Age 88 Of St. Paul Passed away peacefully on November 8th, 2012 with her three children by her side. She was preceded in death by father, Herschel Kruger; mother, Anna Friedman; step-father, Isadore Friedman and loving husband of 63 years, Reuben Kaplan. She will be dearly missed by her children, Harold (Patrice) Kaplan, Molly (Kenneth) Garelick and Deborah (Alan) Dubinsky; grandchildren, Robert (Jennifer) Kaplan, James (Lindsay) Kaplan, Benjamin (Libby) Kaplan, Nancy (Scott) Weisberg, Alan Garelick, Lindsey (Andrew) Tjernlund, Aaron (Jodi) Tulman, Ross Tulman and Evan Tulman; great-grandchildren Naomi Kaplan, Bella Kaplan and Zachary Weisberg; sister Molly Friedman and many loving cousins and friends around the world. The family would like to thank the 3rd floor staff at United Hospital, Dr. Averial Nelson, Jessica Wall RN and the rest of the staff at Sholom Hospice for their care and support. Esther was a Past President of the St. Paul Chapter of Hadassah, life member of Hadassah, Council of Jewish Women and Sholom Auxiliary. Funeral service SUNDAY 2PM TEMPLE OF AARON SYNAGOGUE, 616 S. Mississippi River Blvd., St. Paul. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Sholom Foundation, the Reuben & Esther Kaplan Endowment Fund at the JCC of St. Paul, Temple of Aaron or the donor's favorite charity. SHIVA, Temple of Aaron (Sunday & Monday 7PM). Hodroff-Epstein 651-698-8311

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Hodroff-Epstein Memorial Chapels
671 South Snelling Avenue St. Paul, MN 55116
(651) 698-8311

Published in Pioneer Press from Nov. 9 to Nov. 10, 2012