Dr. Myron E. Rubnitz passed away on May 2 at age 91. Services were held May 5 at Temple Jeremiah, 937 Happ Road, Northfield, IL 60093.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Dr. Abraham and Esther Rubnitz; his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Lucille E. and Joseph L. Block; son, Thomas Block Rubnitz; and sisters and brothers-in-law, Josephine and Stephen Fraenkel and Miriam and Ervin Simon.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years Susan Block Rubnitz; children, Mary Lu and Ken Roffe, Peter Block Rubnitz and Edye Rubnitz, Robert Block Rubnitz and Ellen Strauss; grandchildren: Gregory and Ashlee Roffe, Andrew Roffe, Matthew Roffe, Talia Rubnitz, Nicholas Rubnitz, and Amanda Strauss; great-grandchildren: Eliza, Susannah, Delia, and Thomas Roffe; and many nieces and nephews.
He was an Army veteran of WWII and the Korean War. He was a Physician at the Hines VA hospital for 60 years, where the medical technology school is named in his honor, and he was a professor at Northwestern and Loyola Medical Schools. He was a proud member of Temple Jeremiah for over 55 years.
Memorials may be made to North Shore Senior Center, 161 Northfield Rd., Northfield, IL 60093, www.nssc.org, Temple Jeremiah, www.templejeremiah.org, or the organization of your choice.