax area complex.
Esther was smart, bold, funny and shrewd; practical and resourceful; generous and kind.
Preceded in death by her beloved husband Louis in 1969,
Esther is survived by her children,
Linda Schwarz,
Barry (Trinita) Katz, and
Howard (Alisa) Katz;
grandchildren,
Dini (Andrew Bernstein),
Laurence,
Jonathan,
and Kayla Schwartz;
Rachel Katz,
Jacob Katz,
Louis and Leora Katz;
and stepdaughter Paula King;
as well as sister-in-law Sylvia Lefton,
many nieces, nephews and cousins and countless friends and admirers.
Interment service at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at Eden Memorial Park.
Minyan service to follow at approximately 6:30 p.m. at 1115 Centinella Avenue, Santa Monica.




(LOS ANGELES TIMES 10/28/2008) 
 
Burial:
Eden Memorial Park
Mission Hills
Los Angeles County
California, USA
 
Created by: Melinda (Mindy) Gibson
Record added: Nov 18, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31535918
Estelle Esther <i>Lefton</i> Katz
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- Beth J. M.
 Added: Dec. 28, 2009
 
 
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