Evelyn Leiderman

Evelyn B. Leiderman

Battle Creek

Evelyn Becky Leiderman, of Battle Creek, Michigan passed away after a long illness Thursday, March 27, 2014.

She was born in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of Mitchell and Mary (Pogonetz) Star.  Evelyn graduated from Battle Creek Central High School and attended the University of Michigan.  She remained a very loyal "Go Blue" fan.  As a community leader she was past President of the following organizations; University of Michigan Alumni Association, P.T.A., Beta Sigma Phi-B.C. Chapter Iota, Temple Beth-El Sisterhood and the Battle Creek Country Club Women's Association.  In addition, Evelyn was a Temple Beth-El Sunday School Principal and teacher, United Way Committee, Board Member Battle Creek Community Prayer Breakfast Committee.  She was owner of Leiderman's Home Furnishings along with her husband Jack who preceded her in death.

Evelyn is survived by her daughter, Laura Leiderman Cohen of Minnetonka, MN; son, David (Diane) Leiderman of Portage; granddaughter, Whitney Elizabeth Leiderman; of Portage; special cousins, Fred and Sandi Kopelman, Margie and Vicki Horwitz and dear friend Merline Jones.  She was preceded in death by her parents and her loving husband Jack Leiderman.  A special thank you to the compassionate staff at Calhoun County Medical Care Facility.

The funeral to honor Evelyn will take place 11:00 a.m., Monday, March 31, 2014 at Shaw Funeral Home, 2838 Capital Avenue S.W., with Rabbi Ilana Baden, officiating.

Interment, Memorial Park Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations may be made to the Battle Creek Community Foundation, Willard Public Library or the .

The family is being served by Shaw Funeral Home. www.shawfuneralhome.com


Funeral Home

Shaw Funeral Homes
2838 Capital Ave Sw Battle Creek, MI 49015
(269) 979-3838

Published in Battle Creek Enquirer on Mar. 30, 2014