Ilene Wasserman
Goodman-Bensman Funeral Home
4750 N. Santa Monica Blvd.
Whitefish Bay, WI
Ilene Wasserman

Mequon - (Nee Fishbein) passed away unexpectedly on May 2, 2021, at the age of 71 after briefly enduring the effects of cancer treatment. Beloved wife of Jeffrey for 47 years, devoted mother of Seth, dearest sister of Bobbi Fishbein, and cherished daughter of the late Lorraine and Eldred Fishbein. Also survived by special grand-dog, Miller, as well as many loving relatives and friends.

Ilene's sunny smile and cheery disposition are already missed by all who knew her.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Jewish Community Pantry, the Milw. Jewish Community Chorale, or the charity of your choice.

Due to COVID restrictions, a private graveside service will be held on May 5. Please see funeral home website,, for an extended obituary and Zoom link. A celebration of Ilene's life will be announced when it is truly safe to gather.

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Bobbi, We were so sorry to hear about Ilene´s passing. My sister Francie´s death was also sudden so I know how difficult a time this is. We are thinking of you.
Marc and Cindy Lessow
May 31, 2021
My deepest sympathy to the Wasserman family. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time .
Susan Shane
Susan Shane
May 16, 2021
Dear Jeff and Family, My sincere condolences on Ilene's passing.
Pam Prusow
May 7, 2021
Our days of neighbors in our very younger years hold strong and true. We are so sorry to read about the passing of Ilene. All our love and prayers to you Jeff, Seth, and your families. Jeff and Judy
Jeff and Judy Cohen
May 7, 2021
All my sympathy to Ilene Wasserman's family and friends, especially her husband Jeff and her son Seth on her untimely death. It is clear that she was a wonderful person, friend, wife and mother and that she will be deeply mourned and sorely missed.
Bronna Wasserman
May 5, 2021
We both send our deepest sympathies and prayers to Jeff and your family
Dave and Annette Porchetta
May 5, 2021
So sorry to hear of your loss.
Richard and Anita Bensman
May 4, 2021
Sympathies, prayers, and love to the Wasserman family.
May 4, 2021
my deepest sympathies to the whole Wasserman family at this painful time
Susan Friebert
May 4, 2021
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