KURT ELKAN

ELKAN, Kurt 92, of Germany, New York, and Atlanta, passed away on December 4, 2013. Survivors include his daughter, Sandra Cummings; son-in-law, Stephen N. Cummings; daughter-in-law, Mindy Elkan; four grandchildren and their spouses: Jeffrey and Carley Cummings, Lisa and Issac Burger, Michelle and Ben Needle, and Scott and Devorah Elkan; and twelve great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son, Marc Elkan, and his beloved wife of 60 years, Inge Elkan. Kurt was born in Germany, left Germany as a young man with his family to come to the US where he became a supermarket manager in New York City. He served in the US Army during WWII. His hobbies included photography, traveling and reading. Sign online guest book at www.edressler.com. In lieu of flowers the family would like contributions to be made to the in honor of Kurt. Graveside services will be held 11:00 AM Sunday, December 8, 2013 at Arlington Memorial Park in Sandy Springs, GA, with Rabbi Shlomo Elkan officiating. Arrangements by Dresslers Jewish Funeral Care, Atlanta 770-451-4999.
Published in The Boston Globe on Dec. 7, 2013