12.22.17 Issue

Murray Kitner passed away peacefully on Dec. 10 at age 98 surrounded by his loving family. Services were held on Dec. 14 at Riverside Gordon Memorial Chapel in North Miami Beach, FL, and officiated by Rabbi Tuffs.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Naomi (Echenberg) Kitner, Jacob and Lillian Brookstein, wife, Charlotte Joyce Brookstein, his brother and sister-in-law Myer and Eve (Stroiman) Kitner.

He is survived by his children Naomi, Michael Kitner and Helen Mlock, Bart Kitner and Bonnie Rosenberger; grandchildren: Mariah, Portia, Erica, Ryan and Emilie, and Nikki; niece Mimi Kitner and husband Peter Schwarz, nephew Cary and Elen (Henderson) Kitner; great nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and all those whose lives he touched, and by his exceptionally devoted friend and companion Selma Nichols who enriched his life.

Much appreciation and gratitude to extraordinarily supportive cousins Jon and Debbie Kitner and their family. Very special thanks to Gerry, Esther, and Laura, and Doctors Gorin, Lemont, and Mesa, for their care and compassion.

His positive attitude was an inspiration to many. His love and generosity knew no boundaries. He was adored.

Memorials may be made in his memory to the Jewish Federation of Omaha Foundation, Jacob and Lillian Brookstein Endowment Fund, 402.334.6466.