Posted by Cathy Gowdy on Wednesday, March 22, 2006 at 07:41:35 :
San Francisco Chronicle
Sunday, Jan. 27, 2002
WALDMAN, Howard Leslie -- In San Rafael. age 96. Husband of the late Else Waldman; father of Michael Waldman (Susan Kettel), father of Dan Waldman; father-in-law of Gina (Bublil) Waldman and Ute Waldman; grandfather of Noah and Josh.
Born in Kattowitz, Poland, 1905, he lived in Berlin where he and Else were active in social-democratic politics in pre-Nazi Germany. He escaped with Else to Palestine in 1935 and volunteered in the British Air Force to fight the Nazis in North Africa in WWII. After moving to Colombia and Germany in the 50s he made his permanent residence in the Bay Area since 1962. He was a history buff, loved classical music, writing poetry and reading.
Memorial service on Sunday, January 27th at 2:00 p.m. at 107 Jamaica St., Tiburon .The family prefers contributions to: American Friends of Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, 9911 W. Pico Blvd. Ste. 1270, Los Angeles CA.90035
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