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Irvin Lichtenstein

1924 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Irvin Lichtenstein Obituary
Lichtenstein, Irvin
1924 - 2018
Irvin Yale Lichtenstein, age 93, passed away on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. He was preceded by his parents Samuel and Bessie and his loving wife Mitzi, who passed in 2016. He is survived by daughter, Hindi (Dr. Stewart) Friedman; son, Jeff (Lisette) Lichtenstein; brother, Sanford (Faye) Lichtenstein; grandchildren, Jason (Erin) Friedman, Alison (Chad) Kripke, Anna Lichtenstein, David Lichtenstein and Jennifer Jordan. Irvin has 6 great-grandchildren, Evelyn, Asher and Nathan Friedman, Jonah and Morgan Kripke and Gia Jordan; as well as nieces and nephews, Mark and Janice Lichtenstein, Lisa and Steve Booth, Gary Lichtenstein, Marcie Bernson, and Seth, Evan, and Melissa Bernson. Irv graduated from East High School in Columbus and attended The School of Pharmacy at The Ohio State University. In 1943, he entered into the Army Air Corp and served in WWII as a Staff Sergeant as part of the 434th Troop Carrier Group. He was a radio operator on a C-47 named Suga carrying paratroopers, transporting wounded soldiers and pulling gliders in Northern France, the Ardennes and Rhineland. Returning to Columbus after the war he married his childhood sweetheart Mitzi Lee Shaucet. Irv and Mitzi spent their entire lives living in Columbus, raising their family and were married for 69 years. Irv was the Executive Vice President of Yerke Mortgage Company from 1954 to 2000 and held numerous positions in local real estate and mortgage trade organizations. A lifelong member of Temple Israel and a devoted Ohio State University sports fan, Irv enriched the lives of all who had the opportunity to know him. Funeral services will be Sunday, March 25 at 11:30 AM at the Epstein Memorial Chapel, 3232 E. Main St. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn - Temple Israel Section. The family will greet friends Sunday from 3-5 PM at Jeff and Lisette's home. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the Wexner Heritage Village or the . Online guestbook at www.epsteinmemorial.com
Published in The Columbus Dispatch from Mar. 23 to Mar. 24, 2018
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