Obituary: Elizabeth Shaikun Weinberg

Obituary: Elizabeth Shaikun Weinberg

Weinberg, Elizabeth Shaikun, 92, died Sunday, January 10, 2016 at Baptist Health. She was a native of Greensburg, KY, born April 6, 1923 to the late Eugenia Lerner and Edward Shaikun. She graduated from Greensburg High School, attended Indiana University and received her Master’s degree from University of Kentucky.

Elizabeth was a teacher and taught business and was co-owner of Plaza Shop clothing store in Madison, IN. She was an avid reader, loved Bridge, enjoyed movies and spent many hours researching her family genealogy. She was a member of Keneseth Israel Congregation, KI Sisterhood, Hadassah, NCJW – Louisville Section, Indiana Jewish Historical Society, Jefferson County, IN Historical Society and Tri Kappa of Madison, IN. She served as past president of League of Women Voters and authored three Jewish Historial books about Madison.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 41 years, Jerry Weinberg; her daughter, Esmin Weinberg; her siblings, Dena Wirklich, Sandra Zelony and Lester Shaikun; and a niece, Robin Shaikun.

She is survived by her children, Danny “Daniel” Weinberg (Sally), James Weinberg (Mindy) of Atlanta, GA and Ilean Rowe (Lewis); her sister, Dolores Levy; her brother, Arnold Shaikun (Ellen); her sister-in-law, Joan Weinberg Wolf (Walter, Jr.) of Indianapolis; her grandsons, Evan, Adam, Zach, Schuyler, Jake & Reese; as well as several cousins, nieces & nephews including Laya Shaikun, Gail Spielman, and Sam Zelony all of Atlanta.

The family would like to also send a special thank you to her caregivers with Visiting Angels, Sharon Murphy, Amy Owens, Edythe Giles and Andy Block.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the donor’s favorite charity.

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