Throughout Our Lives Together
July 28, 1946-July 28, 2012
We've lived in Hampton and Newport News, VA… in Levittown and Islip, NY… and in Whittier and, now, Encino, CA… And have been active Members of Temples wherever we've lived
Marjorie has made our Encino Home a place of Beauty, Fine Art and Love
We've hiked the Hills of Encino, our Nike Trail in the Santa Monicas, and our walks into our Encino Village
We've hiked the Cotswold's, the Alps, hiked and backpacked the High Sierra…
We've driven the byways of Holland, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Great Britain, France, Italy, Austria, Sicily, Spain…and, of course, our own U.S.
We've stayed in Japaneese villages of the Southern Alps region...and made love in a Japaneese bathouse.
We've been "actors" on an ocean cruise…We've cruised the Mississippi and the Seine
We've had happy years of golf at our Encino courses and as members of the Calabasas Country Club. And…not to forget tennis as couples and singles.
Marjorie has created a collection of fine art and has sold in local galleries… Ellis played an engineering management role in the Apollo Manned Lunar Program
We've been part of social and study groups: Havurah, Movie Buffs, Book Club, Investorettes, SAGE, Mah Jong, etc…
We've enjoyed many theatrical plays and picnics at the Hollywood Bowl, music at the Dorothy Chandler and the American Youth Symphony
We've had (and yet have) many wonderful friends, and dinner out with them has become one of our favorite things.
Each Sabbath evening, our family has observed the Shabbat around our beautifully set dinner table…even now; we say our Shabbat prayers and remembrances each Friday.
For many years we "performed" our version of Shabbat Services at several Convalescent Hospitls in the Valley
We've celebrated many happy holidays in our Encino Home: Chanukah, Passover, Thanksgiving, Birthdays, etc…and remember those moments with Grandmom and Granddad Katz
MOST OF ALL…We've created a beautiful family: three Loving Sons (Ron, Dan, Paul) who have given us three beautiful Girls (Susan, Michelle, Tina)…Grandson Byron (and Wife Susanne), Granddaughters Elysa (and Husband Dan Simone), Erica and Joelle…and Great Grandsons Cameron, David, Nathan, Corey.