September 12, 1922 - February 21, 2018
Marlene Freda Mankoff, age 95, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Wed. Feb. 21, 2018. She was a devoted wife, loving daughter, sister, mother, nannie and great-grandmother who always put her family before herself. She had a zest for life and fun. Preceded in death by parents, Simon and Regina Held; husband, David Mankoff; brother, Samuel Held; sisters, Anne Held Labovsky and Pauline Salloway. Survived by loving children, Caryn Rosenberg (Chuck), Linda Romeo (Joe), Fred Mankoff; brother, Jack Held (Nancy); grandchildren, Cindy Rosenberg Nelson (Scott), Lance Rosenberg (Kailen), Deborah Lynn Rosenberg Charloff (Darren) and James Romeo (JoAnn); great-grandchildren, Julia Burke, Max Burke, Jack Rosenberg, Alexandra Charloff, and many loving nieces and nephews. An amazing and positive woman, Marlene graduated Minneapolis Business College at 55 and worked at Pillsbury for 10 years, before she retired. She saved the company thousands of dollars. She and David traveled throughout the world to Japan, Hong Kong, London, Israel, Jordan, Italy, Greece, and 5 times to Hawaii. She could weather any storm and never complained. She was happy wherever she was. She loved living at Knollwood Place Apartments and Sholom Home West. While at Knollwood she and her sister Polly enjoyed life to the fullest in their later years. Many thanks to all the people who cared for this special woman. AlterCare, Sholom Home West (3 south and 2 north), and Health Partners Hospice. Funeral Service 1:30 pm FRIDAY, Feb. 23, 2018 at TEMPLE ISRAEL, 2323 Fremont Ave. S., Mpls. Memorials preferred to AlterCare, Sholom Home West, or Temple Israel. SHIVA, 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 at Sholom Home West, 3620 Phillips Parkway, St. Louis Park.
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