Dr. Sheldon Flaxman passed away Friday, Dec. 23, 2016, surrounded by family loved ones.

Dr. Flaxman was born in the Bronx, N.Y., in 1934, the son of Irving and Goldie Flaxman, and grew up in Paterson, N.J. He received an undergraduate degree from Marietta College in Marietta, Ohio. After serving in the U.S. Army, he graduated from the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in Cleveland, then began a long and distinguished podiatry practice, serving the Atlanta community.

Dr. Flaxman was predeceased by his wife, June. He is survived by daughters Adrienne Warren (Steve) and Gerilyn Flaxman and son Alan Flaxman of Chicago; granddaughters Natalie and Sydney Warren; sister Carolyn Van den Berg; and two nieces.

Graveside services were held Monday, Dec. 26, at Crest Lawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a memorial donation to Marietta College (www.marietta.edu/Give/memorial_honorary_gifts). Sign the online guestbook at www.edressler.com. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999.