Oertelt, Henry A. Age 90. Passed away on January 27, 2011. Henry was a much-loved father, grandfather, and husband to Inge. A dedicated teacher, speaker and author of the book An Unbroken Chain, his Holocaust survival story, Henry was recipient of three honorary doctorates and numerous other honors. He is survived by his wife, Inge; brother, Kurt Messerschmidt; son, David (Shari); son-in-law, Edward Samuels; grandchildren, Corey and Paul (Colleen) Samuels, Sarah (Chad) Hembrook, and Daniel Oertelt; great- grandchildren, Chance Samuels, Hailey and Taylor Hembrook, and preceded in death by his daughter, Stephanie Samuels. The funeral will be held on Sunday, January 30th, 1 pm at Beth Jacob Synagogue, 1179 Victoria Curve, Mendota Heights, MN 55118, followed by the burial at Sons of Jacob Cemetery. Friends and family are invited to attend Shiva service and visit with the family on Sunday 6 pm and Monday 7 pm at Beth Jacob Synagogue. Please, no flowers. Donations may be made to www.6mfor6m.org, Beth Jacob Synagogue or a charity of your choosing. The Funeral Directors 612-866-6711
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Published in Star Tribune on January 28, 2011