October 7, 1923 - March 18, 2011
Marilyn Doris Bressel, 87, of Kansas City, MO, passed away Friday, March 18, 2011 at Kansas City Hospice House. Funeral services will be at 12 noon Monday, March 21, at The Louis Memorial Chapel, 6830 Troost Avenue, Kansas City, MO. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Kansas City Hospice House, 12000 Wornall Rd., Kansas City, MO 64145 or the American Cancer Society. Mrs. Bressel was born in Kansas City to Jennie and Morris Shankman, the youngest of six children. She was a graduate of Central High School, Kansas City, MO. While a teenager, she began working at Vogue Fabrics, became a co-owner, and ran it successfully for many years until her retirement. Mrs. Bressel was a member of Congregation Beth Shalom for over 65 years, Hadassah, Jewish War Veterans, Mothers Against Drunk Drivers, Humane Society and the Jewish National Fund. She was an artist, master at crossword and word-letter jumble puzzles, sewing, and loved animals. Mrs. Bressel was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers: Simon, William and Phillip Shankman and one sister: Cyd Sandelman. She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Isadore (Smiley) Bressel, of the home; her son: Jerold Bressel, Overland Park, KS; sister: Rosie Lerner, Overland Park, KS; four granddaughters: Jenna Bressel, Chicago, IL; Ashlee Bressel, Lenexa, KS; her twin sister Brooke Bressel, Chicago, IL and Ali Stark, Chandler, AZ, and many nieces and nephews. The family would like to give special thanks to her neighbor, Hal Koffman and her caregiver Shirley Moore. Bubby’s special gift to her family was her unconditional love and immeasurable time spent devoted to them. She was loved and will be missed by all.
Marilyn Doris Bressel, 87, of Kansas City, MO, passed away Friday, March 18, 2011 at Kansas City Hospice House. Funeral services will be at 12 noon Monday, March 21, at The Louis Memorial Chapel, 6830 Troost Avenue, Kansas City, MO. In lieu... View Obituary & Service Information
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