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Furman, Margaret Fox

Female 1928 - 2001  (73 years)


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  • Name Furman, Margaret Fox  [1
    Born 1 Sep 1928  Houston, Harris, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    _UID 8F03A954C83746448E22D23B66A6796AC4D3 
    Died 26 Dec 2001  [1
    Buried Beth Yeshurun Cemetery, Houston, Harris, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I25946  My Family Tree | Weiss Lang Family Branch
    Last Modified 3 May 2020 

    Father Furman, Leo Moses,   b. 22 Dec 1887, St Louis, Independent Cities, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1946, Houston, Harris, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Mother Westheimer, Bertha Fox,   b. 11 Oct 1891, Houston, Harris, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1956, Houston, Harris, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 31 Dec 1914  Harris County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F24139  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Kellem, Robert Seymon,   b. 12 Dec 1918, Crimea Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1998  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 29 Jun 1950  Houston, Harris, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Last Modified 3 May 2020 
    Family ID F9285  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Cahlman, Robert Bernasrd,   b. 23 Jan 1921, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1993, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 8 Jun 1947  Houston, Harris, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Last Modified 3 May 2020 
    Family ID F9284  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Firestein, Rabbi Louis,   b. 4 Jun 1922, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 2009  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 16 Dec 1956  Houston, Harris, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Firestein, Beth Ann
    +2. Firestein, Karen Lynn
    +3. Firestein, David Joseph
    +4. Firestein, Julie Ruth,   b. 9 May 1960,   d. 24 May 2016, Stephenville, Erath, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
    Last Modified 3 May 2020 
    Family ID F24186  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • MARGARET FURMAN FIRESTEIN passed away peacefully in her sleep, at home among her loved ones, on December 26, 2001. Margaret Furman Firestein was born on September 1, 1928 in Houston, Texas to Leo M. and Berth Westheimer Furman. She graduated from the University of Houston in 1947. She was a gifted athlete and coach, a devoted mother, an avid traveler, a proud American, and a devout Jew. Margaret is survived by her beloved husband of over 45 years, Rabbi Louis Firestein, and was a loyal helpmate and support during the 25 years he served as rabbi of Temple Beth Israel in Austin, Texas. She also survived by her loving children, who will miss her very deeply. Margaret was preceded in death by her parents and the brother whom she cherished, Daniel Westheimer Furman

  • Sources 
    1. [S1060] Obituary.

    2. [S1006] Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997, Ancestry.com, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.Original data - Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997. Texas: Texas Department of State Health Services. Microfiche.Original data: Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997. Texas: Texas Department of State), 1,8781::0.

    3. [S1864] Texas, Select County Marriage Records.

    4. [S677] houston jewish herald, (ancestry.com).