Resident of San Mateo
Margit Hanna Lowenstein, 82, passed away peacefully in Burlingame on January 13, 2014. Margit was born in Germany in 1931 and immigrated to the United States in 1936 with her parents, Max and Betty Wolf, and her brother, Gerald Wolf. Margit studied at Russell Sage College in Troy, New York. In 1951, she married Tom Lowenstein and had four children—Ann, Robert, Jean, and Martin. In 1970, the family moved from Woodmere, New York to Hillsborough, California. Tom and Margit were long-time members of Peninsula Temple Beth El, were active in various Jewish organizations in the Bay Area, and loved to travel, especially to their home in Carmel.
Margit is survived by her four children, Ann Wathen (John), Robert Lowenstein (Karen), Jean Morawski (Michael), and Martin Lowenstein (Inbar). Grandchildren Jeffrey, Allison, Jill, Stacey, Daniel, Tamara, Ben, and Maya. Step-grandchildren Tyson and Kyle. She is also survived by her sisters-in-law Hanna Wildenberg and Harriet Wolf.
A funeral service will take place at 11:00 AM on Thursday, January 16 at Peninsula Temple Beth El, 1700 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo. Contributions may be made to Ceres Community Project of Marin, P.O. Box 151049, San Rafael, CA 94915.