Anne Ruth “Nannie Annie” Skolkin passed away on Jan. 31 at age 92. Services were held Feb. 4 at Rose Hill Cemetery in Denver, Colorado.
She was preceded in death by her Russian immigrant parents, Samuel and Geisha Tannenbaum; and siblings Abe, Jack, Sarah and Alex.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Andrea; granddaughters: Marlee and Maddison; grand dog Bella, and niece and nephew-in-law, Marion and Peter Wulfsohn and many close friends.
She was born on January 26, 1926 in Denver, Colorado and was an early feminist, graduate of University of Denver, leader in college Hillel, later Sisterhood and Temple Emanuel in Hawaii, Hadassah in St. Paul Minnesota, started the Yiddish club and was active in exercise at the JCC in Omaha having retired from United Airlines. Anne lived by the Golden Rule and embodied a generous spirit until her last moments. She will be deeply missed and treasured in her families’ and friends’ memory forever.
Memorials may be made to Yiddish Book Center, 1021 West St, Amherst, MA 01002, or the Rose Blumkin Home 323 S. 132nd Street, Omaha, NE 68154.