Mildred "Mimi" Rubin, born May 23, 1927, in Houston, Texas, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 23, after a lengthy battle with Parkinson's Disease. A lifetime Houstonian, Mimi attended the University of Texas at Austin until her sophomore year when she met the love of her life, the late Alfred L. Rubin, on a blind date. Mimi and Al were married for 62 years and enjoyed a life of dancing and traveling and shared a passion for Judaism and their three children. Mimi enjoyed her years of working at Neiman Marcus, and, later in her life, a career in real estate. She will be most remembered for her witty personality, her flair for fashion, and her compassion for others.
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Mimi is survived by her sister, Margie Kamin, her brother and sister-in-law, Louis and Lois Solomon, and her three children and their spouses: Howard and Rozanne Rubin, Robert and Marlene Rubin, and Renee and Brent Silber. She is also survived by her many wonderful grandchildren: Alissa and Gregory Gomez, Stacey and Brian Rose, Marc and Ashley Rubin, Shari and Dennis Heinz, Mindy and Nick Adams, Jack and Perla Rubin, Paul and Jenn Rubin, Shannon Silber, and Lindsey Silber. She is also survived by five great-grandchildren: Will and Owen Heinz, Gabriel and Simon Rose, and Eli Gomez. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jack and Sadie Solomon, and her loving husband, Al Rubin.
Funeral services were held at Beth Yeshurun Cemetery on November 24, 2013. Mimi's family would like to thank her devoted caregivers, Evelyn Burks and Jacqueline Collier, and the staff of the Wolfe Unit at Seven Acres.
The family requests that donations be made to Seven Acres Jewish Senior Care Services in Memory of Mimi Rubin, 6200 N. Braeswood Houston, Texas 77074.
Published in Houston Chronicle from Nov. 24 to Nov. 25, 2013
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