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 Max Wilhelm Koblentz

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Max Wilhelm Koblentz

  • Birth 1887 Daugavpils, Daugavpils, Latgale, Latvia
  • Death 30 Jul 1970 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
  • Burial Bedford Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
  • Memorial ID 38334555

Born in Russia (now Latvia) to Schmulia Oscher and Geisa (Dores) Koblenz. Formal name was Mordchel, Yiddish name "Mottel". Immigrated to the United States in 1905. Survived by wife Rachel Tiba (Rochel Toiba Bun) and children Miriam (George) Freeman, Nan Koblentz of the residence, Maurice C. Koblentz (Martha) of Columbus, Betty (Louis) Amder of Los Angeles, Evelyn (Chet) Gale of North Miami Beach, Florida and twins Sanford (Shirley) and Marvin (Mary) Koblentz of University Heights, and Shaker Heights, Ohio. Nine grand children. Also survived by brother Hyman (Chiam) Koblentz. Predeceased by sisters Mirka Koblenz Wolk and Sara Frieda Wolk and brother Julius Koblentz.

Koblenz was changed to Koblentz around WWI to distance the family from the town in Germany of the same name.

A carpenter by trade, he was renown in Cleveland for his skills with finish work, however he was also known as a man of uncompromised principles and a teacher of the Torah. Long time President of the Workmans Circle of Cleveland. Charter member of Brith Emeth Temple. He will always be missed by his wife, children, family and all who knew him.


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  • Created by: SHaley
  • Added: 14 Jun 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 38334555
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Max Wilhelm Koblentz (1887–30 Jul 1970), Find A Grave Memorial no. 38334555, citing Hillcrest Memorial Park, Bedford Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by SHaley (contributor 47137674) .