Howard Bruce Silberg
June 27, 1940 – September 5, 2018
Preceded in death by parents, Sam and Lillian Silberg of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Survived by brother, Ron Silberg of Boca Raton, Florida; cousins in Milwaukee and California; and many special friends.
Howard was a graduate of the University of Wisconsin with a Bachelor of Science degree. He was a member of the National Guard and a Mason. He moved to Omaha as a representative for several clothing lines and was later a real estate agent and then employed by Borsheim’s. He was active in the Carter Lake Ski Club, and supportive of Opera Omaha, the Omaha Symphony, and the Omaha artist community. Howard was a collector of fine art which he displayed in every room of his home. An amateur chef, he was known as the Cookie Man because he specialized in baking and distributing cookies to friends and neighbors.
CELEBRATION OF LIFE AND TIME OF SHARING: Thursday, October 4th at 4:30pm at the West Center Chapel. Interment at the Second Home Cemetery in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Memorials are suggested to Opera Omaha, Omaha Symphony, UNO Friends of Art, and Joslyn Museum.