Obituary: Stanley Tenenbaum, 89

Obituary: Stanley Tenenbaum, 89

Stanley Edmond Tenenbaum, age 89, of Atlanta died Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016.

Stanley attended the University of Georgia. He was proud to be a part of the Greatest Generation, having served in the European Theater in World War II. After the war he joined his father and uncle at Tenenbaum Brothers Wholesale and later opened Bell’s retail stores. After retirement from retail, he traveled for a year, then joined Kurt S. Adler as a manufacturer’s rep. He remained there until his retirement in January. He loved to travel and enjoyed spending time in the gym at the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta.

Survivors include his loving wife of 68 years, Shirley Tenenbaum; daughter and son-in-law Marlene and Herbert Gerson, Memphis, Tenn.; daughter and son-in-law Susan and Alan Gerber, Atlanta; daughter and son-in-law Rhonda and Jose Biller, Chicago; grandchildren Leanne and Jason Kaplan, Stefanie and Josh Mintz, Sarina and Robert Gerson, Allison and Joel Gerber, Stuart Gerber, Adam Langley, and Emily and John Schallman; great-grandchildren Matthew and Pace Kaplan, Jonathan and Lizzie Mintz, Max and Cobi Gerson, and Marshall and Carson Gerber; and nieces and nephews.

Sign the online guestbook at In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Marcus Jewish Community Center or Temple Emanu-El, Atlanta. A graveside service will be held Monday, Feb. 29, at 3:30 p.m. at Greenwood Cemetery with Rabbi Scott Colbert officiating. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, Atlanta, 770-451-4999.

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