In Memory

Sheldon Derzon - Class Of 1952

Derzon, Sheldon M. September 27, 2012, age 78, of Glendale. Beloved husband of Suzanne Derzon (nee Hirsch). Dear father of Marci (Howard) Margolis, Mark (Dora) Derzon, Lori (Barry) Browne, and Mimi (Bill) Stephen. Cherished grandfather of Rachel (Evon) Yakar, Jessica Margolis, Shana Derzon, Erin Derzon, Sarah Browne, Hannah Browne, Joseph Browne, Ben Stephen, Sophie Stephen, Sam Stephen, and great-grandfather of Caleb Shai Yakar. Loving brother of Helen Bernstein, Goldie Rothstein, and brother-in-law of Maxine (the late Samuel) Zinder. Preceded in death by siblings Florence Derzon, Lester Derzon, Rose Derzon, Sylvia Derzon, and brother-in-law S. Roger Hirsch. Further survived by many loving nieces, nephews, other relatives, and great friends. Sheldon was first and foremost a man dedicated to family; willing to go to any length to make himself available to anyone in need. He spent 58 years married to his devoted wife Suzanne. They shared a life filled with love and respect for each other. In a life spent in the world of Milwaukee area business, he left a legacy of hard work and success. During the course of his long career, he and his brother Lester owned and operated Derzon Auto Parts. Sheldon moved on to a second career in the real estate brokerage business independently. He leaves behind a family that has wonderful memories of time spent together, filled with much love. Funeral services Sunday, September 30, 2012, at 2:00 PM, at Congregation Shalom, 7630 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Fox Point. Interment Mound Zion Cemetery, 14510 W. North Ave., Brookfield. Memorials to Congregation Shalom or the American Cancer Societyare appreciated.

Published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel from September 29 to September 30, 2012