Fonda Schepps Arbetter

By October 14, 20141960s, oral history

Arbetter, Fonda ScheppsFonda Schepps Arbetter was born in 1956 in Dallas, Texas. Her great-grandparents, Nathan and Freida Schepps, founded Schepps Dairy in Russia before coming to Texas and continuing the family business. Fonda attended preschool at Congregation Shearith Israel and years later met her husband at one of the singles’ events she had put together at the Jewish Community Center. Fonda has been a very active member in the Jewish community, having been inspired by her father’s involvement and hard work. She has been on the Board of Directors for Congregation Shearith Israel and has displayed leadership in many other Jewish organizations.

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Fonda Arbetter’s grandparents Nathan and Frieda Schepps, founders of Schepps Dairy

Fonda Arbetter’s grandparents Nathan and Frieda Schepps, founders of Schepps Dairy

Fonda Arbetter, her parents and brothers at her sister’s Bat Mitzvah 1975

Fonda Schepps Arbetter, her parents and brothers at her sister’s Bat Mitzvah 1975

Fonda Arbetter’s father

Fonda Arbetter’s father,            Stanley Schepps z”l

Fonda’s oldest daughter Stephanie, Fonda’s husband Jay, her mother Madelyn Schepps and Fonda Arbetter

Jay & Fonda Arbetter with their oldest daughter, Stephanie, and Fonda’s mother,  Madelyn Schepps.

Fonda Arbetter’s daughter Stephanie, UGA graduation 2012

Stephanie Arbetter, daughter of Fonda and Jay, UGA graduation 2012

Fonda Arbetter’s daughter Erica, at College of Charleston in SC class of 2014

Erica Arbetter, daugher of Fonda & Jay, at College of Charleston Class of 2014