THOUSAND OAKS, CALIF. – Willene (Rabinowitz) Bear passed away at the end of December 2022. Born in Providence, she had been a resident of Thousand Oaks since 1961.
Willene was the daughter of Perry and Hilda (Swartz) Rabinowitz. She is survived by her daughter Kelly Koffler and granddaughter Kelly Koffer, both of California. She was predeceased by brother Melvin Rabinowitz
Willene was a 1957 graduate of Hope High School. She went on to become a ranked tennis player and a recognized landscape architect. Contributions may be made to your favorite charity.