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Selwyn BEGNER


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Selwyn BEGNER Obituary
BEGNER, Selwyn Selwyn Gilbert Begner, age 92, died Sunday, October 29, 2017. He was born on May 28, 1925, in Chicago Illinois, but lived most of his life in Atlanta. He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Charlotte Herman Begner, his son Alan Begner (Cory), his daughters, Karen Gadlin (Bruce) and Felice Goodman (Phil), grandchildren, Henry Begner (Rhianna), Robyn Dubinsky (Joel), Scotty Gadlin (Kassandra), Brittany Luke (R.J.), Hayley Schlosser (Jared), 5 great-grandchildren, and another on the way. He is pre-deceased by his grandson Sam Begner, his parents Helen and Sol Begner, and his brother Bob. Selwyn enlisted in the Army upon graduation from high school in 1943, and served in the Army Air Corp as a pilot instructor. He married Charlotte on April 4, 1946, when Charlotte was 18 and Selwyn was 20 years old. They enjoyed a long love affair thereafter. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, was a kind and generous man and will be greatly missed. The graveside funeral service will be held on Tuesday, October 31, 2017, at 11:30 a.m. at Arlington Memorial Park in Sandy Springs with Rabbi Neil Sandler officiating. Sign online guestbook at www.jewishfuneralcare.com. Donations may be made to Ahavath Achim Synagogue, 600 Peachtree Battle Ave. Atlanta 30327, www.aasynagogue.org, Hospice Atlanta, www.vnhs.org or 41 Perimeter Center East, suite 550 Atlanta 30346, www.alz.org. Arrangements by Dressler's Jewish Funeral Care, (770) 451-4999.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution from Oct. 30 to Oct. 31, 2017
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