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12.14.18 Issue

Marci Brookstein Mainus passed away on Dec. 3 at age 39 in Westminster, Colorado. Services were held on Dec. 6 at Beth El Cemetery followed by a memorial service and meal of consolation at Temple Israel.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Lori Harris Sweet.

She is survived by her husband Derek Mainus, and sons, Isaiah and Eli of Westminster, CO; father, Spencer Brookstein and stepfather, Mark (Lynn) Sweet; brother and sister-in-law, Joshua and Jillian Sweet of Norwood-Young America, MN; sister Leah Brookstein; step-grandfather, Morris (Helen) Sweet of Lincoln; aunt, Claudia Sherman, aunt and uncle, Sindie and Jerry Katskee, Karen and Larry Caulfield, and uncle and aunt Jeff and Mary Brookstein, cousins, nieces, nephews and special friends.

Marci was born and raised in Omaha. She graduated from Millard West High School and Indiana University. She was a special education teacher in the Mapleton Public Schools in Denver, CO for 17 years and dearly loved her teaching career. She also loved being with her family.

Memorials may be made to the Inner Circle Foundation or Temple Israel.